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Asia / Oceanía

Islamabad, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) The governmental Pakistan Muslim League of (PML-N) elected today as its president the governor of the eastern province of Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif, after a judicial decision that prevented former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from maintaining the position.

Manila, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) The Navy of the Phillipines and the Royal Australian Navy performed a round of military exercises Tuesday against piracy and terrorist groups in waters close to Sabah.

Kabul, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) US Defense Secretary James Mattis arrived in this capital Tuesday in a surprise visit, to meet Afghan President Mohammed Ashraf Ghani.

Pyongyang, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) The government of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has rejected today the end of the cooperation of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria with the country.

London, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) The possibility of a commercial warfare after the new tariffs imposed by the United States is one of the main concerns by market operators.

Tokyo, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today called on North Korea to take concrete measures for denuclearization.

Beijing, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) The State Council of China (cabinet) will reduce the present number of ministries and other departments looking for more efficiency and optimize the government, says a text presented today to Parliament.

Colombo, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) All the schools located in the administrative district of Kandy, in the central zone of Sri Lanka, reopened today after the state of emergency decreed by the Government a week ago due to ethnic tensions exacerbated in recent days.

Beijing, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping today lauded the efforts being made by the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and South Korea to normalize relations, achieve peace and determine the way to denuclearize the peninsula they share by peaceful means.

Seoul, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) The special envoys of the South Korean President, Moon Jae-in, are traveling to Japan, Russia and China, indistinctly, to report on the results of their visits to Pyongyang and Washington, said Yonhap agency.

New Delhi, Mar 11 (Prensa Latina) French President Emmanuel Macron announced today that France will allocate an additional fund of $700 million euros to finance solar projects in the world, while calling for a joint effort to handle climate change.