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Europe

Brussels, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, said Thursday that he felt pessimistic about the outcome of the UK''s withdrawal from the EU bloc and warned about the negative consequences of a Brexit without an agreement.


21 de febrero de 2019, 15:09Damascus, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Deputy Tourism Minister Bassam Barsik today announced that the French company Clio will organize 10-day trips to Syria to destinations such as Latakia, Palmira, Homs and Malula.


21 de febrero de 2019, 15:01Vatican City, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) This Thursday, Vatican Secretary of State Pietro Parolin sent telegrams of condolences in the name of Francisco to Bangladesh and Liberia on the occasion of the recent tragedies in both countries.


Monaco, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) today approved the permission for 21 Russian athletes to compete as neutrals this year.


Brussels, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, said Thursday that he felt pessimistic about the outcome of the UK''s withdrawal from the EU bloc and warned about the negative consequences of a Brexit without an agreement.


By Eduardo Rodriguez-Baz

Madrid, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) With road and rail blockades, Catalonia is facing a general strike Thursday to reject the trial of 12 of its leaders involved in the failed attempt to secession from that Spanish region in 2017.


Vatican City, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) With a call to heed ''the cry of children who demand justice'', Pope Francis on Thursday inaugurated here the meeting he called to reflect on sexual abuses against minors in the Catholic Church.


Moscow, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Russia on Thursday ridiculed the reaction by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), after the warning made by President Vladimir Putin in his speech before the Federal Assembly.


Ankara, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) Turkey will receive in October the S-400 anti-aircraft missile system, the most advanced Russian-made missile system, the President of the country''s Defense Industry, Ismail Demir, told NTV on Thursday.


Beijing, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese, Russian and Indian Foreign Ministers will hold a meeting on Feb 27 in the eastern province of Zhejiang to review their consensus implementation on various regional and international issues, official sources reported Thursday.


20 de febrero de 2019, 14:53Belgrade, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Serbia confirms the long friendship that characterizes its relations with Venezuela and understands the difficult situation in that country, and therefore praises the dialogue as a way to find a lasting solution.