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United Nations, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The 73rd session of the UN General Assembly opens on Tuesday amid great challenges for multilateralism and a global call to action to face climate change.

Pyongyang, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Despite the United States obssession in pressing the United Nations to maintain economic sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), businessmen from different countries are present in Pyongyang to do business.

Washington, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's new draft Constitution is very advanced and the process under way today to express criteria on it is very valuable, a Cuban émigré in this capital said.

Havana, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The blockade imposed by the United States and the hostile policy of that country towards Cuba also affect religious institutions, Enrique Aleman, coordinator of the Interreligious Dialogue Platform in the island, said.

Beijing, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) China asserted today it will reciprocate the new hike in tariffs on its imports applied by the United States and called on that government to reconsider that damaging action for business at bilateral and global level.

Ramallah, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) United Nations humanitarian coordinator Jamie McGoldrick announced today the release of one million dollars to avoid the collapse of the rescue services in the blockaded Gaza Strip.

United Nations, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The spokesman for the UN Secretary General, Stephane Dujarric, has announced today that the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has allocated 25 million dollars for hurricane-affected Dominica and Antigua and Barbuda.

United Nations, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The United States Permanent Representative to the UN, Nikki Haley, insisted on maintaining economic sanctions on the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and criticized Russia for its intention to make them more flexible.

United Nations, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The group of advisers The Elders urged world leaders on Monday to redouble their efforts to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) and attend a summit on the issue at the UN on September 26.

La Paz, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) ''We are currently fighting drugs with sovereignty and we are getting better results, said Bolivian President Evo Morales, who recalled the ''help'' from the United States years ago in the fight against that scourge.

Paris, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) The solidarity organization ''Cuba Si France'' turned its stand at the L''Humanite Festival into a platform to reject the blockade imposed by the United States on the Caribbean island, which is still in force today.