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Asia / Oceanía

Dacca, Aug 31 (Prensa Latina) Bangladeshi authorities have today recovered 17 other bodies of Rohingya refugees from Naf River, bringing the death toll from a boat accident on Myanmar border to 21. According to the Prothom Alo newspaper''s website, 10 of the dead are children and seven women, although so far their identities are unknown.


New Delhi, Aug 31 (Prensa Latina) At least 10 people were killed today when a three-story building collapsed in Mumbai city, west India, due to heavy rains that in recent weeks caused nearly 1,000 deaths in this country.


30 de agosto de 2017, 18:04Damascus, 30 ago (PL) The Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, said today that the change of stance by some countries in relation to the armed conflict the country has been going through since March 2011, was achieved thanks to the victories of the Syrian Army.


30 de agosto de 2017, 16:11Beijing, Aug 30 (Prensa Latina) The death toll from the landslide in southwest China''s province of Guizhou rose to 23 today, while 12 people were still missing.


Manila, Aug 30 (Prensa Latina) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said today that the battle against armed groups loyal to the Islamic State (IS) that has been in the southern city of Marawi for three months is in its ''final stage''.


Beijing,Aug 30 (Prensa Latina) A total of 1.08 million Chinese college students have signed up for the army as of late August this year, up 5.58 percent year on year, according to an educational official today.


Nairobi,Aug 30 (Prensa Latina) Biologists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have named three new, rare ant species in Africa after important figures in African biodiversity conservationâ€''a former United States president, a writer-activist, and a world-renowned scientist.


Canberra, Aug 30 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam and Australia have opportunities for agricultural cooperation through the implementation of sectorial projects between the two countries companies, said Australian Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources Anne Ruston.


Hamburg, Aug 30 (Prensa Latina) With seven boxers in semi-finals, Cuba is the most-represented country in the World Boxing Championship (WBC), which is held in this German city.


Hanoi, Aug 30 (Prensa Latina) Following a surprising trend for any country and latitude, Vietnam received in the first eight months of this year, direct foreign investments (DFI) for 23 billion 360 million dollars.


Hanoi, Aug 30 (Prensa Latina) In a full recovery process after the devastating floods this month, the northern provinces of Vietnam are nowadays seeking extra support in the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.