Mercy pleas for Indonesia death row inmates as families arrive

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Mercy pleas for Indonesia death row inmates as families arrive

Families of foreign drug convicts set to be hauled before the firing squad in Indonesia issued desperate mercy pleas on Saturday, as France warned of "diplomatic consequences" if one of its nationals is executed.

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France warns Indonesia against executing French citizen

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France warns Indonesia against executing French citizen

French President Francois Hollande warned Indonesia on Wednesday that the execution of a Frenchman for drug offences would damage ties between the two nations.

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UN appeals for safe havens after Mediterranean tragedy

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VietNam News English 7 day(s) ago

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has appealed to world governments to share the burden of taking in refugees after more than 700 migrants were feared dead in the latest Mediterranean boat tragedy.

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New TV programme appeals to young music lovers

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New TV programme appeals to young music lovers

Romantic songs continue to be loved by different generations as shown through a new music programme on Vinh Long Radio and Television Station (VLRT).

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Indonesian court to decide on Bali Nine execution appeal on April 6

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Indonesian court to decide on Bali Nine execution appeal on April 6

An Indonesian court hearing the appeals of two Australian death row convicts will announce a verdict on April 6, one of the judges determining the case said on Wednesday.

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Jail terms upheld against trio for selling Vietnamese women to China

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Jail terms upheld against trio for selling Vietnamese women to China

The Supreme People’s Court has upheld jail terms ranging between three and eight years against three people of a human trafficking ring that sold seven Vietnamese women to Chinese men.

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Islamic State ransacks Assyrian capital as Iraq appeals for help

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Islamic State ransacks Assyrian capital as Iraq appeals for help

Islamic State militants have desecrated another ancient Iraqi capital, the government said on Wednesday, razing parts of the 2,700-year-old city of Khorsabad famed for its colossal statues of human-headed winged bulls.

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Australia complains over Indonesia's treatment of death row prisoners

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Australia complains over Indonesia's treatment of death row prisoners

Australia has complained about the treatment of two drug smugglers, who face execution in Indonesia, and wants to lodge a formal protest after photographs were published of a smiling police chief with the men, officials said on Friday.

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Australian held at Guantanamo says he was tortured for five years

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Australian held at Guantanamo says he was tortured for five years

An Australian former Guantanamo Bay detainee said on Thursday after a U.S. military appeals court threw out his conviction on a terrorism charge that he wants his government to pay for treatment of ailments resulting from torture.

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U.N. chief appeals to Indonesia to stop death row executions

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U.N. chief appeals to Indonesia to stop death row executions

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealed to Indonesia on Friday not to execute prisoners on death row for drug crimes, including citizens of Australia, Brazil, France, Ghana, Indonesia, Nigeria and the Philippines.

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Former South Korea spy chief gets jail for election meddling

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Former South Korea spy chief gets jail for election meddling

A South Korean appeals court sentenced a former head of the national spy agency to three years in jail on Monday for meddling in the 2012 presidential election and helping Park Geun-hye win the vote.

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Hanoi marks Cuban hero’s 162nd birthday

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A floral tribute was paid to Cuban national hero Jose Marti at his statue in Hanoi ’s Tao Dan Park on January 28 on the occasion of his 162 nd birth anniversary.

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China upholds death sentence for Vietnamese child trafficker

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China upholds death sentence for Vietnamese child trafficker

The child trafficking gang stand trial in southern China on Jan. 26, 2015. Photo credit: Tencent News

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HCM City residents take a stab at fencing

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HCM City residents take a stab at fencing

VietNamNet Bridge – Adventurous Vietnamese who want to test out their stamina and agility are flocking to the challenging sport.

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Sterling strike gives Liverpool hope against Chelsea

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Sterling strike gives Liverpool hope against Chelsea

Raheem Sterling's stunning individual goal earned Liverpool a 1-1 draw with Chelsea in a rip-roaring League Cup semi-final first leg at Anfield on Tuesday but the dominant Merseysiders could be left to rue a missed opportunity.

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