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Microscope work wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

23:38 09/10/2014

The 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to a trio of researchers for improving the resolution of optical microscopes.

Two Burmese men 'admit killing Britons in Thailand'

15:57 03/10/2014

Thai Police have said two Burmese men have apparently confessed to killing two British tourists on Koh Tao island.

Timothy Ray Jones suspected in deaths of five children

14:21 10/09/2014

A US father is suspected of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in another state, police have said.

Ukraine crisis: Poroshenko vows 'roadmap' for peace

16:53 27/08/2014

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a “roadmap” will be prepared to end fighting between troops and pro-Russian separatists in the east.

Japan braced for Typhoon Neoguri

10:40 09/07/2014

Hundreds of thousands of people have been urged to seek shelter as a powerful typhoon passes over Japan's Okinawa island chain.

Vietnam thrash Myanmar in friendly

10:49 03/07/2014

The Vietnamese national football team's new head coach, Toshiya Miura from Japan, had a perfect debut as his team thrashed Myanmar 6-0 in a friendly at Go Dau Stadium in Binh Duong on July 2.

Coaches miffed over V-League schedule

09:19 21/06/2014

The V-League schedule should have avoided a clash with the FIFA World Cup, allowing coaches and players to enjoy the latter to the full, V-League coaches have said.

Vietnam firms wary of higher stakes for foreign investors

10:21 19/06/2014

Firms were eager for the long-awaited proposal to increase foreign stakes in listed companies, but some were cautious over unexpected acquisitions.

Climate impacts 'overwhelming' – UN

14:37 31/03/2014

The impacts of global warming are likely to be “severe, pervasive and irreversible”, a major report by the UN has warned.

France floods: Deaths as Var inundated

13:36 20/01/2014

Two people have died and more than 150 people have been airlifted to safety after floods hit south-eastern France, local authorities say.


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