Asia / Oceanía

Amsterdam, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The European Police Office (Europol) reported on Wednesday it has arrested 314 people and seized 2.4 tons of cocaine in an operation against organized crime.

18 de octubre de 2016, 18:32Wellington, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Government in New Zealand authorized today the entry into the country of the US warship Sampson after considering that the ship did not carry nuclear weapons.

Bern, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The International Football Federation (FIFA) announced today the suspension from football-related activities for five years of former president of the Football Association of Thailand (FAT), Worawi Makudi.

Manila, Oct 18 (Prendsa Latina) A supposed member of a group linked to the terrorist group Islamic State (IS), accused of participating in the kidnapping of European tourists, was shot dead during a military operation, according to reports today.

Beijing, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Chinese investment in Germany amounted to 10.8 million dollars in the first half of the year, an increase of almost twice the volume recorded in the past decade, highlighted today the Ministry of Trade.

17 de octubre de 2016, 18:18Jakarta, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Sea captive-bred turtles in Indonesia, into a program to protect this species from destruction of its natural habitat and hunters, were released today at a beach in the western island of Sumatra.

17 de octubre de 2016, 16:05Canberra, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The revelation of new reports about the mistreatment of migrants in the arrest centre of the island of Nauru generated anti-government positions in Australia, The Sydney Morning Herald reported today.

17 de octubre de 2016, 15:29Tokyo, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The Japanese antinuclear politician Ryuichi Yoneyama was elected governor of Niigata on Sunday, a prefecture that houses the largest nuclear plant in the world, Kyodo News reported Wednesday.

17 de octubre de 2016, 14:45Damascus, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Armed Forces today continue a synchronized and intense offensive against neighborhoods occupied by terrorist groups in the eastern part of the city, 350 kilometers north of Damascus, military sources confirmed.

Havana, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The Hotel Nacional de Cuba will host, from today until next Friday, the 12th International Immunotherapy Meeting 2016, organized by, among other instirutions, the Center for Molecular Immunology and the Latin American Association of Immunology.

Beijing, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The central parity of the yuan, Chinese currency, dropped todat to a new mínimum low of the last six years to the U.S. dollar by 222 basic points.