Saudi Arabia recalls Syria envoy

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Saudi Arabia recalls Syria envoy

DAMASCUS, Aug 8, 2011 (AFP) - Saudi Arabia recalled its envoy to Damascus and the Arab League condemned violence in Syria, leaving President Bashar al-Assad further isolated even as he defended his crackdown on "outlaws."

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100 arrested as second night of riots hits London

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100 arrested as second night of riots hits London

LONDON, Aug 8, 2011 (AFP) - Police said Monday they had arrested 100 people in a second night of rioting in London, condemning it as "copycat" disorder following weekend unrest sparked by the death of a man in a police shooting.

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Football: Del Bosque calls up Monreal for Italy friendly

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MADRID, Aug 8, 2011 (AFP) - Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has called up Malaga defender Ignacio Monreal to replace the injured Sergio Ramos for the squad to face Italy in a friendly on Wednesday.

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Will Gerrard lead Liverpool revolution?

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LONDON, Aug 8, 2011 (AFP) - For the best part of a decade, Steven Gerrard has been the heartbeat and conscience of Liverpool, through good times and bad.

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Van Persie vows to inspire Arsenal revival

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LONDON, Aug 8, 2011 (AFP) - Robin van Persie has vowed to learn the lessons of Arsenal's meltdown last season as the Dutch forward aims to end his club's miserable run of six years without a trophy.

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African stars aim to prove their worth at Chelsea

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LONDON, Aug 8, 2011 (AFP) - Didier Drogba and his African team-mates go into the new Premier League season determined to convince Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas they deserve to be part of the club's future.

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Michelin-Chef Brochot shows French gastronomy

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Michelin-Chef Brochot shows French gastronomy

Michelin-star Chef Jerome Brochot from France, a world-renowned cook, has arrived in Ho Chi Minh City for a five-day culinary class featuring favorite dishes from his restaurant in Montceau-les-Mines.

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Oil prices slump as US downgrade stokes demand worries

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LONDON, Aug 8, 2011 (AFP) - World oil prices slumped Monday over fears of slowing energy demand in the United States after a shock credit rating downgrade for the world's biggest economy, analysts said.

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Football: Fergie backs young guns to shine for United

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Football: Fergie backs young guns to shine for United

LONDON, Aug 8, 2011 (AFP) - Sir Alex Ferguson believes Manchester United's dramatic fightback against Manchester City in the Community Shield proves he was right to put his faith in a youth revolution.

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Da Lat flower festival 2012 to open December 30

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Da Lat flower festival 2012 to open December 30

he People’s Committee of Lam Dong Province has announced the opening of the bi-annual Da Lat Flower Festival from December 30 to January 3, 2012.

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Quarry discovered, that built Ho Dynasty Citadel

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Quarry discovered, that built Ho Dynasty Citadel

The Management Board of the Ho Dynasty Citadel Relic has recently discovered the quarry that was used in building the Ho Dynasty Citadel, on Yen Ton mountain of Phu Luu Village in Vinh Yen Commune of Vinh Loc District in the northern province of Thanh Hoa.

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Hydropower plants, an environment concern

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Hydropower plants, an environment concern

At a seminar held in Cat Tien National Park Sunday, environmental experts said they felt that investors of the two Dong Nai hydropower projects must reconsider their impact on plants, ecology and bio-diversity of the region.

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City schools overcrowded

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City schools overcrowded

State owned schools throughout Ho Chi Minh City suffer from overcrowded classes and shortage of teaching staff.

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Import goods forced to sell at reduced rates

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Import goods forced to sell at reduced rates

Uncertain factors in the market such as fluctuating USD exchange rates and competitive products are forcing businesses to slash prices on most imported goods to be able to stay operational.

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Summer campaign celebrates day for children

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Summer campaign celebrates day for children

As part of the ongoing green summer campaign 2011, about 400 student volunteers from universities and colleges celebrated ‘children’s day’ yesterday in Binh Thanh District of Ho Chi Minh City.

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