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United Nations, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's permanent representative to the UN, Anayansi Rodríguez, said today that ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on the Caribbean nation would be an action in favor of peace.

United Nations,Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) At least 14 United Nations ''blue helmets'' in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have been killed and around 40 injured, in what the Secretary-General António Guterres described as the ''worst attack'' on UN peacekeepers in recent history.

Tokyo, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The controversial bitcoin electronic currency has collapsed more than 12 percent today after increasing 2.4 million yen (about $21,167 USD ) in the main Japanese houses of exchange.

Ramallah, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Ashraf al-Qedra, spokesman of the Gaza Health Ministry said today that two Palestinians were killed and over 270 injured in clashes with Israeli soldiers.

Havana, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The premiere in Cuba of Brazilian feature film ''O Filme da minha vida'' (The Movie of My Life), by Selton Mello, is marking today the opening of the 39th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema.

08 de diciembre de 2017, 10:36París, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Donald Trump''s decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel, centered today statements in an international meeting in Paris, where several leaders assessed it as a threat to the region.

Istanbul, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in several cities of Turkey today to protest against the decision of the US president, Donald Trump, to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

United Nations, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The UN Security Council is addressing the Palestinian question today as a result of growing concern among the international community after the US president recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

By Ulises Canales López, Special Envoy

Saint Mary, Antigua and Barbuda, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The prime minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Ralph Gonsalves, urged U.S. President Donald Trump today to abandon the anachronistic economic blockade of Cuba, a demand that will be repeated here by the Caribbean countries.

Tehran, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The Iranian government warned that if the United States leaves the nuclear deal between Tehran and the Group 5+1, the Persian country has several alternatives on the table.

Beijing, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) China and Canada show today new progress in their plans to establisjh a free trade agreement by completing a feasibility study started more than a year ago, assured an official source in this capital.