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07 Oct

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective

News

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Peruvian author wins Nobel Prize

Peruvian Mario Vargas Llosa, one of the most acclaimed South American writers, has won the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 12:34 GMT
 
 

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Israel plans ‘Jewish’ loyalty oath

Controversial phrase added to citizenship law in move seen by some as attempt to get support for new settlement freeze………………………………….
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Tutu retires from public life

South African Nobel
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu has retired from public life on his 79th birthday, after decades of struggle and activism, primarily against apartheid in South Africa, and more recently on other global issues……………

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White House ‘blocked worst scenario over spill’

Thursday, 7 October 2010

The Obama administration blocked efforts by government scientists to tell the public just how bad the Gulf oil spill could become and made other missteps that raised questions about its competence and candor during the crisis, according to a commission appointed by the president to investigate the disaster……………………..

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Bomb trial delay as judge bars witness

Thursday, 7 October 2010

The first civilian trial of a detainee from the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was delayed yesterday after a judge told prosecutors they could not call their star witness to testify at the hearing in New York……………………

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