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Moscow, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Russia will develop more powerful weapons, if the United States abandons the Treaty of Elimination of Short and Medium-Scope Rockets, signed three decades ago, assured today the head of the Senate Committee on Defense and Security, Viktor Bondarev.

La Paz, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian legislators condemned today the interventionist statements of US Congresswoman Ileana Ros Lehtinen on the ruling of the Plurinational Constitutional Court (TCP) that authorized the postulation of national authorities again, including that of President Evo Morales.

United Nations, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Fourteen of the 15 members of the Security Council rebuked today the recent decision by the U.S. to proclaim Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move there its Embassy to Israel.

Kingston, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) More than 5,500 Haitians were deported by the administration of US President Donald Trump during the fiscal year 2017, compared to only 310 in 2016, the digital portal News America reported today.

Moscow, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Russia criticized the free interpretation by the United States of the treaty to eliminate intermediate-range and shorter-range missiles, signed 30 years ago and considered it possible to comply only if the northern country does too.

United Nations, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's permanent representative to the UN, Anayansi Rodríguez, said today that ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on the Caribbean nation would be an action in favor of peace.

United Nations,Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) At least 14 United Nations ''blue helmets'' in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have been killed and around 40 injured, in what the Secretary-General António Guterres described as the ''worst attack'' on UN peacekeepers in recent history.

Tokyo, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The controversial bitcoin electronic currency has collapsed more than 12 percent today after increasing 2.4 million yen (about $21,167 USD ) in the main Japanese houses of exchange.

Ramallah, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Ashraf al-Qedra, spokesman of the Gaza Health Ministry said today that two Palestinians were killed and over 270 injured in clashes with Israeli soldiers.

Havana, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The premiere in Cuba of Brazilian feature film ''O Filme da minha vida'' (The Movie of My Life), by Selton Mello, is marking today the opening of the 39th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema.

08 de diciembre de 2017, 10:36París, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) U.S. President Donald Trump''s decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel, centered today statements in an international meeting in Paris, where several leaders assessed it as a threat to the region.