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Thursday, Oct 17, 2019
news about Nobel peace prize
Oct 11, 2019 14:43
The Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed Ali has been awarded for his initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea. read more
Oct 09, 2019 11:25
In an interview with Swiss broadcaster RTS in August, Thunberg stressed that while the award would be “a recognition for this movement,” she and her supporters weren’t “doing this to get awards and prizes.” read more
Sep 24, 2019 05:51
Former US President Barak Obama was given the Nobel peace prize for “extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between people,” in 2009 soon after assuming office. read more
Sep 09, 2019 18:56
This renowned child rights activist and reformer was the joint winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize along with Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai “for their struggle against the exploitation of children and for the right of all children to education.” read more
Mar 04, 2019 13:05
The cricketer-turned-politician was reacting to an online campaign where more than 300,000 people have signed petitions demanding Imran Khan be given the Nobel Peace Prize after he freed Indian pilot Abhinandan Varthaman. read more
Feb 06, 2019 21:42
Tharoor said the fishermen took their boats inland and with their expert knowledge of the local conditions, their participation in the ongoing relief operations proved to be a gamechanger. read more
Oct 05, 2018 14:45
The committee received nominations for 216 individuals and 115 organizations. Among those put forward this year were the Syrian civilian aid group White Helmets, Russia’s Novaya Gazeta newspaper, Edward Snowden and the UN High Commissioner for Refug... read more
Oct 02, 2018 13:46
Aung San Suu Kyi, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 for campaigning for democracy and now leads the Myanmar government, was accused in the same report of failing to use her “moral authority” to protect civilians. read more
Sep 24, 2018 22:32
BJP’s Tamil Nadu unit president Tamilisai Soundararjan on Monday said she has ‘nominated’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Nobel Peace Prize for launching the “world’s largest” health scheme — Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana-Ayushman Bharat. read more
Aug 29, 2018 21:38
Aung San Suu Kyi, who leads the Myanmar government and won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 for campaigning for democracy, has been criticised for failing to speak out against the army crackdown in Rakhine State. read more
Jul 10, 2018 20:09
Liu Xia, whose husband Liu Xiabo won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010, was under house arrest with intermittent access to family and friends. read more
Apr 30, 2018 16:20
Moon and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged to end hostilities between the two countries and work towards the “complete denuclearisation” of the Korean peninsula in the first inter-Korean summit in more than a decade. read more
Apr 29, 2018 22:15
According to a leading London bookie, the Korea reconciliation initiative is currently the favourite for the prize in 2018, with Kim and Moon front-ending it. Trump is the next favourite. read more
Mar 30, 2018 21:45
Visiting her homeland for the first time since a Taliban gunman shot her in the head over her blog advocating girls’ education, 20-year-old Malala Yousafzai contradicted Pakistani critics who accuse her of promoting an ideology at odds with the country’s... read more
Mar 29, 2018 08:17
Malala’s visit to Pakistan has divided the society where many have hailed her return while some conservatives view her as a Western agent on a mission to shame her country. read more