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North America

Kabul, Sep 19 ( Prensa Latina) At least 55 Afghan farmers were victims of US aerial bombings in Wazir-Tangi, Nangarhar province, local legislator Zabihullah Zmarai said today.


Havana, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban authorities agree this Thursday that 'savings' is the watchword in the midst of the energy shortage that the country is currently experiencing, where it seeks to maintain the most important services for the population despite fuel shortages.


Tehran, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif won't be able to attend the next session of the UN General Assembly due to the US government's refusal to grant them a visa to travel to New York.


Washington, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Purdue Pharma, manufacturer of the opioid analgesic OxyContin (oxycodone hydrochloride), filed for bankruptcy this week, under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Act in White Plains, New York.


Washington, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump announced Wednesday the appointment of Robert C. O'Brien, Special Envoy for Hostage Affairs, as his new National Security Adviser.


Moscow, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The advisor to Russia's National Sociopolitical Center, Dmitri Burij, said on Wednesday that the United States is trying to relaunch its strategy to overthrow the Venezuelan government by calling for the implementation of the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR).


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.