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Europe

Strasbourg, France, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Member of the European Parliament, Manuel Pineda, speaking in Strasbourg, France, on Thursday, described Cuban 'dissident' Jose Daniel Ferrer as a criminal and denounced a right-wing maneuver in the European Parliament to attack the island, in clear subordination to the United States.


Havana, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will denounce the effects suffered by the harshening of the US blockade, next Friday, when the second dialogue with the European Union on unilateral coercive measures, will take place, diplomatic sources said.


Havana,  (Prensa Latina) The Third Energy, Oil and Gas Conference of Cuba began its sessions today at the Meliá Cohíba Hotel where the oil tender round corresponding to this year was presented, organizers reported.


Rome,  (Prensa Latina) The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Italian government today analyzed the value of traditional healthy diets, such as the Mediterranean diet, to achieve a food system that is respectful of the environment, culture and well-being, essential for sustainable development.


Algiers, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) Algeria rejects any attempt to interfere with its internal affairs, said Communication Minister and government spokesman Hassen Rabehi in a statement circulated today to the media.


Santiago, Chile, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) President Sebastian Piñera will not participate in the UN Climate Change Summit to be held in Madrid next week, due to the social and political crisis Chile is experiencing.


Moscow, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) on Wednesday detected an individual from the city of Izhevsk who was trying to make contact with foreign diplomats to sell them military secrets, especially from the cosmic sphere.


Vatican City, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) Shocked by another case of corruption in the management of its finances, the Holy See on Wednesday advances in the investigation related to alleged irregularities in the management of Peter's pence.


Havana, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Just Russia Party, Serguei Mironov, highlighted the Cuban resistance to the economic blockade during a meeting with vice-president of the Cuban parliament, Ana Maria Mari Machado, legislative sources reported this Wednesday.


Madrid, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) Authorities of the Spanish airline Iberia today expressed concern about the conflicts in Latin American nations that affect their operations in the area.


Berlin, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) Germany's Foreign Ministry spokesman, Rainer Breul, acknowledged today his government is against the US policy of 'maximum pressure' on Iran.