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Havana, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Telefe Internacional voted today for Venezuelan Yulimar Rojas and Argentine Gustavo Fernandez as athletes of the year in Latin America and the Caribbean, during the Annual Sports Survey of Prensa Latina news agency.


Jakarta, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Indonesian security forces arrested 19 people allegedly linked to the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) in an attempt to reduce the risk of attacks during the holiday season.


Amsterdam, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Primary schools in the Netherlands remained closed on the occasion of the strike by thousands of teachers, the second in two months.


Pretoria, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of homeless people, 50 injured and 300 damaged houses, is the result of a tornado that hit the town of Midvaal, in the South African province of Gauteng.


Buenos Aires, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) While the intense search without news of the submarine ARA San Juan continues, La Capital newspaper, in the city of Mar del Plata, has released today the last photo taken by its crew members on August 1.


Kabul, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Afghan security forces captured Taliban commander Mullah Abdul Haq in the northern province of Kunduz today, as part of a recent offensive that tries to put the insurgency and terrorism under control.


Guatemala, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The election of the secretary and undersecretary of the National Council of Attention to the Migrant (Conamigua) appears today between the priorities scheduled in an extraordinary session of the Congress, although the majority of the candidates shows an inadequate profile.


Pretoria, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The Political Bureau of the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) held a meeting today to put the finishing touches on an extraordinary congress of the organization next Friday.


Paris, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Secretary General António Guterres called on the rich countries in Paris today to comply with their financial commitments to supporting the developing nations to deal with climate change.


Vienna, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) At least one person died today and around 20 were injured due to an explosion at a gas plant in Baumgarten, Austria, which belongs to the OMV oil consortium, one of the largest processors and suppliers in Europe.


Kathmandu, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The communist alliance is celebrating today its victory in the recent general elections in Nepal, while its rivals are experiencing moments of internal conflicts and recriminations for the poor results reached.