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Construction worker killed when WW2 bomb detonates in Germany

EUSKIRCHEN, Germany, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- A construction worker was killed Friday in the German city of Euskirchen in an explosion believed to be from a World War II bomb, police said.

Head of chemical weapons watchog accepts Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO, Norway, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Six remaining countries should sign the Chemical Weapons Convention, the head of an international watchdog said Tuesday as he accepted the Nobel Peace Prize.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 25, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 21, 2013.
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Winners of the economics Nobel Prize

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- List of winners of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel:
Nobel Peace Prize will give chemical weapons watchdog morale boost

Nobel Peace Prize will give chemical weapons watchdog morale boost

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The head of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says winning the Nobel Peace Prize will "boost morale" among staff members.

Cosby's inciteful insights on Muslims

HERNDON, Va., June 25 (UPI) -- Bill Cosby’s claim Muslims are “intentionally misunderstood” misses the point.
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator

America's historical amnesia

WASHINGTON, April 24 (UPI) -- Understanding of history might make dealing with the dangers of today and the uncertainties of tomorrow a little easier. Historical amnesia is not the answer.
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator

Nobel Peace Prize nominations set record

OSLO, Norway, March 5 (UPI) -- The Norwegian Nobel Committee said it received 259 nominations for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, eclipsing last year's 241 nominations.

Nobel laureates descend on Stockholm, Oslo

OSLO, Norway, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Nobel organizers breached seating protocol at the gala banquet in Sweden to allow the Chinese-speaking literature laureate, Mo Yan, to sit next to his wife.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012.
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Winners of the economics Nobel Prize

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- List of winners of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel:

European Union wins Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- The European Union was awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize for its work in promoting peace and democracy, the Norwegian Nobel Committee said Friday.

Bin Laden’s advice to his children

HERNDON, Va., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Osama bin Laden reportedly gave his children advice to not follow him into jihad and to seek educational opportunities in the West.
JAMES. ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator
Investigation into Nobel Peace Prize

Investigation into Nobel Peace Prize

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Swedish officials are investigating an author's claims that the Norwegian Nobel Committee has not been honoring Alfred Nobel's last wishes, officials say.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 25, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 21, 2011.
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Winners of the economics Nobel Prize

Winners of the economics Nobel Prize

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- List of winners of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel:

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 21, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006.
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U.S. economist takes Nobel Prize

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. economist Edmund Phelps has been chosen to receive the 2006 Nobel Prize in economics for research on the relationship between employment and inflation.

Swedish director Vilgot Sjoman dead at 81

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 11 (UPI) -- Director and author Vilgot Sjoman, who had an international hit with his provocative "I Am Curious (Yellow)," has died in Stockholm, Sweden, at age 81.

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Today is Friday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2005 with 71 to follow.
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The weekly UPI Almanac package for Oct. 17-23, 2005.
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