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Asia / Oceanía

Hanoi, Oct 2 (Prensa Latina) Those infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Vietnam reached 209,591 at the end of the first half of the year, but health authorities maintain its hard-gained achievements and fast track on its HIV response towards ending AIDS by 2030.


Manila, Oct 1 (Prensa Latina) The Philippines is looking forward U.S. President Donald Trump''s visit in November, when the alliance between the two countries will be reaffirmed, Foreign Minister Alan Peter Cayetano said.


Tokyo, Oct 1 (Prensa Latina) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is losing popularity before this month''s election to the Party of Hope and its possible alliance with the opposition, according to a survey published in the newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun.


Kabul, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Former Afghan President Hami Karzai today condemned the suicide attack perpetrated on Friday in Qala-e-Fatehullah, Kabul, where five people were killed and 20 were injured.


30 de septiembre de 2017, 08:51Beijing, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping considered today that the upcoming visit by his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, would be an opportunity to boost the development of relations between the two countries.


United Nations, Sept 30 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) announced that it plans to establish over 1,300 new schools for refugee children from the Rohingya ethnic group in Bangladesh after fleeing with their families in Rakhine, Myanmar .


Tokyo, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will attend the 14th Forum on Science and Technology for Society, which will be held from October 1 to 3 in Kyoto, Japan, according to Cuban Ambassador Carlos Miguel Pereira Hernandez.


New Delhi, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) As part of growing bilateral ties, India agreed to train Afghan police, although it still refuses to send troops to that Central Asian country that has been at war for decades.


Islamabad, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) Pakistan''s foreign exchange reserves stood at around 20 billion dollars at the end of last week, a slight drop from the previous period, today announced the State Bank (SBP).


Islamabad, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) In order to prevent further sectarian attacks, Pakistani authorities today launched a security operation on occasion of Ashura, the main celebration of Shiite Muslims, who represent 20 percent of the population.


New Delhi, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) At least 22 people were killed and 27 injured today in a stampede on a footbridge at a crowded train station in Mumbai, capital of the western Indian state of Maharastra. The figure was announced to the press by Anil Saxena, spokesman for India''s Ministry of Railways, who explained that several of the wounded are in serious condition.