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22 children dead in Nile boat shrinking
At least 22 primary school children and a teacher drowned on August 15th when a boat carrying more than 40 people sank while crossing the Nile in northern Sudan, according to the state news agency SUNA.
Japan, China mark 40th anniversary of Treaty of Peace and Friendship
16:41 13/08/2018
China and Japan on August 12th exchanged congratulatory messages to mark the 40th anniversary of their Peace and Friendship Treaty, amid thawing their relations.
Thailand to host WorldSkills ASEAN Bangkok 2018
23:48 12/08/2018
Thailand’s Ministry of Labour announced that Thailand will host WorldSkills ASEAN Bangkok 2018 from August 31st to September 2nd.
Eight killed in plane crash in Indonesia
23:42 12/08/2018
Indonesia authorities on August 12th announced that a plane carrying seven passengers and two crew members crashed at remote mountainous area in the eastern part of the country, killing eight people.
DPRK calls on US to end 1950-1953 Korean War
11:26 11/08/2018
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s press on August 9th called on the US to end the “military confrontation” between Pyongyang and Washington.
Nagasaki marks 73rd anniversary of US atomic bombing
11:24 11/08/2018
The 73rd anniversary ceremony of the US. atomic bombing took place on August 9th at Nagasaki Peace Park.
Ebola vaccinations begin in Congo’s latest outbreak
17:02 10/08/2018
An Ebola vaccination campaign began on August 8th for the latest outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Lopez Obrador formally declared Mexico’s President
10:20 10/08/2018
The Electoral Tribunal of Federal Judiciary of Mexico (TEPJF) on August 8th declared Mr. Lopez Obrador Mexico’s next President at a ceremony in the capital.
Expanding access to financial services for underserved communities
10:38 09/08/2018
(CPV) - ADB President Mr. Takehiko Nakao and Financial Supervisory Service of Korea (FSS) Governor Mr. Suk Heun Yoon, along with FSS’s International Cooperation Department (ICD) Director General Mr. Se Hee Lim met on August 6th 2018 at ADB headquarters in Manila.
Ivan Duque sworn in as Colombia’s next President
10:17 09/08/2018
Colombia’s President-elect Ivan Duque was sworn on August 7th in as the country’s President, succeeding Juan Manuel Santos, who had been in power since 2010.