A South African foundation says a criminal charge has been laid against a granddaughter of retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Police say they are investigating a case of property damage.
The Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation does not provide details … Read the rest
The Nobel Committee’s chairman has been removed from his post for the first time in the award’s 114-year history. He’s been criticized over a number of the panel’s controversial picks, like US president and the EU.
Ousted Chairman Thorbjoern Jagland, … Read the rest
Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi said that protecting Ukrainian citizens and especially children, 20 of whom died in bombings in September alone, is a direct responsibility of the Ukrainian authorities.
In an exclusive Saturday interview to RIA Novosti (Rossiya … Read the rest
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Indian Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani Malala Yousafzai.
At 17 Malala Yousafzai has become the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee cited the two “for their struggle against … Read the rest
Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, shot in the head by the Taliban two years ago for advocating girls’ right to education, and Indian children’s right advocate Kailash Satyarthi won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.
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American jets hit targets in Syria on Tuesday in the US-led fight against Islamic State. Although the US has not declared war since 1942, this is the seventh country that Barack Obama, the holder of the Nobel Peace Prize, has … Read the rest
Seven Nobel Peace Prize winners were amongst the 64 public figures calling for an international arms embargo on Israel for its “war crimes and possible crimes against humanity” in Gaza. The statement came in a letter published in Britain’s The … Read the rest
Russian President Vladimir Putin has been nominated for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway.
A record 278 candidates, including 47 organizations, received nominations for the 2014 prize, said the Norwegian Nobel Institute’s director, Geir Lundestad.
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The European Union has been announced the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize 2012. Amidst Europe’s as-yet-unsolved crippling economic backdrop, a heated debate emerged over the validity of the prize.
The unanimous decision was reportedly made by a five-person panel … Read the rest
- FW De Klerk enjoys the spotlight
This year’s Nobel prize season kicks off Monday with rumours suggesting the peace prize could go to Egypt’s Maggie Gobran for helping Cairo’s poor, Afghan burka opponent Sima Samar or US scholar Gene Sharp.… Read the rest