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Despite controversy, buffalo fighting festival resumes in northern Vietnam
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Despite controversy, buffalo fighting festival resumes in northern Vietnam

En Vnexpress - The festival was temporarily suspended after a man was gored to death during a qualifying match in July.

Creators behind 'Game of Thrones' stir race controversy with 'Confederate'
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Creators behind 'Game of Thrones' stir race controversy with 'Confederate'

En Vnexpress - What if the South had won the American Civil War?

As controversy swirls around Trump, Russia watches helplessly
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As controversy swirls around Trump, Russia watches helplessly

Yahoo News When Russian President Vladimir Putin offered on Wednesday to provide Congress with a transcript of his foreign minister's controversial meeting last week with President Trump in the Oval

Can Tho’s new air route subsidy plan stirs controversy
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Can Tho’s new air route subsidy plan stirs controversy

Vietnamnet - Authorities of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho have offered to assist airlines in recouping potential losses from future flight routes to the city. However, the proposal has drawn the

Banks pay shares instead of dividends, raising controversy
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Banks pay shares instead of dividends, raising controversy

Vietnamnet - Many banks have said they will pay dividends in shares instead of cash, causing concern among investors.

Cyprus talks break up over schools controversy
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Cyprus talks break up over schools controversy

Yahoo News A round of UN-brokered peace talks between the rival leaders on divided Cyprus broke up in acrimony on Thursday over a 1950 referendum, the Turkish Cypriot leader said. Tensions have

Trump launches term stirring controversy over popular support
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Trump launches term stirring controversy over popular support

Yahoo News Barely arrived in the White House, President Donald Trump has touched off a stormy debate over the extent of his popular support, but sought Sunday to turn the focus on upcoming actions

Madrid supports Ramos after Sevilla controversy
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Madrid supports Ramos after Sevilla controversy

Yahoo News MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid gave its "complete support" to team captain Sergio Ramos on Saturday after the defender was criticized for upsetting fans of former club Sevilla.

Addressing Email Controversy and Other Challenges, FBI Director Still Stands By Decisions
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Addressing Email Controversy and Other Challenges, FBI Director Still Stands By Decisions

Yahoo News “I would be lying if I said the external criticism doesn’t bother me at all, but the truth is, it doesn’t bother me much because of the way we made the decision,” Comey said in a private

New controversy hits Israel sub deal over Iran link
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New controversy hits Israel sub deal over Iran link

Israel was embroiled in fresh controversy on Sunday over its purchase of submarines from German company ThyssenKrupp after reports that the country's arch-enemy Iran holds a stake in the firm. The

Controversy in Russia over Holocaust ice dance
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Controversy in Russia over Holocaust ice dance

MOSCOW (AP) — Tatiana Navka, a former Olympic ice dancer, and her on-ice partner have caused controversy by dressing up in concentration camp uniforms for a dance routine on a popular television show.

'Africa's male Barbie' speaks out after Nigeria controversy
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'Africa's male Barbie' speaks out after Nigeria controversy

A cross-dressing social media star dubbed "Africa's male Barbie" has shot to fame in Nigeria, sparking a charged debate in a conservative country where alternative lifestyles remain frowned upon.

Controversy on campus as Erdogan handpicks Turkey rectors
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Controversy on campus as Erdogan handpicks Turkey rectors

The direct appointment of university rectors by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan since July's failed coup has stirred up tensions on campus and prompted claims of political interference in the

Barroso says job controversy shows EU must change mentality
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Barroso says job controversy shows EU must change mentality

Former European Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso on Tuesday said controversy over his appointment to a job at Goldman Sachs revealed anti-US hostility in Europe. Barroso headed the Commission,

Trump mounts bid to turn Clinton controversy to his advantage
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Trump mounts bid to turn Clinton controversy to his advantage

By Steve Holland PHOENIX (Reuters) - Sensing a potential turning point, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump mounted a furious effort on Saturday to portray Democrat Hillary Clinton as unfit

Saudi Arabia reassigns ambassador to Iraq after controversy
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Saudi Arabia reassigns ambassador to Iraq after controversy

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it has reassigned its ambassador to Iraq, months after he claimed that Iranian-backed Shiite militias were plotting to assassinate him.

Lai Chau airport project raises controversy
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Lai Chau airport project raises controversy

Lai Chau, a poor province with more than a half of the residents listed as poor, plans to build an airport with total investment capital of VND8 trillion.

Vietnamese firm sparks controversy with $1.1 billion plan for Red River
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Vietnamese firm sparks controversy with $1.1 billion plan for Red River

It plans to turn the river into a major transport route with a dense network of ports and power plantsMekong Delta loses half of silt to upstream dams: scientistsNorthern Vietnam may need 5-7 water

Controversy over draft decree to control Grab and Uber car services
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Controversy over draft decree to control Grab and Uber car services

A proposal for a new draft decree on the auto transport business compiled by Vietnam’s Directorate for Roads states that Uber and Grab taxis should have signs on their cars to differentiate them from