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Washington, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) The United States may have much more troops in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan than it publicly declares, given different reasons, some troops are absent from the official count.

Damascus, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Foreign Ministry has condemned US-led coalition''s strikes targeting Syrian civilians, media reports said today.

Moscow, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) Russia has condemned today a US decision of restricting visas granting and warned of possible interference by Washington in the 2018 elections.

United Nations, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) The UN Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination called on the United States government to unequivocally and unconditionally condemn racism and hate crimes.

Washington, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) US ecologist groups welcomed today the decision by a court of appeals that rejected federal approval of the Southeast Market Pipeline Project for considering the environmental analysis of a gas pipeline as incomplete.

Ottawa, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) Some 20,000 homes and businesses in Montreal and its surroundings remain today without electricity due to the effects of a storm that caused severe material damages.

Mexico, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) US President Donald Trump''s warning that he may cancel the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), is a negotiation strategy, Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray stated today.

Ottawa, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) The presence of groups that defends racist and xenophobic ideas in public is today a growing concern to members of the Canada-Africa Parliamentary Association.

Washington, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) Terrestrial ecosystems are every time less resistant to drought, and in the future, several regions of the planet could lose their capacity to recover from water shortages, warned today Woods Hole Research Center, Massachusetts.

New York, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has opened today in the red due to investors'' concerns, following US President Donald Trump''s statements on the construction of a wall along the US border with Mexico.

San Jose, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) Some 500 representatives of governments, civil society, the academia and the technological sector from the American continent are meeting here from today until Friday to analyze the achievements and challenges of opening and using public information.