Wednesday, December 2, 2020

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Vietnam: Typhoon Goni forces thousands of people to evacuate

On Wednesday, the Vietnamese authorities ordered the evacuation of thousands of people in the center of the country due to the imminent arrival of Typhoon Goni, which weakened after the death of at least 20 people in the Philippines. Typhoon...

SEA Games 2019 kicks off with spectacular opening ceremony

The 30th SEA Games 2019 are officially unveiled at a grand opening ceremony at the world's largest stadium, Philippines Arena, in Bulacan. For the first time in the history of the sport's 60-year history, the opening ceremony took place...

Singapore seized 20.7 tons of ivory and subcutaneous skin worth $ 48.6 million

Singapore takes the biggest contraband ivory seizure, nearly nine tonnes worth $ 12.9 million of from an estimated 300 elephants. The illegal cargo was discovered on Monday in containers from the Democratic Republic of Congo sent to Vietnam via Singapore, which...

China rescues 1,100 foreign women ‘sold’ as wives

Chinese police have saved more than 1,100 foreign women from Southeast Asia who were "sold" as wives, at the end of last year, authorities said on Friday. The Ministry of Public Security said in a statement that a total of...

Vietnam to investigate boat sinking incident in disputed waters

Vietnam's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday it was seeking clarification on how a fishing boat sank days ago in disputed waters in the South China Sea after a local rescue agency said a Chinese ship had hit the boat. There...

Trump arrives in Vietnam ahead of upcoming summit with North Korean leader

US President Donald Trump arrived in Hanoi on Tuesday for his second summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, eight months after their first historic meeting in Singapore. The two leaders are expected to discuss how to implement North...

Forty terrorists killed in Egypt after attack on Vietnam tourists

Security forces on Saturday killed 40 suspected terrorists in raids in Egypt in the aftermath of a deadly attack on Vietnamese tourists, the first in more than a year in a country that has made the fight against terrorism...
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NATO: Early withdrawal could expose Afghanistan to terrorism

NATO said that an early withdrawal from Afghanistan could leave the country a haven for international terrorism. The Secretary-General of...
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Trump’s European allies resisted sanctions on Iranian banks

A diplomatic correspondence showed that Germany, France, and Britain urged the administration of US President Donald Trump in late October to reconsider imposing new...

Britain to keep the Christmas shut until Easter in April

Easter has been set to lift the strict Corona lockdown rules in the United Kingdom, which were approved by the government during the Christmas...

10 things you didn’t know about the Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

The assassination of the Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, whose name, life, and position he used to hold in Iran was released into the...

Biden appointed Linda Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassador

US President-elect Joe Biden said that the US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken, will work to restore US foreign relations, explaining that Mayoras will...