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State funeral for Vietnam's war hero
Hundreds of thousands bid last farewell to General Giap, architect of military victories over French and US armies.
Last updated: 13 Oct 2013 09:14 GMT
Vietnam army general Giap dies at 102
Legendary general Vo Nguyen Giap was known for scripting Vietnam's victory in wars against France and US.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2013 16:01 GMT
In search of a great Arab leader?
Forty years after his death, no Arab leader has been able to fill the role left vacant by Gamal Abdel Nasser.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2010 14:33 GMT
New battle for old Vietnam soldier
General who masterminded defeat of France and US becomes champion of environment.
Tom Fawthrop in Hanoi
Last updated: 07 May 2009 23:23 GMT
Vietnam remembers victory over US
has celebrated the co
Last updated: 30 Apr 2005 13:04 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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Turkey's emerging police state
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