Pictures of drowned Syrian boy shock world as refugee crisis grows

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Pictures of drowned Syrian boy shock world as refugee crisis grows

The front pages of some of Britain's daily newspapers showing an image of the body of Syrian three-year-old boy Aylan are pictured in London, on September 3, 2015. The image spread like lightning through social media and dominated front pages from Spain to Sweden, with commentators unanimous it had rammed home the horrors faced by those fleeing war and conflict in the Middle East and Africa. Photo: AFP/Justin Tallis

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From Vietnam War to a Turkish beach, the shock of the photo endures

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From Vietnam War to a Turkish beach, the shock of the photo endures

In an age of 24-hour news in which people are exposed to more footage from world trouble spots than ever before, the image of one dead Syrian toddler washed up on a Turkish beach demonstrates the enduring power of the still news photograph.

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Economists blame lack of policy reforms for Vietnam's failure to benefit from FTAs

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Economists blame lack of policy reforms for Vietnam's failure to benefit from FTAs

Though the government seeks to globally integrate Vietnam -- 15 free trade agreements signed since 2007 -- its tardiness in reforming policies is preventing businesses from benefiting from the FTAs, delegates said at an economic forum in the central province of Thanh Hoa Thursday.

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Video shows car crashing into toll station, flipping over on Vietnam highway

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A car flipped over onto its roof after it ran straight into a concrete barrier at a toll station in Dong Nai Province on Wednesday night.

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Syria's President Assad accepts early parliamentary elections, Putin says

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Syria's President Assad accepts early parliamentary elections, Putin says

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has agreed to early parliamentary elections and to establish contacts with the “healthy opposition,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said.

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Vietnam hospital fined for dumping 63 tons of untreated medical waste

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Vietnam hospital fined for dumping 63 tons of untreated medical waste

Tay Ninh authorities have fined a private hospital VND1.4 billion (US$62,300) for illegally dumping 63 tons of untreated medical waste at a vacant residential site in the southern province.

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Geneva wealth managers pay defrauded investors to settle Madoff case

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Geneva wealth managers pay defrauded investors to settle Madoff case

Five former Geneva wealth managers have paid "substantial compensation" to settle criminal complaints brought by clients whose assets they had invested with U.S. fraudster Bernard Madoff, the Geneva prosecutor's office said on Friday.

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Labor unions unhappy as mediators solve wage dispute with 12 pct increase

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Labor unions unhappy as mediators solve wage dispute with 12 pct increase

The National Wage Council on Thursday decided to increase the minimum wage for Vietnamese workers by 12.4 percent next year, ending months of dispute between labor and business associations.

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Behind the wheel of Croatia's 1,000HP electric supercar

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Salon Privé, one the U.K.'s most prestigious car shows is taking place at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire. Bloomberg spoke to one Croatian company shaking up the car industry with its all electric 1000 HP beast. With a price tag close to one million dollars - meet the Concept One.

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Turkish calls for Syria safe-zone went unheard: Davutoglu

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Two days after the bodies of Syrian toddlers washed up on a Turkish beach, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says Ankara's calls for a safe zone in Syria went unheard.

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China's leaner army may pose a bigger challenge to U.S.

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China's leaner army may pose a bigger challenge to U.S.

Far from weakening the Chinese military, the troop cuts announced by President Xi Jinping will help counter U.S. advantages and improve the country’s ability to project force further from its shores.

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The cheap phones quietly winning the U.S.

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The cheap phones quietly winning the U.S.

In most AT&T, Sprint, or T-Mobile stores, it takes a while to find the ZTE phones, buried in the back, past the latest from Apple and Samsung. But they’re there. In AT&T stores it’s the ZTE Maven, which has a screen, speakers, and a processor with capabilities somewhere between the iPhone 5 and 6. As Tony Greco, ZTE’s head of U.S. retail marketing, puts it, “These were state-of-the-art features two years ago.” The Maven’s draw, really, is price. Without any...

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Migrants cling to west-bound train, refuse Hungarian camp

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Migrants cling to west-bound train, refuse Hungarian camp

Migrants threw themselves onto railway lines and scuffled with helmeted riot police trying to take them to a reception center in Hungary on Thursday, forced from a train in desperate scenes symbolic of a European asylum system brought to breaking point.

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Xi says China no threat, announces military cuts at parade

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Xi says China no threat, announces military cuts at parade

As fighter jets streaked through the skies of Beijing and tanks rolled through Tiananmen Square to commemorate the end of World War II, Chinese President Xi Jinping told the world that the nation was committed to peace and announced the biggest cuts to the army in almost two decades.

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'Airbnb'-style housing for Europe migrants

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"Refugees Welcome" pairs migrants in need of housing with Berliners who have rooms available, in a form of subsidized housing that is proving to be a charitable 'win-win'.

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