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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.

22 de octubre de 2021, 4:30 

Washington, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) A federal judge in the United States considered illegal the detention of an Afghan prisoner at the Guantánamo naval base, in southeastern Cuba, The Washington Post reported here.

21 de octubre de 2021, 19:33 

United Nations, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba on Thursday called at UN to eradicate unilateral and selective exercises among nations and also condemned the enactment, at national level, of politically motivated laws against other governments.

21 de octubre de 2021, 19:23 

Washington, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) US intelligence agencies on Thursday warned that climate change is a direct threat to national security, because it will worsen conflicts and stimulate migration.

21 de octubre de 2021, 18:45 

United Nations, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Plastic pollution in oceans and other bodies of water continues to grow sharply and could more than double by 2030, bringing about dire consequences for health, economy, biodiversity and the climate, according to an assessment released on Thursday by the UN Environment Program (UNEP).

21 de octubre de 2021, 18:31 

United Nations, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Women remain on the periphery of formal peace processes and they are largely excluded from rooms where decisions are made, UN Secretary-General (UNSG) António Guterres said Thursday.

Havana, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez noted today the increase of big fortunes in the United States while unemployment and the deterioration of the healthcare situation are growing there in the context of Covid-19.

Moscow, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Russia's President Vladimir Putin proposed today to prepare at the United Nations (UN) level a register of global challenges and threats and the opportunities for cooperation among countries to face them.

Port-au-Prince, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The Support Group for Refugees and Returnees (GARR) condemned today human rights' violations suffered by some of the Haitian migrants repatriated from the United States.

Beijing, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) China on Thursday warned that the Aukus military alliance, made up of Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States, will undermine regional peace and especially the nuclear-weapon-free zone pact in force in the South Pacific.

Beirut, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Lebanon has demanded the exemption of US oppressive measures, especially the Caesar Act, with which the United States blocks any commercial transfer with Syria, Naharnet highlighted on Thursday.