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Asia / Oceanía

Seoul, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) will compete in artistic skating, alpine ski, long-distance ski and ice hockey during the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics, official sources reported today.

New Delhi, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) An Indian soldier and two Pakistani civilians were killed in a new clash between troops from both countries on the Line of Control (LoC), the de facto border in the Kashmir disputed region.

New Delhi, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) After exceeding tourist arrivals by 10 million last year, India is now working to double the figure in 2020, today announced the minister of the sector, K.J. Alphons.

Seoul, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The Republic of Korea and the People''s Democratic Republic of Koreas (PDRK) agreed to march toghether under the flag of the Korean Reunification at the inaugural ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games PyeongChang 2018.

Addis Ababa, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The modern electrified railway that links Ethiopia with the port of neighboring Djibouti began transporting passengers, official sources announced today, a few days after the inauguration of this means of transport.

Tokyo, Jan 17(Prensa Latina) The Tokyo Metropolitan Government plans to decorate historical buildings and other structures with lights ahead of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in the capital, officials have said.

Ámsterdam, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Drawings, together with works by Govert Flinck, on show at the Singer Laren museum in the Netherlands

Naipyidó, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Myanmar police shot dead seven demonstrators and 12 were injured in troubled Rakhine State, after a local gathering celebrating an ancient Buddhist Arakan kingdom turned violent.

Moscow, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The Investigation Committee of Russia (SKR) dismantled the theory of alleged organized doping of Russian athletes during the Winter Olympics in Sochi in 2014.

Beijing, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese giant of electronic commerce Alibaba announced today it closed 240 thousand stores-online suspicious of selling imitatiohn products in 2017.

Beijing, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) China affirmed today that the meeting in Vancouver on the People''s Democratic Republic of Korea (PDRK) showed the persistence of the Cold War mentality and this will only damage the efforts to solve the crisis in the península.