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Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai wins EU's Sakharov rights prize

Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai wins EU's Sakharov rights prize Thu, 10 Oct, 2013


Pakistan's teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, shot by the Taliban for fighting for girls' rights to education, on Thursday was awarded the European Parliament's prestigious Sakharov human rights prize.
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan freed after kidnap

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan freed after kidnap Thu, 10 Oct, 2013

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has been released hours after being seized by militiamen, the government says.
Obama nominates Janet Yellen as Fed chief

Obama nominates Janet Yellen as Fed chief Wed, 09 Oct, 2013

US President Barack Obama has officially nominated Federal Reserve vice-chair Janet Yellen to be the next head of the US central bank.
3 US scientists win 2013 Nobel Prize for chemistry

3 US scientists win 2013 Nobel Prize for chemistry Wed, 09 Oct, 2013

Three U.S. scientists won the Nobel Prize for chemistry on Wednesday for pioneering work on computer programs that simulate complex chemical processes and have accelerated progress in areas from drugs to solar energy.
EU announces 30 million to help refugees in Italy

EU announces 30 million to help refugees in Italy Wed, 09 Oct, 2013

The head of the European Commission announced Wednesday during a visit to Lampedusa that Italy would receive an additional 30 million euros ($40 million) in EU funds to help receive and settle refugees, after the sinking of a migrant boat off the Sicilian island killed at least 275 people.
China seeks to soothe sea rifts at Asia summit

China seeks to soothe sea rifts at Asia summit Wed, 09 Oct, 2013

Asian leaders met against a backdrop of divisive territorial disputes and flagging free trade efforts Wednesday, with China flexing more diplomatic muscle in the absence of US President Barack Obama.
Lebanon slams Syria for cross-border raid

Lebanon slams Syria for cross-border raid Tue, 08 Oct, 2013

Lebanon's President Michel Sleiman on Tuesday criticised Syria for a cross-border raid that he said targeted an ambulance in the east of the country, causing no injuries.
Britain says in talks with Iran about reopening embassies

Britain says in talks with Iran about reopening embassies Tue, 08 Oct, 2013

The United Kingdom and Iran will restore some bilateral diplomatic relations, with each country appointing non-resident Chargé d'affaires to work towards mending severed diplomatic ties.
Britain's Higgs, Belgium's Englert win 2013 physics Nobel prize

Britain's Higgs, Belgium's Englert win 2013 physics Nobel prize Tue, 08 Oct, 2013

Britain's Peter Higgs and Belgium's Francois Englert won the 2013 Nobel prize for physics for predicting the existence of the Higgs boson - the particle key to explaining why elementary matter has mass - the award-giving body said.
Myanmar pardons 56 political prisoners

Myanmar pardons 56 political prisoners Tue, 08 Oct, 2013

Myanmar's president pardoned 56 political prisoners Tuesday, an amnesty apparently timed to highlight the government's reforms ahead of a regional summit as well as important negotiations with a rebel group at home. 
Typhoon Fitow leaves 6 dead in China

Typhoon Fitow leaves 6 dead in China Tue, 08 Oct, 2013

Six people were killed, and 4 others missing as Typhoon Fitow hit east China's Zhejiang Province, affecting more than three million people.
Nicolas Sarkozy's corruption charges dropped

Nicolas Sarkozy's corruption charges dropped Tue, 08 Oct, 2013

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been cleared in a scandal over the finances of his 2007 presidential campaign.
Egyptian violence spreads as security forces hit by attacks

Egyptian violence spreads as security forces hit by attacks Mon, 07 Oct, 2013

At least nine soldiers were killed and 50 injured in incidents Monday in Cairo, the southern Sinai and north of Ismailia, Egyptian officials said. 
Two Americans, German win Nobel medicine prize

Two Americans, German win Nobel medicine prize Mon, 07 Oct, 2013

Two Americans and a German won the 2013 Nobel medicine prize on Monday for their work on how hormones and enzymes are transported within and outside cells, giving insight into diseases such as diabetes and Alzheimer's.
Pakistani Taliban vow to attack Malala Yousafzai again

Pakistani Taliban vow to attack Malala Yousafzai again Mon, 07 Oct, 2013

The Pakistani Taiban has vowed to attack 16-year-old dissenter Malala Yousafzai again if they get the chance.
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