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Canada grants Malala Yousafzai honorary citizenship

OTTAWA, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Pakistani education advocate Malala Yousafzai will become the second woman and first teen to be an honorary Canadian, the government said Wednesday.

Obama says he retains right to hit Syria but prefers congressional OK

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama said he could authorize strikes against Syria if Congress doesn't authorize them, but wants lawmakers' approval to strengthen the response.

Obama schedule for Wednesday, Sept. 4

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- President Obama meets with Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt in Stockholm, Sweden, Wednesday, and participates in other events, the White House said.

Sweden marks first Raoul Wallenberg Day to honor man who saved Jews

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Sweden celebrated its first official Raoul Wallenberg Day Tuesday to honor the diplomat who rescued thousands of Jews from the Holocaust, officials said.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013.
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World War II hero named honorary citizen in Australia for saving Jews

MELBOURNE, May 6 (UPI) -- Australia officials Monday recognized a Swedish diplomat who saved 100,000 Jews from the Holocaust in Hungary as Australia's first honorary citizen.

Sweden to honor Wallenberg

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Sweden introduced an official memorial day, Aug. 27, to honor diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, whose actions in World War II saved 100,000 people from the Holocaust.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012.
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Book prompts questions in Wallenberg case

STOCK, Sweden, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Researchers say Russia intentionally withheld information about a Swedish diplomat credited with saving the lives of thousands of Jews during the Holocaust.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 4, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007.

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Today is Friday, Aug. 4, the 216th day of 2006 with 149 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Aug. 5, the 217th day of 2005 with 148 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, Aug. 5, the 218th day of 2004 with 148 to follow.
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Holocaust hero inspired new musical

NEW YORK, March 26 (UPI) -- The story of Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat credited with saving nearly 100,000 Jews from concentration camps, has inspired a new musical.

Four high schoolers charged in sex attack

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- San Francisco police are holding four high school seniors in a sexual assault against a 14-year-old girl, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Saturday.

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Today is Tuesday, Aug. 5, the 217th day of 2003 with 148 to follow.
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U.S. newspaper editorial comment on issues of international interest.

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Today is Monday, Aug. 5, the 217th day of 2002 with 148 to follow.
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