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On Oct. 14, 1964, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was named winner of the Nobel Peace Prize

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On Oct. 14, 1964, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was named winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. King was an American clergyman, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King has become a […]

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UN agency deplores violence in Syrian refugee camp that killed seven Palestinians

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UNRWA Commissioner-General visit to Syria in June 2013 to see first-hand the impact of conflict and displacement on Palestine refugees. Photo: UNRWA 14 October 2013 – The United Nations agency tasked with assisting Palestinian refugees today called on all parties in Syria to stop the violence in refugee camps and other civilian areas, following violence […]

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‘These violent acts must cease’ urges top UN envoy in Kosovo in wake of bombing

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Special Representative Farid Zarif. UN Photo/Rick Bajorna 14 October 2013 – The head of United Nations mission in Kosovo strongly condemned a bombing earlier today in northern Mitrovica and called for a swift and thorough investigation. “These cowardly acts of violence are reprehensible, and they gravely jeopardize security and stability in the region,” said the […]

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China-Vietnam relations witness substantial progress: Li

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Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (L) and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Tan Dung attend a joint press conference after their talks in Hanoi, Vietnam, Oct. 13, 2013. Li held talks with Nguyen Tan Dung in Hanoi on Sunday. (Xinhua/Liu Weibing) HANOI, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) — The relationship between China and Vietnam has made substantial progress, […]

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