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Austrian, Handke, Pole, Tokarczuk, win, Nobel, prizes, literature

Austrian Handke and Pole Tokarczuk win Nobel prizes for literature

10 October, 2019 5:44 pm 5:44 pm

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Austria’s Peter Handke won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature, and the postponed 2018 award went to Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, the Swedish Academy said on Thursday. Two Nobels were awarded this year after last year’s prize was postponed over a scandal that led to the husband of an Academy member being … Read More


Five, murdered, Austrian, ski town, Kitzbuehel

Five murdered in Austrian ski town of Kitzbuehel

10 October, 2019 6:15 pm 6:15 pm

ZURICH (Reuters) – Austrian police are investigating the suspected murder of five people in the ski town of Kitzbuehel, police said on Sunday. The murders had occurred overnight, a spokesman for the regional Tirol police said. The suspected perpetrator had been detained, Austrian press agency APA reported, citing police. Local media, citing police information, reported … Read More