Denmark and Sweden said they had foiled a "Mumbai-style" plot by Islamic extremists to massacre staff at a Danish newspaper that published caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed.
Keywords: petattackmassacreIn DenmarkProphet MohammedplotThe Copenhagen
Defiant Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo's most notorious lieutenant urged the strongman's diehard supporters to launch an unarmed assault on rival Alassane Ouattara's UN-defended base.
Keywords: frenchproThe European UnionThe United NationsSupportersMovesYouths
Sudan will withdraw from Darfur peace talks in Doha and organise its own negotiations if no accord with the rebels is reached imminently,
Keywords: conflictEquality MovementTalkswithdrawIn Sudan
The Government of Japan has agreed to a grant of US$191, 900 for the construction of primary schools in the northern provinces of Nam Dinh and Quang Ninh.
Keywords: japanborrowPrimary SchoolgrantprojectNguyen Van Dongdeepen
The People’s Committee of Phu Tho northern province and the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) on December 29 jointly held a ceremony to mark the 52nd anniversary of the victory of the Cuban Revolution (Jan. 1, 1959-2011).
VUFO General Secretary Do Ba Khoa offers flower bouquet to Cuban Ambassador to Vietnam Fredesman Turro Gonzalez.
Keywords: Hung Kings TempleFriendship OrganisationsFidel CastrooverthrowThe AmbassadorThe JanuaryPhu Tho
A Festival of Overseas Students to celebrate New Year 2011 opened in Hanoi on Dec. 29 with the participation of about 500 students.
Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan welcomes foreign students
Keywords: overseasNguyenSinh Vien Viet NamNguyen Dac VinhInternational EducationWishingTien Phong
The real estate market has become gloomy in Ho Chi Minh City because apartment owners who have yet to be issued with ‘house ownership certificates’ are not allowed to sell their apartments.
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The anti-landslide project in Thanh Da Island has been delayed because of difficulties in site clearance, Tran Van Giau, deputy director of the city Waterway Management Agency said on Tuesday.
Keywords: Site ClearanceprojectTran Van GiauBinh Thanh District
The Hanoi City People’s Committee on Tuesday instructed relevant authorities to draft measures to destroy all red-eared turtles that have appeared in Guom (Sword) Lake.
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The rate of landslide movement is becoming very unpredictable and severe in the provinces upstream, and in the coastal areas in the Mekong Delta. This natural hazard is destroying houses, villages, farmland, highways and paths.
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Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology on December 28 announced that it has made successful robot recognize human emotions such as surprise, happiness and anger.
Keywords: RobotrecognizeDr Nguyen Duc ThanhlocatemoveHcmc UniversityHo Chi Minh City University
Twelve sailors are still missing after Van Don 02, a Vietnamese cargo ship, sank in the southern area of East Sea on December 28, the Vietnam Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Center said
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While a cold front has just ‘taped off’ in northern Vietnam, another is set to move in by tomorrow morning, making the region’s weather very wintry.
Keywords: Northern VietnamslowlyBy WednesdaylingerweathercenterTonkin
PetroVietnam has said that it will step up construction of the Nghi Son and Long Son oil refinery plants from 2011 to 2015 period.
Keywords: Long SonNghi SonPetrovietnamstepDung Quat Oil RefineryBa Ria Vung TauThanh Hoa
LONDON, Dec 28, 2010 (AFP) - Mario Balotelli scored a hat-trick as Manchester City went top of the Premier League, for a few hours at least, after a 4-0 win at home to Aston Villa on Tuesday.
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