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Why the Nobel Peace Prize brings little peace
The Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 was awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons , an advocacy group that has worked to draw attention to their “catastrophic humanitarian consequences.” Every year, the winners of the Nobel ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago
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Nobel Prize went to an idea whose time has not come
‘To give the Nobel Prize to a group, which led the effort to produce a still born baby is either the height of optimism or the depth of despair. 'To imagine that no one contributed to global peace to deserve the prize in 2017 is to be extremely cynical about peacemakers around the globe,’ says Ambassador T P Sreenivasan. It looks that the world will become much worse before it gets better and the Nobel Peace Prize this year to an anti-nuclear group does not seem to help, says T P ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago
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Anti-nuclear campaign ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize
The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) won the Nobel Peace Prize, as the Norwegian Nobel Committee warned that the risk of a nuclear conflict is greater than for a long time. The Nobel Peace Prize, worth nine million Swedish crowns ...
 Asia Net India1 week ago
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Anti-nuclear weapons group ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize
Oslo:The Nobel Peace Prize was on Friday awarded to the Geneva-based International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), an official announcement said. The chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Berit Reiss-Andersen, said the award had been made in ...
 Mathrubhumi1 week ago
Nobel Peace Prize awarded to anti-nuclear weapons group
The Nobel Peace Prize was on Friday awarded to the Geneva-based International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), an official announcement said.The chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Berit Reiss-Andersen, said the award had been made in ...
 Prokerala1 week ago
Petition seeks to revoke Suu Kyi's Nobel over Rohingya crisis
Thousands of people have signed an online petition calling for the Nobel committee to revoke Aung San Suu Kyis peace prize over the Myanmar governments treatment of its Rohingya Muslims. But the Norwegian Nobel committee has ruled out any such move, saying ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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Nobel institute: Myanmar leader can't be stripped of prize
The organisation that oversees the Nobel Peace Prize said today the 1991 prize awarded to Myanmar's Aung Sang Suu Kyi cannot be revoked.Olav Njolstad, head of the Norwegian Nobel Institute in an email said that neither the will of prize founder Alfred Nobel nor the Nobel Foundation's rules provide for the possibility of withdrawing the honour from laureates."It is not possible to strip a Nobel Peace Prize laureate of his or her award once bestowed," Njolstad wrote. "None of the prize awarding ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Nobel Peace Prize awarded to anti-nuclear campaign group
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded today to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, an organisation seeking to eliminate atomic weapons through an international treaty-based prohibition.The Geneva-based ICAN won the USD 1.1 million prize because ...
 Business Standard1 week ago

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