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Pancakes in a pagoda: Finding more than just inner peace in southern Vietnam
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Pancakes in a pagoda: Finding more than just inner peace in southern Vietnam

En Vnexpress - Meet the volunteers who know how to make your tastebuds happy with vegan banh xeo.

In central Vietnam, life after mega-storm means making peace with the broken pieces
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In central Vietnam, life after mega-storm means making peace with the broken pieces

En Vnexpress - Young and old are trying to salvage what they can as the painstaking process of rebuilding gets underway.

Trump's troubles at home overshadow first trip overseas, 'New journey' for US-Saudi relations, Shift in US-Saudi relations more style than substance, How Rouhani's second term could differ from his first, One Belt One Road requires peace in South Suda
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Trump's troubles at home overshadow first trip overseas, 'New journey' for US-Saudi relations, Shift in US-Saudi relations more style than substance, How Rouhani's second term could differ from his first, One Belt One Road requires peace in South Suda

Yahoo News "There is undoubtedly a positive message being sent when a US president chooses Saudi Arabia ... as his first foreign destination...," writes Sheikh Mohammad Abdulkarim Al-Issa. "[W]ith

Why the world is more at peace
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Why the world is more at peace

Yahoo News Before the Iraqi city of Tikrit was liberated from Islamic State militants in 2015, its tribal leaders were brought together by trained peace mediators. Last year, according to the Global

A peace accelerator in the Mideast desert
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A peace accelerator in the Mideast desert

Yahoo News China and the United States reconciled decades ago through a table tennis match. Serbia and Albania have edged closer after putting on a production of “Romeo and Juliet.” India and

Can Colombia’s peace help Venezuela’s conflict?
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Can Colombia’s peace help Venezuela’s conflict?

Yahoo News Five months after ending Latin America’s longest guerrilla war, Colombia has finally set up a truth commission, a type of panel that other post-conflict countries have tried in hopes of

When artists are on the frontlines – of peace
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When artists are on the frontlines – of peace

Yahoo News After seven decades of separation and frequent conflicts, the people of North and South Korea have grown so far apart that many observers say they can never reunite. Kang Chun-hyok, a

Gentle peace of life in picturesque northern mountains
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Gentle peace of life in picturesque northern mountains

EN VietNamNet - Travellers looking to experience a slow pace of life should visit Hoang Thu Pho commune in the northern province of Lao Cai’s Bac Ha district.

Colombia peace accord: FARC doubts grow as 'demobilizing' zones stumble
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Colombia peace accord: FARC doubts grow as 'demobilizing' zones stumble

Yahoo News After 18 years of fighting in the jungles and mountains of Colombia, Tomas Acero now talks with quiet enthusiasm about peace and the prospect of a new life. What was meant to be a

Where next for Putin and Trump?, China: storming the seas by stealth, Nigeria's forgotten violence, The world must take a stand, Peace can prevail in Cyprus
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Where next for Putin and Trump?, China: storming the seas by stealth, Nigeria's forgotten violence, The world must take a stand, Peace can prevail in Cyprus

Yahoo News “The latest flare-up of violence in Eastern Ukraine ... is not about changing the status-quo or a warming-up for ... another major escalation,” writes Vladimir Frolov. “It is an

Burundi's government boycotts resumption of peace talks
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Burundi's government boycotts resumption of peace talks

Yahoo News BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi's government has announced it will not attend the latest effort at peace talks with the opposition in neighboring Tanzania, eroding hopes for a negotiated

Syrians meet in Kazakhstan ahead of Geneva peace talks
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Syrians meet in Kazakhstan ahead of Geneva peace talks

Yahoo News BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government officials sat face-to-face with rebels for the second time in three weeks in Kazakhstan on Thursday, as diplomats stepped up efforts to lay the groundwork

Egypt brokers Libya peace roadmap, but key figures fail to meet
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Egypt brokers Libya peace roadmap, but key figures fail to meet

Yahoo News By Lin Noueihed and Ahmed Mohammed Hassan CAIRO (Reuters) - Libyan factions have tentatively agreed on an Egyptian-brokered roadmap to heal divisions, Egypt said, though the failure to

Dresden marks Allied bombing anniversary with peace chain
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Dresden marks Allied bombing anniversary with peace chain

Yahoo News BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of people have formed a human chain in Dresden in a message of "peace and reconciliation" marking the anniversary of the deadly Allied firebombing of the eastern

Syria opposition picks delegation for new peace talks
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Syria opposition picks delegation for new peace talks

Yahoo News Syria's opposition on Sunday announced its 21-member delegation, including 10 rebel representatives, for a new round of UN-sponsored peace talks in Geneva scheduled for February 20. The

Colombian president asks Trump to support peace deal in call
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Colombian president asks Trump to support peace deal in call

Yahoo News BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's president is asking for President Donald Trump's support in approving U.S. funding to back the country's peace deal with leftist rebels.

Two years since peace deal, war simmers in Ukraine
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Two years since peace deal, war simmers in Ukraine

Yahoo News Two years have passed since the signing of a deal aimed at ending the war in Ukraine but the bloody conflict has rumbled on -- at the cost of another 5,000 lives. The Minsk II accord saw

Yemen rebels call on U.N. to investigate bombings, dismiss peace envoy
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Yemen rebels call on U.N. to investigate bombings, dismiss peace envoy

Yahoo News Rebels controlling Yemen's capital called on the United Nations on Friday to take action to end violence that has destroyed large parts of the country and to investigate bombings carried

Key parts of Mali peace deal to roll out this month
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Key parts of Mali peace deal to roll out this month

Yahoo News Key provisions of a peace deal signed by the Malian government and ex-rebels in 2015 are finally due to be rolled out imminently, according to an official document obtained by AFP Friday.

Metta World Peace at peace with The Palace
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Metta World Peace at peace with The Palace

Yahoo News AUBURN HILLS, Michigan (AP) — Back at The Palace for perhaps the final time, Metta World Peace recalled the moment that landed him in basketball infamy.

Colombia begins peace talks with ELN rebels to end 52-year war
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Colombia begins peace talks with ELN rebels to end 52-year war

Yahoo News BOGOTA/QUITO (Reuters) - Colombia's Marxist ELN rebels began official peace talks with the government on Tuesday in a bid to end their part in a five-decade conflict that has killed

Colombia seeks 'complete peace' at ELN talks
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Colombia seeks 'complete peace' at ELN talks

Yahoo News Colombia opens peace talks Tuesday with its last active rebel group, the ELN, seeking to replicate its historic accord with the FARC guerrillas and deliver "complete peace" after 53 years

Colombia ELN rebels free hostage to set up peace talks
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Colombia ELN rebels free hostage to set up peace talks

Yahoo News Colombia's ELN guerrillas freed a hostage and the government released two rebel prisoners in exchange, clearing the way for peace talks to begin next week. The government hopes talks with

Rebels free Colombian ex-lawmaker, key step to peace talks
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Rebels free Colombian ex-lawmaker, key step to peace talks

Yahoo News BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's second-largest rebel group on Thursday freed a captive former congressman whose release was a key condition for the start of peace talks with the

Syria opposition says U.N. can't pick delegates to peace talks
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Syria opposition says U.N. can't pick delegates to peace talks

Yahoo News Syria's main opposition body said on Wednesday it would be "unacceptable" for the United Nations to choose opposition delegates to the next round of peace talks in Geneva planned for this