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Washington, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) Scientists at MIT's McGovern Institute for Brain Research may have successfully pinpointed the part of the brain that causes pessimistic thought.

Madrid, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) The former Real Sociedad man will have to wait for his competitive debut for his new club after being diagnosed with an abductor injury.

Berlín, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) The two leaders will discuss Syria, Ukraine and energy issues.

Moscow, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) Russia's foreign ministry has stressed today that it has complied with the elimination of chemical weapons, while the United States has maintained an irresponsible attitude towards agreements to control them.

Luanda, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) The summit of heads of state that Angola organizes tomorrow is on the way to finding African solutions to African problems, stated Foreign Minister Manuel Augusto.

Manila, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) More than a million people were affected by the floods in the Philippines after the passage of Tropical Storm Yagi and the heavy rains that accompany it, authorities reported today.

Rome, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) FAO has noted today that nearly a third of the world's soils are degraded in a world where more than 815 million people are suffering from hunger and malnutrition.

Damascus, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) The victory against terrorism will be completed when the Syrian refugees return, and that is the main task now, the Minister of Administration and Ecology, Hussein Mahklouf, said today at a press conference.

Niamey, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) A cholera outbreak in a remote southern Niger region has killed 13 people without health authorities have been capable of taking measures to control it, it was reported here today.

Havana, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) FAO and CIAT will boost agricultural development and the fight against climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to an agreement signed this week in Santiago, Chile, it was reported today.

Jakarta, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) Indonesian authorities have raised the death toll today to 436 after the violent 5.9-magnitude aftershock which struck the tourist island of Lombok on August 5.