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Image : France urges labelling goods from Israeli settlements

France urges labelling goods from Israeli settlements

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 24,2016

PARIS (AP) — France has published an official notification urging business operators to put a special label identifying goods produced in the Israeli settlements, one year after the European Union urged members to do so.

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Clinton Has Big Cash Advantage in Final Days of Election

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 29,2016

Hillary Clinton has a massive cash advantage over Donald Trump heading into the final days of the general election, according to newly released documents from the Federal Election Commission. From Oct. 1 through Oct. 19, Hillary Clinton raised $52.8

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Obama calls for seamless transition for US military to Trump

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 04,2017

Yahoo News WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama called for a smooth handover of control of the U.S. military to incoming commander in chief Donald Trump, as the outgoing president met Wednesday with military leaders for the last time.

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U.S. says it killed 8 al Qaeda-affiliated militants in Yemen

access_time Oct 22,2016 chat_bubble_outline 66 views

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military killed eight al Qaeda-affiliated militants in two strikes in Yemen this month, U.S. Central Command said in a statement on Friday.

Two militants associated with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) were killed in a strike on Oct. 6 in a remote area of the Shabwa Governorate and six AQAP militants were killed in a strike on Oct. 18, also in Shabwa, Centcom said.

The statement did not say how the strikes were carried out.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)

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Vietnam confirms first microcephaly case likely linked to Zika

A city worker fumigates the area to control the spread of mosquitoes at a university in Bangkok, Thailand, Sept. 13, 2016. Photo by Reuters/ Athit Perawongmetha Health authorities in Vietnam confirmed on Sunday the first most likely Zika related microcephaly case in the country.   The link to the virus was confirmed by laboratory tests, said health officials. On October 14, Vietnam reported the first suspected case of the Zika-linked brain defect syndrome microcephaly in the Central Highlands… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

What Trump’s ‘covfefe’ moment reveals

President Trump’s “covfefe” moment says it all.Early Wednesday, the president had tweeted what appeared to be an incomplete thought, ending with a nonsense word: “Despite the constant negative press covfefe.”After his apparent mistake sent the political universe into a day of jokes, Trump turned it into another “look at me" moment, tweeting: “Who can figure out the true meaning of ‘covfefe’ ??? Enjoy!”At a time of turmoil at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue – with a press secretary appearing grim-faced… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Flooded schools in central Vietnam rush to get back to normal

Less than two months into the school year, a handful of schools in central provinces are already behind schedule after floodwaters wreaked havoc throughout the region. Cao Ngoc Hoaf, head teacher at a secondary school in the central province of Quang Binh, said the water was about four meters high and trying to clear was no small task. The floods have caused extensive damage and left behind a mess of mud, sludge and garbage. Dozens of teachers, school officials and students worked together on… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Six Malaysians, eight Chinese arrested in A$200 mln Australian meth bust

Australian police said on Friday that they had arrested 14 people, including six Malaysian and eight Chinese nationals, in connection with the importation of approximately 200 kilograms (440.92 lb) of methamphetamine into the country. An organized crime taskforce launched an investigation after a ship carrying the eight Chinese nationals was detained in early May 185 kilometres (114.95 miles) off the coast of Western Australia state after it began acting suspiciously, police said. Raids on… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

An American-style lottery in Vietnam?

Will Vietnamese businesses have to share the multi-billion dollar lottery market with foreign investors? In August, a student became the first winner of the Mega 6/45 Lotto Jackpot Game worth VND203 million. This changed the face of the lottery industry, estimated to be worth over $3 billion. Just after one month of launching, Vietlott (Vietnam Computerised Lottery One Member Company Ltd) reportedly earned VND40.1 billion. However, the figure did not surprise analysts, who believe that… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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