UN: IS using civilians as human shields in Falluja

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Islamic State forces are reported to be holding several hundred families as "human shields" in the Iraqi city of Falluja while government forces close in, the UN refugee agency says.

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Nearly 90 Hong Kong police officers injured in Mongkok riot

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Nearly 90 Hong Kong police officers injured in Mongkok riot

Scores of police officers were hurt yesterday when a riot erupted in Hong Kong's Mongkok district after the authorities tried to remove illegal street stalls set up for Chinese New Year celebrations.

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Civilians escape IS grip as Iraqi forces push on in Ramadi

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 month(s) ago 1 related news

Civilians escape IS grip as Iraqi forces push on in Ramadi

Dozens of families the Islamic State group had been using as human shields in Ramadi escaped to safety Wednesday as Iraqi forces closed in on the jihadists' last redoubts.

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Paris attack is Europe’s security nightmare

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 month(s) ago

Paris attack is Europe’s security nightmare

The series of coordinated attacks on multiple civilian locations in Paris on Friday night has long been the stuff of nightmares for European security officials.

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Syrian rebels cage people as human shields: activists

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 month(s) ago

A monitoring group and activists say Syrian rebels locked people in cages to use them as human shields against government air raids.

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Economic migrants use children as 'human shields': Czech leader

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Economic migrants use children as 'human shields': Czech leader

The Czech president Sunday accused economic migrants of using children as "human shields" in their bid to reach Europe, as the continent grapples with its biggest migration crisis since World War II.

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Vietnam stocks are giving Asia's best returns

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Báo Thanh Niên English 10 month(s) ago

Vietnam stocks are giving Asia's best returns

Vietnam’s stocks are poised to resume gains that have made the benchmark equity index Asia’s best performer this year as the nation’s economic resilience shields it from China’s slowdown, according to strategists.

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The smartphone shields are down

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The smartphone shields are down

Quarter after quarter, Xiaomi could do no wrong. Less than five years after its founding, the Beijing-based company became the No. 4 smartphone maker on earth, its well-built and relatively cheap devices trailing only Samsung Electronics, Apple, and Lenovo in global shipments. In 2014 the company shipped 57.7 million phones around the world, a more than 200 percent increase from the previous year. Xiaomi estimated its 2015 numbers would reach 80 million to 100 million phones. Then sales hit a...

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Football coaching for vulnerable children

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VietnamPlus English 14 month(s) ago

CEO of the Manchester United Foundation John Shields and a number of football coaches will visit Ho Chi Minh City and provide free football coaching for local social workers and vulnerable children from June 30-July 3.

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Hong Kong protesters clash with police for street control

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Báo Thanh Niên English 21 month(s) ago 4 related news

Hong Kong police used batons, pepper spray and water hoses in battles with pro-democracy protesters for control of streets near the government’s headquarters, as student leaders pledged to fight on for free elections.

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Hong Kong protesters break into government building, four arrested

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Hong Kong protesters break into government building, four arrested

A small group of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters broke into the city's legislature via a side door early on Wednesday and police stopped others forcing their way in as tensions in the Chinese-controlled city escalated following a period of calm.

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Hong Kong protesters break into gov't building, four arrested

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Báo Thanh Niên English 22 month(s) ago 1 related news

A small group of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters broke into the city's legislature via a side door early on Wednesday and police stopped others forcing their way in as tensions in the Chinese-controlled city escalated following a period of calm.

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Hong Kong crisis deepens after weekend clashes, talks set for Tuesday

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Báo Thanh Niên English 23 month(s) ago 1 related news

Hong Kong crisis deepens after weekend clashes, talks set for Tuesday

A deepening sense of impasse gripped Hong Kong as pro-democracy protests entered their fourth week, with the government having limited options to end the crisis and demonstrators increasingly willing to confront police.

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Filipino activists call for end to US defense pact

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Báo Dân Trí English 27 month(s) ago

Protesters clashed Friday with police near the U.S. Embassy in Manila, where about 100 of them marched to mark Philippine-American Friendship day with a call to junk a new defense pact allowing thousands of U.S. troops to be temporarily based in the country.

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Philippine rebels set free all victims

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VietnamPlus English 29 month(s) ago

All 39 victims seized by the New People's Army (NPA) in early May have been freed, confirmed the Philippine Army.

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