LONDON, Nov 9, 2010 (AFP) - Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli has lost his appeal against a three-game ban after being sent-off against West Brom in the Premier League last weekend.
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Sir Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford in Manchester on November 6, 2010. (AFP)
MANCHESTER, England, Nov 9, 2010 (AFP) - Sir Alex Ferguson insisted on Tuesday that Manchester City's huge transfer spending does not make silverware an inevitability.
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State President Nguyen Minh Triet attended the national great unity festive day in Tao Phu Village, Tam Hong Commune, Yen Lac District, in the northern midland province of Vinh Phuc on Nov. 9.
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LOS ANGELES, Nov 9 (AFP) – An engine room fire has left a luxury cruise ship carrying nearly 4,500 people stranded with minimal power in the Pacific off the coast of Mexico, the operator and officials said.
File picture of the Carnival Splendor
LONDON, Nov 10 (AFP) – London department store Harrods gave a luxurious new spin to the humble Christmas advent calendar by unveiling a one-million-dollar version featuring a speedboat and a designer kitchen.
SINGAPORE (AFP) – Singapore Airlines (SIA) said Wednesday it had grounded three Airbus A380 planes to carry out "precautionary" engine changes following a mid-air engine failure on a Qantas-operated superjumbo.
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JAKARTA (AFP) – US President Barack Obama said Wednesday Muslim-majority Indonesia's national philosophy of unity between people of different faiths and ethnic backgrounds is an inspiration to the world.
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BRUSSELS, Nov 10 (AFP) – Iran has proposed a resumption of its long-stalled nuclear negotiations with major world powers in Istanbul on November 23 or December 5, a European diplomatic source said.
LONDON (AFP) – Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp lashed out at World Cup final referee Howard Webb after Spurs dropped precious Premier League points in a 1-1 draw with Sunderland on Tursday.
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The Ministry of Natural Recourses and Environment will plan ground for new industrial zones unless their area is occupied over 60 percent with factory projects and appropriate to the ground planning issued by the Prime Minister.
Twenty-one out of 28 coastal provinces have had ships register for verification of the origin of aquatic products for export to the European market since Vietnam began implementing regulations on Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing 10 months ago.
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Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has approved the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s proposal on negotiating with the Asian Development Bank on agreements and related documents for a project to build the second metro route in Ho Chi Minh City.
The metro route N.1 links the center station of Ben Thanh with suburban District 12 in HCM City
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Vietnam has made considerable progress in the business regulatory environment over the past year but there is still a lot more room for improvement, said the World Bank's vice president of Financial and Private Sector Development Janamitra Devan on Nov. 8.
PM Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday praised Fields Prize winner Professor Ngo Bao Chau at a meeting with the professor during his coming back to the country for the establishment of the Institute for Advanced Mathematics.
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The proportion of residents supplied with clean water is 45 percent only, a representative of the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development said on November 8.
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