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Europe

Berlin, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The differences between the German Federal Chancellor, Angela Merkel, and Interior Minister Horst Seehofer create a division that affects the government''s management, an official spokesman said today.


Moscow, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) More than two million foreign fans have arrived in this country, although, judging by the 579,000 capacities of 12 stadiums in competition, the number can increase during the Soccer World Cup.


La Valeta, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) Malta and Cuba agree today on the need to broaden and deepen their relations beyond the political, diplomatic and economic spheres.


París, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The quarrel and tensions between the French president and his Italian counterpart seem to be diffused today when they agreed to do a preventive work as to reduce the migration influx to Europe.


Rome, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today called for a more proactive approach based on the principles of risk reduction to increase resilience against drought.


Paris, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The trade union CGT-Cheminots today announced its intention to extend the railroad strike until July to protest against the government''s reform of the sector that was already approved by Parliament.


Algiers, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) Spanish energy giant Fenosa has renewed the contract for the supply of Algerian gas for a period of 12 years at a cost of 30 billion euros, official sources reported here.


Sochi, Russia, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian footballer Neymar da Silva admitted today his preference to win the Russian World Cup this year to the Golden Ball.


La Paz, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Railways Society expressed its interest today to participate in the bioceanic train project, an initiative promoted by Bolivia to benefit six countries in the region, representative Vyacheslav Pavlovskiy said.


Havana, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The famous Swiss food company Nestlé receives today the support of the Federation of Culinary Associations of the Republic of Cuba (FACRC), whose chefs see with good eyes a recent recipe book of the firm.


Moscow, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela today repeated his country''s condemnation of the sanctions imposed by the United States against Cuba, when commenting Washington''s policy of restrictions against the Caribbean island and Russia.