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Jakarta, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) Indonesian authorities have raised the death toll today to 436 after the violent 5.9-magnitude aftershock which struck the tourist island of Lombok on August 5.

Tokyo,Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono has set off on an 8-day tour of Central and South America.

Bogotá, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) The Superior Court of Bogotá rejected a second writ of habeas corpus requested by the defense of the leader of the Revolutionary Alternative Force of the Common (FARC) Jesús Santrich, Colombian Public Prosecutor said on his Twitter account.

Santo Domingo, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) A heartfelt homage under the title ''The legendary Fidel Castro'' pays tribute to the leader of the Cuban Revolution for his 92nd birthday this Sunday in the Dominican digital daily Hoy.

Mexico, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Along with the spiral of violence, the number of armored vehicles in Mexico is growing today, according to data from the National Security Commission (CNS).

Sanaa, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Yemen''s Human Rights Minister Alia Faisal condemned today the indiscriminate attacks of Saudi aviation against the country''s civilian population.

Santo Domingo, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of Dominicans are participating in the Million March Against Corruption and Impunity which began today in the metropolitan area of this capital convened by the Green March collective.

Brussels, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) A major fire in the port of Antwerp has been brought under control, the port authority said, but could go on burning for the rest of the week.

Jakarta, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) A week after the 6.9-magnitude earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok, the authorities are continuing their efforts to rescue those affected despite the ongoing aftershocks.

Mexico, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Mexico today needs some 226,000 more nurses, both in the public and private sectors, for primary care, the aging of the population and chronic-degenerative diseases.

Tehran, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Iran will soon receive a second batch of enriched uranium up to 20 percent that Russia kept under a nuclear agreement signed between the Persian nation and six world powers.