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MEXICO CITY, March 7 (Xinhua) -- Mexico's National Sports Commission (Conade) on Tuesday said it was opening six academies to scout for and develop Olympic talent.

"We want the Conade academy to be the Harvard of sports," Conade chief Alfredo Castillo told guests, athletes and reporters at the presentation of the strategy.

Funded by both the government and the private sector, the academies will work to develop talent in volleyball, boxing, mixed martial arts, basketball, baseball and tennis, with the help of top active and retired Mexican athletes.

The academies will provide children 11 to 16 who show Olympic potential with the support and facilities they need to practice and compete nationally and internationally.

The president of the World Boxing Council, Mauricio Sulaiman, called the move "a historic step, a platform for both children and youth from remote communities across the country ... it will be a long process, but in the end, they will succeed in having high-level athletes there."

Mexico has historically underperformed at the Olympic Games and other international sporting events, and earlier this year officials announced a plan to establish individual academies to strengthen sports in the country.

MANILA, June 22 (Xinhua) -- A paramilitary was killed and another injured in an ambush by suspected leftist New People's Army rebels in southern Philippine city of Davao, local military said Wednesday.

The ambush took place Tuesday night in Paquibato District while the two Cafgu Active Auxiliary members were on board a motorcycle going to Paradise Embac in Paquibato District to get food supplies, said Captain Rhyan Batchar, public affairs office chief of the Army's 10th Infantry Division.

The wounded militiaman was brought to a hospital for treatment.

Pursuit operations were immediately launched against the armed men.

The New People's Army has been waging war against the government for over four decades.

Voters cast ballots at a polling station in Berlin Nike Air Max Womens Online , Germany, on Sept. 24, 2017. More than 61 million German voters were called to cast ballots on Sunday to pick their Bundestag, or federal parliament Nike Air Max Womens Sale , on which a new government will be formed. (XinhuaLuo Huanhuan)

BERLIN, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- More than 61 million German voters were called to cast ballots on Sunday to pick their Bundestag, or federal parliament, on which a new government will be formed.

About 73 Nike Air Max Womens Shoes ,500 polling stations across the country opened at 8:00 a.m. local time (0600 GMT) and will be closed at 6:00 p.m. (1600 GMT).

Polling institutions will interview voters anonymously at the exit of selected polling stations, and will publish the initial results exactly after the election ends.


In a chilly morning with drizzle at a polling in Wedding Borough, people coming to vote were mainly senior citizens, most of who were concerned about refugee issues and pension Nike Air Max Womens , but refused to elaborate their opinions.

"We work too long. We have to retire at 67 years old to get our pensions," said a voter anonymously to Xinhua.

At a bustling polling station in Mitte, center of Berlin, two civil servants working at the station said they cared about the foreign policy of Germany's new government Cheap Air Max Womens , hoping that the country can play a more actively in addressing the root causes of terrorism.

Volunteers at polling stations were also busy calculating ballots which had been cast by many voters via post. About 30 percent vote had cast their ballots, higher than that of 24.3 percent four years ago.

According to official statistics, participation of the election is higher than that of the last federal election four years ago in Hamburg, Munich and other major cities.

German election drew global attention in the midst of a series of surprises such as the Brexit Air Max Womens White , the U.S. presidential election. At the press center for the election, many journalists were waiting in queue for registration.

With a huge number of journalists' application, German Federal Press Office has to limit the number of reporters joining some election events.

At Humboldt University Berlin, the polling station was filled with journalists waiting for German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband to vote Sunday afternoon.


According to latest opinion polls right before the election Air Max Womens Online , Merkel's CDUCSU conservative union is expected to win most votes. The Union is now enjoying about 13-percentage point lead over the Social Democratic Party (SPD), its major rival.

Some voters believed that in the midst of many uncertainties, Merkel can maintain a stable Germany and even the European Union.

Jupp Heynckes, former coach of Bayern Munich Air Max Womens Sale , told the German newspaper Bild on Sunday that he planned to choose CDU.

"Angela Merkel is trusted around the world. Her word carries weight and is valid. It strengthens our reputation. For Germany, our security and our economy is the greatest asset," Heynckes was quoted as saying.

Although a young voter did not say which party he voted for, he said many of his friends went to vote on Sunday because "we don't want to see that Germans elect a leader like U.S. President Donald Trump".

SPD leader and former European Parliament president Martin Schulz cast his ballot in his hometown Wurselen Sunday morning. He published on Facebook a video clip Air Max Womens Shoes , saying, "SPD received my votes, but it's not enough. Now it's up to you, no you must go to vote."

German President Steinmeier cast his vote in Berlin's Zehlendorf.


It is also expected to see the far-right anti-immigration party Alternative for Germany (AfD) enter the parliament for the first time since World War II.

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