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    Why did Aziz Sancar dedicate his Nobel Prize to Atatürk?

    Aziz Sancar is a Turkish-American scientist who on Dec. 10 received the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, shared with two other chemists. He was awarded for his work on human DNA. Sancar is the second person from Turkey to receive a Nobel Prize after Orhan Pamuk’s literary award in 2006. He...
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    Malala! - Nobel Peace Prize

    BBC News - Malala and Kailash Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize I think that this is a worthy award for this brave and exceptional young girl. Unfortunately, until I read the article I didn't know much about the joint winner of the prize...
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    EU Wins Nobel Peace Prize!

    Deserved or not? BBC News - Nobel Peace Prize awarded to European Union
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    Nobel peace prize and Turkey

    Who will be offended now? RIGHTS - Jailed publisher Zarakolu up for Nobel peace prize Perhaps no military clearance for Swedish citizens in future... :hmm: P.S. I assume it's not the military any more who is issuing military clearance.
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    Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize

    This is a stunner this one - I think it's devalued the whole ethos of the Nobel awards. I was really glad to see Obama elected but what has he done for peace in 9 months of office? In fact he's sending 10,000 more troops into Afghanistan to perpetuate war for heaven's sake - ridiculous...
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    Pamuk wins Nobel Literature prize

    Turkish writer Orhan Pamuk has won the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature. Pamuk, 54, has gained a reputation for tackling controversial issues through his novels and has faced legal action in his homeland. Awarded by the Swedish Academy, the Literature Prize comes with a cheque for 10m kronor...
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