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Cuba

Havana, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The series of measures applied in Cuba to face the current diesel shortage is gaining broader understanding among the population, the most affected by the tightening of the US commercial, financial and economic blockade.


Sports

Beijing,  (Prensa Latina) The Hong Kong Tennis Association and the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) announced on Friday the postponement of the country's Tennis Open giving the continued protests in this Chinese territory, which began in June.


Science

Cairo, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Prestigious Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass reported Tuesday that DNA testing will reveal information about the death of the renowned Pharaoh Tutankhamun, and in 2020 it will be announced to the world how the Golden King died.


Opinion

Damascus, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Pierre Krähenbühl, commissioner-general of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), spoke Tuesday with Syrian authorities and acknowledged the support given to the organization's work by the government.


Culture

Damascus,  (Prensa Latina) Vice President of Syria Najjah Al-Attar inaugurated the 31st Book Fair, held in the National Library of the capital Damascus.


Economy

Damascus, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis announced this Tuesday the execution of projects in the fields of electricity and tourism for a value of 3.2 million dollars.