WikiLeaks' Assange should go free from embassy and be compensated: U.N. panel

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WikiLeaks' Assange should go free from embassy and be compensated: U.N. panel

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be allowed to go free from the Ecuadorian embassy in London and be awarded compensation for what amounts to a three-and-a-half-year arbitrary detention, a U.N. panel ruled on Friday.

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WikiLeaks' Assange says to leave Ecuador embassy, accept arrest if loses UN case

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he took refuge in June 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden, and accept arrest on Friday if a UN panel investigating his case rules against him, he said in a statement.

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Zika virus tied to birth defects is international emergency, WHO says

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Zika virus tied to birth defects is international emergency, WHO says

GENEVA/LONDON, Feb 1 - The World Health Organization on Monday declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus an international public health emergency due to its link to thousands of birth defects in Brazil, as the U.N. agency sought to build a global response to the threat.

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Vietnam’s road to new market status

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Vietnam’s road to new market status

Chris Woods, managing director of Governance, Risk and Compliance at global indexing group FTSE Russell, which is part of the London Stock Exchange Group, spoke with VIR’s Trang Nguyen about the company’s response to possible mistakes in the recent FTSE Vietnam Index Series Quarterly Review and the requirements that Vietnam must satisfy for FTSE to upgrade the country to a Secondary Emerging Market.

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HSBC to freeze salaries, hiring in 2016 in battle to cut costs: sources

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HSBC to freeze salaries, hiring in 2016 in battle to cut costs: sources

Europe's largest lender, HSBC, is imposing a hiring and pay freeze across the bank globally in 2016, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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Malala seeks to raise $1.4 bln to educate Syrian refugees

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Malala seeks to raise $1.4 bln to educate Syrian refugees

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai will seek to inspire world leaders at a conference in London on Thursday to commit $1.4 billion this year to give Syrian refugee children access to education, she told Reuters on Sunday.

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Image: VN super-model Hoang Thuy featured in Elle UK

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Image: VN super-model Hoang Thuy featured in Elle UK

Super-model Hoang Thuy, the winner of the Vietnam’s Next Top Model 2011, was featured in Elle UK magazine in the January publication.

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Google tax deal may be next in line for EU probe, Vestager says

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Google tax deal may be next in line for EU probe, Vestager says

European Union competition chief Margrethe Vestager said Thursday morning she’s ready to investigate Google parent Alphabet Inc.’s 130 million-pound ($185.5 million) tax deal with the U.K. if there are complaints. It didn’t take long for the first to surface.

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Strong FDI inflows to drive Vietnam's economy this year: forecast

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Strong FDI inflows to drive Vietnam's economy this year: forecast

As foreign investment will remain strong this year, both manufacturing and construction sectors in Vietnam will see positive growth, helping the economy rise 6.9 percent, according to a new Standard Chartered Bank report.

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Absolut and Smirnoff are taking shots at the craft vodka market

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Absolut and Smirnoff are taking shots at the craft vodka market

America has hit peak vodka and the world’s largest distillers are struggling to stay on top of it.

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Russian track and field athletes should not be allowed to run in Rio, says UK Athletics chief

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Ed Warner, the chairman of UK Athletics, told a parliamentary committee in London on Tuesday that he does not think Russian track and field athletes should be allowed to compete at the Rio Olympics. Last November the IAAF imposed a ban on Russian athletes following widespread drug revelations.

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Russia slams U.K. over Litvinenko inquiry

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says a British inquiry that implicates Russia's leadership in the 2006 death in London of Kremlin critic Alexander Litvinenko, will seriously complicate Russian-British ties.

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20 French, British schools evacuated over bomb threats

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20 French, British schools evacuated over bomb threats

Six prestigious schools in central Paris and 14 schools in Britain were evacuated on Tuesday following hoax bomb threats.

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Putin 'probably' approved Polonium murder of Litvinenko: British inquiry

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Putin 'probably' approved Polonium murder of Litvinenko: British inquiry

President Vladimir Putin probably approved a Russian intelligence operation to murder ex-KBG agent Alexander Litvinenko with radioactive polonium-210, a British inquiry into the 2006 killing in London concluded.

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International race fleet to visit Da Nang

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International race fleet to visit Da Nang

More than 220 international participants of the Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race set sail for Da Nang city on Monday from Whitsundays, Australia.

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