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Culture

Havana, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The company Acosta Dance opens today at the Havana''s Grand Theater Alicia Alonso its Summer season, featuring works by choreographers from the United Kingdom, Spain and Cuba.


Los Angeles, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) After 41 years of the death of the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, his followers remember his music and personality as one of the most influential in the history of popular music in the 20th Century.


Canberra, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Cyberattacks cost Australian citizens and companies more than AU$7 billion ($5.09 billion) a year, according to the country''s prime minister on Thursday.


Riad, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Mohammed Saleh bin Taher Benten confirmed the arrival of the Qatari pilgrims to Saudi Arabia via Kuwait to perform the pilgrimage in Makkah despite a decision from their country to remove an electronic access through which pilgrims coming from the country would register.


London, August 16 (Prensa Latina) 'Talk about how you're feeling,' singer urges, as experts say taboos can leave people isolated


Los Ángeles, USA, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Aretha Franklin, the undisputed ''Queen of Soul'' who sang with matchless style on such classics as ''Think,'' ''''I Say a Little Prayer'' and her signature song, ''Respect,'' and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from pancreatic cancer.


Paris, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The unions of the airline Air France pleaded today for the appointment of a French as president of the company when this afternoon the nomination of the Canadian Benjamin Smith for the post should take place.


Havana, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The 507th birthday of the eastern Cuban city of Baracoa is today a particular attraction for travelers from all over the world, a day after the celebration.


Jakarta, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Deputy Minister of Sports of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Won Kil-u, assured here today that Pyongyang and Seoul should form joint teams in more sports, if possible, and expand cooperation in that sector.


Havana, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The vice-president of the State Committee of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Choe Ryong Hae, is carrying out an intense agenda in Cuba, where on Wednesday he held talks with the authorities to strengthen bilateral relations.


Niamey, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The heavy rains which have been lashing areas of Niger for weeks now threaten to destroy the historic centre of the city of Agadez (center), a World Heritage Site since 2013.