Thousands flee fighting in Yemen capital

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Thousands flee fighting in Yemen capital

Dissident tribesmen have fought loyalist troops in the Yemeni capital for a third straight day leaving bodies littering the streets and sending thousands of residents fleeing.

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Genocide accused Mladic due before UN court

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Genocide accused Mladic due before UN court

Bosnian Serb ex-army chief Ratko Mladic was due to make a long-awaited first appearance before a UN judge Friday after 16 years on the run from genocide charges.

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Romney launches 2012 bid, attacks Obama on economy

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Romney launches 2012 bid, attacks Obama on economy

Leading Republican contender Mitt Romney leapt into the 2012 White House race Thursday, delivering a damning critique of President Barack Obama's stewardship of the faltering US economy.

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'First' outbreak of mystery bacteria kills 18

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'First' outbreak of mystery bacteria kills 18

The World Health Organisation warned Thursday Europe was seeing the first outbreak of a lethal bacteria, as its death toll climbed to 18 and the first suspected cases were reported in the US.

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AIDS at 30: New funds, smarter spending needed - UNAIDS

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AIDS at 30: New funds, smarter spending needed - UNAIDS

More money, less waste and smarter programmes are urgently needed to consolidate precious gains in the war on AIDS and HIV, UNAIDS said on ahead of the disease's 30th anniversary.

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Hackers claim new Sony cyberattack

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Hackers claim new Sony cyberattack

Hackers have claimed to have compromised more than one million passwords, email addresses and other information from SonyPictures.com in the latest cyberattack on the Japanese electronics giant.

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US seals deal to sell Chrysler stake

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US seals deal to sell Chrysler stake

The US Treasury has said it reached an agreement to sell the government's stake in Chrysler Group for an estimated $560 million to Italian automaker Fiat.

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EU envoy: 680 mln euro ODA to Vietnam

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EU envoy: 680 mln euro ODA to Vietnam

The European Union (EU) remains one of Vietnam's leading providers of development assistance, with a total of 680 million EUR (972.3 million USD) in 2011.

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Tripartite MOU signed for ‘education during emergency’

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Tripartite MOU signed for ‘education during emergency’

MOET, UNICEF and ‘Save the Children-Vietnam’ signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on June 1 that helps MOET and collaborates to coordinate activities during natural disasters and prepare the education sector for possible crisis during a natural calamity.

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Children’s Day festivities in HCMC

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Children’s Day festivities in HCMC

The People’s Committee of Nha Be district in Ho Chi Minh City opened a new playground for children to celebrate International Children’s Day (June 1) and mark 100 years since Uncle Ho left the country to find salvation.

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Standards of luxury apartments required, association says

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Standards of luxury apartments required, association says

Many so-called luxury apartment buildings have debuted with very high prices. However, Nguyen Tan Van, chairman of the Vietnam Architectures’ Association, warned that there was no legal standard of hi-quality apartments in Vietnam.

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Gold highly recovers

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Gold highly recovers

(Photo: Uyen Phuong)
The price of gold in Vietnam rebounded, sometimes surpassing VND37.9 million a tael (1.2 ounces) on June 2 as global price resumed rising momentum.

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UNESCO recognizes Ba Be Lake as third Ramsar site

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UNESCO recognizes Ba Be Lake as third Ramsar site

UNESCO officially recognized Ba Be Lake in the northern mountainous province of Bac Can as the third Ramsar site in Vietnam on June 5, World Environment Day.

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Man charged with smuggling diamonds

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Man charged with smuggling diamonds

The People’s Procuracy in Ho Chi Minh City indicted Luu Chi Hung on June 1st, for smuggling a large cache of diamonds worth over VND7 billion (US$350,000) from Hong Kong into Vietnam last year.

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Skipper, manager prosecuted for boat accident

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Skipper, manager prosecuted for boat accident

The People’s Procuracy in Binh Duong Province, decided on May 31st to prosecute skipper Nguyen Van Duc and boat manager Lao Van Quang of the Din Ky Tourist Company for the tragic boat accident that killed 16 people.

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