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Asia / Oceania

Cuban FM sends condolences to China on damages caused by rainsHavana, Jul 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Thursday sent condolences on behalf of his country to the Chinese people and Government, given the loss of human lives and the damages caused by heavy rains.

Vietnamese solidarity organizations reiterate support for CubaHanoi, July 22 (Prensa Latina)Lifting of the US blockade is the shared desire of those who truly want a better present and future for Cuba, Vietnamese solidarity organizations with the island assured today.

Tajikistan against using force against neighboring countriesDushanbe, Jul 22 (Prensa Latina) Tajik President Emomali Rahmon on Thursday said that his country will never use its army against neighboring nations, by addressing members of the Armed Forces, reservists and agents of the security forces.

IOC social media teams banned from showing athletes taking the kneeTokyo, Prensa Latina) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Tokyo 2020 organizers on Thursday banned their social media teams from posting pictures of athletes taking the knee at these Olympic Games.

Pyongyang, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) Media from from Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Wednesday recalled the measures taken by leader Kim Il Sung to encourage people to achieve victory during the war.

Death toll rises to 25 in Chinese province flooded by rainsBeijing, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) The death toll due to the most devastating downpours in 60 years rose to 25 in Henan province (central China), and authorities warned about a probable increase in that indicator because seven people are still missing.

Cambodian media ready to denounce actions against CubaPhnom Penh, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) Cambodian Information Minister Khieu Kanharith said on Wednesday that his country's publications are at the disposal of Cuba to spread the truth about the recent actions that took place on the island.

Fire emergency in Russia's Karelia regionMoscow, July 21 (Prensa Latina) Russian Republic of Karelia issued a state of emergency throughout its territory due to severe forest fires hitting the northwest of the nation, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment said today.

Cuba presents in Vietnam realities about protests in the islandHanoi, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Ambassador to Vietnam Orlando Hernandez Guillen affirmed in Hanoi on Wednesday that the recent events that took place in the island are the result of a perverse and calculated destabilization maneuver with the obvious participation of the United States.

21 de julio de 2021, 7:5New Delhi, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) A total of 45,432 cases of mucormycosis (black fungus) have been reported by states and Uts till July 15 of which 21,085 affected people are receiving treatment and 4,252 have passed away, the Health and Family Welfare Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said in a written reply.

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La Paz, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) Russia, China and the United States were the main export markets for Bolivia's lithium carbonate since January to date, according to the deputy minister of High Energy Technologies, Alvaro Arnez.