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Asia / Oceanía

New Delhi, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) India and Sweden agreed on an Innovation Partnership and Joint Action Plan, as well as strengthening their cooperation in defense and security, after a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Swedish counterpart, Stefan Lofven.

Kabul, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) A group of armed men have kidnapped three Internal Electoral Commission voter registration employees along with two policemen in central Ghor province, officials said today.

London, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Global steel demand will grow 1.8 percent this year and 0.7 percent next year, driven by favorable world economic momentum, though the market faces risks from rising trade tensions, the World Steel Association (worldsteel) said today.

New Delhi, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) India is expected to grow at 7.4 per cent in 2018 and 7.8 per cent in 2019, According to The Times of Inid citing sourcesin the International Monetary Fund.

Beijing, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) China's economy closed the first quarter of this year with 6.8 percent growth, higher than the government's annual target of 6.5 points, the National Bureau of Statistics reported today.

Tokyo, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, departed today for the United States where he will talk with President Donald Trump, on denuclearization of North Korea and economic issues.

Beijing, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) China announced today it enacted anti-dumping measures against imported sorghum from the United States, as a way to correct unjust practices and keep a healthy trade order.

New Delhi, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) India condemned today Pakistan's attempts to encourage Sikh pilgrims visiting that country to raise the issue of Jalistan upon their return, said the Indian Foreign Ministry.

Ankara, Apr 16 ( Prensa Latina) Unemployment rate in Turkey rose in January for the third consecutive month, positioned at 10.8 percent, authorities from Turkish Statistical institute (TUIK) reported Monday.

Tokyo, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Authorities of Japan and China expressed today their worries over a possible development of a trade war, prodded by the U.S. protectionist strategies.

New Delhi, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit today Sweden and the United Kingdom, during which he will participate in the first Nordic-India Summit and the Meeting of Heads of Government of the Commonwealth.