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Addis Abeba, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) affirmed on Wednesday its commitment to ensure that by 2025, half of the continent''s labor force will be composed of women and 35 percent of young people.

Tokyo, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) The atomic bomb survivors, known in Japan as hibakushas, criticized the announcement made by US President Donald Trump about withdrawing from the treaty of the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) with Russia, local media reported on Tuesday.

Havana, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) With the idea of promoting Sport for All, the event ''Cubamotricidad-2018'' opened on Tuesday at Havana's Conference Center.

Buenos Aires, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) The humanism of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, was highlighted here in a free lecture at the Arturo Jauretche National University on Monday, with a large presence of young people.

Beijing, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulated Nguyen Phu Trong on Tuesday on his election as the Vietnamese president, stressed the traditional friendship between both peoples and wished to deepen ties with that country.

Havana, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) The acquisition of sports equipment and uniforms for athletes at high prices in third countries remains today among the effects of the US blockade of Cuba.

Brasilia, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) For the first time since the redemocratization of the country in 1989, Brazil is currently facing an unprecedented situation: with the refusal of the far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro, there will be no debate between presidential candidates prior to the second round of elections.

Panama, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) Panama''s government has made the entry of Cuban citizens into the country more flexible by granting a tourist card for those who travel for shopping or visiting reasons, according to presidential decree.

Tehran, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Yavad Zarif has said on Tuesday that any dialogue with the United States must be based on mutual respect, because confidence is in another category.

Islamabad, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) The Pakistan-Cuba Social Forum has condemned the more than half-century U.S. blockade on the island and demanded the withdrawal of all sanctions imposed on the Caribbean country by Washington, reported on Tuesday in this capital.