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Cuba friendship association acknowledged in EthiopiaAddis Ababa, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) The Friendship Association between the peoples of Ethiopia and Cuba received here the 60th Anniversary Seal from the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP), in recognition of its solidarity activism, it was reported on Saturday.

ICAP rejects subversion against Cuba and US blockadeHavana, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP)is holding an event on Saturday to condemn new attempts of social destabilization in Cuba as well as the blockade imposed by the United States.

Cuban President calls for end of threats against CubaHavana, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Saturday called for an end of US threats against Cuba and stressed his country is sovereign, in the face of recent US statements.

Journalist Arnold August condemns subversion attempts in CubaOttawa, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) Canadian journalist Arnold August on Saturday condemned new subversion attempts in Cuba, after calls for demonstrations declared illegal as part of the 'color revolution' they are trying to promote.

Lebanon reaffirms its support for CubaBeirut, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) Lebanon has reaffirmed its support for and solidarity with the Cuban government and people amid the hostile blockade imposed by the United States for nearly 60 years, Prensa Latina News Agency reported on Saturday.

DPRK accuses US of increasing military tensions with ChinaPyongyang, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) accused the United States on Saturday of increasing military tensions with China by supporting Taiwan, whose sovereignty China claims.

Cuba seeks solutions to face economic issues and US blockadeHavana, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel stressed on Saturday that Cuba must seek smart solutions to face different plights including inflation or shortages amid an ongoing blockade by the United States.

Mexico, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's authority described today as 'misleading' US President Joe Biden's electoral promises regarding the country since he maintains in force Donald Trump's imposed measures to tighten the blockade up.

Religious leaders call on Biden to end US blockade on CubaWashington, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) Religious leaders of the World Council of Churches (WCC) urged president of the United States, Joe Biden, to lift the blockade against Cuba and overcome political obstacles standing in the way today to solidarity and justice.

US Congress debates on granting Biden war powersWashington, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) There is a controversy growing in the United States Congress on granting war powers on President Joe Biden in the event of a conflict between China and Taiwan.

UN sets up fund for Afghanistan amid cash shortageKabul, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations has set up a special trust fund to provide urgently-needed cash directly to Afghans through a system that taps into donor funds frozen after the Taliban takeover of Kabul.