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Beijing, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) China announced the inclusion of natural gas hydrate, or ice fuel, in its list of minerals, after a successful trial in land and sea prospection.


Havana, 17 nov (Prensa Latina) British academician Emily Morris stressed here the importance of consolidating a research network existing among UK and Cuban scientists to push ahead existing projects.


Moscow, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin called for a joint effort against tuberculosis (TB), which affects a third of the world''s population, in his speech during a ministerial meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO).


Washington, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) US scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene in a patient''s body, Benioff Children''s Hospital in San Francisco, California, reported today.


Juba, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The main contenders of the civil conflict in South Sudan signed a unification agreement sponsored by the Egyptian government in Cairo yesterday, according to leaks from unofficial sources here.


Montevideo, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) A massive march from the University of the Republic to the Obelisk of this capital opened today the Continental Conference for Democracy and against Neoliberalism, based in Uruguay.


Washington,Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The girl, who lived in an Indiana Amish community, nearly bled to death during what should have been routine scalp surgery.


Santiago de Chile, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Chile now has a public education law that will transfer the administration of 6,500 schools and kindergartens to the government, based on the initiative of President Michelle Bachelet.


Zurich, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Swiss businessmen are betting on innovative technologies to absorb atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) and transform it into something useful, according to BBC reports.


Sophia, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Bulgarian police arrested 10 suspected members of a criminal network that smuggles migrants from Turkey to Austria and other European nations, the Interior Ministry reported today.


Tehran, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The sanctions imposed to Iran by the US government hinders sending of aid to Iran in order to assist those affected by last Sunday's earthquake, denounced Think Progress website, quoted by the local press.