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Europe

Caracas, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) The speaker of the National Constituent Assembly (ANC) of Venezuela, Diosdado Cabello, assured on Wednesday that the elections to reestablish the parliamentary power in the country will be held in 2020.


Paris, July 18 (Prensa Latina) The heads of Finance and the governors of central banks of the G-7 conclude today in Chantilly the last ministerial meeting organized by the French presidency of the group ahead of the Biarritz summit next month.


Kiev, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelenksky on Thursday considered the possible exchange of prisoners with the Donbass region and the return of Ukrainian detainees in Russia as positive steps in the dialogue with that nation.


Ankara, Jul 17 ( Prensa Latina ) Turkey''s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has condemned Wednesday the murder of an official of the country''s Consulate General in northern Iraq and said they are trying to arrest the attackers.


Moscow, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Former Ukrainian President Piotro Poroshenko was absent on Wednesday from an interrogation, where he had to go as a witness, while the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) filed 11 charges against the former statesman.


Brussels, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The European Central Bank (ECB) predicted on Wednesday that the Eurozone economy growth will slow down in the second and third quarters of this year.


Berlin, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The president of the German Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, was appointed minister of Defense on Wednesday, after the resignation of Ursula von der Leyen, who will take over the presidency of the European Commission (EC).


Brussels, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The European Union on Wednesday announced the beginning of an investigation into Amazon, the world''s largest online retail company, for alleged monopolistic practices.


London, (Prensa Latina) The British organization Hope not Hate called today to stand in solidarity with the Democratic congresswomen who are the object of a racist attack by US President Donald Trump.


Damascus, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Syria has received 100 tons of humanitarian aid offered by the Government of Armenia, officila sources reported Tuesday in Damascus.


Brussels, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) After two weeks of an intense campaign to win a majority of the European Parliament, German conservative politician Ursula von der Leyen won the necessary votes for the presidency of the European Commission Tuesday.