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Europe

Moscow, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) A plane of the Russian company Red Wings, with 202 passengers on board, made an emergency landing today in the city of Ufa, in the Republic of Baskortostán, after its left engine caught fire.


Brussels, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) With the spade of Damocles over their heads, negotiators of the United Kingdom and the European Union (EU) today hurry in talks looking for an adequate formula for Brexit or withdrawal of UK from the EU.


Moscow, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) Russian government spokesman Dmitry Peskov warned on Wednesday about the deterioration of relations between his country and the United States, but reiterated Moscow's willingness to find points of convergence.


Zurich, Switzerland, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) The International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) today appointed a regularization committee for the Uruguayan football entity due to deficiencies in its operation.


Berlin, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) President Joao Lourenzo has opened the 7th Angola-Germany Economic Forum today as part of the official two-day visit to the European country.


Washington, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The United States deported Jakiw Palij, an ex-member of the Nazi military organization SS and a former armed guard in the concentration camp of Trawniki, in occupied Poland, the White House reported today.


Port Spain, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina)The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) says the risk of contracting the Zika virus (ZIKV) in the region is low but there is still a need to be vigilant given the ongoing risk for dengue and other mosquito-borne diseases.


Moscow, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) International interest in Russian air defense systems S-400 grew after their participation in the operations in Syria and demand for them is significant, the CEO of Russia''s weapons exporter Rosoboronexport, Alexander Mikheyev, said at the forum Army-2018.


Kabul, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The Taliban released more than 160 civilian a day after kidnapping the three buses they were traveling in northern Afghanistan, but kept at least 20 soldiers and policemen as captives, an official informed today.


Kabul, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) A dozen rockets fell on the Afghan capital today, while the government expects a formal response from the Taliban to the proposal of a ceasefire made by President Ashraf Ghani.


Moscow, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Russia and the Central African Republic (CAR) signed a military cooperation agreement at the Army-2018 defense expo, held in the town of Kúbinka, on the outskirts of the capital.