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    Merkel, Zerai, Pope Francis all in Nobel Peace Prize buzz
    Oct09

    Merkel, Zerai, Pope Francis all in Nobel Peace Prize buzz

    In this Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 file photo, Poland’s Prime Minister Donald Tusk, left, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, and French President Francois Hollande applaud during the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, at the City Hall in Oslo. (AP/Yves Logghe)Europe’s record-breaking refugee crisis was a hot topic ahead of the Nobel Peace...

    Pope Francis, Angela Merkel among contenders for Nobel Peace Prize to be announced Friday
    Oct09

    Pope Francis, Angela Merkel among contenders for Nobel Peace Prize to be announced Friday

    Pope Francis (left) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are among the contenders for the Nobel Peace Prize Pope Francis and a line-up of anti-nuclear campaigners headed lists of favourites to win the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize on the eve of Friday’s announcement. The Geneva-based International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) was...

    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...

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