Articles about Nobel Peace Prize

Former archbishop of South Africa, Desmond Tutu, dies at 90

26 Dec 2021

Former archbishop of South Africa, Desmond Tutu, dies at 90

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who won the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize for fighting against racial inequality in South Africa, passed away on Sunday.

Philippines' Ressa, Russia's Muratov; journalists win Nobel Peace Prize

08 Oct 2021

Philippines' Ressa, Russia's Muratov; journalists win Nobel Peace Prize

Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov have won the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize for 2021 for "their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression."

War against hunger: World Food Programme gets Nobel Peace Prize

09 Oct 2020

War against hunger: World Food Programme gets Nobel Peace Prize

For its relentless work toward combating hunger, the World Food Programme (WFP) was on Friday awarded the Nobel Peace Prize by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. The prize is worth $1.1 million.

Donald Trump nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize: Here's why

09 Sep 2020

Donald Trump nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize: Here's why

United States President Donald Trump has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for brokering a deal between adversaries Israel and UAE, reports said on Wednesday.

Five famous social activists in India you should know about

02 Jan 2020

Five famous social activists in India you should know about

Social activism plays a vital role in bringing about social changes for the betterment of society.

Author Ari Behn, ex-husband of Norway Princess Martha, kills himself

26 Dec 2019

Author Ari Behn, ex-husband of Norway Princess Martha, kills himself

The former son-in-law of Norway's King Harald V has died, announced his manager.

Not Imran Khan, this 16-year-old has been nominated for Nobel

16 Mar 2019

Not Imran Khan, this 16-year-old has been nominated for Nobel

She is just 16 years old and she has no qualms in calling out the world leaders for not doing enough for climate change.

Pakistani minister wants Nobel Peace Prize for Imran Khan

02 Mar 2019

Pakistani minister wants Nobel Peace Prize for Imran Khan

On Saturday, Pakistan's Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry moved a motion in National Assembly, calling for a Nobel Peace Prize for the country's Prime Minister Imran Khan for the efforts he took to "deescalate tensions" with India.

#Kartarpur: What is India's stand with Pakistan, Modi seems confused

26 Nov 2018

#Kartarpur: What is India's stand with Pakistan, Modi seems confused

The only thing that matters to Narendra Modi other than winning every single election, is leaving a legacy.

Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honor

13 Nov 2018

Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honor

Amnesty International yesterday stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honor over the de facto Myanmar leader's "indifference" to the atrocities committed by the country's military against Rohingya Muslims.

Three scientists win Nobel prize in Chemistry

03 Oct 2018

Three scientists win Nobel prize in Chemistry

Three scientists, Frances H. Arnold, George P. Smith, and Gregory P. Winter, have been awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Cancer researchers win 2018 Nobel Prize for medicine

01 Oct 2018

Cancer researchers win 2018 Nobel Prize for medicine

This year's Nobel Prize for medicine has been awarded to America's James P. Allison and Japan's Tasuku Honjo for discovering the immune system's ability to fight cancer.

Royal Wedding: Four Indian social workers among special guests

19 May 2018

Royal Wedding: Four Indian social workers among special guests

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle invited four Indian women social workers - Mumbai-based Myna Mahila Foundation founder Suhani Jalota and three of her colleagues - as special guests to their wedding.

Trump to welcome freed Korean Americans' return to US

10 May 2018

Trump to welcome freed Korean Americans' return to US

US President Donald Trump is promising "quite a scene" when three Korean Americans detained in North Korea return to mainland US after more than a year in prison; their freedom is a bonus from the warming of relations between the longtime adversaries.

Republicans nominate Trump for Nobel Peace prize

04 May 2018

Republicans nominate Trump for Nobel Peace prize

Eighteen House Republicans have formally nominated President Donald Trump for 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, by sending a letter to Norwegian Nobel committee, for denuclearizing the Korean peninsula.

Pakistan divided over Malala Yousafzai visiting homeland

31 Mar 2018

Pakistan divided over Malala Yousafzai visiting homeland

Malala Yousafzai flew in a helicopter to her hometown Swat on Saturday, her first visit in five years since she was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for advocating girls' education and opposing Islamist militancy.

Malala visits Pakistan for first time since she was shot

29 Mar 2018

Malala visits Pakistan for first time since she was shot

Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner, is visiting Pakistan for the first time since she was shot by Taliban militants in 2012.

ICAN, campaign against nuclear weapons, wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

06 Oct 2017

ICAN, campaign against nuclear weapons, wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, known as ICAN, has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017. An announcement was made today in Oslo, Norway.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi skipping UN General Assembly amid Rohingya outrage

14 Sep 2017

Myanmar's Suu Kyi skipping UN General Assembly amid Rohingya outrage

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is facing widespread international criticism over the Rohingya crisis, will be missing next week's UN General Assembly (UNGA) session.

7 members of heroic Syrian White Helmet relief organization killed

15 Aug 2017

7 members of heroic Syrian White Helmet relief organization killed

In what can only be described as a horrifying incident, seven members of the Syrian White Helmets rescue group were shot dead by unknown gunmen in Sarmeen, a town in rebel-held Idlib province.

Malala graduates from high school, Twitter applauds her

08 Jul 2017

Malala graduates from high school, Twitter applauds her

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who became a global face of girls education after getting shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012, recently graduated from Birmingham's Edgbaston school.

Yazidi activist held as ISIS sex slave returns to Iraq

04 Jun 2017

Yazidi activist held as ISIS sex slave returns to Iraq

24-year-old Nadia Murad, a Yazidi activist who was held as a sex slave by ISIS militants, returned to her village Kocho in northwest Iraq.

Lawsuits filed against Bangladeshi Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus

17 Mar 2017

Lawsuits filed against Bangladeshi Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus

The staff at Bangladesh's Grameen Telecom (GTC), established by microfinance pioneer and the country's only Nobel laureate, Muhammad Yunus, sued him over alleged unpaid dues.

President Santos donates Nobel Peace prize award

10 Oct 2016

President Santos donates Nobel Peace prize award

Colombian President, Juan Santos, announced that he will be donating the Nobel Peace prize-money towards victims of Colombia's civil-war. The announcement came right after he partook in a religious ceremony held for the victims.

Juan Manuel Santos wins the Nobel Peace Prize

08 Oct 2016

Juan Manuel Santos wins the Nobel Peace Prize

The Colombian President, Juan Manuel Santos, won the Nobel Peace prize for 2016 on Friday, September 7.

Former Israeli President dies at 93

28 Sep 2016

Former Israeli President dies at 93

One of Israel's most influential leaders, Shimon Peres, died on 28th September 2016 at the age of 93.

Mother Teresa's elevation to Sainthood

04 Sep 2016

Mother Teresa's elevation to Sainthood

Nineteen years after the death of Mother Teresa, who worked for the upliftment of the poor and needy, she will be proclaimed a saint in the Vatican City.