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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    US' turn to fear Nobel Peace Prize embarrassment

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Frank Ching says this week's Peace Prize and Sakharov awards have got the US fearing the sort of embarrassment China used to dread Nobel nerves This year's Nobel ... that the Nobel Peace Prize and the Sakharov Prize did not go to Chinese dissidents. Eventually, the Sakharov Prize went to Hu Jia, an imprisoned dissident, in 2008, and the Peace Prize went to another ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria chemical weapons monitors awarded Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Oslo Nobel for chemical weapons body The global chemical weapons watchdog working to eliminate chemical arms stockpiles in Syria won the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize yesterday. ... this to the fore. The entire international community has been made aware of our work." Nobel Peace Prize committee head Thorbjoern Jagland said the award was a reminder to nations such as the US ...

  3. News - World - NORWAY

    Anti-chemical-weapons watchdog accepts 2013 Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 10:36pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Oslo Watchdog receives peace prize and its leader recalls 'nefarious legacy' of warfare's toxic tools Nobel day for anti-chemical weapons group Recalling the "burning, blinding and suffocating" horrors of chemical weapons, the head of a watchdog group trying to consign them to history accepted the Nobel Peace Prize. Fellow winners in medicine, ...

  4. News - World

    Nobel Peace Prize winner wants to focus on eliminating Syria arms

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 05:29pm by AFP

    ... to focus on Syria job The winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize is a body that has spent years trying to rid the world of chemical weapons in relative obscurity and was recently thrust ... said he did not want the Nobel Peace Prize to overshadow its dangerous mission in Syria. "We don't want to be seen as a one-note song," he said. Chemical weapons were first used ...

  5. News - World - NORWAY

    European Union receives Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 09:18pm by Associated Press in Oslo

    ... Associated Press in Oslo The European Union has received this year’s Nobel Peace Prize in the Norwegian capital for promoting peace and human rights in Europe for six decades following ... and medals at a ceremony in Oslo’s City Hall. Prize committee chairman Thorbjoern Jagland cited the 27-nation bloc for helping “a continent of war to becoming a continent of peace. In this process ...

  6. News - World - NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

    Snowden and Putin among record 278 candidates for Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 10:17pm by AFP

    ... schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai and Russian President Vladimir Putin are among the nominees for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, as the Nobel Institute announced a record 278 candidates. "The ... belonging to the regime of Bashar al-Assad be put under international control. Being nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize is relatively easy, since thousands of people can suggest candidates: ...

  7. News - World - NOBEL PRIZES

    EU wins Nobel Peace Prize for uniting continent

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 05:16pm by Reuters in Oslo

    ... Reuters in Oslo The European Union won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for promoting peace, democracy and human rights over six decades in an award seen as a morale boost as the bloc ... in Europe.” Helmut Kohl, the chancellor who reunified Germany and pushed the country into the euro, said: “The Nobel Peace Prize for the EU is above all a confirmation of the European peace project,” ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... measures designed to ease Britain's massive fiscal deficit. Leaders of some public-sector unions are pressing for the strike to take place early in the new year.   Peace concert celebrates the EU Europe lets its hair down and celebrates the European Union's selection as Nobel Peace Prize laureate at a special concert in the Norwegian capital, Oslo. Sex and the City star Sarah ...

  9. News - World - NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

    Could Hillary Clinton and Kofi Annan sit on Nobel Peace Prize committee?

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Oslo Fallout against Norway from China's furious reaction to awarding of peace prize to dissident could see body widened to include foreigners Nobel committee may become international International figures such as Kofi Annan and Hillary Rodham Clinton could get a say in who wins the Nobel Peace Prize, as a recent spat with China pushes Norway ...

  10. Lawmakers take Liu campaign to world

    Posted Oct 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong are taking the campaign for the release of jailed mainland dissident Liu Xiaobo to the world stage, inviting Nobel Prize laureates ... announced the award of the peace prize to Liu, who is serving an 11-year sentence in Liaoning province for subversion. Beijing has denounced the award as 'a desecration' and has ...




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