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Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Wins Nobel Peace Prize

The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize has actually been granted to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, or ICAN. The team includes close to 500 companies in over 100 nations pursuing worldwide nuclear disarmament. As Henry Ridgwell records, the honor ...

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Amsterdam Mayor Dies of Lung Cancer at 62

AMSTERDAM– Eberhard van der Laan, Amsterdam’s prominent mayor, has actually passed away of lung cancer, the city claimed Friday. Van der Laan notified city homeowners of his disease in January, claiming the diagnosis left “little factor for positive outlook.” When ...

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End Revolving Door for Political Arrests, HRW Urges Uzbekistan

ALMATY– Civils rights View prompted Uzbekistan on Thursday to quit brand-new politically inspired arrests each time when it has actually been releasing some famous political detainees, claiming such a “revolving door” called into question its revealed reform drive. In much ...

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British Author Kazou Ishiguro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

British author Kazou Ishiguro has actually been granted the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature. The prize board in Sweden claims Ishiguro, with his books, has actually “discovered the void underneath our imaginary feeling of link with the globe.” The board ...

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Archaeologists Put Greek Resort Step Closer to Reality

ATHENS, GREECE– Greece invited Wednesday a choice by elderly archaeologists to conditionally allow a significant tourist task in Athens, claiming it got rid of the means for the nation to transform the website right into among Europe’s most significant seaside ...

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Sweden Grants Temporary Asylum to 106- year-old Afghan Woman

STOCKHOLM– A 106- year-old Afghan woman that made a risky trip to Europe in 2015 that included her kid and also grand son bring her via woodlands, deserts and also hills has actually ultimately been provided temporary sanctuary in the ...

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Russia Threatens Retaliation Over US ‘Burglary’ at Consulate

MOSCOW– The Russian Foreign Ministry, claiming UNITED STATE authorities had actually gotten into homes at Russia’s consulate in San Francisco, has actually intimidated retaliation over exactly what it called an unlawful act. Russian personnel left the consulate last month, after ...

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Court OKs Extradition of Russian Hacker Levashov to US

MOSCOW, RUSSIA– Spain’s National Court has actually determined to extradite a believed Russian hacker to the USA. Pyotr Levashov, a 37- year-old called one of the globe’s most well-known cyberpunks, was apprehended previously this year while vacationing with his household ...

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Mass Shootings Around the World

Cops in Las Las vega, Nevada claim a guy opened up fire on a c and w performance late Sunday, murder 59 individuals and also wounding 527 others, in the most dangerous mass capturing in modern-day UNITED STATE background. A ...

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Vatican No. 2 Opens Online Abuse Seminar Amid Porn Scandal

ROME– The Vatican’s assistant of state is headlining a global seminar on securing kids from online sexual assault as well as exploitation, weeks after he remembered among his mediators that was captured up in a U.S.-Canadian-Vatican examination right into youngster ...

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