Jury out as Vietnam holds fast to white-collar noose

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Jury out as Vietnam holds fast to white-collar noose

Policemen (center row) keep watch as inmates wait before being released from Hoang Tien prison, about 100 km (62 miles) outside Hanoi August 30, 2013. Despite the official enthusiasm, few outsiders believe that executions offer an effective means of deterring corruption. Photo credit: Reuters

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Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefire

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Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefire

Ukraine and separatists fought fiercely across the east of the country on Friday despite a new peace deal brokered by Germany and France.

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Hanoi: Prisoners granted clemency on Tet

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Hanoi: Prisoners granted clemency on Tet

Hanoi granted amnesty to 305 inmates, ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, the largest holiday of the country.

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Spying program leaked by Snowden is tied to campaign in many countries

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Spying program leaked by Snowden is tied to campaign in many countries

A program used by U.S. and British spies to record computer keystrokes was part of sophisticated hacking operations in more than a dozen countries, security experts said on Tuesday, after former NSA contractor Edward Snowden reportedly leaked the source code for the program.

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Vietnam should get softer on crime, experts

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Vietnam should get softer on crime, experts

Experts advised the government of Vietnam to reduce the number of crimes punishable by death during a conference held on amending the Penal Code in Quang Binh Province on Monday.

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Amnesty International collects signatures for justice

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Signatures amassed from around the world to call for justice in the disappearance of 43 student teachers in Mexico.

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Thailand to hold election in early 2016

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The Thai Deputy Premier in charge of legal affairs said that the next general election is likely to take place in February and March 2016.

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Thailand to hold election early next year

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The Thai Deputy Premier in charge of legal affairs said that the next general election is likely to take place in February and March 2016.

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Obama: US will make immigration policy 'more fair and just'

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Obama: US will make immigration policy 'more fair and just'

President Barack Obama unveiled his highly anticipated immigration plan on Thursday (Nov 20), saying lifting the threat of expulsion from 5 million undocumented migrants would make the system "more fair and just".

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Fresh shelling in Ukraine's Donetsk puts ceasefire under more strain

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Fresh shelling in Ukraine's Donetsk puts ceasefire under more strain

Fighting broke out again in Ukraine's rebel-held city of Donetsk on Monday as President Petro Poroshenko prepared to unveil a risky plan to give the separatist-minded east "special status" in a bid to end a conflict that has killed over 3,000 people.

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Donetsk residents seek shelter as rights group says it has evidence of Russian involvement in conflict

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Amid a shaky ceasefire in Ukraine, civilians seek safety in a bunker and Amnesty International says it has proof Russia is helping separatists.

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Over 180 prisoners granted amnesty on National Day

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news 1 related news

As many as 184 inmates in Hanoi have been given clemency on the occasion of National Day (September 2).

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Iraq Yazidis fear for thousands kidnapped by jihadists

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Iraq Yazidis fear for thousands kidnapped by jihadists

In a dusty, ill-equipped camp in northern Iraq, Yazidis fleeing a jihadist offensive say members of their families - men, women and even babies - have been abducted by militants.

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Police arrest 500 after huge Hong Kong democracy march

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Police arrest 500 after huge Hong Kong democracy march

Hong Kong police arrested more than 500 protesters at a sit-in early Wednesday following a huge march that organisers said mobilised half a million people demanding democratic reforms.

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International effort widens for missing Nigerian schoolgirls

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VietNam News English 10 month(s) ago

Israel on Sunday joined the international effort to trace more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist militants in Nigeria but Washington said US troops would stay out of any rescue mission.

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