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North America

Hanoi, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The United States on Wednesday received in Da Nang, central Vietnam, the remains of two US soldiers killed during the Vietnam War.

Riad, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Saudi Arabian authorities announced on Wednesday they will receive US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, at the beginning of a tour that will also take him to the United Arab Emirates.

Bogota, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The Truth Commission set out on Wednesday that the largest numbers of Colombians exiled or refugeed as victims of the country's armed conflict are today residing Venezuela, Ecuador, Panama and Canada.

Beijing, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The largest political party in Hong Kong has rejected the interference of the United States Congress and US legislators' support of the violence that currently disrupts this region.

Havana, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel highlighted in Twitter this Wednesday that thousands of Cubans have signed a statement of support for the Bolivarian Revolution of Venezuela, which Caracas will present at the United Nations.

United Nations, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The President of the UN General Assembly in its 74th session, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, who assumed the post just a few hours ago, outlined as prioritizes this Wednesday issues including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yesterday, at the opening of the 74th session of the largest United Nations body, the Nigerian diplomat presented the points that will guide his mandate over the next year.

Beijing, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) China's Deputy Finance Minister Liao Min has traveled on Wednesday to the United States to hold trade talks that could pave the way for a new round of high-level negotiations between the two powers, local press reported.

Tehran, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) In a violation of international law, the United States could prevent Iran from participating in the United Nations General Assembly by not granting him the relevant visa to President Hasan Rohani.

United Nations, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The increase in sanctions in the banking-financial sector, which affect Cuban entities and third parties in frank violation of international law, marks at present the policy promoted by the United States toward the island.

Washington, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The US Federal Reserve (Fed) holds its sixth meeting on monetary policy in 2019 and will announce its decision on interest rates, in a context of pressures and calls from President Donald Trump to lower them.

Washington, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The high temperatures recorded in the northern hemisphere this summer made it the second warmest in 140 years, scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Noaa) reported today.