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Asia / Oceanía

New Delhi, June 14 (Prensa Latina) Tension in the northern Indian state of West Bengal is on the increase today, following a six-party decision to support secession of the area in order to create a new federated territory: Gurkhaland.

Beijing, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) China and Germany agreed to further boost cooperation in security and communications, the Chinese Government announced on Wednesday.

Dhaka, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) At least 130 people were killed, including soldiers and children, by landslides caused by heavy rains in three districts of eastern Bangladesh, according to the latest reports released here today.

Islamabad, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Pakistan''s trade deficit increased by 42 percent year-on-year when reaching a 29,9-billion-dollard record in the first 11 months of the current fiscal year (July-May), today reported the National Bureau of Statistics.

New Delhi, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Following the launch of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk-III, India''s Space Research Organization (ISRO) plans to test a kerosene-based semi-cryogenic engine by 2021.

Manila, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) Members of the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) that are occupying parts of the Philippine city of Marawi are killing civilians that try to escape, while they use others as cooks, authorities reported today.

Washington, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) US Secretary of Defense James Mattis recognized the progress of the Taliban Movement in Afghanistan and the problems of his country in the conflict with that Asian nation.

Tokyo, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) Japanese engineers reportedly presented the flying car that could light the Olympic flame at the inauguration of the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Dacca,Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) At least 101 people have been killed and 10 are missing in landslides and flooding after heavy monsoon rains in southeast Bangladesh, UBN said.

Teherán, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) Iranian president Hassan Rouhani congratulates the IOranian team for qualifing to 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Hanoi, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) Remembering is to live again and more than 100 Vietnamese professionals trained in Cuba did so during a meeting with National People''s Power Assembly President, Esteban Lazo, where the friendship between both peoples was reaffirmed.