Zawahiri to Muslims: target US, avenge Bin Laden

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Al-Qaeda's leader Ayman al-Zawahiri urged Muslims to target the United States and avenge the killing of his predecessor Osama bin Laden, the SITE Intelligence Group reported Monday.

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Obama, 2012 Republicans clash on jobs

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President Barack Obama told Republicans on Monday to stop playing games that were hurting the US economy, but his foes mocked his "Magical Misery tour" by bus through key Midwest swing states.

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National carrier offers cheap airfares for elderly people

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National carrier offers cheap airfares for elderly people

Vietnam Airline offers cheap senior airfares to take care the elderly people in the country (Photo: U.Phuong)
Vietnam Airlines announced it has offered cheap airfares - elderly people for senior citizens since August 15.

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Vietnam’s foreign debt tops $32 billion: ministry

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The Vietnamese government’s foreign debt reached US$32.5 billion in 2010, up 16.5 percent year on year, according to a recent report from the Ministry of Finance.

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Brazil, France into U20 World Cup semi-finals

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Brazil, France into U20 World Cup semi-finals

BOGOTA, Aug 15, 2011 (AFP) - Brazil won a thrilling 4-2 penalty shootout against Spain to advance to the semi-finals of the U20 World Cup on Sunday night along with France who earlier beat Nigeria 3-2 after extra-time.

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Spanish envoy proposed peace plan to Damascus: report

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MADRID, Aug 15, 2011 (AFP) - Spain sent a special envoy to Damascus last month to convince President Bashar al-Assad to accept a plan to end months of violence in the country, a Spanish news report said Monday.

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World's biggest solar boat docks in Hong Kong

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World's biggest solar boat docks in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, Aug 15, 2011 (AFP) - There is "huge potential" to use alternative energy in the shipping industry, the man behind the world's biggest solar boat said on Monday as it arrived in Hong Kong as part of a global voyage.

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Osborne calls for greater eurozone fiscal integration

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Osborne calls for greater eurozone fiscal integration

PARIS, Aug 15, 2011 (AFP) - Britain's finance minister George Osborne called Monday on eurozone countries to undertake greater fiscal integration to restore economic confidence.
AFP - (FILES) In this photograph taken on February 21, 2011, Britain's finance minister George Osborne (L) shakes hands with BP Chief Executive Bob Dudley (2R) as chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani (2L) and BP Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg (R) look on during a signing ceremony at 11 Downing Street in...

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Britain's Cameron vows to confront 'moral collapse'

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Britain's Cameron vows to confront 'moral collapse'

LONDON, Aug 15, 2011 (AFP) - British Prime Minister David Cameron was to announce Monday a wide-ranging review of government policies to reverse a "slow-motion moral collapse" that he blames for last week's riots.

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HCMC exports 5 million ornamental fish

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HCMC exports 5 million ornamental fish

HCMC exports more than 5 million ornamental fish to 32 countries in the first seven months of the year (Photo: U. Phuong)
Ho Chi Minh City has exported more than 5 million ornamental fish to 32 countries in the first seven months of the year, as per the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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Japan gives visa to ex-Thai PM Thaksin

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TOKYO, Aug 15, 2011 (AFP) - Japan said Monday it had given a visa to former Thai premier Thaksin Shinawatra, who has lived in exile since a 2006 military coup and wants to visit Japan next week.

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Turkey denies capture of senior PKK leader

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ANKARA, Aug 15, 2011 (AFP) - Turkey has denied the capture of a senior leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), after media reports quoting Iranian officials sparked confusion.

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Kadhafi spits defiance, rebels say key towns captured

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Kadhafi spits defiance, rebels say key towns captured

TRIPOLI, Aug 15, 2011 (AFP) - Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi spat defiance at opposition forces and NATO on Monday amid rumours he was preparing to flee the country and as rebels claimed control of key towns near his capital Tripoli.
(AFP FILES) A picture taken on April 10, 2011 shows Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi gesturing at his supporters outside his Bab al-Aziziya residence after his meeting with African leaders in Tripoli

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Disaster-hit Japan marks 66 years since WWII end

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Disaster-hit Japan marks 66 years since WWII end

TOKYO, Aug 15, 2011 (AFP) - Japan will recover from the March 11 quake and tsunami just as it did after World War II, Prime Minister Naoto Kan said Monday, the 66th anniversary of the country's surrender.

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VN-American to compete for Miss World 2011

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VN-American to compete for Miss World 2011

Vietnamese-American beauty Pham Thuy Vy Victoria, second runner-up of Miss World Vietnam 2010, will represent Vietnam at the Miss World 2011 contest in London this November.

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