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Asia / Oceanía

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.


Islamabad, June 26 (Prensa Latina) Pakistan today celebrates in mourning the end of Ramadan, a Muslim sacred month, after several deadly attacks and a lethal accident that caused over 240 deaths and hundreds of injuries.


Manila, Jun 25 (Prensa Latina) The terrorist groups that operate in the southern Philippine town of Marawi respected the eight-hour ceasefire declared by the Army today on the occasion of the end of Ramadan.


Havana, Jun 25 (Prensa Latina) Foreign ministers from Bolivia and New Zealand, Fernando Huanacuni and Gerry Brownlee, respectively, will begin official visits to Cuba next week, the island''s Foreign Ministry announced today.


New Delhi, June 24 (Prensa Latina) India and Russia are moving forward today to strengthen their military cooperation, including the joint development of future weapon systems and the exchange of experiences.


Beijing, Jun 24 (Prensa Latina) At least 100 people were buried today by a landslide in southwest China''s Sichuan province, an event classified by experts as a first-class catastrophic geological disaster.


24 de junio de 2017, 00:20Ulan Bator, Jun 24 (Prensa Latina) The Mongolian population will elect a new president next Monday, following an electoral campaign full of corruption scandals involving the three candidates.


Havana, Jun 24 (Prensa Latina) The third Seminar China-Latin America will be held next week here, to tackle joint actions in the field of renewable energy and climate change, said a source related to the event.


23 de junio de 2017, 17:40Seoul, June 23 (Prensa Latina) South Korea''s President Moon Jae-In has overseen today a missile test, which was ''aimed at sending a clear warning against North Korea'' and according to experts, would help to increase growing tensions in the region.


23 de junio de 2017, 15:17Naipyido, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) The Armed Forces of Myanmar released 67 children soldiers from service Friday, being this the first action this year as part of a process to end forced recruitment of minors as fighters, requested by the United Nations.


Camberra, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) The Australian Defense Ministry announced today it will shortly deploy surveillance aircraft to support fighting against terrorist groups in the southern Philippine city of Marawi.