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Science

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.


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.


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.


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.


Lusaka, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Zambia Airways is to be revived after 20 years thanks to a $30m (Âú24m) deal with Ethiopian Airlines.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.