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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.

Moscow, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Russian authorities today reported today that a RQ-4 Global Hawk drone belonging to the US Air Force flew over its shores on the Black Sea and the region of Donbass for several hours.

Tehran, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) ''No Date, No Signature'', directed by Vahid Jalilvand, will represent Iran in the best foreign-language film category corresponding to the Hollywood Academy Award for Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in 2019.

Caracas, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez announced today that they will denounce the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, before the UN for promoting a military intervention against the country.

United Nations, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will travel to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia on Sunday for the signing ceremony of an agreement between the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea.

Guantanamo, Cuba Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. blockade against Cuba affects rehabilitation programs for students with hearing and vision impaired, said here today Dr. Dagmaris Bosch, Ph.D. in Pedagogical Sciences.

Damascus, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) Almost two million Syrians have visited the 60th edition of the Damascus International Fair so far, with an outstanding attraction for the electro-energy industry, innovation and multiple cultural activities pavilions.

Ottawa, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) MP Maxime Bernier has presented today the platform of a new federal party with the promise to ''put the Canadian people first'' after leaving the Conservative Party.

Kabul, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) At least 67 soldiers died during the last 24 hours in operations of the Afghan army in different areas of the country, the Defense Ministry reported on Friday.