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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.

Syrian government drives rebels from swath of Aleppo

Syrian government drives rebels from swath of Aleppo

The Syrian army and its allies announced the capture of a large swath of eastern Aleppo from rebels on November 28 in an accelerating attack that threatens to crush the opposition in its most important urban stronghold.

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.

Iraqi forces fighting Islamic State say nearing Mosul airport

Iraqi forces fighting Islamic State say nearing Mosul airport

Iraqi security forces drove Islamic State fighters from the center of a town just south of the militants' main stronghold of Mosul on November 5 and reached within a few km (miles) of an airport on the edge of the city, a senior commander said.

Vietnam affirms commitment to promoting human rights

Vietnam affirms commitment to promoting human rights

Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, head of the Vietnam Mission to the United Nations, has reiterated Vietnam’s commitment to joint global efforts and actions to ensure the full enjoyment of human rights for all.

Diversifying rice varieties to combat climate change

Diversifying rice varieties to combat climate change

VOV.VN - The effects of this year’s severe drought on agriculture in the economically vital Mekong Delta will be felt for months, if not years, to come, say environmentalists and United Nations experts.

ASEAN students in Perth discuss human rights

ASEAN students in Perth discuss human rights

Nearly 100 students from ASEAN member countries studying in Western Australia participated in a seminar centred on “ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR): Prospects and Challenges” held in Perth in early October.

Ensuring human rights in re-education of offenders

Ensuring human rights in re-education of offenders

VOV.VN - Re-educating convicted felons is a special education activity to help people in prison improve their awareness, attitude, and behavior in preparation for re-integrating into the community.

President Quang meets voters in HCM City

President Quang meets voters in HCM City

VOV.VN - President Tran Dai Quang has addressed voters in Ho Chi Minh City’s Districts 1, 3, and 4 concerning major agenda of the 2nd session of the 14th National Assembly (NA).

Vietnam, EU share experience in ensuring human rights

Vietnam, EU share experience in ensuring human rights

Experts from Vietnam and the European Union (EU) shared experience in ensuring human rights while implementing the United Nations Convention against Torture (UNCAT) during a workshop held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on October 3.