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Vietnam shipping execs sentenced to death for embezzlement

person Orange Themes access_time Feb 23,2017

Bao moi - HANOI: Vietnam on Wednesday (Feb 22) sentenced two executives from its scandal-hit shipping industry to death for embezzlement, official media reported, the latest punishment meted out for the spectacular collapse of a state-run firm that

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Timbers loan Lucas Melano to Belgrano in Argentina

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 09,2017

Yahoo News PORTAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Timbers have loaned midfielder Lucas Melano to Atletico Belgrano of Argentina.

Image : To Mosul and back: Sunni Arabs seek place in a shifting Iraq

To Mosul and back: Sunni Arabs seek place in a shifting Iraq

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 18,2016

By John Davison NEAR BASHIQA, Iraq (Reuters) - When Kurdish forces began rounding up his relatives and friends, 23-year-old Iraqi Omar Abdallah fled with his pregnant wife and four brothers to Mosul. At the time, life under Islamic State seemed

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Serving up a storm: Da Nang market gives you a true taste of Vietnamese street food

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US gives Philippines anti-terror weapons

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GoBear Vietnam gives 2-people Singapore tour to lucky website user

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Bao Moi - In celebration of the upcoming launch of its travel insurance comparison product on its website, GoBear Vietnam will host a small online competition for users called “Gấu ơi, mình đi Sing nhé!” (“My dear Bear, go with me to...

IFC gives US$80 million credit package to VPBank

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Vietnamnet - The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private equity arm of World Bank group, has sanctioned an additional US$80 million credit package to Viet Nam Prosperity Bank (VPBank)....

This Vietnamese supporter never gives up football zeal despite disability

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A disabled football fan has inspired others with his true passion for the sport after covering over 1,300 kilometers to Ho Chi Minh City to cheer for his favorite team....

CIA director gives medal to top Saudi royal

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Yahoo News The heir to Saudi Arabia's throne has been awarded a medal by the new director of the US Central Intelligence Agency, who honoured his counter-terrorism work. Mike Pompeo, on his first overseas tour since being confirmed as spy agency...

Pope gives delegate 'all needed powers' for Knights of Malta

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Yahoo News VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has named a top Vatican archbishop as his special delegate to the troubled Knights of Malta and given him "all necessary powers" to help the sovereign religious order reform its constitutions and elect a...

Garcia gives fan his wish after 206-day Twitter campaign

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Yahoo News DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — For more than 200 days, Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia was the subject of a relentless Twitter campaign from one of his big fans....

UK govt gives lawmakers limited time to eye bill on Brexit

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Yahoo News LONDON (AP) — As British lawmakers cried out "Disgraceful!," the Conservative government on Thursday introduced the long-awaited bill to start the country's exit from the European Union and gave the House of Commons less than two weeks to...

China gives details of items banned from export to North Korea

access_timeJan 25,2017 chat_bubble_outline46

Yahoo News China released on Wednesday a new, comprehensive list of goods that can not be exported to North Korea, including many "dual use" items that can be used to build weapons of mass destruction. The publication of the list comes as...

Thai junta gives go-ahead to buy Chinese submarine and tanks

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Yahoo News Thailand's military government has approved 13.5 billion baht ($380 million) to buy a submarine from China after putting the purchase on hold last year, Thai officials said on Wednesday. While the Thai army will purchase 10 tanks and...

Trump health pick gives Dems few details on health overhaul

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Yahoo News WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's selection to become health secretary told a Senate committee Tuesday that the new administration believes people with existing illnesses should not be denied health insurance, but committed to no...

Michelle Obama gives final speech as first lady

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Michelle Obama gives her final remarks as first lady in an emotional speech at the White House....

US gives detailed look at Russia's alleged election hacking

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Yahoo News - WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has released its most detailed report yet on accusations that Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts....

Snow festival gives tourists glimpse of Sa Pa’s winter

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Sa Pa Snow Festival kicked off in Sa Pa district, the northwestern province of Lao Cai, on December 24 with a view to promoting local natural and cultural beauties among visitors....

Pokémon Go’s holiday event gives you a better chance to catch the newest Pokémon

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Ministry gives nod to export hazardous steel waste

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'Christmas sauna' in Helsinki gives enthusiasts a free sweat

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HELSINKI (AP) — Wrapped in a towel and oozing sweat, a steaming man steps outside into sub-zero temperatures enthusing about the sauna which he's just come out of — right in the middle of Helsinki in the city hall courtyard....

UN gives Venezuela and Guyana 1 year to end border dispute

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