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Asia / Oceania

New Delhi, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) India on Wednesday reported as many as 115,736 new Covid-19 cases, a record infection number in one single day, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare announced.

Beijing, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) New massive health check-ups are being carried out in the city of Ruili, southwestern China, in the search for asymptomatic Covid-19 patients, following an the outbreak that left a hundred cases in a few days.

New York, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Oil prices closed higher on Tuesday driven by positive economic information from US and Chinese service sectors in March.

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Jakarta, (Prensa Latina) Fearing Jakarta could be under water in 30 years, the authorities want to move Indonesia's capital to a higher place.

Moscow, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Russia's Venceremos social movement expressed its rejection of the United States blockade against Cuba in a letter to the US Embassy in this capital, local media reported on Tuesday.

Tehran, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Iran on Tuesday repeated its demand on the lifting of the United States sanctions, at the first round of a meeting in Vienna, Austria, where participants are reviewing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) or nuclear deal.

Ulaanbaatar, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Representatives from the Mongolian and Cuban Ministries of Health on Tuesday signed in Ulaanbaatar a Memorandum of Understanding on reciprocal cooperation in healthcare and medical sciences.

Havana, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Tuesday conveyed his condolences to the peoples and governments of Indonesia and Timor Leste facing the damage caused by a heavy rainstorm.

Pyongyang,  (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) declined to participate in the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics to protect athletes' health from the Covid-19 pandemic, journalistic sources have informed.

San Salvador, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) A batch of 150,000 Covid-19 vaccines donated by the Chinese Government will arrive in El Salvador on Tuesday, where the immunization of the teaching personnel is progressing.

New Delhi, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov will debate Tuesday on the relations between the two countries and will also review the organization for the forthcoming annual bilateral summit. Lavrov arrived in India Monday night for a two-day visit and is also planning to travel to Pakistan to talk with his counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi.