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Nation-wide cell phone Internet connection test conducted in Cuba

Havana, August 17 (RHC)-- The Cuban telecommunications company ETECSA conducted this week a nation-wide test of its cell phone Internet connection capabilities.... More

OAS commission not welcome in Nicaragua.  Photo: teleSUR
Nicaragua refuses to receive interventionist OAS commission

Managua, August 17 (RHC)-- The presence of a Labor Commission from the Organization of American States (OAS) in Nicaragua is "unacceptable," according... More

The court has issued extradition requests to Colombia, Peru and the United States in connection with the drone attack on Maduro.   Photo: AVN
Venezuela requests extradition of attempted Maduro assassination suspects

Caracas, August 17 (RHC)-- Venezuela's Supreme Court has formally requested the extradition of eight Venezuelan nationals living abroad who have been implicated... More

Palestinian schoolgirls attend a class at a school belonging to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) in Gaza City on Januar
UN to open Palestinian schools on time despite funding shortages

United Nations, August 17 (RHC)-- A United Nations agency says schools teaching half a million Palestinian refugees will reopen across the Middle East on time d... More

Deutsche Bahn is currently involved with its subsidiary DB Engineering & Consulting in two projects in Iran.  Photo: AFP
German firms ignore European Union appeal and end Iran projects

Berlin, August 17 (RHC)-- Deutsche Telekom and Deutsche Bahn, two state-owned German companies, are following car manufacturer Daimler and mechanical engineerin... More

A farmer moves bags of provisions, donated by the United Nations World Food Program (WFP), during a distributing of food aid to families affected by the drought
Honduras declares state of emergency due to drought

Tegucigalpa, August 17 (RHC)-- A major drought has ruined crops and left livestock dead in two southern provinces of Honduras causing famine ... More

Palestinian fishermen are seen on their boats at the seaport of Gaza City on July 17, 2018.  Photo: AFP
Israeli forces arrest four Palestinian fishermen off Gaza coast, seize their boats

Ramallah, August 17 (RHC)-- Palestinian officials say Israeli naval forces have opened fire on several Palestinian fishing boats off the coast of the besieged G... More

Suicide bomber in Afghanistan targets education center.  Photo: Reuters
Suicide bomber in Afghanistan targets education center

Kabul, August 17 (RHC)-- In Afghanistan, funerals have been held for 37 people killed after a suicide bomber struck an education center Wednesday in the capital... More

Malta allows migrant ship to dock after five days stranded at sea.  Photo: Democracy Now
Malta allows migrant ship to dock after five days stranded at sea

Tripoli, August 17 (RHC)-- In the Mediterranean, an aid ship carrying 141 migrants rescued off the coast of Libya docked in Malta on Wednesday... More

Boston Globe reports bomb threat as Trump attacks newspaper.  Photo: Boston Globe
Boston Globe reports bomb threat as Trump attacks newspaper

Boston, August 17 (RHC)-- In the U.S. state of Massachusetts, The Boston Globe has stepped up security at its offices, after a building manager reported several... More

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