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Asia / Oceanía

New Delhi, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Indian and Russian military men today began in the Central Asian country the joint 10-day exercise Indra-2017, the first attended by the three bodies of the Armed Forces.

19 de octubre de 2017, 15:21Manila, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The Philippines will reject the economic contribution of the European Union (EU) for its criticism of the controversial anti-drug campaign promoted by President Rodrigo Duterte, an official source confirmed today.

19 de octubre de 2017, 15:19New Delhi, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) India condemned today a Taliban attack on a military base in Afghanistan, which killed 41 people, and called for dialogue to end the armed conflict that has been affecting the country for decades.

Ankara, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and Iranian Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri held a meeting in this capital where they agreed to maintain close bilateral cooperation in economic and security matters.

Kabul, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) At least 43 soldiers were killed during a Taliban attack on a military base in the Maiwand, Afghan province of Helmand, the Defense Ministry said today.

Tokyo, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) With just three days left for general elections in Japan, the polls anticipate a resounding victory for the current government coalition, led by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Sochi, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The World Festival of Youth and Students is today dedicating to Asia and Oceania, whose activities have been focused on the different continents.

19 de octubre de 2017, 10:14Hanoi, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) High officials and financial experts of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC) left ready today in the central Vietnamese city of Hoi An the meeting which on that topic will begin ministers of that branch tomorrow.

Beijing, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The disciplinary authorities of the Communist Party of China (CPC) have investigated about 440 senior officials, among them 43 members of the Central Committee, on corruption, as part of a campaign against such practices.

19 de octubre de 2017, 08:40Beijing, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) Congress continued today with its second day of debates, amid the great impacts of Xi Jinping´s opening speech.

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Havana (Prensa Latina) About 40 million people are victims of modern slavery globally; 25 million of them are targeted by forced labor and 15 million are forced into marriages without consent.