Al-Qaeda in Syria executes 14 government soldiers

Al-Qaeda in Syria executes 14 government soldiers

7/22/2016 - 17:31

(VOVworld) – Al-Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate Al-Nusra Front has executed 14 captured members of the Syrian army.

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ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting opens in Laos

ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting opens in Laos

7/22/2016 - 17:29

(VOVworld) – The ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting (SOM ASEAN) opened in Vientiane, Laos, on Friday, part of the 49th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 49) which will take place on Sunday.

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Russia protests Thailand’s arrest of Russian citizen at US request

Russia protests Thailand’s arrest of Russian citizen at US request

7/22/2016 - 17:17

(VOVworld) – Russia will take all necessary steps to bring home a Russian citizen named Dmitry Ukrainski who was arrested by Thai police last Friday in Pattaya, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

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Armenian government prioritizes a peaceful resolution

Armenian government prioritizes a peaceful resolution

7/22/2016 - 17:13

(VOVworld) – According to Russian news agency TASS, Prime Minister of Armenia Hovik Abrahamyan said Thursday that the government is doing everything it can for a peaceful resolution to stabilize the situation in the capital of Yerevan following an attack at the building of the Patrol-Guard Service Regiment.

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Vietnam-Egypt Cultural Exchange Week begins

Vietnam-Egypt Cultural Exchange Week begins

7/22/2016 - 16:58

(VOVworld) - The Vietnam-Egypt Cultural Week opened on Thursday in El Gouna city, a tourist resort in the Red Sea Governorate of Egypt.

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Belgium’s 185th National Day marked in Hanoi

Belgium’s 185th National Day marked in Hanoi

7/22/2016 - 16:56

(VOVworld) - Belgian diplomats and businessmen in Vietnam and Vietnamese alumni in Belgium attended a friendship gathering in Hanoi on Thursday to celebrate the 185th National Day of Belgium on July 21st.

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Laos keen on energy cooperation with Vietnam

Laos keen on energy cooperation with Vietnam

7/22/2016 - 16:48

(VOVworld) – Vietnam and Laos should review projects and survey each side’s potential so that both sides can embark on joint energy projects.

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Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance Special advisor visits Vietnam

Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance Special advisor visits Vietnam

7/22/2016 - 16:45

(VOVworld) – Pham Minh Chinh, Head of the Party Central Committee’s Personnel Commission, has praised contributions by Tsutomo Takebe, Special Advisor to the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance, to the friendship between the two countries, parliaments, and peoples.

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Brazil tightens its security ahead of the 2016 Olympics

Brazil tightens its security ahead of the 2016 Olympics

7/22/2016 - 16:36

(VOVworld) – The Brazilian government announced on Thursday that it will tighten its security measures during the 2016 Olympics, which begin August 5 in Rio de Janeiro.

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India-Vietnam Solidarity Committee backs PCA’s East Sea ruling

India-Vietnam Solidarity Committee backs PCA’s East Sea ruling

7/22/2016 - 16:36

(VOVworld) - The India-Vietnam Solidarity Committee on Wednesday issued a statement supporting the ruling of the Court of Arbitration in The Hague, Netherlands, in the suit the Philippines brought against China’s claims in the East Sea.

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Turkish military coup: Ankara suspends European Convention on human rights

Turkish military coup: Ankara suspends European Convention on human rights

7/22/2016 - 16:32

(VOVworld) – Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus told NTV television on Thursday that Turkey will temporarily stop abiding by the European Convention on Human Rights after announcing a 3-month state of emergency, which may only last 45 days, following a failed military coup.

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Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan re-elected 14th NA Chairwoman

Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan re-elected 14th NA Chairwoman

7/22/2016 - 16:30

(VOVworld) - Chairwoman of the 13th National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan was re-elected to head the 14th National Assembly during the NA’s its first session on Friday.

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Amateur singing in Kien Giang province

Amateur singing in Kien Giang province

7/22/2016 - 11:41

(VOVworld) – Kien Giang is an ideal place for those who want peaceful holidays. It has beautiful islands and a primitive beauty. Apart from the spectacular scenery and delicious cuisine, tourists should not miss the traditional amateur singing of Kien Giang. VOV’s Lan Anh reports.

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Turkey launches 3-month state of emergency

Turkey launches 3-month state of emergency

7/21/2016 - 18:18

(VOVworld) - Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared a three-month state of emergency on Wednesday following a failed coup.

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United Nations hail implementation of Iran nuclear deal

United Nations hail implementation of Iran nuclear deal

7/21/2016 - 18:16

(VOVworld) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday that the nuclear deal agreed to last year by Iran and six world powers is the best way of ensuring the exclusively peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear program.

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Defense information portal linked to national information portal

Defense information portal linked to national information portal

7/21/2016 - 18:09

(VOVworld) – The Border Guard Command has launched its information portal which is linked with the national information portal.

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President Erdogan: Coup attempts may not end

President Erdogan: Coup attempts may not end

7/21/2016 - 18:06

(VOVworld) – The Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan said during an exclusive interview with Al Jazeera on Wednesday night that people behind last week's bloody coup attempt may still have plans for the next stage and further coup attempts could happen. Mister Erdogan also said that there were some countries involved in the coup but stressed that he would not identify...

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Deputies elect leading posts of 14th NA

Deputies elect leading posts of 14th NA

7/21/2016 - 18:06

(VOVworld) – On Thursday, the Chairwoman of the 13th National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan reported to the deputies of the 14th NA on a personnel proposal.

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UN Security Council holds first unofficial closed-door poll of next UN Chief

UN Security Council holds first unofficial closed-door poll of next UN Chief

7/21/2016 - 18:04

(VOVworld) –15 UN Security Council members cast their ballots on Thursday to select the new Secretary General to replace Ban Ki-moon in January, after months of campaigning. Each member country voted for each candidate for the post. The result will not be published but will be reported to the governments who nominated the candidates. So far, 12 candidates have been...

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ASEAN countries prepare for AMM 49

ASEAN countries prepare for AMM 49

7/21/2016 - 18:04

(VOVworld) – The Committee of Permanent Representatives to ASEAN convened its 11th meeting in Vientiane, Laos, on Thursday to prepare for the 49th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, ASEAN meetings with its partners, the East Asian Summit cooperation framework, and the ASEAN regional forum from July 12 to July 26.

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Wednesday July 12, 2016

Wednesday July 12, 2016

(VOVworld) - Northern Vietnam is in the middle of its summer, which is also the rainy season. Here in Hanoi, we are experiencing intervals of extremely hot days and torrential...

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