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Europe

Dushanbe, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday reiterated his country's willingness to help as a mediator in drawing up the common border between Armenia and Azerbaijan.


Geneva, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Working long hours kills around 745,000 people a year through strokes and heart disease, according to a study published by the World Health Organization (WHO).


Paris, May 19 (Prensa Latina) French Prime Minister Jean Castex asked Israel to allow the entry of humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip, where eight-day strikes sowed death and devastation in such blockaded Palestinian territory.


London, May 19 (Prensa Latina) British MP Grahame Morris urged US President Joe Biden to reverse Donald Trump's policy on Cuba and to abstain at the forthcoming vote on the blockade against Cuba at the UN.


Vienna, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The Austrian Ministry of Health on Tuesday announced the gradual suspension of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine from immunization against the disease.


Vienna, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The European Handball Federation (EHF) will pay tribute to the late Cuban-Portuguese goalkeeper Alfredo Quintana, it was revealed on Tuesday during the voting on the 2020-2021 Champions League Ideal Team.


Brussels, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Eurostat on Tuesday reported that the euro zone assisted 157.44 million workers at the end of the first quarter of 2021, a figure that represents the loss of 3.19 million jobs compared to 2020.


Moscow, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Russia's State Duma on Tuesday adopted, in the first reading, a draft bill that bans citizens involved in extremist or terrorist activities from being elected lawmakers.


Moscow, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov on Tuesday highlighted that his country is in favor of promoting mutually advantageous cooperation with all Latin American countries.


Brussels, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Josep Borrell, head of European diplomacy, and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday discussed possible measures to reduce the escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.


Beirut, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Interim Force In Lebanon (UNIFIL) on Tuesday took control to prevent a military escalation between Lebanon and Israel, after intense exchange of fire on the common border.