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Anti-Nuke Organization Wins Nobel Prize
The Nobel Peace Prize 2017 has been awarded to the International Campaign To Abolish Nuclear Weapons.
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Anti-Nuke Organization ICAN Wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize
The group was honored for its "ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons."
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Aung San Suu Kyi's Speech On The Rohingya Crisis Was Unworthy Of Her Nobel Peace Prize
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Imagine there were an ongoing humanitarian crisis — one approaching genocide — and a Nobel Peace Prize recipient repeatedly
Liquid Cats, Crocodile Bets And Didgeridoos Win Ig Nobel Science Prizes
The awards highlight research that encourages people to think in unusual ways.
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Myanmar's Suu Kyi To Skip UN General Assembly Amid Outrage Over Rohingya Crisis
Hundreds of thousands of minority Muslims have fled Myanmar in recent weeks.
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Malala Yousafzai Condemns China For Treatment Of Nobel Laureate Xiaobo
China refused to let Nobel Peace Prize-winner Liu Xiaobo travel for medical treatment. He died of liver failure in prison last week.
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China's Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo Dead At 61, After Years Of Imprisonment
“Without freedom, China will always remain far from civilized ideals," he wrote.
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China Refuses Overseas Treatment For Critically Ill Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Authorities will only allow doctors to see Liu Xiaobo in China.
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Over 120 Nations At The UN Are About To Ban Nuclear Weapons
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Setsuko Thurlow was thirteen years old when the first atomic bomb ever used on people ripped through Hiroshima, including
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China Grants Medical Parole To Jailed Nobel Peace Laureate Liu Xiaobo
Liu was jailed for 11 years in 2009 for “inciting subversion of state power” after he helped write a petition calling for sweeping political reforms.
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Colombian President Says Drug War More Dangerous Than All World Conflicts Combined
Juan Manuel Santos urged a major rethinking of an effort that has failed to control "this scourge that feeds violence and corruption."
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Should Obama's Nobel Prize Be Revoked?
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He is the only Nobel Peace Laureate to have spilled the most blood after being declared winner.
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The White Helmets Show The Extraordinary Bravery Of Ordinary Syrians
The rescue organization may have missed out on the Nobel Peace Prize, but they've gained international acclaim.
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2016 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded To Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos
He is the 2nd Colombian-born Nobel Laureate, after writer Gabriel García Márquez.
Shimon Peres Never Stopped Looking for New Solutions to Old Problems
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The former Israeli president and Nobel Peace Prize winner recently passed away at the age of 93.
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Archbishop Desmond Tutu Readmitted To Hospital
The Nobel Peace Prize winner returned to the hospital being discharged last Wednesday.
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Dispute Over Martin Luther King Jr.'s Nobel Medal Has Been Settled
The dispute would have pitted King’s two sons against his surviving daughter, who were at odds over whether to sell the medal.
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Elie Wiesel's Enduring Legacy
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Director, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Lessons On Tolerance From Elie Wiesel
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A public servant with experience at the White House, U.S. Depa...
Your guidance and leadership will be sincerely missed, Mr. Wiesel, but thanks to the gift of your words, we will never forget.
A Guru in the Heartland - Why You Should Know the Name Sri Sri
Counselor, teacher, writer, and global citizen
Sri Sri is most commonly known as a spiritual guru to millions of people around the world. While his work is extensive, at present, his fame is mostly in his peace-building work. He has even been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize several times.
Obama Mourns Dead In Hiroshima, Calls For World Without Nuclear Arms
"Amongst those nations like my own that own nuclear stockpiles, we must have the courage to escape the logic of fear and pursue a world without them," he said.
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Greeks Nominate Lesbos Residents And Susan Sarandon For Nobel Peace Prize
The efforts of volunteers from all around the world to help refugees on the Greek islands have not gone unnoticed.
Greeks To Be Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize For Their Role In Refugee Crisis
Hundreds of thousands of refugees have entered Europe by way of Greek islands in the Aegean Sea.
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President Obama: Make Good on Your Promise to Reduce the Nuclear Threat
Senior Writer, Union of Concerned Scientists
As President Obama prepares for his final State of the Union address tonight, there's one critical issue he has neglected over the last few years that bears revisiting: the nuclear threat, which -- along with climate change -- poses the biggest risk to the future of the planet.
Moving Stories: International Review of How Media Cover Migration
Director of Media Unlimited in Lebanon
Peace on earth, goodwill towards men (women and children), except if they're migrants, refugees, or asylum seekers, who the media worldwide have, for the most part, failed to cover accurately, fairly, in a balanced way, and ethically.
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