Algeria airliner lost contact in African sky

Algeria airliner lost contact in African sky

7/24/2014 - 19:06

(VOVworld) - Algeria's national airline, Air Algerie, says it has lost contact with one of its planes flying from Burkina Faso to Algiers across the Sahara. Contact was lost about 50 minutes after take-off from Ouagadougou, the airline said.

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Hamas leader ready for a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

Hamas leader ready for a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

7/24/2014 - 19:03

(VOVworld) - Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal, who is living in exile in Qatar, said on Wednesday he is ready for a truce in Gaza to create conditions for humanitarian activities in Gaza strip.

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ASEAN-EU Foreign Ministers strongly criticize the MH17 downing

ASEAN-EU Foreign Ministers strongly criticize the MH17 downing

7/24/2014 - 18:54

(VOVworld) – In a joint statement by the ASEAN-EU Foreign Ministerial Conference in Brussels, ministers praised the UN Security Council’s Resolution 2166 on July 21 on the downing of the Malaysia Airline MH17 flight in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine.

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7-month CPI sees lowest rise in 13 years

7-month CPI sees lowest rise in 13 years

7/24/2014 - 18:46

(VOVworld) The consumer price index (CPI) in July rose only 0.23 percent on the previous month, driving the seven-month figure up 1.62 percent, the lowest increase in 13 years.

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Vietnam-Australia enhance multi-faceted cooperation

Vietnam-Australia enhance multi-faceted cooperation

7/24/2014 - 18:44

(VOVworld) – The Australian State of Victoria attaches importance to developing relations with Vietnam and its localities, primarily in economics, trade, investment and education.

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US lifts bans on its flights to Israel

US lifts bans on its flights to Israel

7/24/2014 - 18:40

(VOVworld) - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has lifted its ban on US flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed over concerns about the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets, as of Wednesday.

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2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games kicks off

2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games kicks off

7/24/2014 - 18:31

(VOVworld) – The 20th Commonwealth Games opened in Glasgow on Wednesday with the participation of 6500 athletes from 71 countries and territories.

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Netherlands holds solemn ceremony for plane crash victims

Netherlands holds solemn ceremony for plane crash victims

7/24/2014 - 18:28

(VOVworld) – A solemn ceremony was held in the Netherlands on Wednesday to mourn for victims of the Malaysian airliner MH17 downed in eastern Ukraine on July 17th.

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Activities to commemorate war martyrs and heroes

Activities to commemorate war martyrs and heroes

7/24/2014 - 18:26

(VOVworld) – A delegation led by the President of Vietnam Fatherland Front’s Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan laid wreaths and burnt incense at Hanoi’s Mai Dich Cemetery on Thursday in commemoration of fallen soldiers, and late government leaders.

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UN urged to end atrocities by Islamic State

UN urged to end atrocities by Islamic State

7/24/2014 - 16:47

(VOVworld)- UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's special envoy for Iraq, Nickolay Mladenov, urged the UN Security Council to take drastic steps to force the Islamic State extremist group to stop its atrocities and kidnappings.

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Vietnam calls for respect to human rights in Palestine’s occupied territory

Vietnam calls for respect to human rights in Palestine’s occupied territory

7/24/2014 - 16:46

(VOVworld) – Vietnam calls for an immediate end to violence against civilians in the Gaza Strip to make humanitarian aids possible in this area.

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Culture - tourism week features minority groups of M’nong plateau

Culture - tourism week features minority groups of M’nong plateau

7/24/2014 - 16:44

(VOVworld) – A culture and tourism week featuring cultural identities of ethnic groups in the M’Nong plateau is underway in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong as part of the 2014 National Tourism Year.

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Health sector presents first-aid kits to fishermen

Health sector presents first-aid kits to fishermen

7/24/2014 - 16:38

(VOVworld) – Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien will present 545 first-aid kits to offshore fishermen in Ha Tinh province, Quang Binh province, and Da Nang city in the central coastal region from now till the end of this week.

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Vietnam to become important supplier of automobile spares parts

Vietnam to become important supplier of automobile spares parts

7/24/2014 - 16:35

(VOVworld) – Vietnam expects to produce 227,000 cars by 2020 and 863,000 cars by 2030.

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48 dead in Taiwan plane crash

48 dead in Taiwan plane crash

7/24/2014 - 16:31

(VOVworld) – 48 people were dead after a passenger plane of Trans Asia Airways crashed in Taiwan’s Penghu archipelago on Wednesday.

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Wednesday July 23, 2014

Wednesday July 23, 2014

(VOVworld) - As a coastal country, Vietnam has frequently been affected by storms and floods. But in recent years, storms have increased in intensity and frequency due to global climate...

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Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

The Citadel of Ho Dynasty in the central province of Thanh Hoa has been named a World Cultural Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or...