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Svetlana Alexievich selected for Nobel Prize in literature

Svetlana Alexievich

Svetlana Alexievich is the first Russian-speaking winner of 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature since Joseph Brodsky in 1987. That said, there’s a clear logic to choosing her now. Her work is for anyone who wants to understand the plight of the hundreds of millions who still live in the shadow of …

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Aurora Borealis in its spectacular beauty over UK and Ireland

Aurora Borealis

Aurora Borealis has always been a sight for all the nocturnal nature lovers. The beautiful northern lights have millions of fans around the world. Aurora Borealis hunters were handsomely rewarded Wednesday night across the UK and Ireland as the greens, pinks and purples of the natural phenomenon illuminated the October …

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Nobel Chemistry Prize won by three for DNA repair work

Nobel Chemistry Prize

DNA repairing through cells will cause a revolution in the health department which might help in random mutations. So it was no surprise when work on how cells repair damaged DNA won the 2015 Nobel Chemistry Prize. The trio winners were Sweden’s Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich of the US and …

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Unfriendly cities of the world – Top 10

unfriendly cities of the world

If you are a traveler and love adventure then unfriendly cities are a tourist’s worst nightmare. Here we have discussed world’s unfriendly cities. According to the MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index, Moscow was found to have unhelpful locals and a general ‘aloofness’ by survey participants who were asked to rank …

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There’s a new, emerging threat to Obamacare

There's a new, emerging threat to Obamacare

The Affordable Care Act was signed into law on March 23, 2010. On March 24, and ever since, Republicans have fought tooth and nail to chip away at and dismantle President Barack Obama’s signature domestic achievement. The newest threat to the law, though, is unique. It came this week from one …

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US airstrike at Afghan Hospital kills 37

US airstrike

A US airstrike appears to have hit a hospital run by Médecins Sans Frontières in the Afghan city of Kunduz, killing nine staff members and injuring up to 37 people. There were more than 180 patients and staff in the clinic. MSF said its hospital in the northern city was bombed and …

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