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Obamas Nobel no longer undeserved

Obamas Nobel no longer undeserved

In 2009, when the Norwegian Nobel Committee decided that the Nobel Peace Prize was to be awarded to US President Barack Obama "for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples", and within the first year of his election as the American president, no one, not even the recipient himself, thought that he deserved it.  None of his past acts will match his recent, path-breaking moves towards Myanmar, Cuba and Iran. All American ..., 1 month ago

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ECPAT International, 4 weeks ago

Why Aung San Suu Kyi's Silence on the Rohingya Is Inexcusable

Tweet [embedded content] Tweet [embedded content] In awarding the Nobel Peace Prize. . . to Aung San Suu Kyi, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced in 1991, it wished to honour this woman for her unflagging efforts and to show its support for ...
 Free-i-News1 day ago Mehdi Hasan : Why Aung San Suu Kyi's Silence on the Rohingya Is Inexcusable  Huffington Post20 hours ago Aung San Suu Kyi's inexcusable silence  Yahoo! Maktoob News4 days ago Myanmar's Suu Kyi is missing from global meeting on Rohingya  Boston Globe2 days ago
Himalayan times

Nobel Peace committee demotes controversial chairman

ts controversial chairman Thorbjoern Jagland in a move unprecedented in the history of the award. The committee, which said the former Norwegian prime minister would remain as a committee member, gave no reason for its decision. However the renowned diplomat ...
 Business Standard2 months ago The Himalayan Times  Himalayan times2 months ago THE WORLD OVER: Nobel Peace panel demotes its head  Himalayan times2 months ago
The Local Norway

Norway too down on Nazi defence: Nobel chief

German infantry attacking through a burning Norwegian village, April 1940. Photo: Bundesarchiv Bild Norway put up a much stiffer fight against Nazi Germany than it has been given credit for, the historian who heads the Nobel Peace Prize committee ...
 The Local Norway1 month ago
Christian Science Monitor

Nobel laureates appeal for end to persecution of Rohingya

Copenhagen: Several Nobel Peace Prize winners on Thursday called for an end to the persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, describing it as "nothing less than genocide," and appealed for international help for them in Rakhine state. The appeal ...
 ZeeNews.com14 hours ago Suu Kyi not invited to meeting on persecuted Rohingya Muslims  Christian Science Monitor2 days ago

Abel Committee mourns over death of famed mathematician John Nash

The committee that recommends the noted Abel Prize in mathematics on Sunday expressed sorrow over the death of renowned Princeton mathematician John Nash, a Nobel and Abel Prizes laureate whose life story inspired the movie "A Beautiful Mind." "All ...
 Individual.com4 days ago

Yunus Centre's response to news reports about comments reportedly made by the prime minister about Prof Yunus

Yunus Centre, which promotes ideas and philosophies of Nobel Peace Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus, yesterday expressed shock at the alleged comments made by the prime minister, terming them incorrect and misleading. We hope that the Honourable Prime ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star3 weeks ago

Jimmy Carter criticizes Netanyahu during visit to Ramallah

Meanwhile, PA President Mahmoud Abbas is committed to convening a meeting of Palestinian factions to establish a unified forum for decisionmaking and ultimately holding long-delayed elections, Carter said. The Elders have never in all the years met ...
 Albawaba3 weeks ago Carter slams Netanyahu, praises Abbas  Jerusalem Post3 weeks ago

Plan to nominate sex slaves for Nobel Prize

By Kim Se-jeong Two women's advocacy groups will nominate 53 Korean survivors of sexual slavery during World War II for the Nobel Peace Prize, activists said Wednesday. "We are now discussing the plan because we believe the victims deserve the ...
 Korea Times4 weeks ago
The Local Norway

'Beautiful mind' wins Norway maths 'Nobel'

John F. Nash Jr. and Louis Nirenberg. Photo: NYU Photo Bureau:Hollenshead (Louis Nirenberg) and Peter Badge/NYU Photo Bureau:Hollenshead Two Americans described as "mathematical giants of the 20th century", including John Nash of "A Beautiful ...
 The Local Norway2 months ago Two US mathematicians win 'maths Nobel' for 2015  ProKerala.com2 months ago John F Nash jr. and Louis Nirenberg share the Abel Prize  Alpha Galileo2 months ago American Mathematicians Nash, Nirenberg Win Abel Math Prize  ABC News2 months ago
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