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Image : In dawn assault, Iraqi special forces near Mosul from east

In dawn assault, Iraqi special forces near Mosul from east

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 31,2016

BAZWAYA, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi special forces are advancing on the Islamic State-held city of Mosul from the east under heavy fire, inching closer to the city's limits.

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Public, Govt debts near allowable ceilings

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 11,2017

Vietnamnet - VietNamNet Bridge – Last year saw public and Government debts in 2016 approaching the permissible ceilings set by the Nation Assembly (NA),

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Premier League: Why Timothy Fosu-Mensah would excel under José Mourinho

person Orange Themes access_time Apr 20,2016

Daniel Lee believes José Mourinho will use the Dutch star the way he used Costinha, Thiago Motta, …

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Eat till you drop: Lawmakers say unsafe food giving Vietnamese 'long, slow death'

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A food safety supervisor claims unhygienic food is the cause of 60-70 percent of diseases in the country....

Southern goodness, till the last bite, the last drop

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EN VietNamNet - VietNamNet Bridge – We were in the mood for good southern food last week when we stumbled on to Mon Ngon Sai Thanh (Saigon Cuisine), a newly-opened restaurant in Ha Noi....

Number of multi-level marketing businesses drop to half

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Vietnamnet - The number of multi-level marketing businesses has halved to 37 by end of March, following Government crackdown over the past two years to ensure that they are operating correctly....

Vietnam’s rice exports drop in Q1

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Vietnamnet - Vietnam exported an estimated 1.28 million tonnes of rice in the first three months of the year, earning 570 million USD, down 18 percent in volume and 17.3 percent in value compared to the same period last year....

Youth opioid use has declined somewhat. What's behind the drop?

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Yahoo News The rate of exposure to prescription opioids among children and teenagers in the United States dropped between 2009 and 2015, after a rapid increase in the early 2000s, a new study published on Monday shows. By looking at reports from...

Sale of cars down despite price drop

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Vietnamnet - Members of the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (VAMA) sold more than 17,600 cars in February, down 13 per cent from the previous month....

Coffee exports drop in volume, surge in value

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Vietnamnet - Coffee exports drop in volume, surge in value...

Retail sales, services drop after Tet

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Vietnamnet - The country’s total retail sales and services revenue this February crossed 309.3 trillion VND (13 billion USD), data from the General Statistics Office (GSO) has revealed....

Monarch butterfly numbers drop by 27 percent in Mexico

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Yahoo News MEXICO CITY (AP) — The number of monarch butterflies wintering in Mexico dropped by 27 percent this year, reversing last year's recovery from historically low numbers, according to a study by government and independent experts released...

Regional party chief urges Fillon to drop French presidential bid

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Yahoo News French presidential candidate Francois Fillon faced mounting pressure from his own conservative camp to withdraw from the race on Saturday, as a senator from The Republicans party warned it could split if he refused to bow out. Senator...

UBS reports 22-percent drop in 4Q net amid tax effects

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Yahoo News GENEVA (AP) — Swiss bank UBS has reported a 22-percent drop in net income in the fourth quarter last year, due in part to tax effects, but says rising investor confidence in the United States could boost its wealth management business....

Austria: Apparent drop in numbers of new radical Islamists

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Yahoo News VIENNA (AP) — Figures from Austria's Interior Ministry suggest that the number of people newly embracing radical Islamist beliefs in the country may be declining even as authorities step up efforts to identify them....

Airbus ups plane deliveries in 2016 but new orders drop

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Yahoo News PARIS (AP) — Airbus delivered a record number of planes last year despite engine and cabin production problems, even as new orders slumped for both the European manufacturer and its U.S. rival Boeing....

Eat till you drop at Hanoi's best food market

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En Vnexpress - Dong Xuan Market is nothing short of a culinary paradise where you can find an impressive range of tasty and affordable delicacies....

Pakistani groups note drop in violence, credit the military

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Yahoo News ISLAMABAD (AP) — Two Pakistani research groups have noted a significant drop in militant violence in the country last year but say that for the trend to continue, authorities need to fight sectarian and anti-Indian extremists based in the...

Ho Chi Minh City police report huge drop in street crime

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Robberies fell 30 percent in 2016, while snatching dipped by 11.5 percent....

Brazil sees murders soar in Rio, drop in Sao Paulo

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Homicides surged this year in Rio de Janeiro state despite increased security for the Olympics, but fell in Brazil's economic hub Sao Paulo, statistics showed Friday. In Rio state, whose capital city hosted the Summer Olympics in August, there were...

China appeals to EU to drop measures against solar imports

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BEIJING (AP) — China is appealing to the European Union to drop anti-dumping tariffs on Chinese solar panels after the trade bloc's executive body recommended extending them for two years....

Vietnam's rice exports drop to record low

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Vietnam's rice exports have sharply fallen to a seven-year record low because of weak abilities, according to a new report by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development....

FDA denies bid to drop some warnings from tobacco pouches

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials have rejected an attempt by a Swedish company to remove several health warnings from its smokeless tobacco pouches, though regulators left open the possibility for other labeling changes it seeks....

Japan's CO2 emissions drop 3 pct to 5-year low in FY2015

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Japan's greenhouse gas emissions fell 3 percent to a five-year low in the financial year through March due to lower power demand, growing renewable energy and the restart of nuclear power plants, government figures showed on Tuesday. Japan's...

Spain to drop below EU's 3% deficit limit in 2018: minister

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Spain's finance minister pledged Friday that the deficit would fall to 2.2 percent of GDP in 2018, which would finally see the country adhere to EU rules after years of failed attempts. Cristobal Montoro told reporters the government planned to "go...

Turkish call to drop Gaza ship case against Israelis

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Nine Turkish activists died when Israeli marines stormed the Mavi Marmara as it headed to the Gaza Strip in 2010, and a 10th died in hospital in 2014. The bitter rift came to an end in June this year after they held long-running secret talks in...

Turkey: court asked to drop case against Israeli officials

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says a prosecutor has asked that a case against Israeli military officials accused over the deaths of 10 Turkish activists be dropped, citing a reconciliation pact between Turkey and Israel....

Sri Lanka seeks Trump's help to drop war crimes charges

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Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena has asked Donald Trump to pressure the UN Human Rights Council to drop war crimes allegations against the country's troops. Sirisena's office said Sunday he had sent a "special message" to president-elect...

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