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Paris, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuba defended at the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) the leading role of that United Nations agency in the promotion of world peace, diplomatic sources reported today.


Moscow, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Russian National Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev was in favor today of joining efforts at UN to fight transnational crime, during the 6th Moscow Conference on International Security, because terrorism get its funds, many times, from drug trafficking.


Seoul,Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) United States and South Korean forces have held a drill to prepare for a possible attack on a North Korean missile base.


Berlin, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) After the parliamentary elections in Germany, there will be no alternative to the so-called Grand Coalition between Christian Democrats and Social Democrats, a new poll revealed today.


Stuttgart,Germany,Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Russian tennis player María Sharapova makes today her competitive return in match against Italian Roberta Vinci.


Beijing, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) China and Canada held an strategic, economic financial talk and agree to boost cooperation in trade, investments and science to promote strategic bilateral association, spread the government today.


Ankara, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Turkish authorities arrested more than 1,000 members of the Security Directorate for alleged links to the opposition movement Hizmet, headed by the controversial theologian Fethullah Gulen, an official source informed today.


Moscow, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Russian Defense Minister Serguei Shoigu proposed today to create an international alliance for demining in Syria, where his country is preparing to substantially strengthen the security of its military.


Moscow, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reiterated today Russia''s initiative to establish a kind of working code at the UN level to prevent information wars such as those launched against this country.


Paris, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) The UNESCO Executive Board has began today the interviews to nine candidates for the post of UN Director General, from Azerbaijan, China, Egypt, France, Guatemala, Iraq, El Salvador, Lebanon and Qatar.


Havana, April 25 (Prensa Latina) Over the next few months, Cuba will celebrate French culture with a wide-range activity program that will be held on Thursday with the 20th edition of the French Film Festival, the organizers said.