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Donald Trump sides with Kim Jong-un on tortured US citizen, draws censure from Democrats
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Donald Trump sides with Kim Jong-un on tortured US citizen, draws censure from Democrats

US president Donald Trump appeared to side with Kim-Jong un about the 2017 case of Otto Warmbier, drawing outrage from incredulous Democrats.

Trump-Kim summit: North Korea disputes US account of talks breakdown, insists it demanded partial sanction relief
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Trump-Kim summit: North Korea disputes US account of talks breakdown, insists it demanded partial sanction relief

Earlier, on Thursday in Hanoi, Trump had told reporters the North had demanded a full removal of sanctions in exchange for shutting the Yongbyon nuclear facility

No agreement between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un in Hanoi; leaders leave summit venue before scheduled signing ceremony
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No agreement between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un in Hanoi; leaders leave summit venue before scheduled signing ceremony

The nuclear summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam’s Hanoi ended without an agreement

Ahead of Hanoi summit, Donald Trump predicts 'AWESOME' future for North Korea if Kim Jong-un gives up nuclear weapons
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Ahead of Hanoi summit, Donald Trump predicts 'AWESOME' future for North Korea if Kim Jong-un gives up nuclear weapons

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday touted an "AWESOME" future for North Korea ahead of a high-stakes dinner with its leader Kim Jong Un if his "friend" agrees to give up his nuclear arsenal

Trump-Kim Vietnam Summit: US president, North Korean leader to meet in Hanoi's Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel; all about the venue
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Trump-Kim Vietnam Summit: US president, North Korean leader to meet in Hanoi's Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel; all about the venue

The Metropole has been in operation since 1901, making it Vietnam’s oldest continuously operating hotel. It was originally built by French investors and has hosted many famous guests over the years, including Charlie Chaplin and British writer W Somerset Maugham

Kim Jong-un impersonator Howard X deported from Vietnam ahead of Donald Trump-North Korean leader summit
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Kim Jong-un impersonator Howard X deported from Vietnam ahead of Donald Trump-North Korean leader summit

Kim Jong-un impersonator Howard X arrived in town with Donald Trump impersonator Russell White last week, staging a fake summit on the steps of Hanoi's Opera House amid a swarm of press and hired security guards

Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump impersonators spotted in Hanoi ahead of summit; Vietnam threatens them with deportation
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Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump impersonators spotted in Hanoi ahead of summit; Vietnam threatens them with deportation

A Kim Jong-un lookalike, the Hong Kong-based impersonator who uses the name Howard X, posted on Facebook that about 15 police or immigration officers demanded a mandatory "interview" with them following a talk they gave at the state-run VTC station.

Hair Force Un: Vietnamese barber marks summit between Trump-Kim by providing free haircuts of two leaders
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Hair Force Un: Vietnamese barber marks summit between Trump-Kim by providing free haircuts of two leaders

In honour of an upcoming summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un on 27-28 February, a Hanoi barber is offering free haircuts to anyone wanting to copy their distinctive locks.

President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Vietnam from 18 to 21 November, will address National Assembly
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President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Vietnam from 18 to 21 November, will address National Assembly

Kovind will address the National Assembly of Vietnam. Apart from him, Chinese President Xi Jinping has been the only foreign leader to address the National Assembly till now.

Vietnamese president Tran Dai Quang dies from 'serious illness'; 61-year-old had served as public security minister
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Vietnamese president Tran Dai Quang dies from 'serious illness'; 61-year-old had served as public security minister

Vietnamese president Tran Dai Quang's last public appearance was at a Politburo meeting of the ruling Communist Party and a reception for a Chinese delegation on Wednesday.

Sushma Swaraj highlights economic importance of Indian Ocean, says peace, stability in region priority for India's foreign policy
India

Sushma Swaraj highlights economic importance of Indian Ocean, says peace, stability in region priority for India's foreign policy

Sushma Swaraj's comments at the Indian Ocean Conference in Hanoi assume significance in the wake of China increasing its footprints in the region, as part of President Xi Jinping's ambitious 'One Belt, One Road' initiative.

'Relief is just one tweet away', says Sushma Swaraj in Vietnam, praises Indian embassies across world
India

'Relief is just one tweet away', says Sushma Swaraj in Vietnam, praises Indian embassies across world

In Vietnam, Sushma Swaraj said if any Non-Resident Indian gets stuck anywhere in the world, they believe that the government would protect them.

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Vietnam's Hanoi on first leg of two-nation tour; to meet PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc, discuss maritime security
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Sushma Swaraj arrives in Vietnam's Hanoi on first leg of two-nation tour; to meet PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc, discuss maritime security

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday night arrived at Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, on the first leg of her four-day two-nation tour, which aims at deepening India's strategic cooperation with Vietnam and Cambodia

John McCain's life in pictures: US senator dies at 81, Vietnam POW was battling brain cancer for over a year
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John McCain's life in pictures: US senator dies at 81, Vietnam POW was battling brain cancer for over a year

US Senator from Arizona John McCain, who passed away on Saturday at the age of 81, became a public figure at age 31 when his bed-bound image was broadcast from North Vietnam in 1967.

Toll in Vietnam flash floods rises to 19, disaster office says 13 people missing; disaster was triggered by Typhoon Son Tinh
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Toll in Vietnam flash floods rises to 19, disaster office says 13 people missing; disaster was triggered by Typhoon Son Tinh

Boasting a long coastline, tropical Vietnam is battered by floods and storms every year, with hundreds of lives lost from the annual monsoon barrage

Flash floods and landslides in Vietnam kill seven, leave 12 missing; Lai Chau province worst hit
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Flash floods and landslides in Vietnam kill seven, leave 12 missing; Lai Chau province worst hit

In the worst-hit province of Lai Chau, five people were killed and authorities have been mobilising forces to search for the 12 missing

Vietnam arrests four senior oil executives accused of taking $5.1 million in bribes as crackdown on corruption continues
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Vietnam arrests four senior oil executives accused of taking $5.1 million in bribes as crackdown on corruption continues

Vietnam has arrested four senior oil executives over corruption charges as a part of its anti-graft sweep

Vietnam asks China to withdraw missile systems from South China Sea, says deployment violates Hanoi's sovereignty
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Vietnam asks China to withdraw missile systems from South China Sea, says deployment violates Hanoi's sovereignty

Vietnam has requested China to withdraw its military equipment from South China Sea outposts, saying their deployment seriously violates Hanoi's sovereignty

HD Bank Masters Chess: Grandmaster Murali Karthikeyan beats top seed Le Quang Liem on his way to finish second
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HD Bank Masters Chess: Grandmaster Murali Karthikeyan beats top seed Le Quang Liem on his way to finish second

Murali Karthikeyan pulled off a spectacular performance at the 8th HD Bank International Open Chess Tournament held in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi to bag second place at the event.