Liverpool's English midfielder Steven Gerrard celebrates scoring against Napoli during their UEFA Europa League football match at Anfield in Liverpool. AFP
PARIS (AFP) – Manchester City sank to defeat but a Steven Gerrard hat-trick gave Liverpool victory at home to Napoli in the Europa League on Thursday, as CSKA Moscow led a clutch of teams into the knockout phase.
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RANDUSARI, Indonesia (AFP) – At least 35 people were killed and dozens injured Friday when Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano erupted again, burning villages as far as 18 kilometres (11 miles) away, officials said.
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Map showing Cuba where a plane carrying 68 people crashed Thursday between Havana and the eastern city of Santiago (AFP graphic)
HAVANA, Nov 4, 2010 (AFP) - A Cuban airliner carrying 68 people between Havana and the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba crashed Thursday, with no immediate word on survivors, officials said.
SYDNEY, Nov 5, 2010 (AFP) - Qantas said Friday it was too early to speculate what caused an engine explosion on a flagship A380 superjumbo as investigations got under way into the dramatic mid-air emergency.
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Many Vietnamese families have recently a trend of choosing international schools for their children. They express their hopes for a brighter future for the next generation. However, studying at Vietnamese schools is a choice of several foreign students who want to improve their native language.
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WUKIRSARI, Indonesia, Nov 4, 2010 (AFP) - Indonesia ordered thousands more people to evacuate Thursday as the country's most active volcano erupted again, shooting gas and ash into the sky and triggering a new aircraft exclusion zone.
TOKYO, Nov 4, 2010 (AFP) - Toyota on Thursday announced a recall of almost 136,000 compact cars in Japan and Europe to fix a steering problem.
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PARIS, Nov 4, 2010 (AFP) - The International Monetary Fund cut its expectations for world economic growth this year and next to 3.0-4.0 percent on Thursday, but also praised a new funding strategy by the US Federal Reserve.
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PARIS, Nov 4, 2010 (AFP) - Chinese President Hu Jintao arrives in France Thursday for a state visit expected to yield billions of euros' (dollars') worth of trade deals.
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WELLINGTON, Nov 4, 2010 (AFP) - US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday she hoped the "lame-duck" session of Congress would pass a new nuclear disarmament treaty with Russia, but she could not guarantee it.
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DUBAI, Nov 4, 2010 (AFP) - Emirates airline, the biggest single-customer of Airbus A380, said Thursday it had no plans to ground its 13 superjumbos following the Qantas forced landing in Singapore.
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BANGKOK, Nov 4, 2010 (AFP) - The death toll from Thailand's crippling floods has risen to over 120, officials said Thursday, after the weeks-long crisis spread south and affected tens of thousands more people, including tourists.
BERLIN, Nov 4, 2010 (AFP) - German flag carrier Lufthansa said it had no plans to ground its three A380 jets after a Qantas flight with more than 450 people on board made a dramatic forced landing in Singapore.
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PARIS, Nov 4, 2010 (AFP) - An Airbus A380 airliner that was forced to make an emergency landing in Singapore on Thursday had suffered a "serious" fault at the rear of one of its jet engines, French crash investigators said.
An unidentified passenger (L) is escorted from the terminal of Changi International airport in Singapore on November 4, 2010 after disembarking from the Qantas Airbus A380 aircraft. AFP
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The price of gold in Vietnam on November 4 peaked an all-time high of VND34.3 million a tael (1.2 ounces) after global prices tumbled at the end of yesterday.
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