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Europe

Covid-19 could slow down global energy transitionGeneva, May 13 (Prensa Latina) The transition of countries towards clean and renewable energies could be clouded by the economic impact of the Covid-19, said on Wednesday a report of the Energy Transition Index 2020 (ETI).


 Russia: US benefits from pandemic to ramp up confrontationMoscow, May 13 (Prensa Latina) Russia on Wednesday denounced the manipulation by the United States of complications due to the Covid-19 pandemic to boost its hegemonic agenda, instigate confrontation and try to impose its position in the world.


13 de mayo de 2020, 13:52Rome, May 13 (Prensa Latina) The Italian helpline service against gender-based violence received 73 percent new calls between March and April this year compared to the same period in 2019, it was reported here today.


 Russia recalls Aventa-M respiratorMoscow, May 13 (Prensa Latina) The Federal Service for Health Control in Russia (Roszdravnadzor) on Wednesday announced the recall of the Aventa-M respirator, after two recent fires in hospitals where the equipment was installed.


Vatican City, May 12 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis asked on Tuesday to pray for nurses, who 'in this time of pandemic, they have given an example of heroism and some have given their lives.'


Hanoi, May 12 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam is expected to ratify EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) on May 20, official sources confirmed on Tuesday.


Rome, May 12 (Prensa Latina) Italy's police authorities arrested 91 people accused of belonging to Sicilian mafia families in different regions of the country.


Damascus, May 12 (Prensa Latina) Armed extremists attacked a joint patrol from the armies of Russia and Turkey on the M-4 road in the northern Syrian province of Idlib.


11 de mayo de 2020, 18:43

Nur-Sultan, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Kazakhstan on Monday had 31 deaths among 5,138 cases of the SARS CoV-2 coronavirus, responsible for the Covid-19 pandemic, while 1,941 patients have already been discharged from hospital, local television aired.


France begins to ease Covid-19 lockdownParis, May 11 (Prensa Latina) After 55 days of quarantine to curb the spread of the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, France began on Monday to ease the lockdown measures with some inconveniences for the government, which could not promulgate in time the extension of the health emergency.


Moscow, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Russia proposed on Monday to extend for another five years the validity of the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (Start-3), amid the silence of the United States to refer to that possibility.