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Europe

Moscow, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Russia's State Duma on Tuesday adopted, in the first reading, a draft bill that bans citizens involved in extremist or terrorist activities from being elected lawmakers.


Vienna, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The Austrian Ministry of Health on Tuesday announced the gradual suspension of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine from immunization against the disease.


Vienna, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The European Handball Federation (EHF) will pay tribute to the late Cuban-Portuguese goalkeeper Alfredo Quintana, it was revealed on Tuesday during the voting on the 2020-2021 Champions League Ideal Team.


Brussels, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Eurostat on Tuesday reported that the euro zone assisted 157.44 million workers at the end of the first quarter of 2021, a figure that represents the loss of 3.19 million jobs compared to 2020.


Moscow, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Russia's State Duma on Tuesday adopted, in the first reading, a draft bill that bans citizens involved in extremist or terrorist activities from being elected lawmakers.


Moscow, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov on Tuesday highlighted that his country is in favor of promoting mutually advantageous cooperation with all Latin American countries.


Brussels, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Josep Borrell, head of European diplomacy, and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday discussed possible measures to reduce the escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.


Beirut, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Interim Force In Lebanon (UNIFIL) on Tuesday took control to prevent a military escalation between Lebanon and Israel, after intense exchange of fire on the common border.


Paris, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) defended that African economies must increase their productive investments to boost economic recovery and generate more quality jobs.


Washington, May 18 (Prensa Latina) G20 countries agreed to extend debt relief to the world's poorest countries during the remainder of 2021, according to a G20´s statement.


Ankara, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Turkey dashed against the United Nations (UN) for what it described as equal appeals to Israel and Palestine to quit aggressions.