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List of Nobel Peace Prize winners

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Peace Prize winners:

Woman found alive 17 days after Bangladesh building collapse

DHAKA, Bangladesh, May 10 (UPI) -- A woman was found alive in the debris of a building that collapsed near Dhaka in late April, the Bangladeshi army said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012.
By United Press International

List of Nobel Peace Prize winners

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Peace Prize winners:

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011.
By United Press International

List of Nobel Peace Prize winners

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Peace Prize winners:

Compromise seen in Bangladesh bank issue

DHAKA, Bangladesh, March 23 (UPI) -- A senior U.S. official expressed hope for a resolution of a controversy arising from the Bangladesh Grameen Bank's firing of bank founder Muhammad Yunus.
Court delays Yunus appeal in Bangladesh

Court delays Yunus appeal in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh, March 15 (UPI) -- A hearing on Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus's appeal of a ruling upholding his firing was adjourned for two weeks Tuesday by the Bangladesh Supreme Court.
Yunus petition against his firing rejected

Yunus petition against his firing rejected

DHAKA, Bangladesh, March 8 (UPI) -- A Bangladeshi court Tuesday upheld the firing of Nobel Peace laureate Muhammad Yunus from his bank post.
Bank fires Nobel laureate Yunus

Bank fires Nobel laureate Yunus

DHAKA, Bangladesh, March 2 (UPI) -- Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus has been fired from the post in Bangladesh that led to his winning the Nobel Peace Prize, bank officials said Wednesday.
World reacts to Obama's Peace Prize honor

World reacts to Obama's Peace Prize honor

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Reaction to U.S. President Obama winning the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize generated praise and criticism throughout the international community Friday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 13, 2008.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007.
By United Press International

Stone's manners trip her up in Oslo

OSLO, Norway, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Sharon Stone's American manners caused problems when she arrived late Sunday at a banquet for Nobel Peace Prize winners in Oslo.

Nobel winner: Seek terrorism's root causes

OSLO, Norway, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Terrorism will prevail until the world addresses its "root causes," Bangladeshi economist Muhammad Yunus said in Norway on accepting the Nobel Peace Prize.

Cat Stevens slated for Nobel Prize show

OSLO, Norway, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Cat Stevens will make a rare appearance next month at a concert in Norway to be held in connection with the Nobel Peace Prize. Stevens, who was popular in the 1970s and now goes by the Muslim name Yusuf Islam, will appear at the Dec. 11 Nobel Peace Concer

Bangladeshi banker wins Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Bangladesh's Muhammad Yunus and the bank he founded to deliver small loans to impoverished people have been selected for the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize.

World Information Society Day celebrated

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 17 (UPI) -- The International Telecommunications Union celebrated the first annual World Information Society Day Tuesday in Geneva, Switzerland.

Nokia's high hopes for Bagladeshi market

Some of the world's most impoverished nations have turned to mobile technology when it comes to meeting their telecommunications needs. Unlike land lines, which
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

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