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Single tourist visa expected to benefit ASEAN members
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Single tourist visa expected to benefit ASEAN members

En Vnexpress - Southeast Asia's single visa scheme is hoped to save a lot of time and resources, but its materialization is facing myriad challenges.

ASEAN members look to single aviation market
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ASEAN members look to single aviation market

Vietnamnet - Air transport officials of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have made the best effort to build up the ASEAN Single Aviation Market (ASAM), which is seen as one of the

VN Central Bank removes father and son board members at Sacombank
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VN Central Bank removes father and son board members at Sacombank

Vietnamnet - The State Bank of Viet Nam yesterday terminated Tram Be’s and Tram Khai Hoa’s membership in the management board at Sai Gon Thuong Tin Joint Stock Commercial Bank (Sacombank).

El Salvador extends crackdown on jailed gang members
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El Salvador extends crackdown on jailed gang members

Yahoo News SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Lawmakers in El Salvador have extended for another year a series of extraordinary prison measures aimed at cracking down on criminal gangs.

Suspected U.S. commando raid in Yemen kills three al Qaeda members: residents
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Suspected U.S. commando raid in Yemen kills three al Qaeda members: residents

Yahoo News DUBAI (Reuters) - Helicopter-born commandoes, believed to be Americans, launched a raid in southern Yemen at dawn on Sunday that killed several people, including three al Qaeda suspects,

Two suspected al Qaeda members killed in drone strike in Yemen: officials
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Two suspected al Qaeda members killed in drone strike in Yemen: officials

Yahoo News Two suspected members of al Qaeda's Yemen branch were killed on Sunday by what local officials believed was a U.S. drone strike. If confirmed, it would be the first such attack since U.S.

U.S. air strike in Syria kills more than 100 al Qaeda members: defense official
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U.S. air strike in Syria kills more than 100 al Qaeda members: defense official

Yahoo News A U.S. air strike on Thursday targeting an al Qaeda training camp in Syria killed more than 100 militants, a U.S. defense official said on Friday. The strike took place just a day before

Turkey issues arrest warrants for 243 military members in post-coup probe: Anadolu
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Turkey issues arrest warrants for 243 military members in post-coup probe: Anadolu

Yahoo News ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish prosecutors have issued arrest warrants for 243 members of the military in 54 provinces across the country, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on

U.S. says it killed three members of al Qaeda affiliate in Yemen strikes
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U.S. says it killed three members of al Qaeda affiliate in Yemen strikes

Yahoo News The U.S. military said on Thursday it killed three members of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in two strikes in central Yemen last week and in late December. A strike on Jan. 8 killed

Turkish police detain 20 suspected Islamic State members in Izmir
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Turkish police detain 20 suspected Islamic State members in Izmir

Yahoo News Turkish police detained 20 suspected Islamic State militants thought to be of Central Asian and North African origin in the Aegean coastal city of Izmir on Wednesday, according to a police

Sudan frees 20 opposition members after protest call
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Sudan frees 20 opposition members after protest call

Sudan has freed 20 political opponents detained since last month after they called for protests against rising fuel prices, their parties said Monday. Another opposition group, the Future Forces for

Electoral College members request intelligence briefing
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Electoral College members request intelligence briefing

WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of members of the Electoral College, including a rogue Republican who says he won't vote for President-elect Donald Trump, are demanding an intelligence briefing on

Haiti police say officer killed at his home by gang members
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Haiti police say officer killed at his home by gang members

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Officials in Haiti say a rookie police officer was fatally attacked at his home by gang members wielding machetes.

Taliban chief reinforces position with backing of two key members
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Taliban chief reinforces position with backing of two key members

Hardline cleric Mullah Haibatullah Akundzada has reinforced his position as the new leader of the Afghan Taliban by winning the support of two senior members, the insurgent group said on Saturday.

The Latest: 2 Michigan court members won't consider recount
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The Latest: 2 Michigan court members won't consider recount

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on efforts for recounts of the presidential race in Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania (all times local):

U.N. Syria envoy says he plans to meet Trump team members
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U.N. Syria envoy says he plans to meet Trump team members

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said on Thursday he planned to meet "people around the team" of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to

Nearly 2,000 members of Iraqi forces killed in November: UN
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Nearly 2,000 members of Iraqi forces killed in November: UN

Close to 2,000 members of the Iraqi security forces were killed in November across the country, along with hundreds of civilians, the United Nations said Thursday. The figure increased threefold from

Kuwaitis head to the polls to vote for members of parliament
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Kuwaitis head to the polls to vote for members of parliament

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwaitis have begun voting to pick representatives for the parliament as the small, oil-rich country struggles to cope with a slump in oil prices straining public finances.

Most US Fed members support rate hike 'relatively soon'
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Most US Fed members support rate hike 'relatively soon'

Most US interest rate policymakers believe a rate hike may be appropriate "relatively soon," further supporting the chances of an increase in December, according to meeting minutes released

German court acquits 'sharia police' members
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German court acquits 'sharia police' members

A German court on Monday ruled that a group of Islamists did not break the law in forming "sharia police" street patrols and telling people to stop drinking, gambling and listening to music. The

Senior members of Tory party urge MP May to drop Brexit appeal
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Senior members of Tory party urge MP May to drop Brexit appeal

Three prominent members of British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party on Saturday urged her to drop the government's appeal against a court ruling that parliament must approve the

3 members of digging crew killed in Norway landslide
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3 members of digging crew killed in Norway landslide

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Police in Norway say three men from Lithuania have died in a landslide northeast of the capital, Oslo.

Pentagon: 3 US military members killed at Jordanian base
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Pentagon: 3 US military members killed at Jordanian base

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three U.S. military members were killed outside a military base in southern Jordan, U.S. officials said.

Czech human-trafficking gang members sentenced to jail in Britain
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Czech human-trafficking gang members sentenced to jail in Britain

By Umberto Bacchi LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Five members of a gang that trafficked people from eastern Europe to Britain and forced them to live in inhumane conditions while working to

Cabinet members seek ways to attain whole year’s growth target
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Cabinet members seek ways to attain whole year’s growth target

The Government’s monthly meeting opened on October 29 morning with focus on measures to create a leap in the last quarter’s economic growth rate and curb this year’s inflation within 5 percent.