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Asia / Oceanía

Kabul, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) At least 43 soldiers were killed during a Taliban attack on a military base in the Maiwand, Afghan province of Helmand, the Defense Ministry said today.

Tokyo, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) With just three days left for general elections in Japan, the polls anticipate a resounding victory for the current government coalition, led by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Sochi, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The World Festival of Youth and Students is today dedicating to Asia and Oceania, whose activities have been focused on the different continents.

19 de octubre de 2017, 10:14Hanoi, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) High officials and financial experts of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC) left ready today in the central Vietnamese city of Hoi An the meeting which on that topic will begin ministers of that branch tomorrow.

Beijing, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The disciplinary authorities of the Communist Party of China (CPC) have investigated about 440 senior officials, among them 43 members of the Central Committee, on corruption, as part of a campaign against such practices.

19 de octubre de 2017, 08:40Beijing, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) Congress continued today with its second day of debates, amid the great impacts of Xi Jinping´s opening speech.

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Havana (Prensa Latina) About 40 million people are victims of modern slavery globally; 25 million of them are targeted by forced labor and 15 million are forced into marriages without consent.

18 de octubre de 2017, 16:18United Nations, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called today to preserve the nuclear agreement with Iran, given the United States pressure to reverse or adjust it to its interests.

18 de octubre de 2017, 15:40Jakarta, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Declassified documents confirm that the United States was aware of the massacre against Communists committed in Indonesia between 1965 and 1966.

Sochi, Russia, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Youngsters worldwide denounced today the actions of the US in the Anti-imperialist Court of the World Festival of Youth and Students, which is celebrated in this southern Russian city.

Tokyo, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Arts Association of Japan granted today the Praemium Imperiale, the highest artistic award to creators in five countries for contributing to the development and promotion of culture worldwide.