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Red-tailed vipers appear in residential areas, bite many

Red-tailed vipers have appeared in large quantities with unknown causes and bitten over 1,000 people in various localities in Vietnam so far this year, local authorities reported.

Red-tailed vipers have appeared in large quantities with unknown causes and bitten over 1,000 people in various localities in Vietnam so far this year, local authorities reported.  There are no immediate reports of mortality by far, as all the victims received treatment timely. These venomous snakes, with scientific name trimeresurus …

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Egypt court drops murder charge against Mubarak

Egypt court drops murder charge against Mubarak

An Egyptian court dismissed Saturday a murder charge against former president Hosni Mubarak over the deaths of protesters during a 2011 uprising, after a dramatic retrial in which he defended his three-decade rule. The court also acquitted the ex-strongman of a corruption charge, but he will remain in detention because …

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VN designers shape new fashion scene

VN designers shape new fashion scene

Plentiful fashion shows and exhibitions are keeping Vietnamese fashion designers busy as the year nears its end. Viet Nam’s annual Spring-Summer Fashion Week will be from December 7 to 10 preceded by Vietnam International Fashion Week, which will be held in the in the first week of the month. The …

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Welbeck provides welcome relief for Arsenal

Arsenal's Danny Welbeck (L) celebrates with team-mate Olivier Giroud after scoring a goal during their English Premier League soccer match against West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich, central England November 29, 2014.

LONDON, Nov 29 – Arsenal, gaining welcome relief amid their worst start to a season for 32 years, were left toasting Danny Welbeck on Saturday after the England stiker’s goal earned them a 1-0 Premier League victory at West Browmwich Albion. On the back of two consecutive league defeats, it …

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Egypt court drops murder charge against Mubarak

Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak (C) waves after a court dismissed a murder charge against the ousted leader over the deaths of protesters during a 2011 uprising.

An Egyptian court dismissed Saturday a murder charge against former president Hosni Mubarak over the deaths of protesters during a 2011 uprising, after a dramatic retrial in which he defended his three-decade rule. The court also acquitted the ex-strongman of a corruption charge, but he will remain in detention because …

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