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Asia / Oceania

Kuala Lumpur, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) There is no cause for alarm over a 23kg Radioactive Dispersal Device (RDD) that has been missing since Aug 10, according to Malaysia Deputy Home Minister Datuk Azis Jamman. He said the police are investigating its disappearance and the situation is still under control.


Addis Ababa, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) highlighted on Monday China's contribution to make the continent become a competitive market and recover some of its main social development indicators.


Geneva, Aug, 20 (Prensa Latina) The World Trade Organization (WTO) received on Monday a claim submitted by Turkey against the additional duties on steel and aluminum imposed by the United States.


Kuala Lumpur, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) There is no cause for alarm over a 23kg Radioactive Dispersal Device (RDD) that has been missing since Aug 10, according to Malaysia Deputy Home Minister Datuk Azis Jamman. He said the police are investigating its disappearance and the situation is still under control.


Tokyo, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The Japanese foreign minister, Taro Kono, urgedmore countries to join the UN Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) to regulate buying and selling of weapons.


Jakarta, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The Japanese Olympic Committee (COJ) today expelled four athletes from the basketball team that competes in the 2018 Asian Games, which are being contested in Indonesia, for allegedly hiring the services of prostitutes.


Hanoi, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The works of a square to be named after Fidel Castro in central Quang Tri province, one of those visited by the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution when he was in Vietnam in 1973, are going fast.


Beijing, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping will lead the Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), scheduled for September 3 and 4 in this capital, the Foreign Ministry reported today.


New Delhi, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said during a meeting in this capital with the head of the Japanese defense, Itsunori Onodera, that defense cooperation is a key pillar of the bilateral relationship.


Beijing, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Shahida Azfar, praised China's crackdown on progress in improving maternal and child health, local press reported.


Seoul, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) South Korea stressed today the Inter-Korean liaison office in the border city of Kaesong is not a violation of the sanctions imposed on the People's Democratic Republic of Korea (PDRK).