Thousands march in Indiana to protest law seen targeting gays

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Thousands march in Indiana to protest law seen targeting gays

Thousands of people marched in Indiana's largest city on Saturday to protest a state law that supporters contend promotes religious freedom but detractors see as a covert move to support discrimination against gay people.

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'Every indication that we can in fact move forward' - Iranian FM

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Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif voices optimism over nuclear deal saying, "I think there is every indication that we can in fact move forward."

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Vietnam's balance of payments has $2.8 bln surplus: central bank

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Vietnam's balance of payments has $2.8 bln surplus: central bank

Photo: Dao Ngoc Thach

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Debt-ridden Vinalines plans IPO; state to control 36 pct of shares

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Debt-ridden Vinalines plans IPO; state to control 36 pct of shares

State-owned shipping giant Vinalines has submitted its plan for an initial public offering to the transport ministry, a move expected to help it pay off debts of VND12.3 trillion (US$564.2 million), news website Saigon Times Online reported Wednesday.

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ECB gives Greek banks 1 billion euro life line

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The ECB provided more than one-billion euros in extra funding to the Greek banks. The move comes as Euro-area governments gave Greece until Monday to offer sufficient reforms to unlock the remaining seven billion of its current bailout. Bloomberg's Paul Gordon reports on "Countdown."

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Michel Platini elected UEFA president unopposed

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Platini explains UEFA's stance in not supporting a fifth term of office for FIFA president Sepp Blatter. "It is time there is some fresh air in the governing body of the world but with all the respect that I have for Mr Blatter. We are not fighting, we are trying to move in the good way," he said.

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Why China wants yuan to be the world’s 5th reserve currency

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Why China wants yuan to be the world’s 5th reserve currency

China is a step closer to obtaining Special Drawing Rights status for its currency from the International Monetary Fund, a move that would see the yuan joining the greenback, euro, yen and British pound.

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Okinawa orders halt to marine base work before Abe’s U.S. visit

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Okinawa orders halt to marine base work before Abe’s U.S. visit

The governor of Okinawa ordered the suspension of work on an offshore extension of a U.S. base on the southern Japanese island, in a move that could complicate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to the U.S. next month.

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Maritime Bank and MDB set to merge

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State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) Governor Nguyen Van Binh last week approved in principle the merger of the Maritime Bank and the Mekong Development Bank (MDB).

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Japanese row over U.S. island base move deepens

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Japanese row over U.S. island base move deepens

A clash between Japan's central government and Okinawa island, host to the bulk of U.S. troops in Japan, deepened on Monday when the southern island's governor ordered a halt to underwater work at the site of a planned relocation of a U.S. Marine base.

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North-south trains to move faster by 2020

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North-south trains to move faster by 2020

VietNamNet Bridge – Hefty investments will be channeled into the upgrade of the north-south railway to allow passenger trains to run at an average speed of 80-90 kilometers per hour and freight trains at 50-60 kilometers per hour by 2020.

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‘Superman’ damages crops in Vietnam’s veggie hub

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‘Superman’ damages crops in Vietnam’s veggie hub

The unknown species of arthropod that is destroying crops of different types of vegetables in the Central Highlands city of Da Lat, known as Vietnam’s hub for green produce, can move so fast that it is ironically dubbed ‘superman’ by local farmers.

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Hanoi fells 500 trees, plans to cut another 6,200 despite protests

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Hanoi fells 500 trees, plans to cut another 6,200 despite protests

Hanoi has chopped down 500 trees and is planning to lop another 6,200 on streets in a move it said to ensure the safety and beauty of the city, although local residents oppose the cutting of such a large number of trees.

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Yahoo said to close China office, cut 300 workers

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Yahoo is shutting down its office in China, a move that will eliminate 200 to 300 jobs, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. Bloomberg's Brendan Scott reports on "First Up."

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Egypt to end on-arrival visas for lone travellers

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Egypt will stop issuing on-arrival visas to lone travellers, officials said on Tuesday, in a move aimed at bolstering border security but prompting fears that tourism revenues could be harmed.

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