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With no bins in sight, trash will remain on Vietnamese streets

Blaming dirty streets on 'irresponsible individuals' is convenient but does nothing to solve the problem.

Russia's Putin predicts global 'chaos' if West hits Syria again

The statement came as Washington prepared to increase pressure on Russia with new economic sanctions.

Syria says US suspected of attacking air base but Pentagon denies it.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 14 people were killed
April 09, 2018 | 03:02 pm GMT+7

10 years on, Femen movement struggles to maintain momentum

Many are unsure what Femen stood for.
March 06, 2018 | 03:55 pm GMT+7

Suspects weep as parents testify at Paris attacks trial

'My life is hard now,' she said, describing how her 37-year-old son was shot seven times.
January 31, 2018 | 08:49 am GMT+7

Macron urges European unity to face rising China

Macron concluded his state visit to Beijing with several trade deals, and a warning that EU countries should watch out for China. 
January 10, 2018 | 07:03 pm GMT+7

There’s a better way to unite Europe

2018 will be a deciding year for the old continent. 
January 06, 2018 | 08:57 am GMT+7

Black journalist's sacking sparks race row in France

Does France have a problem talking about racism? 'The country sees itself as a white country.'
December 21, 2017 | 11:42 am GMT+7

France dubs '120 Days of Sodom' a national treasure to stop sale

Marquis de Sade's notorious story of libertines seeking sexual gratification, made it as a national heritage. 
December 19, 2017 | 09:44 am GMT+7

Little Christmas cheer for struggling France's far-right Marine Le Pen

Claiming she's fighting for the French, Le Pen now faces a bunch of problems that analyst says will be difficult for the far-right advocate to bounce back. 
December 15, 2017 | 10:06 am GMT+7

'We like Paris but are a bit scared,' Chinese tourists say after muggings

A group of 40 Chinese was robbed in a Paris hotel parking lot. Beijing urges France to do more for safety.
November 07, 2017 | 09:49 am GMT+7

In working class Paris suburb, 'Macronomics' falls flat

Macron launches anti-poverty plan after cutting wealth tax as critics say his policies are akin to "trickle-down economics."
October 19, 2017 | 10:09 am GMT+7

Eyeing independence in the EU

Catalonia, which is expected to pass a law Wednesday opening the way for a referendum on independence from Spain, is only one of several in the European Union.
September 07, 2017 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

Suspect arrested after car rams Paris anti-terror troops

French police shot and arrested a suspect in a dramatic motorway chase Wednesday after a car smashed into soldiers outside a barracks in a Paris suburb, injuring six.
August 10, 2017 | 10:23 am GMT+7

Foreign and domestic policies make France 'most threatened country'

"The question about the threat is not to know 'if' but 'when' and 'where'."
July 16, 2016 | 08:26 am GMT+7
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