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Syrian general says Aleppo offensive in final stages

Syrian general says Aleppo offensive in final stages

The Syrian army and its allies are in the "last moments before declaring victory" in Aleppo, a Syrian military source said, after rebel defences collapsed on December 12, leaving insurgents in a tiny, heavily bombarded pocket of ground.

Ambassador highlights Vietnam’s international integration policy

Ambassador highlights Vietnam’s international integration policy

Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, Head of Vietnam’s permanent delegation to the United Nations, the World Trade Organisation and other international organisations in Geneva, has highlighted Vietnam’s comprehensive international integration at a meeting with UN officials.

Security Council nominates Portugal's Guterres as UN chief

Security Council nominates Portugal's Guterres as UN chief

The United Nations Security Council on October 6 unanimously nominated former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres to be the next Secretary-General, recommending that the 193-member General Assembly appoint him for five years from Jan. 1, 2017.

The world unites to resolve migrant crisis

The world unites to resolve migrant crisis

VOV.VN - The current 71st session of the UN General Assembly in New York has addressed a number of global challenges, including the migrant crisis. Political commitments have been made to resolve the matter.

MOCST to host int’l tourism and sports conference

MOCST to host int’l tourism and sports conference

VOV.VN - The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MOCST) has announced it will hold a joint conference with the World Tourism Organization on September 23-25 at the Novotel Danang Premier Han River Hotel.

US, China ratify Paris climate deal, setting stage for G20

US, China ratify Paris climate deal, setting stage for G20

China and the United States ratified the Paris agreement to cut climate-warming emissions on September 3, marking a major step toward the enactment of the pact as early as the end of the year and setting the stage for other countries to follow suit.

UN chief warns of unprecedented 'catastrophe' in Syria's Aleppo

UN chief warns of unprecedented 'catastrophe' in Syria's Aleppo

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned on August 16 of an unprecedented "humanitarian catastrophe" in Syria's Aleppo and urged Russia and the United States to quickly reach a deal on a ceasefire in the city and elsewhere in the country.

Vietnam attends Saint-Petersburg economic forum

Vietnam attends Saint-Petersburg economic forum

Hoang Quoc Vuong, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade, and other ministry officials attended the 20th Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum, which opened in the Russian city of Saint-Petersburg on June 16.

UN chief faced funding cut-off, fatwa risk over Saudis

UN chief faced funding cut-off, fatwa risk over Saudis

Muslim allies of Saudi Arabia piled pressure on UN chief Ban Ki-moon over the blacklisting of a Saudi-led coalition for killing children in Yemen, with Riyadh threatening to cut Palestinian aid and funds to other UN programs, diplomatic sources said on June 7.

World leaders meet in Istanbul to fix 'broken' aid system

World leaders meet in Istanbul to fix 'broken' aid system

Global leaders met in Istanbul on May 23 to tackle a "broken" humanitarian system that has left 130 million people in need of aid, a near insurmountable task for a two-day summit that critics say risks achieving little.

Vietnam attends information society summit in Geneva

Vietnam attends information society summit in Geneva

Deputy Minister of Information and Communication Pham Hong Hai has been introducing Vietnam’s policies and solutions in recent years to narrow the digital gap between urban and rural areas, and between the rich and the poor.