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Paris, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) A large majority of French citizens support the general strike called for Tuesday by several trade unions and student organizations, aimed at expressing opposition to the government and demanding greater social justice.

Damascus, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) Syria and China signed an agreement on economic and technical cooperation by virtue of which the Chinese Government will donate 100 million yuans (nearly 17 million dollars). The deal was penned by Imad Sabouni, head of the Syrian Agency for Planning and International Cooperation, and Phyong Biao, the ambassador of the People''s Republic of China.

Pretoria, Mar 18 (Prensa Latina) The World Food Program office (WFP) for Southern Africa warned on Tuesday the Idai cyclone is probably ''the worst meteorological disaster recorded so far in the southern hemisphere of this planet.''

Wellington, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday assured that the perpetrator of a deadly attack on two mosques in the town of Christchurch, resulting in 50 deaths, will face the full force of the law.

United Nations, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) appears on Tuesday as a space to make visible the challenges and situations women around the world are facing.

Caracas, May 19 (Prensa Latina) The US charge against Venezuela is part of its offensive to control the region, the lawmaker from the National Constituent Assembly (ANC), Fernando Rivero, said on Tuesday.

Damascus, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) ''The threat of terrorism has forced nations and governments of the region to coordinate efforts to fight this scourge and confront it,'' Syrian President Bashar Al Assad said on Tuesday.

Brasilia, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) The Free Lula National Meeting, held in Sao Paulo, announced a big mobilization in Brazil on April 7, one year after the political imprisonment of the former president, the Workers Party (PT) announced.

Brasilia, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) The governments of Brazil and the US signed an agreement by which the Jair Bolsonaro administration grants Washington power to use the aerospace launching base of Alcantara in the northern Brazilian state of Maranhao.

Beijing, Mar 19 ( Prensa Latina) China''s President Xi Jinping will visit Italy, Monaco and France late this week on his first trip abroad in 2019, the Foreign Ministry confirmed Monday.