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Highlights

Buenos Aires, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Amidst a huge judicial campaign against her, the former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez was tried today in one of several cases that Judge Claudio Bonadio has open to her.


Damascus, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Syrian air defense fired missiles in the sky of Latakia province, where heavy explosions were heard.


Havana, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) A representative of the British Group of the Inter-Parliamentary Union began on Monday a visit to Cuba in compliance with an invitation made by the National Assembly of People's Power (ANPP).


Montevideo, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The Communist Party of Uruguay (PCU) has demanded the expulsion of Luis Almagro, current Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), from the Broad Front (Frente Amplio, FA) coalition after showing again his servility and irresponsibility to Washington''s policies.


Damascus, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian municipal and provincial elections have been held without any security incident disrupting the voting process, said today Suleiman al-Qaed, head of the Supreme Electoral Committee.


Caracas, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) President Nicolas Maduro returned on Monday to Venezuela after a successful visit to China, where he signed 28 cooperation agreements on education, health, technology, security, trade, energy, mining and culture.


Addis Ababa, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Eritrea and South Sudan could join the East African Standby Force (EASF), a regional militia with rapid deployment capability to combat security threats, the African Union (AU) reported on Monday.


Buenos Aires, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The main researchers and academics of the G20 countries are leading the ''Think 20'' summit here today, where strategies will be drawn up and ideas on various areas will be presented to the leaders of this forum next November.


Caracas, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza announced that as part of actions carried out by the Executive to control drug trafficking on the border with Colombia, a Colombian drug processing lab was dismantled.


Ramallah, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The Executive Committee member of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Hanan Ashrawi, has condemned on Monday the U.S. government's action against the Palestinian ambassador in Washington.


Santiago, Chile, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The expulsion of a priest from the Marist Brothers has added fuel to the credibility crisis of the Catholic Church in Chile, while the National Prosecutor's Office continues its investigations.