Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina AU Highlights China Contribution to African Development http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32632&SEO=au-highlights-china-contribution-to-african-development Addis Ababa, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) highlighted on Monday China's contribution to make the continent become a competitive market and recover some of its main social development indicators. WTO Receives Turkish Claim against US Tariff http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32631&SEO=wto-receives-turkish-claim-against-us-tariff Geneva, Aug, 20 (Prensa Latina) The World Trade Organization (WTO) received on Monday a claim submitted by Turkey against the additional duties on steel and aluminum imposed by the United States. First European Eoalian Satellite Ready to be Launched http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32630&SEO=first-european-eoalian-satellite-ready-to-be-launched Berlin, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The first satellite to directly measure wind speeds on Earth, Aeolus, is ready for launch tomorrow, assured a statement from the European Space Agency (ESA) published today. Malaysia Urges Calm in Case of Missing Radioactive Device http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32629&SEO=malaysia-urges-calm-in-case-of-missing-radioactive-device Kuala Lumpur, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) There is no cause for alarm over a 23kg Radioactive Dispersal Device (RDD) that has been missing since Aug 10, according to Malaysia Deputy Home Minister Datuk Azis Jamman. He said the police are investigating its disappearance and the situation is still under control. Favorable Transformations Recognized in Cuban Town of El Cobre (+Photos) http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32628&SEO=favorable-transformations-recognized-in-cuban-town-of-el-cobre-photos Santiago de Cuba, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The construction of two hotels to facilitate the stay of hundreds of people visiting the town of El Cobre, about 22 kilometers northwest of the city, marks the transformations underway there today. Zambia Airways Revived After 20 Years http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32627&SEO=zambia-airways-revived-after-20-years Lusaka, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Zambia Airways is to be revived after 20 years thanks to a $30m (Âú24m) deal with Ethiopian Airlines. Russian Foreign Minister Denounces UN Impeding Syria's Reconstruction http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32626&SEO=russian-foreign-minister-denounces-un-impeding-syrias-reconstruction Moscow, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced today that the United Nations (UN) had issued a secret directive prohibiting its agencies from participating in the reconstruction of the Syrian economy. Kenya Fears Marketing of Poisoned Rice http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32625&SEO=kenya-fears-marketing-of-poisoned-rice Nairobi, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Kenyan authorities are investigating the possibility that part of a shipment of contaminated rice has found its way to retail. FIFA Lifts Threat to Suspend Nigeria From World Soccer http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32624&SEO=fifa-lifts-threat-to-suspend-nigeria-from-world-soccer Madrid, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) FIFA has lifted a threat to suspend Nigeria from international soccer, clearing the team to resume its Africa Cup of Nations qualifying program. Spain Intercepts Luxury Yacht with 300 Kilos of Cocaine http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32623&SEO=spain-intercepts-luxury-yacht-with-300-kilos-of-cocaine Madrid, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Spanish authorities have intercepted a yacht carrying 300 kilograms of cocaine off the coast of Ibiza resort, customs officials from the autonomous community of the Balearic Islands reported today. Japan Calls for More Countries to Join Arms Trade Treaty http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32622&SEO=japan-calls-for-more-countries-to-join-arms-trade-treaty Tokyo, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The Japanese foreign minister, Taro Kono, urgedmore countries to join the UN Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) to regulate buying and selling of weapons. Gemfields' Operation in Ethiopia Under Siege by Armed Groups http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32621&SEO=gemfields-operation-in-ethiopia-under-siege-by-armed-groups Addis Ababa, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The Ethiopian Government will reinforce the deployment of police officers in the perimeter area of the Gemfields gemstone mining company, one of the most important in the country, to prevent looting, official sources announced today. Art and Nature Join Argentinean and Peruvian Artists in Buenos Aires (+Photos) http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32619&SEO=art-and-nature-join-argentinean-and-peruvian-artists-in-buenos-aires-photos Buenos Aires, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Two exhibitions with different and at the same time coinciding looks will join here on August 24th the renowned Argentine artist and doctor of biology, Pablo La Padula, and the Peruvian Claudia Coca, announced the organizers today. Japan Expels Asian Games Athletes for Hiring Services of Prostitutes http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32617&SEO=japan-expels-asian-games-athletes-for-hiring-services-of-prostitutes Jakarta, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The Japanese Olympic Committee (COJ) today expelled four athletes from the basketball team that competes in the 2018 Asian Games, which are being contested in Indonesia, for allegedly hiring the services of prostitutes. Works at Fidel Castro Square Advance Fast in Vietnam (+Photos) http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32615&SEO=works-at-fidel-castro-square-advance-fast-in-vietnam-photos Hanoi, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The works of a square to be named after Fidel Castro in central Quang Tri province, one of those visited by the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution when he was in Vietnam in 1973, are going fast. Lionel Messi to Be Absent From the Best of the Season List http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32614&SEO=lionel-messi-to-be-absent-from-the-best-of-the-season-list Nyon, Switzerland, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The European Football Union (UEFA) has announced today the list of three players to choose the best player for the 2017-2018 season, and Argentina''s Lionel Messi is the big absentee. Chinese President Will Lead FOCAC Summit http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32613&SEO=chinese-president-will-lead-focac-summit Beijing, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping will lead the Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), scheduled for September 3 and 4 in this capital, the Foreign Ministry reported today. Lula's Approval Grows Among Brazilian Voters http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32612&SEO=lulas-approval-grows-among-brazilian-voters Brasilia, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The rate of approval of former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva increased two points and stand at 47 percent, the highest among Brazilian presidential candidates. Author of Westminister Attack in the United Kingdom, on Trial http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32611&SEO=author-of-westminister-attack-in-the-united-kingdom-on-trial London, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The Sudanese-born Briton Salih Khater has been brought to court today in London after being accused of attempting to murder police and civilians near Westminster Palace, against whom he threw his car, court sources said. Eight Killed in Military Operations in Brazilian Favelas http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=32610&SEO=eight-killed-in-military-operations-in-brazilian-favelas Brasilia, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Eight people died as a result of the operations carried out today by members of the Armed Forces and the Civil Police in three favela communities in the northern part of Rio de Janeiro.