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Brussels, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has today called for strengthening prevention and response to several phenomena such as forest wildfires, earthquakes and floods, seriously damaging the continent.

18 de octubre de 2017, 12:29Cairo, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Egypt already has at one of its naval bases in the northern city of Alexandria the first of four similar Gowind 2500 Corvette, purchased from France, as well as the second Type-209/1400 submarine acquired in Germany.

18 de octubre de 2017, 12:12Stockholm, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Swedish police investigate an explosion in front of a police station in the southern city of Helsingborg, which caused serious structural damage.

18 de octubre de 2017, 12:05Hanoi, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam''s President Tran Dai Quang urged today the Ministries of National Defense and Public Security to do impeccable work during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit.

Brasilia, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian President Michel Temer ''spent more than saliva'' to save the mandate of Senator Aécio Neves, authorizing 200 million reais (US $ 63 million) in budget amendments, announced today the UOL news website.

18 de octubre de 2017, 12:03Madrid, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy today called the president of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, act with good sense to avoid imposing drastic measures against that autonomous community, which aims to become a sovereign state.

Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina)  Cuban chefs celebrate Cuisine Day Wednesday because on this day they achieved an important success at an international meeting on October 18, they said in a statement.

Rome, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Italy is one of the oldest nations in Europe and in 2050 will be the third in the world, followed by Japan and Spain, according to a report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

18 de octubre de 2017, 12:00Ankara, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Gas Company ''Gazprom'' said on Wednesday its board has decided to increase its 2017 investment program by $3.78 billion to $19.68 billion, citing the need to boost financing of big projects.

18 de octubre de 2017, 11:58Mexico, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Attorney General''s Office (PGR) is currently investigating about 2,000 involved in corruption, according to a report in the hands of the Senate.

Beijing, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Xi Jinping, leader of the Communist Party of China (CCP) and president of the country, today considered corruption as the biggest threat to that political force, but he trusted that the campaign against that scourge would eradicate it.