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French author wins Nobel prize in literature

Patrick Modiano

France's Patrick Modiano has won the 2014 Nobel Prize in literature for his works on Nazi occupation and its effects on his country.

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#WHO: no control over spread of #Ebola

The Ebola outbreak shows no signs of abating, has killed 3,879 people and threatens more Western African nations poorly equipped to deal with the disease, the World Health Organisation has said in a grim update.

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Kenyatta appears before ICC court

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta became the first sitting president to appear before the International Criminal Court in The Hague where he faces charges of crimes against humanity.

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Deaths in Kurdish protests in #Turkey

Kurdish protestsAt least 12 people were killed in demonstrations across Turkey, local media reported, as Kurds demanded the government do more to protect the Syrian-Kurdish town of Kobane from Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters.

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#Cyprus suspends unification talks with #Turkey

Cyprus' president has suspended talks on reunifying the divided island in response to Turkey's plan to search for oil and gas in waters where Cyprus had already licensed drilling.

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Inventors of blue LED win physics Nobel Prize

Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of Japan and US scientist Shuji Nakamura have won the Nobel Prize in physics for the invention of blue LEDs.

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Kurdish protesters occupy Dutch parliament

Hundreds of Kurdish protesters have occupied the Dutch parliament building, calling for more action to combat the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group.

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Trio win medicine Nobel Prize for brain study

The American-British scientist John O'Keefe and Norwegian husband and wife, May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser have been awarded the Nobel Prize for medicine.

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#Spain quarantines four in #Ebola scare

Ebola scareSpain has quarantined a total of four people in an attempt to prevent the spread of Ebola after a nurse became the first confirmed case of infection outside West Africa.

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Spanish nurse tested positive for #Ebola

A Spanish nurse has been tested positive for Ebola almost month after she treated a patient who had died of the disease, a health source said.

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