EPL chiefs mull postponement amid violence

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EPL chiefs mull postponement amid violence

LONDON, Aug 10, 2011 (AFP) - English Premier League chiefs will decide on Thursday whether the opening round of fixtures will go ahead as British cities grapple with widespread rioting, a statement said.

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US missiles kill 21 in Pakistan: officials

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MIRANSHAH, Pakistan, Aug 10, 2011 (AFP) - A US drone strike in Pakistan on Wednesday killed up to 21 Afghan fighters from the Al-Qaeda-linked Haqqani network, considered the top US foe in eastern Afghanistan, authorities said.

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Sarkozy breaks off holiday for emergency economy meet

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PARIS, Aug 10, 2011 (AFP) - President Nicolas Sarkozy interrupted his holiday on the French Riviera Wednesday to hold an emergency meeting on the economy as the crisis in the eurozone continued.

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Asian stocks bounce back on Fed announcement

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Asian stocks bounce back on Fed announcement

HONG KONG, Aug 10, 2011 (AFP) - Asian stocks rallied in early trade Wednesday, part of a global uptick after the US Federal Reserve pledged to keep interest rates near zero for at least two years.

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Japan may get new PM this month: media

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Japan may get new PM this month: media

TOKYO, Aug 10, 2011 (AFP) - Japan may have a new leader by the end of the month, its sixth in five years, newspapers said Wednesday, as embattled Prime Minister Naoto Kan signalled he would resign soon.

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Amid slow growth, Fed vows low rates for 2 more years

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Amid slow growth, Fed vows low rates for 2 more years

WASHINGTON, Aug 9, 2011 (AFP) - The Federal Reserve pledged Tuesday to hold interest rates near zero for two more years to counter an economy facing increased risks of stalling.

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Oil price plunge signals high uncertainty over economy: IEA

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PARIS, Aug 10, 2011 (AFP) - Oil is riding a "big dipper," with prices plunging again on uncertainty about debt levels in the West, signs of a slowdown in emerging markets and political paralysis, the IEA said on Wednesday.

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Three killed by car during riots in UK's Birmingham: police

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Three killed by car during riots in UK's Birmingham: police

LONDON, Aug 10, 2011 (AFP) - Three men died Wednesday after being hit by a car during riots in the central English city of Birmingham, officials said, amid reports that they died while trying to protect their community from looters.

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More support for social beneficiaries

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The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs has asked charitable organizations to increase monetary contributions to the beneficiaries of social policies, in view of the present day inflation in costs of most commodities.

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Price subsidized program, a success in HCMC

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Price subsidized program, a success in HCMC

Price subsidizes are on most essential foods (Photo: Hong Nhu)

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Consolidate the special, loyal and pure relationship between the two Parties, States and peoples

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Consolidate the special, loyal and pure relationship between the two Parties, States and peoples

On Aug 8th, the solemn state ceremony to welcome the high- ranking delegation led by visiting Lao Party General Secretary and State President Choummaly Sayasone took place in Hanoi.

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Mekong Province upgrades power supply

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Mekong Province upgrades power supply

The electricity department of the Mekong Delta Province of Vinh Long plans to provide electricity to most of the residents in the region, by setting up at least 77 electric projects at a cost of VND47 billion (US$ 2,238,000).

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Cleverley gets England call as midfield duo exit

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LONDON, Aug 8, 2011 (AFP) - Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley has been called into the England squad for the first time for the friendly international against the Netherlands at Wembley on Wednesday.

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Football: Blanc looks to French pretenders to shine against Chile

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Football: Blanc looks to French pretenders to shine against Chile

MONTPELLIER, France, Aug 9, 2011 (AFP) - French coach Laurent Blanc will be looking to several fringe players to prove themselves when they take on Chile in a friendly here on Wednesday.

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Football: England match cancelled after London riots

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Football: England match cancelled after London riots

LONDON, Aug 9, 2011 (AFP) - England's international football friendly against the Netherlands has been called off after violent unrest in London, the Football Association confirmed on Tuesday.

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