Vietnamese woman claims sex abuse prompted husband's killing

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Vietnamese woman claims sex abuse prompted husband's killing

Nguyen Thi Lien, 54, who has been arrested by police in Nghe An Province for killing her husband as he beat her for not having sex. Photo courtesy of Voice of Vietnam

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S. Korea regulates marriage with foreigners

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South Korea imposed new restrictions on mixed marriages this month. An influx of foreign brides – overwhelmingly from other Asian countries – began in earnest in 2000 and peaked in 2005 when more than 30,000 were given resident-through-marriage visas.

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Rise in Vietnam home violence due to failing social services: lawmaker

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Rise in Vietnam home violence due to failing social services: lawmaker

The altar photo of Nguyen Thi Ha in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak. She died at age 12 last New Year’s Eve after a beating by her father for the loss of 20 kilograms of black pepper. Photo courtesy of Tuoi Tre

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West cancels Russia's G8 summit over Ukraine crisis

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West cancels Russia's G8 summit over Ukraine crisis

President Barack Obama and top economic powers on Monday cancelled an upcoming G8 summit in Russia, seeking to deepen Moscow's isolation over its intervention in the Ukraine crisis.

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UNDP Administrator to visit Vietnam

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VietNamNet Bridge - United Nations Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark will visit Vietnam from 21-24 March to see firsthand the challenges facing Vietnam in its transitions to a Middle-Income Country, including the remaining poverty and emerging inequality, and to promote strategic intervention towards structural reforms and reorientation of Vietnam’s economic growth to a more sustainable and inclusive path.

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Child labour rate in Vietnam lower than world average

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Child labour rate in Vietnam lower than world average

(VOV) - Roughly 9.6% of the Vietnamese labour force is comprised of children aged 5-17, which is significantly less than the global average level.

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Obama and China's Xi focus on peaceful solution to Ukraine crisis

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Obama and China's Xi focus on peaceful solution to Ukraine crisis

President Barack Obama began a new week of diplomatic consultations on the Ukraine crisis with a phone call to Chinese President Xi Jinping that focused on a peaceful solution to Russia's military intervention.

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Not all Ukrainians are the good guys

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Not all Ukrainians are the good guys

In their conflict with Russia, Ukrainians are almost universally seen as the good guys. At Monday's United Nations Security Council meeting, no one backed Russia's description of its military intervention in the Crimea as an attempt to defend Russian citizens and pro-Russian Ukrainians. Russian President Vladimir Putin was openly lying when he said the Crimea was now controlled by local "self-defense forces": Eyewitness reports clearly indicate that Russian troops have seized the peninsula without a single shot but in clear...

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Thailand may extend state of emergency despite scaled-back protest

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Thailand may extend state of emergency despite scaled-back protest

A group of anti-government protesters and some farmers sit on the main road outside the headquarters of the Royal Thai Police in central Bangkok March 4, 2014.

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Russia calls Ukraine intervention legal citing Yanukovych letter

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Russia calls Ukraine intervention legal citing Yanukovych letter

A Russian Navy ship sails in Sevastopol harbour on March 3, 2014.

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NATO chief warns 'Europe's peace at risk' from Russia

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NATO chief warns 'Europe's peace at risk' from Russia

BRUSSELS – NATO's chief warned that Europe's peace and security were at risk from Russia as he opened crisis talks Sunday to forge a joint response to Moscow's threats of military intervention in Ukraine.

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Obama expresses deep concern to Putin on Ukraine

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Obama expresses deep concern to Putin on Ukraine

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday that Moscow's deployment of Russian forces into Crimea is a clear violation of Ukraine's sovereignty and warned of greater economic and political isolation if they are not withdrawn.

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Obama, wary of foreign crises, faces East-West standoff in Ukraine

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Obama, wary of foreign crises, faces East-West standoff in Ukraine

WASHINGTON - As Russia deepened its military intervention in Ukraine's Crimea region on Saturday, ignoring Barack Obama's stern warning, the U.S. president faced a critical test of whether Washington has the leverage or the will to get Moscow to back down.

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West voices alarm on Crimea, urges Russia to respect Ukraine sovereignty

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West voices alarm on Crimea, urges Russia to respect Ukraine sovereignty

PARIS - The West expressed alarm on Saturday over fast-moving developments in Ukraine's Crimea, urging all sides to avoid further escalation and calling on Russia to respect Ukraine's sovereignty.

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"War has arrived"

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'War has arrived'

REUTERS - Russian President Vladimir Putin secured his parliament's authority on Saturday to militarily intervene in Ukraine after troops seized control of the Crimea peninsula and pro-Moscow demonstrators hoisted flags above government buildings in two eastern cities.

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