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Tunisia marks low key revolution anniversary

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Yahoo News Tunisia on Saturday marked the sixth anniversary of the fall of dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali without fanfare, after official recognition of failure on the economic and social fronts. In Tunis, a crowd gathered on Habib Bourguiba

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Larry Lamb becomes sixth campmate to be axed from I'm A Celebrity 2016

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Im A Celebrity Larry Lamb becomes sixth campmate to be axed from I'm A Celebrity 2016 Larry Lamb has become the sixth celebrity to be evicted from the I'm A Celebrity Camp. Facing off against Martin Roberts in the public vote, the 69-year-old actor

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Kimmel-care: Jimmy's monologue on son's lifesaving surgery, health policies ... Did you hear the one about the funnyman who cried — and got 14 million Facebook views? Jimmy Kimmel's tear-jerker of a monologue about the lifesaving heart surgery for

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Vietnamese spent $6 billion on overseas tours last year

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Vietnamese spent $6 billion on overseas tours last year
Vietnamese tourists in Thailand in a file photo. Photo: Diep Duc Minh Around six million Vietnamese traveled abroad for holiday last year and spent roughly US$6 billion, according to the Vietnam Tourism Association. That was significant up from $3.5 billion in 2012, the association said, as cited by local media. According to tour operators, favorite destinations included Thailand, Cambodia, Japan, South Korea, Europe and the US. Vietnam’s top tourist companies such as Vietravel and Saigontourist said overseas tours have grown faster than domestic tours. Vietnam itself is home to many famous destinations, including Ha Long Bay, the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park and Hoi An ancient town, all of which are UNESCO heritage sites. But poor service quality, high prices and lack of creativity are among the main reasons that local tourists prefer going abroad, experts say. Meanwhile, many foreign countries such as Japan and South Korea have simplified visa procedures for Vietnamese tourists and offered very competitive tour prices in recent years, they say.
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Babies, skeletons and forex found as human trafficking probe widens in India

By Subrata NagchoudhuryKOLKATA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Police in eastern India have rescued 13 babies and discovered the skeletons of two infants in raids on homes for the elderly and mentally disabled, as a probe into a suspected international human trafficking ring widened on Monday.Ten infants, all under one year old, were found on Friday in a home for the mentally disabled run by a charity in the impoverished district of South 24 Parganas in West Bengal.While in another raid in the… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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