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Russian President Begins First International Official Tour

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Moscow, May 31 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin begins on Thursday his first international tour in Belarus, Germany, France, Uzbekistan, China and Kazakhstan, to discuss strategic ties, trade and the situation in Afghanistan, said the Kremlin. The first stop will be in Minsk, for a two-day official visit, where he will analize with his Belarus counterpart Alexander Lukashenko.

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British Supreme Court Approves Assanges´s Extradition

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London, May 30 (Prensa Latina) British Supreme Court approved on Wednesday the extradition of the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, to Sweden, where he is accused for alleged sexual assault. Assange, of Australian origin, was not in the court room when the decision was communicated in a hearing that lasted 10 minutes.

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Western Actions Complicate Syrian Crisis Solution

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Damascus, May 30 (Prensa Latina) Actions by western countries on Wednesday complicate a political solution to the crisis in Syria, as the current events reflect. Despite the calls made by UN and Arab League special envoy for Syria Kofi Annan, to put an end to violence “now and not tomorrow,” as he stated in this capital during a news conference.

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UNESCO Hosts International Meeting on Palestine

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Paris, May 30 (Prensa Latina) A two-day international UN meeting on the situation in Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories started sessions today at the headquarters of the UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization in this capital. The meeting, organized by the Committee for the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People and with Cuba as deputy chair.

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Cuban Five Case Winning Support in USA

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Academics from several countries joined today US colleagues to demand the release of the Five Cuban anti-terrorists jailed in their country and the end of the blockade on Cuba at the 30th Congress of the Association of Latin American Studies (LASA).

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Heavy Rains Wreak Havoc in Cuba’s Central Region

Sancti Spíritus, Cuba, May 25 (Prensa Latina) Heavy rain battering the central province of Santi Spiritus have caused flooding, landslides, and evacuation of thousands of people

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Cuba Reaffirms Denunciation of US Blockade at UN

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United Nations, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuba reaffirmed today at the United Nations its denunciation of the US blockade and the difficulties caused to the Island in fulfilling its financial commitments with the world body. It also criticized the unilateral coercive measures and other actions carried out by the UN host against several members.

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Latin America Offers Trading Path out of Recession

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A joint article by Latin American ambassadors María Esther Teresa Bondanza, of Argentina; Pedro Fernando Bretas Bastos, of Brazil; Teresita de Caridad Trujillo Hernandez, of Cuba; Leonel Fernando Searle Couve, of Chile; and Carlos Garcia de Alba Zepeda, of Mexico

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German Parliamentarians Demand U.S. Release of the Cuban Five

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Berlin, May 24 (Prensa Latina) German parliamentarians demanded U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to act in favour of the release and return to Cuba of the Five antiterrorists condemned to long sentences in the northern country. In a letter sent to U.S. Justice Department through the German Embassy in Washington, the 17 federal signatory legislators also expressed great.

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Argentine, Angola, Diversify Commercial Exchange

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Luanda, May 21 (Prensa Latina) Argentina and Angola are working to diversify their actual commercial exchange with a balance of trade, favorable to the South American country, a diplomatic source asssessed here on Monday.