UNITED NATIONS, Dec 6 (Bernama) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is waiting for a formal announcement from US President Donald Trump concerning the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital city of Israel, and warns of consequences of doing so, China's Xinhua news agency reported a UN spokesman as saying on Tuesday.

GENEVA, Dec 6 (Bernama) -- The eighth round of intra-Syrian talks on Tuesday resumed here in Geneva after a weekend break, with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura meeting the Syrian opposition delegation for a bilateral talk Wednesday afternoon, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

HAVANA, Dec 5 (BERNAMA-NNN-TELESUR) -- Marching from the Plaza Antonio Maceo in Santiago de Cuba to the resting place of the revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, thousands of Cubans gathered to pay tribute to the legend a year after his death.

ZHUHAI (China), Dec 5 (Bernama) -- The AG600, a large amphibious aircraft developed by China, has passed the official technical quality assessment for its maiden flight, China's Xinhua news agency reported the developer as saying.

BAKU, Dec 5 (Bernama) -- Azerbaijan is planning to increase the number of its peacekeeping personnel in Afghanistan next year, Azerbaijan's Azertac news agency reported, quoting the Defence Ministry as saying.

BUENOS AIRES, Dec 5 (BERNAMA-NNN-Xinhua) -- Efforts to locate an Argentine submarine that went missing in the south Atlantic in mid-November will continue as long as needed, naval spokesman Enrique Balbi said.

SAO PAULO, Dec 5 (BERNAMA-NNN-AGENCIES) -- Brazil's prosecutor general officially presented money laundering and criminal association charges against six people, including a former federal minister and a congressman, Brazilian media reported.