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Moscow, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Cooperation in the field of energy, the situation in Syria and the dispute in the Levant are top issues on the agenda of Russian President Vladimir Putin''s visits to Egypt and Turkey, the Kremlin press service reported.

Madrid, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The secessionist forces would lose their hegemony in the Catalonian Parliament in the regional elections, scheduled for December 21 and called by the Spanish government, according to a survey published in the newspaper La Vanguardia.

Havana, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The Belgian conductor Ronald Zollman will perform in Cuba, along with the Symphonic Orchestra of the Cuban Higher Institute of the Arts (ISA), a program that will close the orchestral workshop given every year by the artist, the organizers said.

Madrid, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) Spanish authorities today rescued 100 people of sub-Saharan origin as they were trying to reach the south coast of this European country on several precarious boats, the Maritime Rescue Service reported.

Stockholm, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) The Swedish police arrested three people who were suspected of setting a synagogue on fire in the city of Gothenburg, in the south of the country.

Geneva, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuba''s representation before the United Nations in Geneva reaffirmed today the country''s commitment to defending human rights for all, as a fundamental principle of the Cuban Revolution.

Paris, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) French President Emmanuel Macron will meet with Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu at the Elysee Palace today, a meeting that has raised questions and rejection in this European nation.

Paris, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) French justice blamed the former president of the French company Lafarge (now linked to the Swiss Holcim) Bruno Lafont for the delivery of money made by the company to terrorist groups in Syria, judicial sources reported today.

Rome, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The 5 Stars Movement (M5E) remains leading the intention of vote in Italy with 26.8 percent, according to the results of the most recent poll published here today.

Puerto au Príncipe, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The Haitian Institute of Statistics and Information (IHSI) under the patronage of the Primature has officially announced the 5th General Census of Population and the Habitat, planned to begin in October 2018.

Moscow, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Russia will develop more powerful weapons, if the United States abandons the Treaty of Elimination of Short and Medium-Scope Rockets, signed three decades ago, assured today the head of the Senate Committee on Defense and Security, Viktor Bondarev.