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Refugee crisis: a Nobel Peace Prize for the "Heroes of the Aegean"?

The people of the eastern Aegean islands have seen their lives change dramatically over the last 12 months. An unprecedented wave of refugees, many

The people of the eastern Aegean islands have seen their lives change dramatically over the last 12 months. An unprecedented wave of refugees, many

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Greece creates more migrant registration centres

Greece is setting up two new registration centres for migrants arriving on its island of Lesbos. Its partly in response to EU criticism that

Greece is setting up two new registration centres for migrants arriving on its island of Lesbos. Its partly in response to EU criticism that

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Lavish Stockholm banquet celebrates achievements of Nobel prize winners

A lavish banquet has been held in Stockholm for the winners of this year’s Nobel prizes. The awards – in medicine, physics, chemistry, literature and

A lavish banquet has been held in Stockholm for the winners of this year’s Nobel prizes. The awards – in medicine, physics, chemistry, literature and

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Nobel prize banquet needs to be 'fit for a king'

In Sweden, Nobel Prize winners received the awards for literature, chemistry, physics, medicine and economics, as stipulated in the will of the

In Sweden, Nobel Prize winners received the awards for literature, chemistry, physics, medicine and economics, as stipulated in the will of the

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Nobel Peace Prize accepted by Tunisian pro-democracy group

The Nobel Peace Prize has been presented to a Tunisian pro-democracy group at a ceremony in the Norwegian capital Oslo. The National Dialogue Quartet

The Nobel Peace Prize has been presented to a Tunisian pro-democracy group at a ceremony in the Norwegian capital Oslo. The National Dialogue Quartet

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Interview: Literature Nobel winner shocked by Russian critics

All Russian writers who have won the Nobel prize have been subjected to harassment in Russia. That is the assertion of the Svetlana Alexievich from

All Russian writers who have won the Nobel prize have been subjected to harassment in Russia. That is the assertion of the Svetlana Alexievich from

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Suu Kyi continues life-long fight for Myanmar democracy

Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize as an icon of peaceful democratic resistance. She could only receive it in person in 2012, after

Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize as an icon of peaceful democratic resistance. She could only receive it in person in 2012, after

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British-American economist Angus Deaton wins Nobel Economics Prize

British-American economist Angus Deaton has won the 2015 Nobel Prize for economics. “The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has today decided to award

British-American economist Angus Deaton has won the 2015 Nobel Prize for economics. “The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has today decided to award

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Nobel prizewinning scientist dies in poverty

After years of illness that left him nearly penniless the 2010 Nobel Chemistry prizewinner Richard Heck has died aged 84 in Manilla. Famous for his

After years of illness that left him nearly penniless the 2010 Nobel Chemistry prizewinner Richard Heck has died aged 84 in Manilla. Famous for his

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Pride over Nobel Peace Prize win after turbulent year in Tunisia

There is deep pride over winning the Nobel Peace Prize in the birthplace of the Arab Spring. In a year when Tunisia has made headlines for massacres

There is deep pride over winning the Nobel Peace Prize in the birthplace of the Arab Spring. In a year when Tunisia has made headlines for massacres