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North America

Washington, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) Republican Congressman Chris Collins has been indicted today on insider trading charges filed by the Justice Department, according to U.S. law enforcement officials quoted by U.S. media.


Tehran, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif revealed today that Oman and Switzerland offered to mediate between his country and the United States.


Havana, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) The Organization of Solidarity with the Peoples of Africa, Asia and Latin America (OSPAAAL) condemned the assassination attempt against the Venezuelan president, Nicolás Maduro.


Washington, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) More than half of Americans believe that race relations have worsened in the country since President Donald Trump took office on January 20, 2017, a poll indicated today.


Tehran, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) Iranian President Hasan Rohani affirmed that the United States is not reliable nor does it fulfill its commitments or obligations.


United Nations, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) The fuel destined for health, water and sanitation facilities in Gaza is on the verge of being completely depleted, creating a huge risk to the Palestinian population, a UN agency warned.


Beijing, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) China''s foreign trade keeps its rising trend despite the United State's protectionist trends and the tariff war between both countries.


United Nations, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres repeatedly expresses his support for the nuclear agreement with Iran, called the Joint Comprehensive Action Plan (JCPOA), assured his deputy spokesman, Farhan Haq.


United Nations, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has a telephone conversation on Monday with the newly President-elect of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, reported today the spokesman for the head of the multilateral body, Farhan Haq.


Damascus, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) At least a dozen Syrian soldiers were killed in attacks in the southern provinces of Sweida, and Latakia, along the northern border with Turkey, military sources reported today.


Washington, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) A study of cancer risks among residents of the U.S. state of New Mexico near the site of the first atomic bomb test will be released in 2019, an official source announced today.