• Israeli prime minister disappointed by Obama: official 

    19/05/2011 05:00

    Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he speaks during the opening of the summer session of the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, in Jerusalem May 16, 2011. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was disappointed by US...

  • IMF chief set for release on bail in sex case 

    19/05/2011 05:00

    Former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn (C) arrives for his bail hearing at State Supreme Court, in New York. Dominique Strauss-Kahn was set for release on bail Friday, allowing the once powerful IMF chief to be reunited with his...

  • FTA talks between Vietnam, EU almost stalled

    17/05/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge - The progress in negotiations over a free trade agreement between has Vietnam and EU almost ground to a halt since senior officials of both sides early last year agreed to start the talks. In March 2010, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and...

  • Director of ‘The quiet American’ to visit Vietnam

    Director of ‘The quiet American’ to visit Vietnam

    16/05/2011 05:00

    Phillip Noyce, the Australian director of “The quiet American,” will visit Vietnam to promote his authorized biography and meet film and media personalities around the country from May 27 to June 8. His visit will begin with the promotion...

  • IMF chief vows to fight sex assault charges 

    15/05/2011 05:00

    IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn (C) leaves a police station in New York in handcuffs on May 15. IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was due to appear before a judge Monday as he fought charges of attempting to rape a hotel...

  • Saudi diplomat shot dead in Karachi 

    15/05/2011 05:00

    Pakistani security officials gather outside the Saudi consulate in Pakistan's port city of Karachi on May 11, 2011, following a grenade attack. A Saudi diplomat was killed in a drive-by shooting near the consulate in Karachi on...

  • Azerbaijan in first-ever Eurovision triumph 

    14/05/2011 05:00

    Last year’s winner Lena (L) of Germany hands the trophy to Eldar Kasimov and Nigyar Djamal of Ell/Nikki from Azerbaijan, the winners of the Grand Final of the 56th Eurovision Song Contest in the Fortuna Arena in Duesseldorf, western Germany, on...

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