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Brussels, May 13 (Prensa Latina) The Belgian association ''Friends of Cuba'' condemned the policy of aggression against Cuba carried out by the U.S. government, according to a statement released on Monday.

avana, May 13 ( Prensa Latina) Cuba'' Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez has thanked governments and international companies on Monday for their extensive rejection of the Helms-Burton Act.

Beijing, May 13 (Prensa Latina) Communication channels between the Vatican and China flow well and there are elements that demonstrate the growing mutual trust after their provisional agreement, assured Monday Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Holy See´s Secretary of State.

Beijing, May 13 (Prensa Latina) Airplanes from four national companies on Monday operated successfully at Beijing''s new international airport, located on the southern outskirts of the Chinese capital, as part of the tests required before its opening.

Paris, May 13 (Prensa Latina) The First International Conference on Water started on Monday at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, headed by its Director-General Audrey Azoulay.

Colombo, May 13 (Prensa Latina) Sri Lanka temporarily blocked several social media platforms after some attacks on mosques and commercial outlets of the Muslim community in the country.

Caracas, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan authorities have continued the investigations into the April 30 coup attempt, behind which the United States is, according to recent revelations.

Hanoi, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Only formally linked, although they have maintained diplomatic relations for 44 years, Vietnam and Nepal took effective steps on Saturday to strengthen ties, during a meeting between their heads of Government.

Havana, May 11 (Prensa Latina) The award granted by British critics to the Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta reaffirms the quality of the Cuban ballet school and the artist''s talent, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said on Saturday.

Belgrade, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Four people were arrested and several weapons and drugs were seized as a result of a police raid in this capital on Saturday.

Damascus, May 11 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Army successfully rejected counterattacks by terrorist groups in northern-central Hama province, in the detente zone adjacent to Idlib, military sources reported.