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Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Colombia's president Santos

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Colombia's president Santos

He is the second Nobel laureate born in Colombia, following Gabriel García Márquez who won the prize for literature in 1982. Norway, along with Cuba, has been a sponsor of the Colombian peace process since the outset. Nobel committee secretary Olav Njoelstad said there was "broad consensus" on choosing Santos. It was the first time the peace prize went to Latin America since 1992, when the committee awarded Guatemalan human rights activist Rigoberta Menchu.


Coldplay makes a summer date at MetLife Stadium

Coldplay makes a summer date at MetLife Stadium

Since March of this year, the " A Head Full Of Dreams Tour ", produced by Live Nation Entertainment, has played to 2.5 million people across Latin America, the US and Europe. October 15. "Coldplay started its show the way most bands would end theirs, (and it) only got better from there", wrote a reviewer for New York's Newsday.



Kerry Urges Taliban to Choose Path to 'Honorable' Peace

Emphasising that lasting peace and stability could be achieved through a politically negotiated settlement, Sartaj Aziz commended the Afghan government and people for concluding a peace deal with Hizbi Islami. Under the four-year support plan, around $30 million will be provided to Afghanistan every year, which represents 0.78 percent of the annual contribution pledged by the worldwide community, the ministry said.


Rudy Giuliani thinks 'everybody' has a past of infidelity

Rudy Giuliani thinks 'everybody' has a past of infidelity

The Times obtained some of Trump's 1995 tax records, which show that he wrote off almost one billion dollars in losses. Giuliani has emerged as a top Trump ally as the Republican nominee for president prepares for a month-long sprint to election day, but that support is a rarity among Giuliani's partners.


BCCI should stop funds to state cricket boards, says Supreme Court

BCCI should stop funds to state cricket boards, says Supreme Court

The apex court also rebuked the cricket body for hurriedly disbursing around Rs 400 crore to state bodies. The Lodha committee also recommended that the selection committee should consist of 3 members, and thus Khoda and Paranjpe become very vulnerable.


UC Davis plant biology researcher killed in Ethiopia

UC Davis plant biology researcher killed in Ethiopia

Fell said Gray had been working as a researcher for UC Davis since 2013. Chair of the UC Davis Plant Biology Department , Professor S.P. Dinesh calls the loss "impossible to comprehend". Sarah O'Brien, a former co-worker of Gray's who lives in IL, said the researcher grew up in the far northern suburbs of Chicago and was one of six children.