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New Delhi, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Russian vaccine candidate, Sputnik V, will undergo phase three trials in India after receiving approval from the central drug control authority, it was disclosed here today.

Canberra, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The Great Barrier Reef that stretches off the northeast coast of Australia has lost more than half of its corals since 1995, as a result of warming waters caused by climate change.

17 de octubre de 2020, 12:7Hanoi, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam on Saturday extended to 45 days with no local Covid-19 infections and to 44 days with no deaths, as reported by the commission in charge of containing the pandemic.

New Delhi, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) One hundred years ago the first unit of the Communist Party of India was formed in Tashkent, former Soviet Union, through a birth and development intertwined with the struggle for independence of the highly populated South Asian country.

Beijing, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) China closed September with a 25.1 percent year-on-year rise in foreign direct investment (FDI), which amounted to 99.30 billion Yuan (14.2 billion dollars), official data indicated today.

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Havana, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The full moon flooded the waters of the Amoy port in the Chinese port city of Fujian. Some 300 native farmers boarded the Spanish ship 'Oquendo' bound for Cuba, an unknown land in the Caribbean, hired by slave traders who replaced the oppressed Africans with Asians. The black trade was in decline.

Academic seminar debates Cuba-China cooperationBeijing, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of China and Cuba on Friday debated the current prospects to deepen mutually beneficial cooperation, during a seminar to commemorate the 60th anniversary of bilateral relations.

15 de octubre de 2020, 17:57Tehran, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday demanded that the international community counteract the coercive measures taken by the United States against the Islamic Republic, which he described as crimes against humanity.

15 de octubre de 2020, 16:21New Delhi, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) South Asia, where a fifth of humanity inhabits, accumulates on Thursday over eight million Covid-19 cases and 125,000 deaths from Covid-19, the majority in India.

Beijing, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) China accused the United States on Thursday of endangering peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait by constantly sending battleships, and noted the country's determination to protect its territorial integrity.

Beijing, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) The 128th session of China's Import and Export Fair, known as the Canton Fair, opened virtually on Thursday with representation from 26,000 enterprises based home and abroad.