Cold War ghosts haunt Latvia amid renewed NATO-Russia tensions

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Cold War ghosts haunt Latvia amid renewed NATO-Russia tensions

Hidden in the forests of Aluksne, near Latvia's north-eastern border with Russia, the remains of a former Soviet nuclear missile base are a magnet for tourists now rather than a top-secret site manned by soldiers.

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We've been looking in the wrong place, MH370 search team says

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We've been looking in the wrong place, MH370 search team says

Top searchers at the Dutch company leading the underwater hunt for Malaysia Airlines jet MH370 say they believe the plane may have glided down rather than dived in the final moments, meaning they have been scouring the wrong patch of ocean for two years.

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Trump's wife seeks to soften his image at raucous Republican convention

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Trump's wife seeks to soften his image at raucous Republican convention

Donald Trump's wife, Melania, in her first major political speech on Monday, portrayed her husband as a talented, compassionate and unrelenting leader who would unify rather than divide the country if elected to the White House.

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State-owned firms beg for protection against poor business

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State-owned firms beg for protection against poor business

State-owned firms are depending too much on government's subsidies and protection rather than improved competitiveness.

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Obama, in shift, says he will keep 8,400 U.S. troops in Afghanistan until 2017

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Obama, in shift, says he will keep 8,400 U.S. troops in Afghanistan until 2017

President Barack Obama, calling Afghanistan's security situation precarious, said on Wednesday he will keep U.S. troop levels there at 8,400 through the end of his administration rather than reducing them to 5,500 by year's end as previously planned.

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Alibaba launches new anti-fake drive, urges brands to help out

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Alibaba launches new anti-fake drive, urges brands to help out

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Friday went public with a new drive to display its determination to stamp out fake goods, urging brands to help its anti-piracy campaign rather than trade rebukes on the issue.

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Landlords blockade worker buses

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Landlords blockade worker buses

Hundreds of workers at Nam Cam Industrial Zone in the central province of Nghe An have faced difficulties getting to their workplace as local landlords are trying to obstruct their buses in order to compel them into renting their houses rather than travelling home.

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Health ministry begins comprehensive inspection of Coca-Cola Vietnam

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Health ministry begins comprehensive inspection of Coca-Cola Vietnam

The Vietnamese subsidiary of giant soft drink maker Coca-Cola will undergo a thorough inspection by the Ministry of Health today, June 21, which company executives claim to be a scheduled, rather than impromptu, checkup.

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Wolf dens, not lone wolves, the norm in U.S. Islamic State plots

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Wolf dens, not lone wolves, the norm in U.S. Islamic State plots

If Omar Mateen acted alone in plotting the massacre of 49 people at Orlando's Pulse gay nightclub, he would be the exception rather than the rule in U.S. cases involving suspected Islamic State supporters.

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Dealers jostle to buy heavily-discounted beer in Ho Chi Minh City supermarket

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Dealers jostle to buy heavily-discounted beer in Ho Chi Minh City supermarket

A discount on a popular brand of beer at one Big C outlet in Ho Chi Minh City last weekend turned out to benefit only the dealers rather than the retail customers.

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BAE says drone warplanes to aid fighter pilots, not replace them

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BAE says drone warplanes to aid fighter pilots, not replace them

BAE Systems Plc lifted the veil on plans for the world’s first combat drones, saying it’s working toward a scenario in which the unmanned warplanes will fight alongside piloted aircraft rather than instead of them.

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Grade school teachers in Vietnam get debatably creative in commending their students

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Grade school teachers in Vietnam get debatably creative in commending their students

In light of a recent circular requiring each student to be commended based on multifaceted performance rather than test results, grade school teachers in Vietnam have come up with creative, yet debatable, ways to comply with the new regulation.

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WHO advises eight weeks of safe sex after return from Zika areas

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WHO advises eight weeks of safe sex after return from Zika areas

People returning from areas where the Zika virus is found should follow safe sex practices or abstain from sex for at least eight weeks rather than just four, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.

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ADB launches youth video contest to find new transport ideas for Asia

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ADB launches youth video contest to find new transport ideas for Asia

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (May 16) — The journey rather than the destination is often hailed as the best part of travel but in many parts of Asia, traffic jams, air pollution, crowded services, or poor transport links can make commuting over short and long distances less than a pleasure.

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China's economic trend to be 'L-shaped': People's Daily

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China's economic trend to be 'L-shaped': People's Daily

China's economic trend will be "L-shaped", rather than "U-shaped", and definitely not "V-shaped", as structural reforms take time, but the government will not use excessive investment, or high rates of credit growth to stimulate growth, the official People's Daily reported on Monday, citing an "authoritative source."

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