Tunisian charged with terrorist attempt to drive into Antwerp crowd

Tunisian charged with terrorist attempt to drive into Antwerp crowd

3/25/2017 - 15:31

(VOVworld) - Belgian prosecutors announce charges against man who was arrested for driving at high speed into crowded shopping area. A Tunisian man has been charged with terror offences after being arrested for driving at high speed into a crowded shopping area in the Belgian port city of Antwerp, though his motives remain unclear. The 39-year-old suspect

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11 Syrians killed as boat sinks off Turkey

11 Syrians killed as boat sinks off Turkey

3/25/2017 - 15:26

(VOVworld) - Five children were among 11 Syrians killed after their plastic boat sank off Turkey's Aegean coast on Friday. The Dogan news agency said that the boat is believed to have been carrying 22 Syrian migrants heading for Greece. A baby in a critical condition was among the 11 people rescued alive. Dogan earlier said the authorities had detained

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US, Russia continue Syrian airspace security talks

US, Russia continue Syrian airspace security talks

3/25/2017 - 15:23

(VOVworld) - The Defense Department yesterday held a video conference with Russian defense ministry counterparts. Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis announced in a statement saying that this was the latest session of their dialogue with the Russian ministry of defense under the memorandum of understanding for the safety of flight in Syria to

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UN Security Council adopts resolution for the protection of cultural heritage

UN Security Council adopts resolution for the protection of cultural heritage

3/25/2017 - 15:16

(VOVworld) - UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova addressed a public briefing of the United Nations Security Council on “Maintenance of international peace and security: destruction and trafficking of cultural heritage by terrorist groups and in situations of armed conflict,” where the UN Security Council unanimously adopted resolution for the protection

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2017 Boao Forum promotes globalization support

2017 Boao Forum promotes globalization support

3/24/2017 - 19:25

(VOVworld) - The Boao Forum for Asia, held in China's southern island Hainan Province, with the theme, "Globalization and Free Trade: The Asian Perspective". The Xinhua News Agency quoted the forum’s secretary general, Zhou Wenzhong, as saying that

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2017 young photographers festival opens

2017 young photographers festival opens

3/24/2017 - 19:21

(VOVworld) - 2017 young photographers festival has opened to encourage young people’s creativeness and publication of their contemporary photos. Head of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s Department of Arts, Photography and Exhibition, Vi Kien

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London terror attack: all arrested individuals are suspected for terrorism conspiracy

London terror attack: all arrested individuals are suspected for terrorism conspiracy

3/24/2017 - 19:16

(VOVWorld) - London police announced that 3 females and 5 males, who were captured in the investigation of the Westminster attack on Wednesday, are suspected for terrorism conspiracy.

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Francophone Parliamentary Assembly’s conference opens

Francophone Parliamentary Assembly’s conference opens

3/24/2017 - 19:15

(VOVworld) – A meeting of the Committee on Parliamentary Affairs of the Francophone Parliamentary Assembly opened in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday, bringing together over 50 delegates from 20 the assembly’s sub-committees. Speaking

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Vietnam-Argentina trade forum opens in Buenos Aires

Vietnam-Argentina trade forum opens in Buenos Aires

3/24/2017 - 19:11

(VOVworld) – The Vietnamese Embassy in Argentina held the “Vietnam-Argentina trade forum” on Thursday to help South American businesses understand about the Vietnamese economy and the two countries’ economic, trade, and investment potentials.

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HCM City, World Bank cooperate to improve local life quality

HCM City, World Bank cooperate to improve local life quality

3/24/2017 - 18:43

(VOVworld) - The southern metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City and the World Bank have agreed to shake hands to improve the quality of life for the city dwellers. The agreement was reached by Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh

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Israeli president visits hi-tech VinEco Tam Dao project

Israeli president visits hi-tech VinEco Tam Dao project

3/24/2017 - 18:37

(VOVworld) - Israeli President Reuven Ruvi and his spouse visited Vincom Group’s advanced agricultural project in northern Vinh Phuc province today/ on Friday. The president and his spouse took a tour around greenhouses of the 78-hectare VinEco Tam Dao

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Vietnam International Travel Mart 2017 set to attract the American visitors

Vietnam International Travel Mart 2017 set to attract the American visitors

3/24/2017 - 18:32

(VOVworld) - The Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM) 2017 themed ““Hanoi - Destination of Vietnam”, will take place from April 6-9 at the International Exhibition Center in Hanoi. 652 enterprises and tourism management and promotion agencies from 43 of Vietnam’s cities and provinces and 25 countries and territories have registered to exhibit

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Singaporean Prime Minister wraps up his official visit to Vietnam

 Singaporean Prime Minister wraps up his official visit to Vietnam

3/24/2017 - 18:31

(VOVworld) - Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his spouse on Friday wrapped up a four-day visit to Vietnam at the invitation of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

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Vietnam wants to boost education cooperation with US

Vietnam wants to boost education cooperation with US

3/24/2017 - 18:28

(VOVworld) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Friday made the remark at a reception for President of the Harvard University Drew Gilpin Faust at the Government Office in Hanoi.

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House vote on Obamacare delayed

House vote on Obamacare delayed

3/24/2017 - 17:24

(VOVworld) - President Donald Trump demanded a House of Representatives vote on a Republican plan to repeal and replace parts of the Affordable Care Act on Friday, putting intense pressure on lawmakers to back a bill that lacked sufficient support to pass the chamber on Thursday.

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Rifle, bladed weapons found in Antwerp car

Rifle, bladed weapons found in Antwerp car

3/24/2017 - 17:18

(VOVworld) – A Belgian federal prosecutor said Belgian security forces found a rifle and bladed weapons in a car driven by a Frenchman who tried to ram a crowd on Thursday in the port city of Antwerp.

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UN condemns North Korea ballistic missile launch and engine test

UN condemns North Korea ballistic missile launch and engine test

3/24/2017 - 17:14

(VOVworld) –The UN Security Council on Thursday strongly condemned North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch and engine test as "grave" violations of UN sanctions.

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EU summons Turkish ambassador over Erdogan comments

EU summons Turkish ambassador over Erdogan comments

3/24/2017 - 17:12

(VOVworld) – The European Union on Thursday summoned the Turkish ambassador to explain comments by President Tayyip Erdogan that Europeans will not be able to walk safely on the streets if they keep up their current attitude toward Ankara.

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Handbook on Vietnamese market released in Czech Republic

Handbook on Vietnamese market released in Czech Republic

3/24/2017 - 17:09

(VOVworld) – A handbook on the Vietnamese market in the Czech language has been released by the Vietnamese Embassy in Pragueto promote investment, trade, and tourism cooperation between the two countries.

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Poland warns it may not adopt EU’s Rome Declaration

Poland warns it may not adopt EU’s Rome Declaration

3/24/2017 - 17:05

(VOVworld) – Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo said Poland may not accept the Rome Declaration, which will declare the EU’s actions after the UK’s departure, if the document does not deal with the issues that Warsaw considers important.

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We are very glad to know that Gerry Neumann has returned to his home in England safe and sound. On his latest email on March 20, Gerry wrote...

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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(VOVworld) - It’s freezing cold during winter in South Korea. But the harsh weather cannot keep Vietnamese women there from wearing “Ao dai” – the traditional Vietnamese long dress, which...