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United Nations, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov asked the Security Council today for more efforts to prevent mass destruction weapons from reaching the hands of terrorist groups.

Kiev, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (Ukrainian unicameral parliament) approved today an authorization for the presence of foreign troops, including the United States, in their military maneuvers planned for this year.

Kinhasa, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Agriculture and Food (FAO) Organization and children (Unicef), and the World Food Program (WFP) today issued an appeal to avoid famine in the Democratic Congo.

Damascus, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Syria's Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad today warned that his country will respond militarily to a possible Turkish military campaign in northern Syria.

Washington, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) When a mother breastfeeds her child for six months or more it reduces her risk of diabetes up to 47 percent, said a study by the American Medical Association (AMA) published on Wednesday.

Washington, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. President, Donald Trump, said today in his Twitter portal that Mexico would pay ''direct or indirectly'' the border Wall and break the North America Free Trade Treaty.

Havana, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced today that the Caribbean island and the United States held a technical meeting to prevent and face terrorism.

Damascus, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Foreign Ministry has denounced that the military presence of U.S. troops in this Arab country is a form of aggression and a flagrant violation of the International Law.

Havana, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The great variety of perspectives to conceive and play jazz will be tangible at the concert in this city by US saxophone player Joe Lovano, together with Cuban musicians.

Ottawa, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today that the Canadian society is being left behind regarding the systemic changes that the Parliament is trying to boost, concerning prevention and struggle against sexual harassment and other inappropriate behaviors.

Washington, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The ex-commanders of two destroyers of the US Navy face today charges of homicide and negligence due to accidents that killed 17 people in the Pacific Ocean last summer.