Handke's Nobel Riles Balkans And Authors

Austrian writer Peter Handke's Nobel literature prize win has irked the Balkans, while voices beyond the region spoke out against honouring an admirer of late Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic; Handke is pictured October 10, 2019

Tragedy Marks Sabbath For Germany's Jewish Community

A woman stands next to flowers laid next to the entrance of the synagogue in Munich, dring a protest against anti-Semitism on October 11, 2019 two days after a deadly shooting during an attack in Halle targeting a Turkish restaurant after an attempt at the synagogue.Jews in Germany prepared to mark the Sabbath Friday with their confidence in the community's miraculous rebirth shaken by the deadly anti-Semitic rampage in Halle on Yom Kippur

Ethiopia PM Abiy Wins Nobel Peace Prize For Mending Ties With Eritrea

Hailed as a visionary and reformer, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his efforts to resolve the long-running conflict with neighbouring foe Eritrea.Abiy was honoured "for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea", the Nobel Committee said.