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Nobel Peace Prize: One of five Nobel Prizes established by Alfred Nobel
The Nobel Peace Prize is one of the five Nobel Prizes established by the will of Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature. Since March 1901, it has been awarded annually to those who have "done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses".

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Ethiopians cross to Sudan to flee fighting in northern Tigray region [Video]

Ethiopians cross to Sudan to flee fighting in northern Tigray region

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, last year's Nobel Peace Prize winner, on Sunday gave the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) 72 hours to surrender -- an ultimatum rejected by the leader of the dissident..

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From peace prize to civil war in a year? Ethiopia PM sends in military [Video]

From peace prize to civil war in a year? Ethiopia PM sends in military

Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize last year. Now Ethiopia's PM has sent the military into a northern region, stoking fears of a civil war. View on euronews

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Nobel Peace Prize winning World Food Programme battling challenges of Covid-19 [Video]

Nobel Peace Prize winning World Food Programme battling challenges of Covid-19

The World Food Programme was awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize for its "efforts to combat hunger". Now it has to grapple with the challenges posed by Covid-19. View on euronews

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India's association with Nobel Prize winner 'World Food Program' is historic: PM Modi [Video]

India's association with Nobel Prize winner 'World Food Program' is historic: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 16 dedicated to the nation 17 recently developed bio-fortified varieties of eight crops on World Food Day. He said that, "This year's Nobel Peace Prize being..

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Nobel Peace Prize Is Awarded to the World Food Program [Video]

Nobel Peace Prize Is Awarded to the World Food Program

The World Food Program (WFP) is a UN agency that feeds nearly 100 million people a year.

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World Food Programme awarded 2020 Nobel Peace Prize [Video]

World Food Programme awarded 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

WFP wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for efforts to combat hunger and food insecurity around the world.

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UN food agency wins Nobel Peace Prize [Video]

UN food agency wins Nobel Peace Prize

The United Nations' World Food Programme, which has coordinated medical logistics during the coronavirus pandemic, won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, in what its boss said was a call to action that..

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Peace Prize recognises world hunger on the rise [Video]

Peace Prize recognises world hunger on the rise

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World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize [Video]

World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has awarded the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize to theWorld Food Programme. The United Nations agency was honoured for its effortsto combat hunger, its contribution to bettering..

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Nobel Peace Prize 2020: World Food Programme wins for efforts to combat hunger [Video]

Nobel Peace Prize 2020: World Food Programme wins for efforts to combat hunger

World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize 2020 for efforts to combat hunger

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Nobel Peace Prize goes to UN World Food Programme [Video]

Nobel Peace Prize goes to UN World Food Programme

The United Nations food agency, the World Food Programme (WFP), won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its efforts to combat hunger and improve conditions for peace in areas affected by conflict...

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U.N. World Food Program wins Nobel Peace Prize [Video]

U.N. World Food Program wins Nobel Peace Prize

The United Nations food agency, the World Food Program (WFP), won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday (October 9) for its efforts to combat hunger and improve conditions for peace in conflict-affected..

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Greta Thunberg laughs off Nobel Peace Prize talk [Video]

Greta Thunberg laughs off Nobel Peace Prize talk

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg laughed off her chances of winning the Nobel Peace Prize, which has just been announced, as she took part in a weekly school strike.

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How does the Nobel Peace Prize work? [Video]

How does the Nobel Peace Prize work?

Greta Thunberg, Edward Snowden, and the people of Hong Kong are all potential contenders for this year's Nobel Peace Prize. Megan Revell runs through some of the other nominees and explains how they..

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Joe Biden Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize [Video]

Joe Biden Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

On Monday, British lawmaker Chris Bryant revealed that he nominated Joe Biden for a Nobel Peace Prize.

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Ethiopia accused by Amnesty of illegal killings and mass arrests

The incidents happened in 2019 when the prime minister won the Nobel Peace Prize, Amnesty says.
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Facebook names first members of oversight board that can overrule Zuckerberg

Facebook Inc's new content oversight board will include a former head of state, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and several constitutional law experts and rights advocates in its first 20 members, the..
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Aung San Suu Kyi opens Facebook account

The former Nobel Peace Prize winner has been strongly criticised over the Rohingya crisis.
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Former Finnish president Ahtisaari has coronavirus, presidency says

Finland's former president Martti Ahtisaari, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2008, has tested positive for the coronavirus, the president's office said on Tuesday.
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Climate activist Thunberg heads growing field of Nobel Peace Prize candidates

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, pro-democracy campaigners in Hong Kong and the NATO military alliance are among those tipped for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize, following nominations by..
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Trump says he deserves Nobel Peace Prize not Abiy Ahmed

He implied that he saved Ethiopia from war but Ethiopia's leader received the peace prize instead.
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Myanmar's Suu Kyi back in U.N. court for final day of genocide hearing

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi returned to the International Court of Justice on Thursday to defend Myanmar against accusations it has committed genocide against its Rohingya Muslim..
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Myanmar's Suu Kyi leads genocide defense at World Court

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace prize laureate, arrived at the World Court on Wednesday, to lead her country's defense against accusations of genocide against its Rohingya Muslim..
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Nobel peace laureate Abiy says militants, global powers threaten Horn of Africa

Militant groups and global military powers both pose a threat to peace and stability in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Tuesday after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize..
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Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed: Inside the mind of this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner

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South African anti-apartheid campaigner Archbishop Tutu in hospital

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and veteran of South Africa's anti-apartheid struggle Desmond Tutu has been admitted to hospital for the treatment of an infection, his office said on Wednesday.
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The man who fed the world

In 1970 Dr Norman Borlaug was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his pioneering work developing disease-resistant crops.
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Ethiopia's Abiy wins Nobel Peace Prize for resolving conflict with Eritrea

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his peacemaking efforts which ended two decades of hostility with longtime enemy Eritrea.
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Ethiopian PM 'humbled, thrilled' with Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is "humbled and thrilled" at becoming the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, he said in a recorded phone call with the secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee..
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Ethiopian Nobel Peace Prize winner ruffles feathers at home

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Ethiopia 'proud as a nation' over Nobel Peace Prize: PM Abiy's office

Ethiopia is "proud as a nation" for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's Nobel Peace Prize award, his office said in a statement on Friday.
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Full text of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize citation

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Indigenous chief Raoni Metuktire, proposed for the Nobel Peace Prize, said on Wednesday his people would not leave the Amazon and called on Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro to step down, a day after the..
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Brazil's Amazon chief Raoni tapped for 2020 Nobel Peace Prize nomination

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