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Europe

Vatican City, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis appointed the well-known Italian jurist Giuseppe Pignatone as president of the Vatican City State Court, the Holy See reported today in a statement. Born on May 8, 1949 in the Sicilian city of Caltanissetta, the new president of the Vatican court graduated from jurisprudence at the University of Palermo in 1971, after which he held different positions in the judiciary, both in Caltanissetta and Reggio Calabria.


Paris, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) Several professional groups in France have recently taken to the streets to demand improvements or prevent certain legal reforms, and today a broad survey was published to assess citizens' viewpoints on these issues.


Tehran, Oct 2 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi on Wednesday stressed the need to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal against US unilateralism.


Lisboa, Oct 2 (Prensa Latina) The Socialist Party (PS) of Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa, leads voting intention in the lead up to the legislative elections this Sunday, but is unlikely to secure an absolute majority, a poll revealed this Wednesday.


London, Oct 2 (Prensa Latina) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned today that the only alternative to the new Brexit agreement that the United Kingdom will shortly present to the European Union (EU), will be an abrupt break.


Geneva, Oct 1 (Prensa Latina) More than 1,000 people have died this year while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe's south coast, the United Nations reported on Tuesday.


Madrid, Oct 1 (Prensa Latina) With a view to November 10, the date of legislative elections in Spain, the president of the autonomy of Catalonia, Quim Torra, called today to recover the spirit of the October 2017 independence referendum.


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Paris, Oct 1 (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan Minister of Tourism Anasha Campbell assured today at the IFTM Top Resa travel and tourism trade fair in this capital that her country represents a safe and authentic destination, marked by the hospitality of its inhabitants.


Saint Petersburg, Russia, Oct 1 (Prensa Latina) Russia on Tuesday denounced the persistent efforts of the United States to impose regime change, including by use of force, in Latin America, and reaffirmed its intention to develop ties with each country in the region.


1 de octubre de 2019, 11:49London, Oct 1 (Prensa Latina) Labor MP Chris Williamson criticized today that Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, has come to the United Kingdom to talk about Venezuela, invited by a group of British parliamentarians.


St. Petersburg, Russia, Oct. 1 (Prensa Latina) We have spent decades witnessing an almost unanimous position at the UN General Assembly calling for the lifting of the US blockade against Cuba, stated former president of the 73rd session of that body, Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces.