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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.


Geneva, Aug, 20 (Prensa Latina) The World Trade Organization (WTO) received on Monday a claim submitted by Turkey against the additional duties on steel and aluminum imposed by the United States.


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.


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.


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.


New Delhi, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said during a meeting in this capital with the head of the Japanese defense, Itsunori Onodera, that defense cooperation is a key pillar of the bilateral relationship.


Havana, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) More than one million people live with diabetes in Cuba, but only 700,000 are registered, warn experts from the island, according to an article published today in Granma newspaper.