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    Svetlana Alexievich wins Nobel Literature Prize
    Oct09

    Svetlana Alexievich wins Nobel Literature Prize

    STOCKHOLM (AFP) – Belarussian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the 2015 Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday for her work chronicling the horrors of war and life under the repressive Soviet regime.The Swedish Academy hailed the 67-year-old for writings that were a monument to suffering and courage in our time — tableaux of World War II,...

    Alexievich wins Nobel Literature Prize
    Oct08

    Alexievich wins Nobel Literature Prize

    Svetlana Alexievich Belarussian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the 2015 Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, honoured for her work chronicling the horrors of war and life under the repressive Soviet regime. The Swedish Academy hailed the 67-year-old ‘for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time’. Alexievich...

    NATO head sees ‘troubling escalation’ of Russian activity in Syria
    Oct08

    NATO head sees ‘troubling escalation’ of Russian activity in Syria

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday there had been a “troubling escalation” in Russian military activity in Syria, after Moscow dramatically expanded its air campaign. Stoltenberg also said that NATO was ready to deploy forces in key alliance member Turkey if needed after Ankara complained about a series of airspace violations...

    K. Massimov and P. Poroshenko discussed issues of bilateral cooperation
    Oct08

    K. Massimov and P. Poroshenko discussed issues of bilateral cooperation

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – Today, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov held a meeting with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, who arrived in Astana within his working visit. …read more Source:...

    Belarussian writer wins Nobel prize, denounces Russia over Ukraine
    Oct08

    Belarussian writer wins Nobel prize, denounces Russia over Ukraine

    STOCKHOLM/MINSK (Reuters) – Belarussian author Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday for her portrayal of the harshness of life in the Soviet Union and in her first public response denounced Russia’s intervention in Ukraine as an “invasion”. …read more Source: The...

    UN: Polio vaccines in Ukraine safe despite local concerns
    Oct08

    UN: Polio vaccines in Ukraine safe despite local concerns

    The World Health Organization says it’s worried that millions of doses of polio vaccine might be wasted in the Ukraine after concerns were raised by a patient group that the doses are unsafe. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukrainian President arrived in Astana within his official trip to Kazakhstan
    Oct08

    Ukrainian President arrived in Astana within his official trip to Kazakhstan

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko arrived in Astana within his official trip to Kazakhstan. …read more Source:...

    Belarussian Nobel prize winner says Russia invaded Ukraine
    Oct08

    Belarussian Nobel prize winner says Russia invaded Ukraine

    MINSK (Reuters) – The Belarussian recipient of the Nobel prize for literature charged Russia on Thursday with carrying out an “invasion” of Ukraine by backing separatists in its eastern regions. …read more Source: The...

    Why Merkel should win Nobel Peace Prize
    Oct08

    Why Merkel should win Nobel Peace Prize

    Odds on who’s going to win the Nobel Peace Prize, to be awarded today, are so hard to make that one could easily arbitrage various bookmakers. I’m not a betting man, but I hope the prize goes to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. She’s the favourite now with average odds of about 6/1 and she deserves to win. The field is strong....

    Syria extends major offensive to retake territory in west
    Oct08

    Syria extends major offensive to retake territory in west

    Around 15 army tanks and armored vehicles had been destroyed or immobilized by rebel missile strikesObama warns Russia’s Putin of ‘quagmire’ in SyriaSyria and Ukraine: two fronts in Russian war for influencePutin calls Saudi king to discuss Syria conflictRussia raises stakes on Syria ahead of U.N. meeting in New YorkU.S. voices...

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