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—Elie(zer) Wiesel (b. 1928) Romanian-born writer, lecturer, survivor Nazi camps, Nobel

 

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Dozens die in Nigeria mosque attack  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:06:18 GMT
Many people are killed in explosions at one of biggest mosques in the Nigerian city of Kano, reports say. 
Pope call to combat fanaticism  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:30:40 GMT
Pope Francis calls for all faiths to enter a dialogue to counter fanaticism and fundamentalism, at the start of a key visit to Turkey. 
Venezuela jail overdose kills 35  Sat, 29 Nov 2014 00:53:26 GMT
Thirty-five Venezuelan inmates are reported to have died after overdosing on the contents of a prison infirmary they stormed. 
Rice wins appeal against suspension  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:05:16 GMT
Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice can play again after winning his appeal against an indefinite ban issued for hitting his wife. 
'Anti-government' gun attack in Texas  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:01:36 GMT
A gunman who attacked downtown buildings and the Mexican Consulate in Austin, Texas, before being shot may have had political reasons, say police. 
Oil prices hit fresh four-year lows  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:52:56 GMT
Crude oil prices hit a four-year low after the decision of the Opec oil producers' cartel not to cut output. 
Mexican comic actor Chespirito dies  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:43:09 GMT
One of Latin America's most beloved comic actors, the Mexican Roberto Gomez Bolanos, or "Chespirito", dies at the age of 85. 
Sarkozy favourite in party poll  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:41:08 GMT
French conservatives are set to elect their next leader in a poll which could mark Nicolas Sarkozy's return to frontline politics. 
US sees slower Black Friday sales  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:52:52 GMT
Black Friday is less intense this year in the US after many stores opened earlier on Thursday. 
Back me on migration, PM tells EU  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:04:10 GMT
British PM David Cameron urges EU leaders to back his "reasonable" plan to restrict migrant welfare benefits, but will "rule nothing out" if rebuffed 
Chinese smokers face cigarette ban  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:11:56 GMT
Smokers in China's capital are to be banned from lighting up in all indoor public spaces under plans being introduced by the Beijing government. 
VIDEO: Dancing woman flouts Iranian rules  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:43:38 GMT
An online video which appears to show an Iranian woman defying Iran's strict laws by dancing publicly on the Tehran metro has gone viral. 
VIDEO: Concorde made out of matchsticks  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:31:34 GMT
A plane enthusiast has spent more than two years creating matchstick models of a Concorde and a Boeing 747. 
VIDEO: Navy doctor trains in inner-city Chicago  Sat, 29 Nov 2014 00:09:38 GMT
To prepare for combat injuries, some military doctors look to treating victims of violence in inner-city Chicago 
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