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Europe

Cuban president receives director of Royal Spanish AcademyHavana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel received the Director of the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) and President of the Association of Spanish Language Academies, Santiago Muñoz, who is visiting Cuba.


Belgrade, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Parliamentary Group of Friendship with Cuba at the National Assembly of Serbia, Ljubi?a Stojmirovic, received on Sunday the Cuban ambassador Gustavo Trista del Todo to discuss issues of bilateral interest.


16 de febrero de 2020, 9:18Moscow, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) At least two people were wounded on Sunday as a result of a knife attack perpetrated by a citizen of the region of Lipetsk, in the St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, in Moscow.


Tehran, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The Foreign Minister of Iran, Mohammad Yavad Zarif recommended that the European countries fulfill the agreements to save the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or nuclear agreement.


Russia has seized more than 500 tons of drugs in one decadeMoscow, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Russian antidrug forces have seized more than 500 tons of narcotics over the past ten years, according to a report published on Saturday by the Ministry of the Interior on its strategy and development until 2030.


Sanchez willing to overcome tensions between Spain and CataloniaMadrid, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Spanish Government, Pedro Sanchez, on Saturday ratified his decision to redirect the fierce political conflict with Catalonia, a region that launched a frustrated attempt to break away from this European country in October 2017.


Paris,  (Prensa Latina) Cuban high jumper Luis Enrique Zayas is celebrating his second victory in indoors contests in Europe, after winning the Val de Reuil athletics meeting in France.


14 de febrero de 2020, 17:3Geneva, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Four African countries have authorized the use of a new vaccine to prevent the Ebola virus, while it is expected to be registered in more states in the coming weeks, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported.


Aeronautics promotes carbon emission reductionOttawa, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is promoting today the reduction of emissions within the social responsibility of the aeronautics, to reduce by 50 percent the rate of pollution by 2020.


Cuba will fulfill commitments to the Paris Club, says official letterHavana, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will fulfill its commitments to the Paris Club, the Cuban government said in an official letter sent to the president of the group of 14 creditor countries, Odile Renaud-Basso.


14 de febrero de 2020, 14:33Berlin, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) reported today that global military spending increased 4 percent in 2019.