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    • Veteran economist Sen awarded Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

      Veteran economist Sen awarded Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

      Economics Nobel laureate and philosopher Amartya Sen has been awarded the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade, organisers announced on Sunday. Sen was chosen because he had "been dealing with issues of global justice as a thought leader for decades," the jury said, adding that his contribution to the fight against social inequality was more relevant today than ever before.

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    • Frankfurt must impose diesel car ban

      Frankfurt must impose diesel car ban

      The western German city of Frankfurt is now obliged to introduce a ban on high-polluting diesel vehicles, a court ruled on Wednesday, after environmental activists brought a case against the state of Hesse for allowing Germany's financial capital to exceed maximum safe levels of nitrogen oxide and consequently worsening city's air quality.

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