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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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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..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed receives Nobel Peace Prize [Video]Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed receives Nobel Peace Prize

He was recognised for his work in ending a two-decade-long conflict between Ethiopia and Eritrea.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:50Published


Analysis: Ethiopia PM receives Nobel Peace Prize [Video]Analysis: Ethiopia PM receives Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has just received the Nobel peace prize for his efforts fostering peace with the country's neighbour, Eritrea.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 04:19Published

Suu Kyi faces down Hague's genocide probe [Video]Suu Kyi faces down Hague's genocide probe

Aung San Suu Kyi arrived at the International Court of Justice in The Hague on Tuesday to defend Myanmar against accusations of genocide against Rohingya Muslims. Opposing her is Gambia's Justice..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:00Published

An icon's journey: Aung San Suu Kyi's life in troubled Myanmar [Video]An icon's journey: Aung San Suu Kyi's life in troubled Myanmar

On Tuesday, World Human Rights Day, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi will fight accusations of genocide brought against her country at the International Court of Justice. This timeline charts her..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:20Published

The Gambian minister taking on Myanmar's Suu Kyi [Video]The Gambian minister taking on Myanmar's Suu Kyi

Gambia's justice minister is coming to the aid of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims and taking its case to The Hague. Adam Reed reports

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:55Published

Meet the beetle named after Greta Thunberg [Video]Meet the beetle named after Greta Thunberg

Climate change activist Greta Thunberg may have been tipped for the Nobel Peace Prize, but she has now been afforded perhaps the ultimate honour: having a beetle named after her. Francesca Lynagh..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:54Published

The last Soviet leader warns history is repeating itself [Video]The last Soviet leader warns history is repeating itself

Mikhail Gorbachev saw the Cold War end. Now Russia's last Soviet head of state is demanding that Moscow and Washington walk away from a new era of 'militarized politics,' or risk calamity. Matthew..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:09Published

 

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

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has published a book outlining his philosophy of "medemer".
BBC News - Published

Ethiopia PM should talk to media when collecting Peace Prize: Nobel committee

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will not talk to the news media when he is in Oslo next week to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, drawing rare criticism from the award committee, which says a free and..
Reuters - Published

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.
Reuters - Published

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.
BBC News - Published

A son and father reunited, like many under Nobel winner Abiy's Ethiopia-Eritrea peace deal

For Samson Berhane, the news that Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed had won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize was deeply personal.
Reuters - Published

Nobel Peace Prize: Has Abiy brought peace to East Africa?

The Ethiopian prime minister has won the Nobel Peace Prize, but how successful has he been?
BBC News - Published

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.
Reuters - Published

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

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, winner of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for ending 20 years of hostility with neighboring Eritrea, can arouse strong reactions at home.
Reuters - Published

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.
Reuters - Published

Full text of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize citation

The Norwegian Nobel Committee, which on Friday awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, released the following statement:
Reuters - Published

Nobel Prize: Could Greta Thunberg win it and why is it important?

Greta Thunberg is a nominee for the 100th Nobel Peace Prize, with the winner being announced on Friday.
BBC News - Published

Brazil's Amazon chief Raoni calls on Bolsonaro to step down

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..
Reuters - Published

Archbishop Tutu hails Prince Harry and Meghan as caring couple while baby Archie beams

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu hailed Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan as "genuinely caring" people when the royal couple visited the former archbishop along with their..
Reuters - Published

Brazil's Amazon chief Raoni tapped for 2020 Nobel Peace Prize nomination

A group of Brazilian anthropologists and environmentalists has put forward Chief Raoni Metuktire of the Kayapó tribe as a candidate for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for a lifetime of work protecting the..
Reuters - Published

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