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Europe

Paris, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The trade union CGT-Cheminots today announced its intention to extend the railroad strike until July to protest against the government''s reform of the sector that was already approved by Parliament.


Algiers, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) Spanish energy giant Fenosa has renewed the contract for the supply of Algerian gas for a period of 12 years at a cost of 30 billion euros, official sources reported here.


Sochi, Russia, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian footballer Neymar da Silva admitted today his preference to win the Russian World Cup this year to the Golden Ball.


La Paz, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Railways Society expressed its interest today to participate in the bioceanic train project, an initiative promoted by Bolivia to benefit six countries in the region, representative Vyacheslav Pavlovskiy said.


Havana, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) The famous Swiss food company Nestlé receives today the support of the Federation of Culinary Associations of the Republic of Cuba (FACRC), whose chefs see with good eyes a recent recipe book of the firm.


Moscow, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela today repeated his country''s condemnation of the sanctions imposed by the United States against Cuba, when commenting Washington''s policy of restrictions against the Caribbean island and Russia.


The Hague, Holland, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales arrived in The Hague today, where he will hold meetings with the national legal team and international experts to address Chile''s counterclaim over the waters of Silala.


Rome, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis expressed here today that a society without work foundation and its promotion is doomed to atrophy and the multiplication of inequalities.


La Paz, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales said in Russia that soccer is not only passion, it is the integration of the peoples, media stress today.


Osorno, Chile, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) Pardon was the most repeated word at the first meetings between Pope Francis'' envoys and believers in the dioceses of this southern city of Osorno, in Chile.


Moscow, Jun 15 (Prensa Latina) Panama President, Juan Carlos Varela, presents today the commercial facilities of his country before the Russian Chamber of Commerce, after meeting in the Kremlin with his host, Vladimir Putin.