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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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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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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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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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.
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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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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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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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.
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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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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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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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
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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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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