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Nobel Peace Prize

16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Teenager Greta Thunberg is a prominent voice in the fight against climate change.

Mar 14, 2019, 09:51 AM IST

Nobel Peace prize for Imran Khan? Pakistan PM reacts to resolution seeking award for him

The motion seeking the award for the PM was submitted by Pakistan Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry where Khan was for 'de-escalating tensions' between India and Pakistan.

Mar 04, 2019, 11:15 AM IST

Pakistan Minister Fawad Chaudhary seeks Nobel Peace Prize for PM Imran Khan

A motion has been submitted in Pakistan’s National Assembly Secretariat seeking the Nobel Peace Prize for PM Imran Khan 

Mar 02, 2019, 18:19 PM IST

Shashi Tharoor nominates Kerala fishermen for Nobel Peace Prize

At least 488 people died in Kerala due to the rains and floods during the southwest monsoon.

Feb 06, 2019, 23:46 PM IST

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2018

While Mukwege has been honoured for his work in treating victims of sexual violence in Congo, Murad is hailed for speaking out against crimes against women.

Oct 05, 2018, 14:39 PM IST

Nobel peace prize for Donald Trump? Sarcastic Twitter speculates

While most posts on the social media site are sceptical, there are some who say Donald Trump meeting Kim Jong Un is reason good enough for the honour.

Oct 05, 2018, 11:39 AM IST

US President Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by Republicans

As many as 17 Republican lawmakers have nominated US President Donald Trump for this year's Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his work to end the Korean War.

May 03, 2018, 23:24 PM IST

Malala visits native Swat Valley amid tight security | In Pics

Malala visits native Swat Valley amid tight security 

Mar 31, 2018, 13:05 PM IST

Mahira welcomes 'baby girl' Malala Yousafzai in Pakistan

Yousafzai is expected to hold meetings with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, as well as other important figures. 

Mar 29, 2018, 16:43 PM IST

ICAN receives Nobel peace prize, urges nuclear nations to adopt UN treaty banning atomic weapons

ICAN on Sunday accepted the highly-coveted 2017 Nobel Peace Prize.

Dec 10, 2017, 20:05 PM IST

Nobel Peace Prize 2017 awarded to anti-nuclear campaign ICAN

The Nobel Peace Prize, worth nine million Swedish crowns ($1.10 million), will be presented in Oslo on December 10.

Oct 06, 2017, 14:38 PM IST

Anti-nuclear efforts lead crowded peace prize field

 Efforts to limit or reverse the spread of nuclear weapons head the field for Friday`s Nobel Peace Prize but face likely competition from the UN refugee agency, Syrian do-it-yourself rescuers and a Congolese "miracle" doctor.

Oct 06, 2017, 07:54 AM IST

Watch: Nominations for Nobel Peace Prize 2017

Nobel Peace Prize will be announced next week. This year, there are 318 contenders for this prestigious prize. WION brings information about some of the nominations.

Oct 01, 2017, 10:12 AM IST

Germany said concerned by China's unwillingness to discuss Nobel laureate's widow

The Chinese government has repeatedly lambasted foreign governments for their concern about Liu and his family, saying it is nothing to do with them.

 

Jul 28, 2017, 17:20 PM IST

Cardinal choler over copyright of Mother Teresa's sari

"Holy Mother Teresa of Calcutta is a universal symbol, beloved by believers (and) unbelievers," said Cardinal Jose Saraiva Martins, 85, an ex-prefect of the powerful Congregation for the Causes of Saints.

Jul 18, 2017, 18:55 PM IST

China says awarding Nobel Prize to Liu Xiaobo was 'blasphemy'

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate who spent his last eight years as a prisoner of conscience died at a hospital in Shenyang, China.

Jul 14, 2017, 22:18 PM IST

Hospital: China's Nobel Peace laureate's ill health worsens

Liu Xiaobo was diagnosed in May while imprisoned for inciting subversion by advocating sweeping political reforms in China. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 while in prison.

 

Jul 06, 2017, 18:41 PM IST

Dalai Lama: Modern education needs to focus on compassion

China considers the spiritual leader a separatist seeking Tibetan independence. The Dalai Lama says he seeks protection of Tibetan culture.

Jun 17, 2017, 18:20 PM IST

Malala Yousafzai made UN Messenger of Peace

Nineteen-year-old Malala Yousafzai became the 13th Messenger of Peace, joining, among others, actor Michael Douglas, naturalist Jane Goodall, and Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein of Jordan.
 

Apr 11, 2017, 10:51 AM IST

Chinese President Xi Jinping praises normalisation of ties with Norway

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday praised the normalisation of relations with Norway, six years after a dispute over the Nobel Peace Prize, as Norway's prime minister said she was glad to be back.

Apr 10, 2017, 17:58 PM IST