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Asia / Oceania

Addis Ababa, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), to be held next month, will be a good example of South-South cooperation, official sources said.

Beijing, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) A Chinese delegation will travel to the U.S. at the end of this month, invited to talk bilateral economic and trade issues, the Ministry of Trade announced here.

Kuala Lumpur, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad will arrive in China tomorrow as part of an official visit to discuss infrastructure projects between both countries.

16 de agosto de 2018, 13:27Juba, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) South Sudan president, Salva Kiir met with Japan Defense Minister Tomohiro Yamamoto today in this capital with whom he agreed to strengthen bilateral military ties.

Canberra, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Cyberattacks cost Australian citizens and companies more than AU$7 billion ($5.09 billion) a year, according to the country''s prime minister on Thursday.

Santiago de Chile, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The price of the pound of copper has continued its freefall on the London Stock Exchange, the lowest in the last 13 months, triggering alarms in the Chilean economy, the world''s largest exporter of the metal.

Kabul, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The terrorist group Islamic State (IS) today claimed responsibility for a suicide attack occurred yesterday against a private educational center in this capital, killing 34 and injured 56.

Jakarta, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Deputy Minister of Sports of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Won Kil-u, assured here today that Pyongyang and Seoul should form joint teams in more sports, if possible, and expand cooperation in that sector.

Havana, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) The vice-president of the State Committee of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Choe Ryong Hae, is carrying out an intense agenda in Cuba, where on Wednesday he held talks with the authorities to strengthen bilateral relations.

Moscow, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Russia and China criticized today the announced sanctions against companies of their countries alleging they maintain links with the Peoples' Democratic Republic of Korea (PDRK).

Seoul, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) South Korea will invest 3.1 million dollars from the Korea Cooperation Fund to finance the operation of a liaison office between Pyongyang and Seoul, the South Korean Ministry of Unification announced today.