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16 de agosto de 2018, 14:51Baghdad, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Iraqi Chamber of Commerce, Jafar Rasul Hamdani, dismissed today the U.S. sanctions against Iran, which, he said, will not hinder the economic cooperation between Baghdad and Tehran.

Washington, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. government has reduced to one year the time its diplomats can stay in Cuba, where the U.S. embassy currently has very few staff under the argument of alleged health incidents whose causes are unknown.

Canberra, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The oldest rocks ever found on Earth may have been born in an asteroid bombardment that happened over four billion years ago.

Los Ángeles, USA, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Aretha Franklin, the undisputed ''Queen of Soul'' who sang with matchless style on such classics as ''Think,'' ''''I Say a Little Prayer'' and her signature song, ''Respect,'' and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from pancreatic cancer.

Washington, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) A material similar to a gel containing small magnetic particles could be used to control chronic pain, according to a study by US scientists published today.

United Nations, 16 Aug (Prensa Latina) A new report by the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) warns today about the aftermath and traumas facing migrant detained and separated children, as happened in the United States.

Santiago de Chile, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The price of the pound of copper has continued its freefall on the London Stock Exchange, the lowest in the last 13 months, triggering alarms in the Chilean economy, the world''s largest exporter of the metal.

Kabul, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The terrorist group Islamic State (IS) today claimed responsibility for a suicide attack occurred yesterday against a private educational center in this capital, killing 34 and injured 56.

Moscow, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Russian Government spokesman Dmitri Peskov confirmed today the organization of a summit on the situation in Syria scheduled for September, in which the leaders of this nation, Iran and Turkey will participate.

Washington, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) More than 300 US media are publishing editorials to denounce President Donald Trump''s growing attacks against the press, in an initiative launched by the Boston Globe newspaper.

Moscow, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Russia and China criticized today the announced sanctions against companies of their countries alleging they maintain links with the Peoples' Democratic Republic of Korea (PDRK).