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Europe

Pyongyang, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Despite the United States obssession in pressing the United Nations to maintain economic sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), businessmen from different countries are present in Pyongyang to do business.


Moscow, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Defense Ministry pointed out today that an IL-20 plane for radio-electronic exploration was brought down by an S-200 Syrian antiaircraft system, but Moscow blamed Israel for that incident.


Havana, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) A varied program of activities will mark the Orange Festival, Cultural Month of the Netherlands in Cuba, that will take place in this city from September 21, according to the organizers.


Vienna, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Dr. Rosalba Roque Gonzalez, deputy director of Cuba''s National Center for Minimum Access Surgery, arrived in this capital to attend the 16th World Congress of the International Society for Esophageal Diseases.


Madrid, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez proposed today to modify the Constitution to suppress the parliamentary immunity, which prevents ordinary courts from judging several public officials.


Moscow, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkey''s Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed today in Sochi to create a demilitarized zone in the Syrian region of Idleb, where armed groups, including terrorists, are concentrated.


Moscow, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Defense Ministry (MINDEF) today showed evidence and information pointing to Ukraine as a possible responsible for the disaster of a Boeing 777-200 of Malaysia Airlines, with 298 deaths.


Havana, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) A representative of the British Group of the Inter-Parliamentary Union began on Monday a visit to Cuba in compliance with an invitation made by the National Assembly of People's Power (ANPP).


Rome, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis received on Monday the President of the Republic of Albania, Ilir Meta, the Holy See Press Office informed.


Santiago, Chile, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The expulsion of a priest from the Marist Brothers has added fuel to the credibility crisis of the Catholic Church in Chile, while the National Prosecutor's Office continues its investigations.


Moscow, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Over 1500 enterprisews of 62 countries attend as of today the International Food Fair (WorldFood Moscow) in the Expo Center of this capital, informed organizers of the event.