EU envoy John Gatt-Rutter warns of more steps against Israeli settlements

EU envoy John Gatt-Rutter warns of more steps against Israeli settlements

8/28/2015 - 16:25

(VOVworld) - John Gatt-Rutter, the EU's representative in Jerusalem, said on Thursday that the EU will continue its efforts to oppose Israel’s illegal settlement activities in the occupied West Bank.

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Obama urges Congress to pass budget

Obama urges Congress to pass budget

8/28/2015 - 16:19

(VOVworld) - President Barack Obama urged the US Congress Thursday to avoid contributing to global economic uncertainty by passing a budget before the end-of-September deadline and preventing a government shutdown.

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Thailand issues arrest warrant for suspect in Bangkok pier blast

Thailand issues arrest warrant for suspect in Bangkok pier blast

8/28/2015 - 16:15

(VOVworld) – An arrest warrant was issued for an unnamed suspect in a bomb blast near Saphan Taksin station in Bangkok, one day after another blast at the Hindu Erawan Shrine.

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North Korea calls for closer ties with South Korea

North Korea calls for closer ties with South Korea

8/28/2015 - 16:13

(VOVworld) – North Korea’s top negotiator at the recent inter-Korea talks said the deal reached Tuesday between Seoul and Pyongyang should be a “stepping stone” to more dialogue.

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US envoy to UN: Rejecting Iran deal would isolate Washington

US envoy to UN: Rejecting Iran deal would isolate Washington

8/28/2015 - 16:11

(VOVworld) - Rejecting the Iran nuclear deal would lead to diplomatic isolation for the United States and significantly undermine Washington's ability to achieve other foreign policy goals, the US envoy to the United Nations said Thursday.

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Netherlands to publish MH17 investigation report in October

Netherlands to publish MH17 investigation report in October

8/28/2015 - 16:11

(VOVworld) – The Dutch Safety Board said Thursday that an investigation into the cause of the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will be published on October 13th, 2015.

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China conducts live-fire drills in East China Sea

China conducts live-fire drills in East China Sea

8/28/2015 - 16:09

(VOVworld) – China conducted live-fire air and sea exercises in the East China Sea on Thursday for the third time in the last two months.

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Greece’s top judge becomes caretaker Prime Minister

Greece’s top judge becomes caretaker Prime Minister

8/28/2015 - 16:07

(VOVworld) – Vassiliki Thanou, the 65-year-old head of Greece’s Supreme Court, was appointed caretaker Prime Minister on Thursday, becoming Greece’s first female Prime Minister.

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70th anniversary of Vietnam’s Public Security marked in France

70th anniversary of Vietnam’s Public Security marked in France

8/28/2015 - 16:05

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s Embassy in France held a ceremony on Thursday to mark the 70th anniversary of Vietnam’s People’s Police Force.

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Vietnam Fatherland Front leader visits Hanoi University

Vietnam Fatherland Front leader visits Hanoi University

8/28/2015 - 16:02

(VOVworld) – During a visit to Hanoi University on Thursday, President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Nguyen Thien Nhan asked the university to apply innovative methods to the teaching of foreign languages.

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Vietnam introduces communications network to KL Converge

Vietnam introduces communications network to KL Converge

8/28/2015 - 15:59

(VOVworld) - A Vietnamese delegation is attending the three-day communications expo KL Converge at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Malaysia from August 27-29.

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New round of Libyan political dialogue in Morocco

New round of Libyan political dialogue in Morocco

8/28/2015 - 15:45

(VOVworld) - The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has announced that a new round of talks between Libya's warring factions in the Moroccan city of Skhirat on Thursday.

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Da Nang team on global tack

Da Nang team on global tack

8/28/2015 - 15:38

(VOVworld) – A ceremony was held at St Katherine Docks in London on Wednesday to debut the Da Nang-Vietnam team, who will be competing in the Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race.

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Vietnamese people always turn to their home land for national construction efforts

Vietnamese people always turn to their home land for national construction efforts

8/27/2015 - 19:35

(VOVworld) - The Vietnam Fatherland Front has met 30 overseas Vietnamese representing 4.5 million Viet Kieu worldwide.

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Meeting to celebrate the diplomatic sector’s 70th anniversary

Meeting to celebrate the diplomatic sector’s 70th anniversary

8/27/2015 - 19:32

(VOVworld) - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a meeting to celebrate the diplomatic sector’s 70th anniversary. Speaking at the event, President Truong Tan Sang asked the diplomatic sector to prioritize national interests, comply with the Party’s guidelines and policies, and follow President Ho Chi Minh’s diplomatic thoughts in a flexible manner:

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Wednesday August 26, 2015

Wednesday August 26, 2015

(VOVworld) - I’m reading an interesting letter from 61-year-old Lauri Niemi of Finland. He lives in a Helsinki surburb called Laajasalo, which actually is an island in the Gulf of...

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Thai Phien flower village

Thai Phien flower village

A visit to Thai Phien flower village in Da Lat