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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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Aleppo (Syria) (AFP) - Air strikes and ferocious artillery bombardment pounded rebel-held east Aleppo on Friday as an escalating military offensive underscored the Syrian regime's determination to take full control of the divided city.Streets were deserted and residents took refuge indoors as the government unleashed a fourth straight day of bombardment on opposition-controlled parts of Aleppo, Syria's second city.The artillery fire was the most intense in east Aleppo in around two years,… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Head of Saudi-based Islamic group resigns after Egypt joke

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Erdogan warns Shiite militias in Iraq not to attack Turkmen

Istanbul (AFP) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday warned Shiite militias in Iraq against attacking Turkmen residents of Tal Afar, a town near the Islamic State group's Mosul bastion."If the Hashed al-Shaabi sow terror there, then our response will be different," Erdogan said, in comments carried by the state-run Anadolu news agency, without specifying what measures would be taken.The Hashed al-Shaabi, a paramilitary umbrella organisation dominated by Iran-backed Shiite… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Banks’ cross-ownership problems remain unsolved

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has decided that banks’ cross-ownership must end by February 2016. However, according to banking experts, the bank network remains ‘as interlaced as a spider’s web’. Under Circular 36 which was released one year ago, one commercial bank can hold stakes of no more two other credit institutions, while the stake volume must be lower than 5 percent of the institutions’ capital. The banks which hold higher stakes than allowed must reduce the proportion prior to… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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