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Asia / Oceanía

New Delhi, June 27 (Prensa Latina) With the arrest of an Islamic State (IS) member, Indian authorities prevented several terrorist attacks in the southern states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, today revealed security sources.


Islamabad, June 27 (Prensa Latina) The death toll from the Sunday''s fuel truck explosion near Bahawalpur city, in the Pakistani province of Punjab, today rose to 157.


Ulan Bator, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) Mongolian are going to the polls today to elect a new president, a post disputed by social democrat Miyeegombyn Enkhbold, conservative Battulga Khaltmaa and former communist Sainkhuu Ganbaatar.


La Paz, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Education Minister Roberto Aguilar and Bai Chunli, president of the Chinese Science Academy, signed an agreement here Monday to promote scientific-technological exchange.


Beijing, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) Chinese president Xi Jinping welcomed today the ''one country, two systems'' policy as the best institutional arrangement to maintain the long-term prosperity and stability of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.


Manila, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) Combats in southern Philippines between the army and terrorist groups linked to the Islamic state (ISIS) resumed today after a brief ceasefire for the end of Ramadan. ''We have launched new offensives to recover the area taken by the terrorists in Marawi,'' pointed out Armed Forces spokesman Restituto Padilla.


Naypyidaw, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) Myanmar Army has reportedly taken drastic measures today against more than 400 soldiers for the use and recruitment of children as soldiers.


Seoul,Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) South Korea's newly appointed foreign minister said today in Seoul has no intention of rolling back the decision to deploy the U.S. THAAD battery, the U.S. missile defense system strongly opposed by China.


Pyongyang, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has condemned today South Korea's orchestrated manipulation campaign against the real purpose of what Pyongyang stresses is its fully self-defensive nuclear arsenal.


New Delhi, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) State-owned Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) has joined the Indian consortium that is negotiating a purchase of up to 49 percent in Vankor''s oilfields in the Russian Arctic region, today revealed company sources.


Colombo, 26 June (Prensa Latina) Sri Lanka''s government is today conducting a new campaign against dengue in order to curb the epidemic on the island, which in the first half of this year affected over 69,000 people and killed at least 205.