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NEW YORK - Mario Vargas Llosa, the newest winner of the Nobel Prize in literature, has never found much honor in boundaries.

STOCKHOLM - With European novelists dominating recent Nobel literature awards, experts are guessing the Swedish Academy will look farther afield when it announces the 2010 winner on Thursday.

JOHANNESBURG - A South Africa-based satellite channel on Friday evicted a participant from its "Big Brother" reality show after receiving complaints from viewers and rights groups when he struck a female housemate.

KOTIDO, Uganda - Actress Mia Farrow met with young victims of war and sexual abuse during a three-day trip through Uganda.

MOGADISHU, Somalia - Somali radio stations stopped playing music on Tuesday after hardline militants called it un-Islamic and ordered stations to take songs off the air.
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