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BRATISLAVA, Aug 22 (Bernama) -- Three Slovak food producers have suffered losses of 2.3 million euros (US$3.05 million) following Russia's ban on food imports, Xinhua news agency reports quoting local media.


JAKARTA, Aug 22 (Bernama) -- President-elect Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has set a seven per cent economic growth target for 2014 to 2019, according to Akbar Faizal of the Jokowi-JK Transitional Office.



BEIJNIG, Aug 22 (Bernama) -- China's Lifan car manufacturer will invest US150 million dollars to build a production facility in central Russia's Kaluga region, Russia's Itar-Tass news agency reported citing the Beijing Qingnian Bao newspaper report on Friday.


DAKAR, Aug 22 (Bernama) -- Senegal has closed its border with Guinea as part of efforts to prevent the Ebola virus from spreading to the country, Xinhua news agency reports the Interior Ministry saying Thursday.


BUENOS AIRES, Aug 22 (BERNAMA-NNN_MERCOPRESS) -- US District Judge Thomas Griesa declared on Thursday that an Argentine plan to change the 'jurisdiction' of restructured foreign debt was illegal.


KATHMANDU, Aug 22 (Bernama) -- Two Nepali teenage girls were declared winner in the "World Handwriting Competition-2014" recently held in New York, US,, Nepali media said quoting official website of the organiser.