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Embassy representative visits sailor rescued in Philippines

Embassy representative visits sailor rescued in Philippines

A representative from the Vietnamese Embassy in the Philippines on August 22 visited Do Trung Hieu, a kidnapped sailor who was recently rescued by the host country’s agencies, affirming that the embassy is working to bring him home.

Philippines: Gunmen kidnap three foreigners

Philippines: Gunmen kidnap three foreigners

Unidentified gunmen have abducted two Canadian tourists, a Norwegian resort manager and a Filipino woman from a popular resort island in the southern Philippines, the local army confirmed on September 22.

Iraq's deputy justice minister kidnapped in Baghdad

Iraq's deputy justice minister kidnapped in Baghdad

Iraq's acting deputy justice minister was kidnapped from his vehicle on September 8 by black-clad gunmen in northern Baghdad, security sources said, the second high-profile abduction in the capital in less than a week.

Vietnam praises normalisation of US-Cuba relations

Vietnam praises normalisation of US-Cuba relations

(VOV) - Vietnam believes the normalization of relations between the US and Cuba is a good start for bilateral diplomatic ties and welcomes the statements of Cuban President Raul Castro and US President Barack Obama on resuming bilateral ties.