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Europe

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.


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.


Madrid, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) FIFA has lifted a threat to suspend Nigeria from international soccer, clearing the team to resume its Africa Cup of Nations qualifying program.


Madrid, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Spanish authorities have intercepted a yacht carrying 300 kilograms of cocaine off the coast of Ibiza resort, customs officials from the autonomous community of the Balearic Islands reported today.


Tokyo, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The Japanese foreign minister, Taro Kono, urgedmore countries to join the UN Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) to regulate buying and selling of weapons.


Nyon, Switzerland, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The European Football Union (UEFA) has announced today the list of three players to choose the best player for the 2017-2018 season, and Argentina''s Lionel Messi is the big absentee.


London, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The Sudanese-born Briton Salih Khater has been brought to court today in London after being accused of attempting to murder police and civilians near Westminster Palace, against whom he threw his car, court sources said.


Ankara, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Turkish authorities condemned the attack against the US Embassy in this capital, which they considered as an attempt to provoke chaos between the two countries.


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.