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Europe

Moscow, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Russia announced on Tuesday its intention to ready the land-based gauge version of the Caliber rocket system by 2020, in response to the imminent US exit of the medium-and short-range Nuclear Weapons Treaty (INF).


Moscow, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) At least eight people, including two children, were burned to death on Monday in a large fire in a building at the centre of the capital, according to the Russian Investigations Committee (SKR).


Caracas, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez today described as contradictory and incoherent the stance assumed by some EU governments regarding the coup d'état promoted by the United States against this country''s constitutional order.


Ankara, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) A team of Turkish scientists arrived in Antarctica today, where they will establish a temporary base to conduct meteorological research, mainly over the next 30 days, official sources announced.


Lisbon, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) The Portuguese Communist Party (PCP) condemned Monday the decision of the Portuguese Government to recognize the self-proclaimed President of Venezuela, Juan Guaido, and denounced the role of the United States in the aggressions against this country.


04 de febrero de 2019, 12:08Kabul, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) Taliban will send a delegation to intra-Afghan peace talks starting Tuesday in Moscow, group spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid confirmed Monday.


Caracas, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela rejected Monday the interfering attitude of some European governments by recognizing the self-proclaimed ''President in Charge'', Juan Guaido, an unconstitutional act denounced by Caracas as a developing coup d''état.


Madrid, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) The parties Podemos and Izquierda Unida (IU) on Monday criticized the decision by the head of the Spanish Government, Pedro Sanchez, to recognize the opposition politician Juan Guaido as Venezuela''s interim president.


Caracas, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro rejected the pressure and ultimatum from the European Union (EU), which demanded that the Bolivarian Government call presidential elections in eight days.


Moscow, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) Russia described as interference in Venezuela''s internal affairs the attempts of some nations to legitimize usurped power in that country, alluding to maneuvers by an opposition legislator to self-proclaim President.


Bishkek, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday denied that the end of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty means a return to the Cold War.