Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize for role in ending 20-year-old conflict with Eritrea

Abiy, 43, took office after widespread protests pressured the longtime ruling coalition and hurt one of the world's fastest growing economies.

published on : 11th October 2019

Bangladesh court orders arrest of Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus

Yunus was removed in 2011 as head of the micro-lender Grameen Bank that he founded, a move widely seen as orchestrated by Hasina.

published on : 9th October 2019

Odds favour Greta Thunberg for Peace Prize, but experts sceptical

In August last year, Greta Thunberg began sitting alone in front of Sweden's parliament on Fridays with a sign reading 'School Strike for the Climate'. 

published on : 9th October 2019

Nobel Peace Prize buzz for climate activist Greta Thunberg 

A day before the Peace Prize announcement on October 11 in Oslo, the Swedish Academy, which awards the Literature Prize, will reveal its choices in Stockholm.

published on : 3rd October 2019

Afghans resume Peace talks with Taliban

Stakes are high for Afghans and Taliban talks which follow a week of US-Taliban negotiations with both sides eyeing a resolution to the bloody 18-year conflict.

published on : 8th July 2019

ICAN Nobel win 'good omen' for nuclear ban treaty's ratification: United Nations

The historic nuclear weapons ban treaty was signed by 122 countries in July.

published on : 6th October 2017

ICAN: staunch campaigners for an end to nuclear weapons

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which on Friday won the Nobel Peace Prize, is urgently pressing to consign the bomb to history.

published on : 6th October 2017

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.

published on : 6th October 2017

Rohingya tragedy marks death of Nobel Peace Prize, says Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday said that violence in Myanmar against the Rohingya Muslims marks the "death of Nobel Peace Prize".

published on : 12th September 2017

Nobel laureates urge Saudi Arabia's King Salman to halt 14 executions

Ten Nobel Peace Prize winners are appealing to Saudi Arabia's king and crown prince to show mercy and halt the executions of 14 young people sentenced to death for participating in protests in 2012.

published on : 12th August 2017