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His songs such as "Blowin' in the Wind," "Masters of War," "A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall," "The Times They Are a-Changin," "Subterranean Homesick Blues" and "Like a Rolling Stone" captured a spirit of rebellion, dissent and independence.
"Dylan has the status of an icon. His influence on contemporary music is profound," the Swedish Academy said on Thursday, when it awarded the 8 million Swedish crown ($930,000) prize.
More than 50 years on, Dylan is still writing songs and is often on tour.
"He is probably the greatest living poet," Swedish Academy member Per Wastberg said.
Sara Danius, Permanent Secretary of the Nobel Academy, told a news conference there was "great unity" in the panel's decision to give Dylan the prize.
Literature was the last of this year's Nobel prizes to be awarded. The prize is named after dynamite inventor Alfred Nobel and has been awarded since 1901 for achievements in science, literature and peace in accordance with his will.
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The National Traffic Safety Committee says Vietnam saw a 19 percent year-on-year drop in the number of traffic accidents in the first six months.
Fearing the novel coronavirus, many Hanoi residents are stockpiling meat, vegetables and rice to avoid venturing outdoors.
Islamic State group claimed responsibility.
HCMC will continue imposing the tough Directive 16 through the second half of September, but ease the lockdown in some districts where the situation is stable.
Da Nang has topped the Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) once again after a successful 2015, while there was mixed news for HCM City and Hanoi.
The Ministry of Transport supports Hanoi’s motorbike ban, says city’s traffic and emission problems need such solutions.
Binh Thuan police in the south central province have detained a local primary teacher on allegations he molested eight school girls.