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Rabada wins South Africa’s top player prize

JOHANNESBURG: Kagiso Rabada, the world’s number one Test bowler, was on Saturday named South Africa’s Cricketer of the Year. The award came at the end of a 12-month period during which Rabada, 23, was a consistent match-winner -– and…

No Nobel Literature Prize after #MeToo turmoil

For the first time in almost 70 years there will be no Nobel Literature Prize this year, after the Swedish Academy that selects the laureate failed to contain a deep crisis stemming from the anti-sexual harassment #MeToo campaign.

Aliens land the prize at Hong Kong Flugtag

Spaceships, flying lobsters and a team based on characters from the hit mobile game "Angry Birds" attempted lift-off from Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour at the annual Red Bull Flugtag competition. Hundreds of spectators watched in…

US, Iran chief diplomats win prize for Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif have won an international diplomatic prize for their part in a historic agreement on Iran's nuclear program, organizers announced on Monday. The…

‘Spotlight’ wins the Oscar for best picture

LOS ANGELES: Catholic Church abuse movie "Spotlight" was named best picture, the top award at Sunday's Oscar ceremony, after an evening peppered with pointed punchlines from host Chris Rock about the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that has…