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-- Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and a high-ranking delegation of Vietnam arrived at Luxembourg-Findel International Airport on Friday, starting an official visit to Luxembourg at the invitation of Prime Minister Xavier Bettel.
-- One eighth-grader died while another was hospitalized after they mistakenly ate a poisonous plant called ‘heartbreak grass’ in Son La Province, northern Vietnam, on Friday.
-- Doctors at the Can Tho Central General Hospital in Vietnam's Mekong Delta have successfully removed a large heart tumor from a Cambodian man that threatened the patient’s life this week.
-- Police in Ho Chi Minh City broke up a large-scale football betting racket whose transactions accumulated VND1 trillion (US$42 million) and arrested 12 suspects on Friday.
-- Authorities in Quang Tri Province, central Vietnam, discovered a fishing boat with a foreign sign floating to a nearby beach with no one aboard on Friday.
-- Dozens of employees of a South Korea-based manufacturer in Dong Nai Province, southern Vietnam, reported to relevant forces on Friday following the abrupt closure of their factory and their CEO disappeared without paying the staffs' salaries for the last two months.
-- Croatia stunned favorites Brazil 4-2 on penalties on Friday to reach the World Cup semi-finals for the second time in a row after battling back from a goal down in extra time, in one of the biggest knockout-phase upsets in the tournament's history, Reuters reported on Friday.
-- Argentina beat the Netherlands 4-3 in a penalty shootout to keep Lionel Messi's World Cup dream alive on Friday after the Dutch had snatched a 2-2 draw from the jaws of defeat in an extraordinary quarter-final, according to Reuters.
-- British musician Elton John quit Twitter on Friday, the latest high-profile celebrity to leave the social media platform following its acquisition by billionaire Elon Musk, Reuters reported on Friday.