• Once again, Saab nears the end of the road 

    14/05/2011 05:00

    Saab’s plant in the southwestern town of Trollheattan. Saab’s survival is once again in doubt after a cash-injection deal with a Chinese automaker collapsed, a year after the brand was brought back from the brink when purchased...

  • Pakistan's parliament condemns bin Laden raid 

    13/05/2011 05:00

    Family members accompany a man, who was injured by a suicide bomb blast in Charsadda, as he is treated at Lady Reading hospital in Peshawar May 13, 2011. Pakistan’s parliament condemned on Saturday the US raid to find and kill...

  • Eurovision cheers down-in-the-dumps Europe 

    13/05/2011 05:00

    Europe has few reasons for cheer at the moment, but tens of millions of people across the continent and beyond will Saturday let their hair down for the pop extravaganza that is the Eurovision Song Contest. Europe has few reasons...

  • Cracks found in tunnel of Vietnam’s longest avenue

    Cracks found in tunnel of Vietnam’s longest avenue

    10/05/2011 05:00

    Cracks for dozens of meters long, 1-2cm wide are appearing at the tunnel of Hanoi’s Thang Long, Vietnam’s longest avenue. The contractor – Vinaconex – said that it is checking the cracks. Thang Long Avenue is 140m wide, with six...

  • Pakistan denies ‘absurd’ bin Laden allegations 

    09/05/2011 05:00

    A Pakistan paramilitary soldier stands guard during a protest over the slaying of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Karachi. Pakistan has dismissed as “absurd” accusations that complicity or incompetence had allowed Al-Qaeda...

  • China urges US to lift export controls 

    09/05/2011 05:00

    File photo shows a truck pulling a trailer loaded with a China Shipping container at the Port of Oakland in California. China urged Washington to lift export and investment controls directed against Beijing, saying such a move...

  • Victoria’s Secret supermodel to join Vietnam’s fashion show

    Victoria’s Secret supermodel to join Vietnam’s fashion show

    09/05/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge – Canadian supermodel Heather Marks will be the guest model of the upcoming Long-legged Festival fashion show this May. The show organizer – Venus – will pay around VND1 billion ($50,000) to invite Marks to Vietnam....

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