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Petitions calling for New Zealand Prime Minister to win Nobel Peace Prize

Petitions calling for New Zealand Prime Minister to win Nobel Peace Prize

More than 20,000 people have signed petitions calling for New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her response to a pair of mosque shootings that killed 50 people.

Nobel Peace Prize nomination for student climate campaigner Greta Thunberg

Nobel Peace Prize nomination for student climate campaigner Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg, the Swedish schoolgirl climate campaigner who has inspired worldwide protests, should be awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize, Norwegian lawmakers said Thursday.

DR Congo hails Nobel win but says Mukwege 'politicises' his work

DR Congo hails Nobel win but says Mukwege 'politicises' his work

DR Congo on Friday congratulated crusading Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege for his "very important work" in helping women recover from rape and sexual abuse but accused him of mixing humanitarian work and politics.

Yazidis celebrate Murad's Nobel prize as they mark top ritual

Yazidis celebrate Murad's Nobel prize as they mark top ritual

Yazidi pilgrims trekked up a mountain in northern Iraq barefoot Friday for their most important ritual, their joy doubled on hearing that their "daughter" Nadia Murad had won the Nobel Peace Prize.

DR Congo's Dr Mukwege, Yazidi campaigner Murad win Nobel Peace Prize

DR Congo's Dr Mukwege, Yazidi campaigner Murad win Nobel Peace Prize

Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their work in fighting sexual violence in conflicts around the world.

Former UN chief and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan dies aged 80

Former UN chief and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan dies aged 80

Former UN Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died on Saturday at the age of 80, his foundation said, after decades of championing efforts to try to end protracted conflicts in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

Trump deserves Nobel Peace Prize: South Korean president

Trump deserves Nobel Peace Prize: South Korean president

Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged at a summit to end hostilities between their countries and work toward the "complete denuclearisation" of the Korean peninsula. Trump is preparing for his own summit with Kim.

Trump nomination for Nobel Peace Prize suspected to be 'fake' news

Trump nomination for Nobel Peace Prize suspected to be 'fake' news

The nomination of US President Donald Trump for this year's Nobel Peace Prize was ‘fake,’ a member of the award committee has said.

US IOC member suggests joint Korean team for Nobel peace prize

US IOC member suggests joint Korean team for Nobel peace prize

A senior American member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) called on Sunday for North and South Korea's joint women's ice hockey team to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Liberia's Sirleaf: Africa's first elected female leader

Liberia's Sirleaf: Africa's first elected female leader

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who shared the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize as a champion of women's rights, is stepping down after making history as Africa's first elected female president in Liberia.

Anti-nuclear campaign ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize

Anti-nuclear campaign ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize

Nuclear disarmament group ICAN won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its decade-long campaign to rid the world of the atomic bomb as nuclear-fuelled crises swirl over North Korea and Iran.

Nobel committee rejects online petition to revoke Suu Kyi's prize

Nobel committee rejects online petition to revoke Suu Kyi's prize

The Norwegian Nobel committee has ruled out any such move, saying only that the work which led to the awarding of the prize was taken into account.