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Vietnam remembers Anthony Bourdain

Vietnam remembers Anthony Bourdain

Staff and customers at the restaurant made famous the world over thanks to Anthony Bourdain have paid tribute to the celebrity chef who tragically took his own life on June 8.

Cuba, US to discuss detente in wake of Trump election

Cuba, US to discuss detente in wake of Trump election

VOV.VN - Cuba and the United States will draw up a roadmap for deepening their detente on December 7 in a first meeting since the election of Donald Trump as US president and the death of Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro.

Iran’s nuclear deal fragile

Iran’s nuclear deal fragile

VOV.VN - The US Senate has approved legislation extending the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) for another ten years – by a vote of 99-0. The Iran Sanctions Extension Act, which passed in the House in a 419-1 vote a fortnight ago, now goes to President Obama’s desk.

Trump says hopes for Cuban 'freedom' after Castro death

Trump says hopes for Cuban 'freedom' after Castro death

US President-elect Donald Trump said on November 26 that his administration would "do all it can" once he takes office on Jan. 20 to help increase freedom and prosperity for Cuban people after the death of Fidel Castro.

UN envoy sees continued US work to end Syria war

UN envoy sees continued US work to end Syria war

The UN Special Envoy for Syria on November 24 said US President Barack Obama could well keep working until his last day in office to end the war in Syria, and Russia did not want to be held responsible for the demolition of eastern Aleppo.

Vietnamese President meets APEC leaders in Peru

Vietnamese President meets APEC leaders in Peru

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang had a busy day on November 19 (local time) hosting leaders of countries on the sidelines of the 24th High-level Week of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum in Lima, Peru.

Obama lands in Berlin for farewell visit to closest ally Merkel

Obama lands in Berlin for farewell visit to closest ally Merkel

US President Barack Obama arrived in Berlin on November 16 to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel, with whom he has forged a close transatlantic alliance during eight years in office that President-elect Donald Trump may now call into question.

Kerry announces Yemen ceasefire over objections of government

Kerry announces Yemen ceasefire over objections of government

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on November 15 that Yemen's Houthi group and the Saudi-led coalition fighting it had agreed to a ceasefire from November 17, as Washington presses for an end to the war before President Barack Obama leaves office.

Paris climate accord to take effect; Obama hails 'historic day'

Paris climate accord to take effect; Obama hails 'historic day'

A global agreement to combat climate change will take force after support from European nations sent the accord across an important threshold on October 5, prompting US President Barack Obama to hail it as a "historic day" for protecting the planet.