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List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners:

List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners:

Turkey warns France on genocide bill

ANKARA, Turkey, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Turkey warned of new actions if the French Senate approves a bill making it a crime to deny the Turkish army committed genocide against Armenians a century ago.

List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners:

Trial of suspected coup plotters delayed

ANKARA, Turkey, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- The trial of 86 suspected coup plotters in Turkey was delayed for a while when demonstrators and journalists packed the courtroom, officials said.

Ankara amends 'Turkishness' code

ANKARA, Turkey, April 30 (UPI) -- The Turkish parliament had a late-night session to appease Europe by amending its controversial law that makes insulting "Turkishness" a crime, officials said.

Turkey to ease curbs on free speech

ANKARA, Turkey, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- The Turkish government says it will change a controversial law used to prosecute anyone who denigrates Turkish identity.

Gul defends Turkey's free speech record

STRASBOURG, France, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- President Abdullah Gul told the Council of Europe Wednesday no one is in prison in Turkey for controversial speech.

Turkish writer said to fear for his life

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Turkish novelist and Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk reportedly is in exile in the United States, living in fear for his life.

Turkish author aquitted after insult

ANKARA, Turkey, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Turkish author Ipek Calislar was acquitted for allegedly insulting Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, considered the founder of modern Turkey. The BBC reported that prosecutors claimed Calislar had insulted Ataturk in a biography of Ataturk's wife Latife, in which Ca

Turkey angered by French bill on Armenians

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- The French parliament's decision to make it a crime to deny that Armenians were victims of genocide by Turkey during World War I has deeply upset Turks.

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.

Turkey's Pamuk wins Nobel literature prize

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Turkish writer Orhan Pamuk, who writes of clashes between Islamic and Western cultures, has been selected to receive the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Charges dismissed against Turkish novelist

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- A court in Istanbul dismissed charges against Turkish writer Elif Shafak, accused of insulting Turkishness in her book "The Bastard of Istanbul."

Turkey drops writer's 'insult' charges

ANKARA, Turkey, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- A Turkish court on Monday dropped its prosecution of popular novelist Orhan Pamuk for "insulting Turkishness" is a magazine article.

Turkey drops one charge against author

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Best-selling Turkish author Orhan Pamuk has escaped a charge of insulting Turkey's military but still faces trial for insulting "Turkishness."

Trial of writer suspended

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- A judge in Istanbul Friday suspended the trial of Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk, accused of insulting his nation through his remarks about the killings of Kurds.

Free speech an issue in Turkey's EU bid

NEWPORT, Wales, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Turkey's charges against a well-known novelist have become another obstacle to its membership in the European Union.

Turkish author faces criminal charges

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk faces three years in prison if convicted on charges of "public denigrating of Turkish identity," his publisher says.

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