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New Delhi, Jan 8 (Prensa Latina) Ten major trade unions in India began Tuesday a two-day nationwide general strike in protest against the economic policies of the Narendra Modi government; 20 million workers from several sectors have joined the labor action.

Tokyo, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) The main spokesman of the Japanese government, Yoshihide Suga, said today that the relationship with South Korea is in a very complex state due to disputes between the two countries.

Kabul, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) More than 100 fatalities is the result of recent clashes between the Taliban and Afghan security forces, local media report today.

Hanoi, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) Through its Vicepresident, Heidi Hautala, the European Parliament, assured today to Vietnamese officials it will support the early signing of a free trade agreement between the community bloc and the Indochinese nation.

Hanoi, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) The 18,736 traffic accidents occurred in Vietnam in 2018 killed 8,248 people and injured 14,802 others, police authorities confirmed on Monday.

Beijing, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) China reiterated Monday its demand to the United States to cease sending warships to its territorial waters without permission and warned it will take the necessary measures to defend its sovereignty.

Kabul, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) More than 20 people were killed, including members of government forces and insurgents, in a Taliban attack on a security checkpoint in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar, local authorities said today.

04 de enero de 2019, 14:49New Delhi, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 11 million Indians lost their jobs in 2018, according to a report by the Indian Economy Monitoring Centre released today in this capital that points to a gloomier job scenario in rural areas.

Beijing, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) China confirmed talks with the United States will resume in Beijing on January 7- 8, for mutually satisfactory resolutions to the economic-trade dispute between both powers.

Tehran, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Iran''s Foreign Minister, Mohammed Yavad Zarif, defended his country''s right to test and launch missiles, because it does not violate any international agreement, a message on social media indicated Friday.

Addis Ababa, 4 Jan (PL) Ethiopia''s Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, indicated Friday the strength of relations with China as the key element to progress towards the capitalization of technological development projects between both nations.