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Managua, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) President Daniel Ortega has urged the Nicaraguans to participate in the municipal elections, when there is only a little more than two weeks today for the November 5 election.

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.

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.

Caracas, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The National Constituent Assembly (ANC) will swear in today the newly-elected governors, after postponing it yesterday as they joined the international news conference of President Nicolas Maduro.

Damascus, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) In continued offensive the Syrian Army reportedly seized control over three main bases of ISIS, or Daesh, and freed another 17 towns from terrorists in southeastern Deir Ezzor where a landmine killed a commanding general.

Beijing, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) China''s President Xi Jinping has called today for more global unity to fight climate change and denied that his country has hegemonic aspirations for its rapid development. During his opening speech at the 19th Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in this capital, the president urged the entire international community to act in a coordinated way to rid the planet of the challenges of climate change.

Tokyo, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Ambassador to Japan, Carlos Miguel Pereira Hernández, had a dialogue Tuesday with the governor of the Japanese prefecture of Kyoto, Keiji Yamada, to extend and consolidate the bilateral relations.

Bogota, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) More than 40 injured and one journalist dead have been the result of the confrontation between an indigenous community and members of the Colombian police in the western Cauca department, radio media confirmed today.

Ankara, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) At least 12 policemen were injured today in the Turkish city of Mersin, south of the country, after exploding a bomb while the bus in which they traveled was passing through, according to DHA agency.

Caracas, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The National Constituent Assembly (ANC) will swear-in today to the governors of the 23 states of Venezuela, elected last Sunday in elections praised for their transparency and public-spiritedness.