Despite billions in aid, U.S. unable to get Pakistan to confront militants

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Despite billions in aid, U.S. unable to get Pakistan to confront militants

Since 2001 the United States has tried virtually every strategy available to persuade Pakistan's army to take the threat of militancy more seriously, but 12 years and $28 billion in aid later, all the American approaches are widely viewed as having failed.

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Climate funds exceed $10 bn at Lima talks

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Rising demand for electricity to leave power plants short of coal

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Rising demand for electricity to leave power plants short of coal

Facing growing demand for electricity, Viet Nam will be forced to start importing coal by 2020, an official said.

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US, China unveil ambitious climate change goals

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The United States and China unveiled ambitious targets Wednesday to reduce greenhouse gases, aiming to inject fresh momentum into the global fight against climate change ahead of a make-or-break treaty to be finalized next year.

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U.S. military to boost training, advising mission with Iraqi forces

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The U.S. military will boost its effort to help Iraqi forces confront Islamic State militants in the coming weeks, deploying 1,500 more troops to the country.

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

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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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More fat kids a national concern

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The obesity rate has swelled, especially among children under five, National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) Deputy Director Le Bach Mai said on October 10.

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More fat kids a national concern

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The obesity rate has swelled, especially among children under five, National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) deputy director Le Bach Mai said yesterday.

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Finance chiefs meet under cloud of Euro-stagnation, Ebola

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Stagnation in the eurozone, geopolitical crises, and a menacing health disaster in West Africa confront the world's leading finance officials as they meet in Washington beginning on Thursday.

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No-laughing show entertains viewers

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Cuoi La Thua, a Vietnamese version of the famous entertainment programme Laugh and You Lose from the Netherlands-based full-service media company Talpa, will air on HTV7 early next month.

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Ebola 'threat to world security'- UN Security Council

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Ebola 'threat to world security'- UN Security Council

The UN Security Council has declared the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa a "threat to international peace and security".

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Obama tries to sell plan to defeat Islamic State

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Obama tries to sell plan to defeat Islamic State

WASHINGTON, Sept 9 - President Barack Obama stepped up his bid to convince Americans he has a plan to defeat the Islamic State, meeting top congressional leaders and scheduling a primetime speech for Wednesday.

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US: New government is 'milestone' for Iraq

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US: New government is 'milestone' for Iraq

The US has hailed the announcement of a new government in Iraq ahead of a drive to organise an international coalition against Islamic State (IS).

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Obama to outline strategy as US expands Iraq strikes

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US President Barack Obama has announced he will unveil a strategy to defeat Islamic State as the US expanded its air campaign against the jihadists, and Arab states vowed to take all "necessary measures" to confront the threat.

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Arabs vow to confront Islamic State, cooperate with international efforts

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Arab League foreign ministers agreed on Sunday to take all necessary measures to confront Islamic State and cooperate with international, regional and national efforts to combat militants who have overrun swathes of Iraq and Syria.

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