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France’s Audrey Azoulay Selected as next UNESCO Head
Paris  -  

UNESCO executives chose Audrey Azoulay of France as the next head of the United Nations' cultural agency on Friday to replace outgoing Director-General Irina Bokova.

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New York  -  

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres expressed deep regret over the US decision to leave UNESCO, Deputy UN Spokesperson Farhan Haq said.

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ISESCO to Hold in Singapore 2nd Forum of Heads of Islamic Cultural Centers & Associations outside Islamic World
Rabat  -  

The Director General of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), Dr Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri, will take part in the 2nd Forum of the Heads of Islamic Cultural Centers and Associations outside the Islamic World, which ISESCO will held in Singapore, on 13-14 October 2017.

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Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded to Richard Thaler
Stockholm  -  

US academic Richard Thaler has been awarded the Nobel prize in economics for his work on how psychology influences decision making.

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International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Wins Nobel Peace Prize
Oslo  -  

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) won, on Friday, the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Las Vegas Shooting Death Toll Rises to 59
Las Vegas  -  

At least 59 people were killed and 527 injured in Las Vegas Sunday night when a gunman opened fire on a music festival crowd from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, police said.

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More Than 20 Killed, 100 Hurt in Las Vegas Shooting
Las Vegas  -  

More than 20 people were killed when a "lone wolf" gunman opened fire into an outdoor country music festival from the 32nd floor of Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on Sunday night, police said.

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