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Vietnam takes prompt action against bird flu

Vietnam takes prompt action against bird flu

(VOV) - Border provinces have been required to disinfect and sterilise all border gates and crossings, as well as cross-border vehicles, to prevent the deadly avian influenza strain A/H7N9 entering Vietnam.

Powers to press defiant Iran in nuclear row

Powers to press defiant Iran in nuclear row

Major powers believe sanctions and setbacks to Iran’ s nuclear program may have strengthened their hand before talks with a still-defiant Tehran, but chances of real progress at this week's meeting in Istanbul look slim.