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Asia / Oceanía

New Delhi, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Swine fever has caused 929 deaths so far, and 18,225 affected cases during this time, reported official media today.


Islamabad, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) More than 35 million Pakistanis over the age of 20 suffer from type 2 diabetes, 26 percent of the total, according to a research released today.


Pyongyang, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) The National Reconciliation Council (NRC) of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has today condemned the strengthening of the USA-South Korea security alliance to further sanction and military adventure campaigns against North Korea.


Seoul, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) South Korean technology company Samsung announced today that it has patented an integrated breathalyzer for mobile devices, which adds an added value to the cell phones of this firm.


Beijing, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) For China, the so-called ''suspension for suspension'' initiative is the most reasonable, fair and practical way to resolve the Korean Peninsula issue.


Beijing, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) China has unveiled today new evidence of horrific biological researchers and vivisection on humans and germ warfare conducted by the Japanese army''s notorious Unit 731 in northeast China''s Heilongjiang Province during World War II (WWII).


New Delhi, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) The death toll from recent rains in northern and eastern India today rose to 285, although the total number since the beginning of monsoon in June has reached almost 500 people.


New Delhi, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) If India held general elections today, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, would win a wide victory, although rivals would close the gap, a poll revealed.


New Delhi, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Climate change will have a strong negative impact on agricultural production in India, a country with around 1,3 billion people, according to official data released here today.


Chinese Taipei, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban runners Yoandys Lescay and Rose Mary Almanza will be the representation of Cuba in the 29th World Universiade in Chinese Taipei, from August 19 to 30, with competitive action in 21 sports.


New Delhi, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) Heavy rainfalls in northern and eastern India caused more than 240 casualties and at least 14 million of affected people; besides huge economic loses, authorities reported today.