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World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize

The United Nations World Food Programme has won the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to combat hunger and food insecurity in regions of...

Srebrenica massacre families condemn Nobel award to pro-Serb author

Bosnian war survivors, including mothers who lost husbands and sons in the Srebrenica massacre, have protested in Sarajevo, urging the Nobel Committee to reverse...

Three share Nobel Prize in economics for work to alleviate poverty

The Nobel prize in economics has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty”. The...

Nobel prize winner missed call informing him of prestigious honour

A newly-crowned Nobel Laureate who was the first to discover an exoplanet missed the initial phone call telling him he had won the prestigious...

British scientist Sir Peter Ratcliffe among Nobel Prize winners for medicine

The 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine has been jointly awarded to three scientists, including a British professor. Professor William Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter...

Nobel Prize winner who coined term The God Particle dies aged 96

Leon Lederman, an experimental physicist who won a Nobel Prize in physics for his work on subatomic particles and coined the phrase God particle,...

Scientists win chemistry Nobel Prize for work on DNA repair

Sweden’s Tomas Lindahl, American Paul Modrich and US-Turkish scientist Aziz Sancar have won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for “mechanistic studies of DNA repair”. The...

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People in France will be able to go back to their favourite shops and attend religious services again next week after a month of...

Biden says his team will show the US is back on the world stage

President-elect Joe Biden says his national security team will lead the way in reflecting the fact that “America is back” on the world stage. During...

Survey shows fall in German business confidence as shutdown bites

Business confidence in Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, fell for a second consecutive month in November as a resurgence of coronavirus infections led to partial...

Vatican butler Paolo Gabriele dies aged 54

Paolo Gabriele, the Vatican butler who was convicted of stealing and leaking Pope Benedict XVI’s private papers in 2012, has died aged 54. Vatican News,...

China rejects Pope Francis’ claims about treatment of Muslim Uighurs

China criticised Pope Francis over a passage in his new book in which he mentions suffering by China’s Uighur Muslim minority group. Foreign ministry spokesperson...
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