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Asia / Oceanía

Berna, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Delegates of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea are today in Switzerland for a meeting with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on the participation of North Korean athletes in the Winter Games.

19 de enero de 2018, 11:53Jakarta, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) For the third time this year the Agung volcano, on the Indonesian island of Bali, is showing signs of eruption when it is expelling a column of ashes that exceeded two kilometers in height.

Beijing, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The city of Xian -in northwest China- continues today testing a 100 meters high tower that will purify the air during pollution days, a worrying phenomenon in the country.

Ankara, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) About 36 percent of university students in Turkey must work to cover their expenses, according to a survey released today by the Association of Young Workers.

19 de enero de 2018, 09:38Seoul, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) South Korea will promote a ''process of dialogue'' between the People''s Democratic Republic of Korea (PDRK) and the United States, using the new scenario of inter-Korean talks on Pyongyang''s participation in the Wintert Olympic Games.

Beijing, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese telecoms giant Tencent reported today about a long-term agreement signed with its similar Google of the U.S. to share patents of their own products and technologies.

New Delhi, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Abdul Manaf, a recruiter of the Islamic State (ISIS), from the southwestern state of Kerala, was killed in Syria while fighting for the terrorist organization, Indian police announced today.

New Delhi, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Indian security forces killed 213 separatist militants in the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir in 2017, 127 of them foreigners, today announced the government of that territory.

Beijing, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The department of International Relations of the Chinese Communist Party informed today that its head, Song Tao, will visit Cuba next Sunday to present the results of the recent Congress of the organization, held last October.

Lauzanne, Switzerland, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) The International Olympic Commiteee (IOC) annnounced in this city the completion of 14,000 anti-doping controls for more than six thousand athletes ahead to the Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games in 2018.

By Alberto Salazar Gutierrez

Hanoi, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang affirmed today that the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) is a proven mechanism to promote dialogue and regional and global cooperation.