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Hanoi to deactivate wartime bomb found in major river

The seven-foot bomb is lying directly under the city’s historic Long Bien Bridge.

27 wartime bombs unearthed in backyard in central Vietnam

Quang Tri was a center for American military bases and a principle battleground during the 1968 Tet Offensive.
October 18, 2017 | 10:49 am GMT+7

Vietnamese veteran finds his way home after nearly 40 years thanks to Facebook

His family believed he had died in the war but he was actually stranded abroad for all that time.
October 10, 2017 | 12:15 pm GMT+7

Vietnam speaks out on US documentary TV series 'The Vietnam War'

Vietnam's foreign ministry spokesperson hopes that 'the American people and filmmakers understand the legitimacy of the resistance war.'
September 22, 2017 | 08:07 am GMT+7

No Syria peace without answers on thousands of detainees: activists

Since the Syrian war erupted in 2011, tens of thousands have been arrested or forcibly disappeared across the country.
August 31, 2017 | 10:02 am GMT+7

Bomb disposal squad deactivates napalm bombs, mine found in central Vietnam

A local man was lucky not to have been blown to pieces when he stumbled across the ordnance in his backyard.
August 30, 2017 | 11:42 am GMT+7

More than a thousand turn Philippine funeral to protest against war on drugs

Death of teenager sparked rare public outrage over war on drugs.
August 26, 2017 | 02:31 pm GMT+7

Despite expected US troop hike, no end in sight to Afghan war

Trump declined to say how many more U.S. soldiers will be deployed or how long the U.S. force will be in Afghanistan.
August 22, 2017 | 11:16 am GMT+7

Collection provides ‘objective’ insight into Vietnam's conflicts with US, China

Why the US-backed government is no longer a ‘puppet regime’ and details of the seldom-mentioned Chinese invasion in 1979.
August 20, 2017 | 11:40 am GMT+7

Warrior spirit: Story of a man who had his legs slowly hacked off during Vietnam War

He was captured working as a spy during the war, but refused to give in to excruciating torture.
July 27, 2017 | 04:58 pm GMT+7

In Vietnam, pain and memories linger on decades after China's invasion

Living with broken bodies and minds, the horror story isn't over for many.
July 18, 2017 | 04:18 pm GMT+7

Vietnam War remnants on display as country commemorates newly-found martyrs

A pair of rings made from bullet casings were among the items found in a mass grave at the Bien Hoa military airbase.
July 13, 2017 | 04:48 pm GMT+7

Vietnam in the eyes of a Cuban artist — a present retrospective

René Mederos' Vietnam posters are being showcased for the first time with modern-day responses from five contemporary Vietnamese artists. 
May 30, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Bodies of civilians dumped near Philippines city besieged by Islamists

The executions of civilians add to growing fears that subscribers to IS ideology are determined to establish a presence in the southern Philippines.
May 28, 2017 | 03:23 pm GMT+7