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Berlin, May 16 (Prensa Latina) German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized in the lower house of parliament (Bundestag), the withdrawal of the US government from the nuclear agreement with Iran.

Abuja, May 16 (Prensa Latina) More than 100 persons have been kidnapped by unknown people in the Northern State of Kaduna.

Seoul, May 16 (Prensa Latina) South Korea declared today that it regrets the cancellation of a meeting with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), but reiterated the maintenance of the military exercises with the United States, which caused the suspension of the bilateral talks.

Geneva, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is a symbol of solidarity and the right to development, and this is recognized by many countries at the UN Office in Geneva, said today the president of the Cuban Association of the United Nations (ACNU), Fermin Quiñones.

Tel Aviv, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Following the steps taken this week by the United States, Guatemala carried out today the transfer of its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, an action strongly criticized by the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).

Beijing, May 16 (Prensa Latina) China called on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), South Korea and the United States today to make joint efforts to preserve détente on the peninsula and prevent another alarming crisis.

Damascus, May 15 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Army and brigades from Palestine controlled several installations at the camp of Al-Yarmouk and the district of Hayyar Asswad, south of the Syrian capital, in their attacks to the Islamic State (ISIS or DAESH).

United Nations, May 15 (Prensa Latina) The UN Security Council is analyzing today the situation in the Middle East, including the question of Palestine, which generates so much concern after the brutal repression of Israel against peaceful demonstrators in Gaza.

United Nations, May 15 (Prensa Latina) The Permanent Representative of Bolivia to the UN, Sacha LLorenti, stated today that the international community and the Security Council have failed the people of Palestine by remaining inoperative before the crimes.

Berlin, May 15 (Prensa Latina) The German government and political parties reacted today against the massive violence by the Israeli army against Palestinians on the demarcation line with Gaza, leaving 60 dead and 2,771 injured.

Brasilia, May 15 (Prensa Latina) For more than a quarter of Brazilian voters, former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, a political prisoner more than a month ago, is the only candidate they would vote for next October.