Pakistan wants to try former dictator Musharraf for treason

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Pakistan wants to try former dictator Musharraf for treason

Pakistan moved on Monday to put former military dictator Pervez Musharraf on trial for treason for suspending the constitution and declaring a state of emergency while he was in power.

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Fresh street clashes pressure Turkey government

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Turkey's Islamist-rooted government faced growing pressure on Monday after angry demonstrators clashed for a third night with police in a nationwide wave of protests.

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A palace fit for a real king

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SaigonTimes English 13 month(s) ago

A palace fit for a real king

Having watched the Last King of Scotland movie about the murderous brute that was Ugandan dictator Idi Amin admirably played by Oscar winner Forest Whitaker as the fictional king, I was fortunate enough to visit the premises of the real last king of Vietnam Bao Dai.

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Venezuelans mourn Chavez as focus turns to funeral, then election

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 14 month(s) ago

Venezuelans mourn Chavez as focus turns to funeral, then election

Venezuelans mourned the death of Hugo Chavez and prepared on Wednesday for his body to lie in state as attention turns to a new election to succeed the socialist leader after 14 years of tumultuous and divisive rule.

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Arab Spring countries in turmoil two years on

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Arab Spring countries in turmoil two years on

Tunisians, already troubled by the rise of radical Islamists, are eyeing the political and economic paralysis gripping their country with a dismay shared across much of the region two years after the Arab Spring began.

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Somali lawmakers approve new prime minister

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Nhân dân English 19 month(s) ago

Somali lawmakers approve new prime minister

Somalia's newly appointed prime minister Abdi Farah Shirdon (Image: AFP)

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Ex-rebels attack Libya's Bani Walid, 5 killed: local sources

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Ex-rebels attack Libya's Bani Walid, 5 killed: local sources

Five Libyans were killed and scores wounded in clashes on Wednesday when ex-rebels linked to the army attacked Bani Walid, a former bastion of dictator Moamer Kadhafi, local sources said.

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Libya's parliament elects new prime minister

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Nhân dân English 20 month(s) ago

Libya's parliament elects new prime minister

Libya's parliament elected Wednesday a leading member in the country's oldest opposition movement to be its new prime minister.

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Tunisia in talks to repatriate its nationals from Guantanamo

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VietNam News English 20 month(s) ago

A Tunisian minister held talks on Tuesday with a US envoy about repatriating Tunisian nationals from the US detention centre in Guantanamo Bay, the foreign ministry said.

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Twin car bombs kill two in Libya capital

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Twin car bombs kill two in Libya capital

Twin car bomb blasts killed two people at dawn on Sunday in the Libyan capital, security officials said, blaming loyalists of now slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi for the attacks.

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Powerful uncle of North Korea leader in China to talk business

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 21 month(s) ago

Powerful uncle of North Korea leader in China to talk business

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's uncle -- the man seen as the power behind the young and untested dictator -- went to Beijing on Monday in the latest signal that the reclusive state is looking seriously at ways to revive its broken economy.

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Stepping up to the mark

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SaigonTimes English 22 month(s) ago

Stepping up to the mark

If you love all things dance then get your butts along to a cinema near you to wiggle your hips in the aisles as Step up Revolution, the fourth installment in the street series, comes to town.

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With grey skies over North Korea, leader puts on a happy face

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With grey skies over North Korea, leader puts on a happy face

That seems to be the impression the youthful new dictator of destitute North Korea wants the state propaganda machine to give to a public that may be facing even more than usual food shortages when drought was followed last month by devastating floods.

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North Korea show used Mickey without Disney approval

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 23 month(s) ago

North Korea show used Mickey without Disney approval

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's nuclear program already has the world's attention but the young dictator has now defied the owner of one of America's most famous exports -- Mickey Mouse.

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Dictator's daughter runs for S.Korea presidency

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 23 month(s) ago

Dictator's daughter runs for S.Korea presidency

Park Geun-Hye, the daughter of a former South Korean dictator, on Tuesday formally announced her bid to become the country's first woman president and vowed to work for a fairer economy.

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