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Moscow, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) A Russian SU-27 fighter intercepted the flight of the US spy RC-135 and P-8 Poseidon aircrafts, near the Crimean coast, in a neutral zone on the Black Sea, the Ministry of Defense reported.


Paris, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) The Paris Prosecutor's Office opened on Wednesday an investigation into the devastating blasts on Tuesday in Lebanon, which injured 21 French people; meanwhile France's President Emmanuel Macron confirmed that he will travel to Beirut tomorrow.


Tokyo, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Japan's experts discovered a 110 million-year-old fossilized dinosaur egg, in the western of the country, which was recognized as the smallest in the world by the Guinness World Records Organization, Tsukuba University reported on Wednesday.


Cairo, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Egypt reiterated today its rejection of the initial filling of the Ethiopian dam on the Blue Nile due to its unilateral nature, and expressed disagreement with a proposal presented the day before by Addis Ababa during the tripartite talks.


Russia sends mobile hospital and 150 specialists to BeirutMoscow, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Russia sent a mobile hospital from the CentroSpac medical group on five IL-76 cargo planes and a Superjet-10 spacecraft, as well as 150 specialists to Beirut, where heavy explosions caused at least 135 deaths.


Lebanese government declares state of emergency after explosionsBeirut, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) The Lebanese government declared a state of emergency for two weeks today, hours after two explosions in the port of Beirut that caused more than 100 deaths and some 5,000 injuries.


Lebanese government declares state of emergency after explosionsBeirut, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Already committed to the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, Lebanon's hospitals are overcrowded on Wednesday with the wave of victims caused by two blasts that occurred on Tuesday in the port of Beirut.


Experts warn of heat waves'effects in the oceansLondon, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Heat waves in the oceans can displace the habitat of turtles, whales and other marine species from 10 to thousands of kilometers, according to a research released on Wednesday.


Another break in negotiation for Ethiopia's Great DamAddis Ababa, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan opened another parenthesis from Wednesday to Monday, August 10, to negotiate the filling and operation of the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).


Cuba reaches a total of 2,726 Covid-19 casesHavana, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Public Health of Cuba reported today 25 new Covid-19 cases, totaling 2,726.


Argentine Congress passes two key laws on MalvinasBuenos Aires, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) After an over-15-hour session, the Argentine Chamber of Deputies gave the go-ahead two key projects closely related to the Malvinas Islands, a territory disputed today with the UK that seized it in 1833.