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Saint John, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raúl Castro arrived here today to participate in the 6th Cuba-Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Summit, focused on strengthening bilateral relations and the search for joint solutions to high-incidence problems in the region.

Jakarta, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Starting Thursday, Jakarta's women and children will have a 112 hotline number to report abuse.

Moscow, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Russia''s military said today it had accomplished its mission of defeating the Islamic State in Syria, and today confirmed that there are no remaining settlements in the country under Islamic State control.

Hanoi, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) MediPham 2017, the largest exhibition of pharmaceutical drugs, equipment and technology in Vietnam, was opened today in this capital with the assistance of some 150 companies from 18 countries and territories.

Tel Aviv, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) The Israeli army has reinforced its troops deployed in the occupied West Bank after the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

New Delhi, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Health Minister, Roberto Morales, has held a meeting in this capital with Indian representatives and businessmen from the biotechnological and pharmaceutical industries to exchange experiences and discuss cooperation issues.

Varadero, Cuba, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) presented today the E2CD154 vaccine, which acts against classical swine fever, an endemic disease in Cuba.

Abu Dhabi, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) United Arab Emirates' Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has launched Wednesday UAE's first Astronaut program dedicated to selecting and training four Emirati astronauts on various space missions so they can head to the International Space Station within the next five years.

Bangkok, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) The suspect behind the bombing of a hospital in central Bangkok that left 25 people injured in May was today sentenced to 27 years in prison, a court official said.

Buenos Aires, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) Argentine President Mauricio Macri said today that the priority is to find the submarine, ARA San Juan, that went missing 21 days ago, and the most important thing is to respect the pain of the relatives of the 44 crew members.

Nairobi, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Environment of Cuba, José Fidel Santana, urged the international community to integrate science and environmental problems in the UNEA-3 Assembly that is currently in session in this capital.