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HAVANA, Nov 21 (Bernama) -- The upcoming Havana International of the New Latin American Cinema 2017 will not be "affected" by the recent US travel and trade measures against Cuba, China's Xinhua news agency reported according to the event's director Ivan Giroud on Monday.


PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, PALAWAN (Philippines), Nov 21 (Bernama) -- A group of Chinese businessmen is expected to arrive here this week to check on the possibility of investing in aquaculture, particularly in the rearing of high-value export commodity fish, Philippine News Agency (PNA) reported.


ABUJA, Nov 21 (Bernama) -- A suicide blast early Tuesday killed 30 people inside a local mosque in the northeastern Nigeria town of Mubi, the police said, China\'s Xinhua news agency reported.


BANGKOK, Nov 21 (Bernama) -- More than 1.3 million people visited Thailand\'s royal crematorium at Sanam Luang in the past 18 days, Thai News Agency (TNA) reported.


TEHRAN, Nov 21 (Bernama) -- A senior Iranian military general on Tuesday announced the final defeat of the Islamic States (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria and congratulated Iran's Supreme Leader on the "victory," China's Xinhua news agency reported citing the Iran's Press TV.


BANGKOK, Nov 21 (Bernama) -- UK-based Amnesty International (AI) has proposed that the Myanmar government work together with relevant international organisations for the solution to persistent Rohingya problems, Thai News Agency (TNA) reported.


DOHA, Nov 21 (Bernama) -- A Qatari senior official said his country promises to host the "greatest" World Cup despite the ongoing blockade on it, China's Xinhua news agency reported citing the local media report on Tuesday.