Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Several Thai Provinces on Alert of Heavy Rains 17 de julio de 2018, 15:13Bangkok, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Authorities in 28 Thai provinces were alerted to the forecast of heavy rains and their consequences, the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) reported today. Five Deaths, One Wounded in South Korean Military Airplane Crash 17 de julio de 2018, 15:03Seoul, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) At least five people were killed and another was wounded when a South Korean military helicopter crashed at a maritime base in the southeastern port city of Pohang, official sources reported today. Cuban President Diaz-Canel Attends Sao Paulo Forum Havana, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The President of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, is attending today in this capital the closing day of the 24th Meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum. Usain Bolt to Debut at Pro Soccer in Australia Canberra, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican Usain Bolt will begin tests in the Central Coast Mariners club of the A-League of Australia for six weeks to begin his career in professional soccer, revealed the agent of the former sprinter. Vietnamese Leader Highlights Fidel Castro's Legacy in Cuba Havana, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Vietnamese political leader Nguyen Duc Loi highlighted today in this capital the legacy of social justice and solidarity represented by the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. India, Ghana to Increase Cultural Relations New Delhi, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The Minister for Foreign Affairs & Regional Integration of Ghana, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey is on an official visit to India from 16-19 July 2018. SIA Dethrones Qatar Airways to Win Skytrax World's Best Airline Singapore Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Singapore Airlines (SIA) was recognized today as the best airline in the world at the World Airline Awards 2018 of the British auditor Skytrax. At Least 62 Talibans Killed by Afghan Air Force in Kandahar Kabul, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) At least 62 Talibans, including a commander, were killed during attacks carried out by the Afghan Air Force in the southern province of Kandahar, in the last 24 hours, official sources reported today. Philippines Suspended Classes,Sea Travel Due to Monsoon Rains Manila, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Authorities in the Philippines suspended today sea travel in some sectors of the southern regions of Bicol, Tagalog and Visayas due to heavy rains caused by southwest Monsoon and Typhoon Son-Tinh. Suicide Bomb Attack Kills More Than 20 in Afghanistan Kabul, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) More than 20 people died, including a Taliban commander, in a suicide attack perpetrated by the Islamic State in the province of Sar-i-Pul, in northern Afghanistan, police chief Abdul Qauom Baqizoi, said. Vietnam's GDP to Grow by 6.6 Percent in 2018 Hanoi, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam''s Gross Domestic Product will grow by 6.6 percent this year thanks to macroeconomic and financial stability, the reforms it is implementing and the recovery of the world economy, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicted today. Indonesian Police Kill 11 in Crime Fight Ahead of Asian Games Jakarta, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Indonesian police have killed 11 suspected petty criminals and shot dozens more in a heavy-handed offensive to free the capital of street crime before next month''s Asian Games. Iranian Minister Ruled Out Dialogue with Trump Tehran, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmud Alavi ruled out any dialogue between his country and U.S. President Donald Trump, who recently announced new sanctions against the Iranian nation. China Welcomes Russia-US Meeting, Expects More Rapprochement Beijing, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) China welcomed today the meeting held in Finland between Presidents Vladimir Putin (Russia) and Donald Trump (United States), urging them to maintain their contacts to solve any bilateral friction and examine global issues. North and South Korean Armies Reactivate Western Telephone Line Panmunjom, Korean Peninsula, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Direct communications between top military officers from North and South Korea through the western telephone line were reactivated today, according to an official source. UNESCO Values Potential of Silk Road in the Protection of Heritage Beijing, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay valued today the potential offered by the Chinese Silk Road initiative to protect the heritage of the countries involved, apart from its economic purpose. Pakistan to Improve Defense Ties with Iran Islamabad, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) President Mamnoon Hussain stated that Pakistan and Iran will continue efforts to face the cross-border challenges and the defense cooperation between the two countries will be further strengthened, it was reported today. Peace Boat Arrives in Cuba Havana, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Japan''s Peace Boat arrives today in Cuba, where its crew and passengers will convey messages about global solidarity and promote a world free of nuclear weapons. India's Sugar Production to Hit a Record High Next Year New Delhi, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) India's sugar production will increase 10 percent in the next marketing year, which begins in October, to reach a record of up to 35.5 million tons, it was announced. India, Iran Hold Diplomatic Consultations 16 de julio de 2018, 15:46New Delhi, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) India and Iran highlighted today in this capital the progress of the decisions made during the visit here in February of the Iranian President, Hasan Rouhani to strengthen the connectivity and commercial and economic cooperation.