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Madrid, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias today condemned the decision by the president of the Spanish Government, Mariano Rajoy, to intervene in Catalonia when, according to him, authorities in that region have kept the declaration of independence in suspense.

Paris, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The return to France of nationals who are fighting with the Islamic State (IS) is a real danger against which the country is preparing, the chief of the Ground General Staff, Jean-Pierre Bosser, said today.

19 de octubre de 2017, 08:50Brussels, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) European Union (EU) leaders have met today at a summit that will be held until tomorrow in this capital.

Istanbul, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The foreign ministers of the Developing Eight (D-8) member countries will meet today in this city to hold the ninth summit of the group under the theme ''Increasing opportunities with cooperation''.

19 de octubre de 2017, 08:01Madrid, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Spain has closed on Thursday all dialogue channels to resolve the serious territorial conflict in Catalonia, which aims to become an independent state, and moved towards an eventual intervention of that region of the northeast of the country.

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Havana (Prensa Latina) About 40 million people are victims of modern slavery globally; 25 million of them are targeted by forced labor and 15 million are forced into marriages without consent.

18 de octubre de 2017, 16:48Madrid, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Spain would reportedly halt the imposition of drastic measures against Catalonia if its president, Carles Puigdemont, called early elections and abandoned his intention to make that region a sovereign state.

18 de octubre de 2017, 16:18United Nations, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called today to preserve the nuclear agreement with Iran, given the United States pressure to reverse or adjust it to its interests.

Sochi, Russia, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Youngsters worldwide denounced today the actions of the US in the Anti-imperialist Court of the World Festival of Youth and Students, which is celebrated in this southern Russian city.

The Hague, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban delegation of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (Citma), which is visiting the Netherlands, is visiting the facilities of the Deltares Institute, which specializes in research on water management and the sea.

Brussels, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The European Commission (EC) today announced a plan to protect citizens and public sites from terrorist attacks, including an investment of 118 million euros in security measures before 2019.