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Dec 22, 2016
Swedish DJ Eric Prydz raises $60,000 for cancer research in memory of late fanThe fan, James Lillo had requested Eric Prydz for a 'final show' but days before the Los Angeles show, Lillo lost himself to cancer.
Dec 11, 2016
Nobel fetes Colombia peace deal, Bob Dylan 'honoured' to receive award despite no-showColombia's peace deal is a model for countries at war like Syria, President Juan Manuel Santos said Saturday as he accepted his Nobel Peace Prize, though a ceremony for other laureates was marked by Bob Dylan's no-show.
Dec 11, 2016
Bob Dylan 'honoured' to receive Nobel for literature despite no-showBob Dylan, winner of the Nobel prize for literature, said in a speech read Saturday on his behalf that he was "honoured" to receive the award — even as he failed to attend the ceremony.
Dec 10, 2016
Colombian Nobel Prize winner says a ray of hope for Syria, Sudan | ReutersBy Alister Doyle | OSLO OSLO Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said an accord to end a 52-year civil war with Marxist rebels was a "ray of hope" for solving conflicts from Syria to South Sudan as he collected the Nobel Peace Prize on Saturday.
Dec 07, 2016
Julian Assange releases testimony in Swedish rape trial; insists he's innocentWikileaks founder Julian Assange released his testimony from last month's London questioning in a Swedish rape investigation, saying he was innocent and that it was clear the sex was consensual
Dec 06, 2016
Austria to fine or jail migrants who lie to authorities | ReutersVIENNA Austria plans to jail or fine asylum seekers who lie to the authorities, a move aimed partly at dissuading migrants from trying to settle, it said on Tuesday.The cabinet agreed on a draft law that would allow the authorities to punish asylum applicants who lie about their identities - for example by pretending to be Syrian so their claims have a better chance of being accepted - with a fine of up to 5,000 euros ($5,373) or three weeks in jail.Those who stay in Austria despite being ordered to leave face fines of between 5,000 and 15,000 euros or six weeks in jail, said the conservative People's Party (OVP), which is in coalition with the Social Democrats (SPO).The centrist government has this year tightened migration laws. The anti-immigrant Freedom Party (FPO), whose candidate Norbert Hofer made it to Sunday's presidential election run-off, has been leading opinion polls with around 33 percent for months."Certainly these (measures) have in part a signalling effect," OVP junior economy minister, Harald Mahrer, said when asked if the law was designed to scare off migrants. "What kind of rule of law would we have in the republic if we said we do not punish these things?"The bill needs the approval of parliament
Nov 28, 2016
Factbox: Companies who's suppliers may source tin from a rebel Myanmar mine | ReutersYANGON More than 500 companies list among their suppliers Chinese-controlled firms that indirectly buy tin ore from a mine operated by an ethnic armed group in Myanmar, a Reuters examination of the supply chain found. The Man Maw mine is controlled by the United Wa State Army (UWSA), which the United States placed under sanctions for alleged narcotics trafficking.That potentially puts companies at risk of violating sanctions that forbid "direct or indirect" dealings with blacklisted groups. The world's No.
Nov 25, 2016
Trump speaks with leaders of five nations, his team says | ReutersWASHINGTON U.S.
Nov 22, 2016
Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he can see himself 'conquering US just like Europe'Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic said Tuesday he was eyeing the possibility of a move to the the United States.
Nov 22, 2016
Zlatan Ibrahimovic to get statue after being named best Swedish player for 10th consecutive yearA statue of Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be erected outside the Friends Arena in Stockholm, the Swedish FA (SvFF) announced.