Is Ebola the real ‘World War Z?’ (Spoiler alert: It’s not)

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Is Ebola the real ‘World War Z?’ (Spoiler alert: It’s not)

In 2006, I released a novel about a global zombie plague that drives humanity to the brink of extinction. While the zombies may have been fake, I tried to anchor the human response (political-military-economic-cultural) in reality. I studied the history of pandemics, natural disasters and industrialized warfare. I interviewed doctors, soldiers, journalists and someone who “has never gotten a check from the CIA” in an attempt to illustrate the fragile global systems that shield our species from the abyss. As...

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Vietnam earmarks over $23k for house, relic restoration in Hoi An

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam earmarks over $23k for house, relic restoration in Hoi An

Authorities in central Vietnam have allocated almost VND500 million (US$23,534) to immediately restore old houses and relics in UNESCO-recognized Hoi An Ancient Town.

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Steel sector can cope with FTA

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Domestic steel manufacturers will not be on the brink of shutting down when the free trade agreement (FTA) between Viet Nam and the Custom Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan (VCUFTA) comes into effect later this year, the Ministry of Industry and Trade stated Friday in response to widespread concern over the industry's future.

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Ca tru brought back from brink

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Ca tru brought back from brink

Vietnam will ask the UNESCO to take the ancient north Vietnamese ca tru form of traditional singing off the list of endangered world cultural heritage.

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EU gives Russia new sanctions ultimatum

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EU gives Russia new sanctions ultimatum

EU leaders on Sunday (Aug 31) gave Russia a week to reverse course in Ukraine or face a new round of sanctions as Kiev warned it was on the brink of "full-scale war" with Moscow.

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Ca tru brought back from brink

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Ca tru brought back from brink

Viet Nam will ask the UNESCO to take the ancient north Vietnamese ca tru form of traditional singing off the list of endangered world cultural heritage.

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Vietnam faces pressing need for saving wild tigers

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Vietnam faces pressing need for saving wild tigers

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam is one of the 13 countries that have tigers in the wild, yet it is facing an urgent challenge in protecting the species, which is being pushed to the brink of extinction due to economic and social pressures.

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Vietnam faces pressing need for saving wild tigers

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam is one of the 13 countries that have tigers in the wild, yet it is facing an urgent challenge in protecting the species, which is being pushed to the brink of extinction due to economic and social pressures.

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Vietnam faces pressing need for saving wild tigers

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam is one of the 13 countries that have tigers in the wild, yet it is facing an urgent challenge in protecting the species, which is being pushed to the brink of extinction due to economic and social pressures.

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Israel, Gaza violence defies truce 'deal'

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Israeli jets bombed targets across Gaza early on Thursday, retaliating to Palestinian rocket attacks in spiralling violence that left a truce extension teetering on the brink of collapse.

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Hague court orders Russia to pay over $50 billion in Yukos case

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Hague court orders Russia to pay over $50 billion in Yukos case

The Hague's arbitration court ruled on Monday that Russia must pay a group of shareholders in oil giant Yukos $51.6 billion for expropriating its assets, a big hit for a country teetering on the brink of recession.

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Iraq gets new president, UN chief seeks more urgency

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Kurdish politician Fuad Masum has become Iraq's new president, in a step towards forming a government that visiting UN chief Ban Ki-moon said must be inclusive for the country to survive.

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Gaza on brink of war as Hamas rockets slam Israel

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Gaza on brink of war as Hamas rockets slam Israel

Hamas militants in Gaza fired dozens of rockets at Israel Monday, which responded with multiple air strikes in a new escalation which threatened to spiral into another major confrontation.

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Dong Ho folk painting gets more help to survive

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VOV News English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

The People’s Committee of Bac Ninh province has approved a project worth nearly VND60 billion (US$2.86 million) to preserve its signature Dong Ho folk painting, which is on the brink of falling into oblivion.

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Dong Ho folk painting gets more help to survive

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

Dong Ho folk painting gets more help to survive

The People’s Committee of Bac Ninh province has approved a project worth nearly 60 billion VND (2.86 million USD) to preserve its signature Dong Ho folk painting, which is on the brink of falling into oblivion.

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