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UN chief Ban slams Israeli settlements as 'provocative acts'

UN chief Ban slams Israeli settlements as 'provocative acts'

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on January 26 slammed Israel's settlement activities as "provocative acts" that raise questions about its commitment to a two-state solution amid growing Palestinian frustration over nearly 50 years of occupation.

Three men arrested for Jakarta terror bombings

Three men arrested for Jakarta terror bombings

Indonesian police announced on January 15 that they had arrested three men on suspicion of links to a series of terror bomb attacks and gunfight in downtown Jakarta on the previous day, which caused seven deaths, including five attackers, and injured 20 others.

Iran complains to U.N. about Saudi 'provocations'

Iran complains to U.N. about Saudi 'provocations'

Iran's foreign minister has complained to the United Nations about Saudi Arabia's "provocations" toward Tehran, as a diplomatic crisis between the region's two major powers entered its second week.

Entertainment, tourism complex to be built in Quang Nam

The Tuan Chau Group will build an entertainment, tourism and real estate complex with total investment capital of VND3 trillion (US$133 million) in Dien Ban town in the central province of Quang Nam later this year.

More signs of tension in the Middle East

More signs of tension in the Middle East

(VOV) - Saudi Arabia’s mass execution of 47 people, including Shiite religious leader Nimr al-Nimr, on terrorism charges is facing strong international criticism and has ignited a wave of protests among Shiite Islamic people in the Middle East.

Vinschool student wins Int’l poster contest

Vinschool student wins Int’l poster contest

(VOV) - The World Food Day Poster Contest is one of the oldest outreach projects of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) involving thousands of students aged 13-17 from around the globe.

United Nations formally kicks off race for next secretary-general

United Nations formally kicks off race for next secretary-general

The United Nations formally kicked off the race for the next secretary-general on December 15 and the world body's 193 members were encouraged to consider putting forward a woman for the top job that has been held by a man for the past 70 years.

FM discusses new position of multilateral diplomacy

FM discusses new position of multilateral diplomacy

Multilateral diplomacy deserves to have a higher place among priorities of Vietnam’s foreign policy in the coming time, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in a recent article.

Revolution on climate change response

Revolution on climate change response

(VOV) - After 2 weeks of tense negotiations, a historic climate agreement was finally adopted on December 12 by 195 countries at COP21, the UN conference on climate change, in Paris. The agreement is considered a breakthrough in slowing down global warming.

China lifts ban on import of prawns from Vietnam

China lifts ban on import of prawns from Vietnam

(VOV) - Chinese government officials have lifted the ban on the import and culture of fresh prawns as of December 7, paving the way for their re-entry into the market, reports the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

Workshop talks sexual, gender violence

Workshop talks sexual, gender violence

More than 60 experts from law enforcement agencies, international organisations and non-governmental organisations gathered at a seminar on December 8 in Hanoi to seek ways to address sexual and gender violence.

Nguyen Kings historical records displayed

Nguyen Kings historical records displayed

The moc ban (wood blocks) and chau ban (official administrative papers) Kings of the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945) used to record history are on display for the first time at an exhibition opened on December 2 in Hanoi.

Vietnam, China enhance cooperation

Vietnam, China enhance cooperation

(VOV) - Vietnam and China have signed agreements on co-operation in protecting and exploiting tourism resources of the Ban Gioc Waterfall and on the free travel of vessels at the mouth of the Bac Luan River.