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Europe

Antananarivo, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) An outbreak of plague in Madagascar has left a toll of two dead so far, an official of the Ministry of Health in the African country reported on Tuesday.


Brussels, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The European Commission (EC) today released some guidelines with which it intends to renew the protocols of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in matters related to its normative code and in the dispute settlement system.


Harare, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Zimbabwean authorities has launched an appeal for $57 million USD to contain the cholera outbreak that has so far claimed 30 lives and launched a campaign to raise funds.


Tianjin, China, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova announced today the end of her 2018 WTA season, withdrawing from Beijing, Tianjin and Moscow tournaments.


Santiago de Chile, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) In circumstances that point to the murder, on September 23, it will be 45 years of the physical disappearance of Pablo Neruda, a reason for Madrid and Barcelona to pay tribute to the Nobel Prize in Literature.


United Nations, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The 73rd session of the UN General Assembly opens on Tuesday amid great challenges for multilateralism and a global call to action to face climate change.


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.