World powers call for 'unconditional' Libya cease-fire

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

European powers and the United States pressed Libya's rival factions on Sunday to set an "unconditional" cease-fire at talks on forming a unity government to halt the country's conflict.

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China, Russia, eastern Europe boost defence spending: Study

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China, Russia, eastern Europe boost defence spending: Study

The United States remains the world's biggest spender on defence, but it spent 6.4 percent less year-on-year in 2014, while China, Russia and eastern European countries boosted their defence programmes, according to a study by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.

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Syria talk concludes with no sign of progress

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Syria talk concludes with no sign of progress

(VOV) - Talks between representatives of the Syrian government and some mainstream members of the opposition concluded on April 10 in Moscow with no sign of progress towards ending a four-year-old conflict.

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Syria talks kick off in Moscow but little progress expected

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Syria talks kick off in Moscow but little progress expected

Syria's ambassador to the United Nations, Bashar al-Jaafari, is heading the government delegation for the meetings with members of the domestic "tolerated" opposition, the National Coordination Committee for Democratic Change (NCCDC).

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Yemen clashes kill more than 140 as aid delayed

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Fierce clashes have raged between rebels and loyalists in southern Yemen, leaving more than 140 dead in 24 hours, as the Red Cross faced delays to urgently needed aid deliveries.

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Conflict plunging Yemen towards humanitarian disaster, says U.N.

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Conflict plunging Yemen towards humanitarian disaster, says U.N.

Yemen's conflict is driving an already impoverished country towards humanitarian disaster, displacing tens of thousands of families and exposing many more to the threat of disease and malnutrition, the United Nations children's agency UNICEF said on Monday.

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Russia hosts Syria talks but key opposition absent

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Talks on ending the Syrian civil war open in Moscow today, but with key opposition figures absent, little progress is expected on resolving the shifting conflict.

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Six Ukraine soldiers killed as war reaches year-point

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Six Ukraine soldiers killed as war reaches year-point

Six Ukrainian troops were killed by landmines in the restive separatist-held east Sunday, breaking a lull of several days in a conflict that began a year ago this week.

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After a year at war, Ukraine at financial breaking point

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After a year at war, Ukraine at financial breaking point

Bruised and battered after a year of armed conflict, Ukraine has been crippled by a combination of monetary, budgetary, industrial, banking and energy crises that could make it dependent on outside help for decades.

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Disabled Ukraine fighters hanker for return to front

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Disabled Ukraine fighters hanker for return to front

Parts of their bodies burnt to a putrid pulp, separatist rebels mutilated in a year of conflict between pro- and anti-Russian fighters in eastern Ukraine lie in their hospital beds still hankering to return to the front.

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Should doctors be able to turn away non-emergency patients?

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Last week, Viet Nam News asked readers whether doctors can refuse non-emergency patients due to schedule conflict or could their actions can be classified as unethical.

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At least 62 children killed in Yemen in past week: UNICEF

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At least 62 children killed in Yemen in past week: UNICEF

At least 62 children have been killed and 30 injured in Yemen over the past week as fighting has escalated with a Saudi-led air campaign, the UN children's agency UNICEF said on Tuesday.

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Putin says Russia will never give in to pressure

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia will not give into Western pressure over the Ukraine conflict and that "such tricks do not work with Russia, have never worked before and will not work in the future."

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Oil prices surge after Saudi air strikes in Yemen

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Oil prices surge after Saudi air strikes in Yemen

Brent crude oil soared more than 4 percent towards US$59 a barrel on Thursday after Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies began a military operation in Yemen, which sits on a key shipping passage between Europe and the Arab Gulf.

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ASEAN calls for child protection in conflict zones

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ASEAN calls for child protection in conflict zones

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) called on the United Nations (UN) and international organisations to intensify efforts to protect children during armed conflict at a UN Security Council's open debate in New York on March 25.

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