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Hosni Mubarak to be released this week

Hosni Mubarak to be released this week

3/14/2017 - 17:43

(VOVworld) - Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will leave a military hospital this week, his lawyer said, after an appeals court acquitted the ex-president of involvement in the killing of protesters during a 2011 uprising.

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Colombian government implements commitment with ELN

Colombian government implements commitment with ELN

1/31/2017 - 15:30

(VOVworld)- Colombian guerrilla group, the National Liberation Army or ELN, on Monday welcomed the national government of Juan Manuel Santos to realize its commitment to grant amnesty to two prisoners, the group’s members.

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Japan, Russia discuss joint economic activities on disputed islands

Japan, Russia discuss joint economic activities on disputed islands

12/16/2016 - 17:15

(VOVworld) – Visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday, focusing on several disputed islands.

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Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy gives up politics

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy gives up politics

11/21/2016 - 18:32

(VOVworld) - France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy conceded defeat on Sunday in the race to choose the conservative candidate for next year's presidential election.

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Utsunomiya blast: suicide bombing

Utsunomiya blast: suicide bombing

10/24/2016 - 15:31

(VOVworld) – The explosion occurred near Utsunomiya City Hall in Tochigi Prefecture was a suicide bombing, Japanese broadcaster NHK reported.

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Thousands march in support of Colombia peace deal

Thousands march in support of Colombia peace deal

10/21/2016 - 17:13

(VOVworld) – On Thursday, thousands of people flooded streets in cities across Colombia calling for an end of violence and demanding a peace deal between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

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Ex - Khoi My

Ex - Khoi My

10/5/2016 - 16:20

Ex - Khoi My

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Congo train attack kills 14 people

Congo train attack kills 14 people

10/3/2016 - 15:23

(VOVworld) – At least 14 people including one child and two soldiers were killed in an attack on a train blamed on former rebel fighters south of the Congo capital Brazzaville.

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Egypt hands death or life imprisonment sentences to 9 MB members

Egypt hands death or life imprisonment sentences to 9 MB members

7/18/2016 - 17:17

(VOVworld) – On Sunday, a Cairo criminal court handed death or life imprisonment sentences in absentia to nine members of the now banned Muslim Brotherhood for violent crimes in Giza province in 2013.

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US arrests National Guard ex-member for attempting to assist IS

US arrests National Guard ex-member for attempting to assist IS

7/6/2016 - 18:29

(VOVworld) - A former member of the US National Guard was arrested on July 3 for allegedly attempting to assist IS. The Department of Justice said that Mohamad Bailor Jalloh, 26, tried to assist IS to get weapons "to be used in what he believed was going to be an attack on US soil".

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Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

1/15/2016 - 10:43

A: This week, we continued received New Year greetings from our listeners around the world. Michael Brandlt of the US wrote: “Hello, my warm greetings to you all at the Voice of Vietnam. Here is the US, we have just celebrated the beginning of a New Year.

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British Tea Culture

British Tea Culture

12/17/2015 - 10:56

(VOVworld) - Welcome to Culture Rendezvous on VOV24/7 with me, Ngoc Diep. British Tea Culture, we all know it exists, we all know it’s important, but what exactly is it? In today’s show, Joshua Zukas of the UK will tell us about this special culture. Hello Josh, welcome to our show. Could you please briefly introduce yourself?

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Ivory Coast protests French warrant for parliament speaker Guillaume Soro

Ivory Coast protests French warrant for parliament speaker Guillaume Soro

12/9/2015 - 16:41

(VOVworld) - Ivory Coast's government has summoned the French ambassador in protest after a French judge issued an arrest warrant for the speaker of Ivory Coast’s parliament, Guillaume Soro.

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Ho Tram Open Golf event to offer 1.5 million USD worth of prizes

Ho Tram Open Golf event to offer 1.5 million USD worth of prizes

12/3/2015 - 18:51

(VOVworld) - The Ho Tram Open event for professional golfers, scheduled to take place from December 3-6 in the southern province of Ba Ria- Vung Tau, will offer 1.5 million USD worth of prizes, making it Vietnam’s richest golf showpiece. The organizing board said at a press conference on December 2 that the tournament, an Asian Tour event, will see...

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Market sessions in Ha Giang

Market sessions in Ha Giang

11/6/2015 - 16:03

(VOVworld)- Markets in Ha Giang always attract tourists because they are not just places for buying and selling, they are also meeting places for local ethnic minority people. Wearing colorful costumes, all the different ethnic minority groups of the region come to the market to meet their friends, or their ex-lovers.

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A breathtaking journey to Dong Van Plateau

A breathtaking journey to Dong Van Plateau

10/16/2015 - 14:09

(VOVworld) – Dong Van Karst Plateau in Ha Giang province was recognized in 2010 by UNESCO as a world geological park. The plateau is a true masterpiece of nature where man is small against the vastness of the sky, mountains and clouds.

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Ex-NRC members: Charter drafters must heed the public

Ex-NRC members: Charter drafters must heed the public

9/22/2015 - 18:35

(VOVworld) - Former members of the now-defunct Thai National Reform Council (NRC) have called for public participation to be allowed on the drafting of the new constitution.

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Amnesty- Vietnam’s lenient policy

Amnesty- Vietnam’s lenient policy

8/24/2015 - 17:34

(VOVworld)- Since the Law on Amnesty was approved by the National Assembly in 2007, thousands of prisoners have been released on major occasions in Vietnam. This year, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day, approximately 18,000 prisoners will be pardoned, the largest number ever. It reflects the Vietnamese Party, and State’s lenient policy and Vietnam’s humanitarian...

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Youth volunteer force celebrates 65th founding anniversary

Youth volunteer force celebrates 65th founding anniversary

7/15/2015 - 18:47

(VOVworld) - President Truong Tan Sang reiterated that the Party and government always attached importance to ensuring favorable living conditions for people who had rendered great service to the nation.

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20 years of Vietnam-US relations: short journey, great stride

20 years of Vietnam-US relations: short journey, great stride

7/13/2015 - 16:44

(VOVworld) - The 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations is a critical moment for Vietnam and the US to reflect upon the past and look forward to a better future for both countries as well as for peace, cooperation and development in Asia-Pacific and the world at large.

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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...