Day: December 1, 2022

Tunisian, Libyan PMs meet to discuss bilateral ties

TUNIS, Tunisian Prime Minister Najla Bouden Romdhane met here on Wednesday with her Libyan counterpart Abdul-Hamed Dbeibah to discuss ways to strengthen bilateral ties, according to a statement released by the Tunisian government.   During the meeting, Bouden Romdhane reiterated Tunisia’s firm support for the Libyan people to find a sustainable settlement in the war-torn country in order to restore


Opening of Guatemala’s Consulate in Dakhla Likely to Strengthen Country’s Relations with Morocco – FM

“The opening by the Republic of Guatemala of a Consulate General in Dakhla is a symbol of our friendship,” said Búcaro Flores in a statement to the press after the opening ceremony of this consulate, the first of a Latin American country in the southern provinces.   “This consulate provides an opportunity to further strengthen relations between Guatemala and Morocco,


Peru, Ecuador declare animal health emergency after bird flu outbreaks

The governments of Peru and Ecuador on Wednesday declared three-month health emergencies because of outbreaks of bird flu, after a wave of cases led to tens of millions of poultry being slaughtered in Europe and the United States.   Peru reported its first severe outbreak of the highly pathogenic type A H5 virus earlier in November, shortly after Mexico said


China reports 36,061 new COVID cases

China reported 36,061 new COVID-19 infections for Wednesday, of which 4,150 were symptomatic and 31,911 asymptomatic, the National Health Commission (NHC) said.   That compares with 37,828 new cases for Tuesday, when 4,288 were symptomatic and 33,540 asymptomatic, which China counts separately.   Excluding imported infections, China reported 35,800 new cases for Wednesday, of which 4,080 were symptomatic and 31,720


Heaviest Ukraine fighting rages in east

Russian forces tried to advance in eastern Ukraine and trained tank, mortar and artillery fire on Kherson in the south, the Ukrainian military said.   In Washington, a $1.2 billion contract for six National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems (NASAMS) for Ukraine was awarded to Raytheon, the Pentagon said.   Ukraine Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said on Wednesday his country needed


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