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Cuba in front of Children’s Baseball World Venezuela-2012


Caracas, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban baseball team held today in front of the child Mundialito VII of discipline held in Margarita, Nueva Esparta state, with four wins in five times at ground. Yesterday, the Cubans made 20 runs to beatcomfortably the Dominican 20-11, as did Mexico, second in the tournament, who won Colombia 3-0.

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Russia Reiterates Rejection of Attacks in Tatarstan

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Moscow, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) Russia will never be divided by religions or nationalities, said President Vadimir Putin, who reiterated his rejection of terrorism in all its forms while visiting the Republic of Tatarstan on Tuesday. Speaking at the town of Bolgar, as part of a working visit to the aforementioned Russian republic.

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El Salvador Reports 130 Aftershocks of Sunday Quake


San Salvador, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Environment of El Salvador today reported 130 aftershocks of the quake of 6.7 degrees on the Richter scale occurred on Sunday, 155 miles from the eastern coast of the nation. In a brief report, closed at 06:00 local time, the ministry states that only 10 of these phenomena have been felt by the population.

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Iran Demands Serious Efforts by NOAL for Stability in Syria


Tehran, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi demanded on Tuesday that the Non-Aligned (NAM) countries seriously consider the reestablishment of peace and calm in Syria, and rejected any foreign military intervention in that Arab country. Salehi made his demand at the International Conference Center of the Iranian Television Corporation (IRIB) and at bilateral meetings with visiting foreign ministers.

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Cuban Students’ Organization to Celebrate 90th Anniversary


Havana, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba”s Federation of University Students (FEU) will evaluate its work this week, as part of activities to celebrate its 90th anniversary in December, local media reported on Sunday. The program of actions on the FEU’s anniversary will include all Cuban universities, which will hold social, sports, cultural and recreational events, said the organization’s president, Carlos Rangel, quoted by the newspaper Juventud Rebelde

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Violent Weekend in Syrian Provinces

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Damascus, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Actions and clashes by government forces against armed gangs in provinces marked this weekend the atmosphere of violence Syria is currently experiencing. Clashes by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) against insurgents in Aleppo, Homs, Rural Damascus, among other provinces.

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Isaac Leaves Floods and Heavy Rains in Cuba


Havana, Aug 26 (PL) Light to moderate floods and rainfall throughout Cuba are the predominant elements in Sunday”s forecasts for Tropical Storm Isaac, which increased its strength after leaving Cuban territory. Rains persist on Sunday in most of the country, but they will be stronger and more intense from Camagüey to Guantánamo.

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Tropical Storm Isaac Hits La Espanola, Nearing East Cuba

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Havana, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) The tropical storm Isaac approaches the eastern coast of Cuba, a region already affected with rains, which effects may increase in time, reports the Meteorology Institute (Insmet). During its pass through Haiti overnight the system lost organization and strength, having now max. sustained winds of 95 kph and gust winds, and its max.

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Chile’s Social Organizations Demand Constituent Assembly


Santiago, Chile, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) Representatives from almost 100 Chilean social organizations will surround today the Congress building in Santiago with a human chain, to demand a Constituent Assembly. The demonstration will take place at 18:00 local time today (22:00 GMT) by major labor, environmental, union and neighborhood groups.

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OAS Analyzes Ecuador-UK Dispute due to Assange Case

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Washington, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) Foreign ministers of countries belonging to the Organization of American States (OAS) discussed today here a resolution on the lawsuit between Ecuador and the United Kingdom for the case of the Australian journalist Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks.