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China tests its cryptocurrency in Beijing subwayBeijing, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) China advanced in the use of its cryptocurrency by allowing paying with it for the rates and services offered on all lines of the Beijing subway.

International Asteroid Day celebrated worldwideUnited Nations, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) The International Asteroid Day is celebrated today with the aim of informing the population about the danger of objects that could collide with planet Earth and prepare to mitigate their effects.

AU reiterates congratulations to Ethiopia on successful electionsAddis Ababa, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) congratulated Ethiopia again on Wednesday, by virtue of the success of the general elections held last week, this time by the Department for Political Affairs, Peace and Security.

Strategy to restore city of Aleppo in Syria under debateDamascus, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) State and public figures from Aleppo, in northern Syria, began debating the comprehensive strategy to restore splendor to the old quarter of the city, the SANA agency reported.

France celebrates the recovery of the Seventh Art with Film FestivalParis, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) The Film Festival began in France with theaters and various public spaces dedicated to the Seventh Art, a sector in full recovery from the impact of the health crisis caused by Covid-19.

Syrian Foreign Ministry denies alleged US victories over terrorismDamascus, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) The statements by the United States and its allies about alleged victories and plans to defeat the terrorist organization of the Islamic State (Daesh, in Arabic) are false and fictitious, the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated on Wednesday.

Palestinian leader completes cycle of meetings in LebanonBeirut, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the Palestinian Resistance Movement (Hamas), Ismail Haniyeh, completed a cycle of meetings in Lebanon, the last of which with Hassan Nasrallah, Secretary General of Hizbullah, the media highlighted on Wednesday.

Cuba expects resumption of migration talks with U.S.Havana, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) Even though present US government keeps its policy towards Cuba unchanged, the Caribbean nation hopes migration talks will resume, Foreign Ministry (MINREX) said.

UN secretary-general highlights role of parliamentsUnited Nations, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) As the International Day of Parliamentarism is celebrated this Wednesday, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres highlighted the role of those parliaments that give voice and influence to people for the formation of policies.

Biden touts bipartisan infrastructure deal in WisconsinWashington, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) President Joe Biden argued in Wisconsin on Tuesday that the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure proposal he agreed to last week would benefit working and middle-class families around the country.

Lula portends Bolsonaro will lose Brazil´s 2022 electionsBrasilia, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva on Tuesday portended a President Jair Bolsonaro´s defeat in forthcoming 2022 elections because Brazilians want a leader who thinks of the majority.