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The World Food Prize was created by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Norman Borlaug in 1986 to recognize scientists and others who have improved the quality and availability of food.
Chinese authorities have granted dissident Liu Xiaobo medical parole, freeing the Nobel Peace Prize winner from prison because he has terminal liver cancer.

Beijing, June 26 (Reuters) - Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winning rights activist Liu Xiaobo has been released from prison on medical parole and is being treated in hospital for late-stage liver cancer, his lawyer said on Monday in messages seen by Reuters.
Beijing (AP) - Imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo has been transferred to a hospital after being diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer, his former lawyer said Monday.
U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein called for an apology and a retraction after a state-run Chinese publication, the Global Times, published an article condemning ...

Beijing: China`s jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been granted medical parole after being diagnosed with terminal liver cancer last month, his lawyer told AFP on Monday.
Beijing, June 26 (Reuters) - Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winning rights activist Liu Xiaobo has been released from prison on medical parole and is being treated in hospital for late-stage liver cancer, his lawyer said on Monday.
Jailed Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been released on medical parole and is receiving treatment for late-stage liver cancer, lawyer Shang Baojun says.
... in activities designed to overthrow the government. He was sentenced to 11 years in jail. The following year, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize by the Norway-based Nobel Committee, a move that has greatly angered the Chinese government.Speech ...
Chinese authorities have granted dissident Liu Xiaobo medical parole, freeing the Nobel Peace Prize winner from prison because he has terminal liver cancer.
In 2010, while in prison, Liu was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for "his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China.
Liu gained enormous notice throughout the world in 2010 when he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his "long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China.
The man who fought to make child labor a crime against humanity came to Washington, D.C., last week with a message for America and its new president.
Brother is suing sister to hand over Dr. King's bible and Nobel Prize for Peace so they can be sold. Sister is not relinquishing the items so the war over the peace prize continues (the irony drips, right?
peace is about preferring ballots rather than bullets, arguments to weapons, democracy to violence," said Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in an ...
The Grammy Award-winning band is fronted by Jakob Dylan, son of Nobel Peace Prize-winning musician Bob Dylan. Tickets are $75 each.

However, they can certainly judge the merit on which the "Nobel Peace Prize" is conferred. Especially, for the contributions made towards achieving peace, protecting the rights of the poor and the most vulnerable and supporting the struggles for ...
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A volunteer with the Syrian Civil Defense, also known as the White Helmets, was caught on video dumping the mutilated bodies of Syrian Army troops.
As a diplomat in 1956, he helped pave the way to a settlement of the Suez crisis, which earned him the Nobel Peace Prize the following year.
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of education activist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Malala Yousafzai. Personal: Birth date: July 12, 1997.
What are Syria's UK-funded White Helmets doing when they're not proclaiming solidarity with London firefighters and staging fake chemical attacks to provoke a US bombing campaign of their own country?
(Des Moines)--World Food Prize Director of Global education Programs, Kelsey Tyrrell, has been named to the Governor's STEM Advisory Council.
The selection of the Dalai Lama, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989 and is the spiritual leader of Tibet, as UCSD's commencement speaker was highly controversial.
Mpho Tutu van Furth, the daughter of South African Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. Also on the panel was German philanthropist Dieter Paulmann, whose Okeanos Foundation for the sea built a modern Pacific "waka" canoe ...
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has claimed he wanted football's governing body to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
This work won him the Woodrow Wilson Foundation's peace Award in 1924, and the Nobel Peace Prize in 1937. Following his death in 1958, Lord Home - later Prime Minister Sir ALEC Douglas-Home - told the House of Lords: "In the United Nations, which ...
Beijing was punishing Norway commercially, as it is the host country of the Nobel [peace prize] committee. However, this boycott seriously damaged the international image of China, making its leaders appear petty, cruel and vindictive.
The 1989 Nobel Peace Prize winner and spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism offered his thoughts on inner peace and compassion to the graduates of UC San ...
New Delhi , June 16 : 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi has extended support to efforts of poet-diplomat Abhay K to get a common anthem for our planet.
A power shift has quietly occurred on the Norwegian Nobel Committee, which will announce the winner of the next Nobel Peace Prize winner in October. The death last winter of the committee's leader, Kaci Kullmann Five of the Conservative Party, led to ...
Halvorssen's words were on my mind when, later that evening, I walked to the Nobel peace Centre on the Oslo harbour. This lovely, light-yellow building is a museum to the Peace Laureates and their work.
The 71-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner has said she would only accept recommendations from a separate advisory commission led by former UN chief Kofi Annan.
The United Nations has removed its envoy from Myanmar in large measure because of her failure to address the dire human rights scandal of the country's Muslim Rohingya minority.
The 71-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner has said she would only accept recommendations from a separate advisory commission led by former UN chief Kofi Annan.
Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven (R) and Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi hold a news conference, at the government building Rosenbad in Stockholm, Sweden June 12, 2017.
Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani schoolgirl whose bravery and activism for female education made her the youngest-ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, is coming to DePauw University in the fall. On Monday, September 4, she will deliver a Timothy and ...
Q Costa Rica - The situation in Venezuela had two Nobel Peace Prize winners at odds on the first day of the Voy por la Paz event, a three-day (June 8, 9 & 10) forum organized by the Fundacion para la Democracia Internacional (Foundation for ...
The forward was written by the late Desmond Tutu, Anglican cleric and Nobel Peace Prize winner, and it includes essays by great thinkers of every denomination.
Instead, hits are meticulously, almost scientifically crafted to be both familiar and new. Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, by Helene Cooper.
Liberia's president says a preliminary audit has uncovered an illegal scheme by some ministry officials to award themselves loans in violation of the law.
The Nobel Peace Prize winner who became civilian leader of Burma in 2015 said she hopes to learn lessons from Canada.
"When they go low, we go high," are words that could have easily been spoken by Jerrie Cobb (Amanda Quaid) in Laurel Ollstein's new play They Promised her the moon.
Henry Kissinger just authored another book on politics and international relations, his 12th. That Nobel Peace Prize winner is now 94.
The program was created by Hugh O'Brian, gaining inspiration from Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Albert Schweitzer. He created the program with the belief that real signifcant change for the future can only come from youth.
Arrests of social media users whose posts are deemed distasteful have continued under the administration of Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi. These include the case that sparked the protest, after the chief editor and a columnist of the Voice ...
Considering the biopic bandwagon going on in Bollywood for quite some time now, one on Kailash Satyarthi is also a must. The Indian social ref...
But Lester Bowles "Mike" Pearson would grow up to become one of Toronto's most renowned sons - the only Canadian to win a Nobel Peace Prize and the prime minister who would usher in the country's most momentous social programs. Universal health ...
George revealed in February that they would be avoiding conflict zones like South Sudan or Iraq when they become parents, Amal will continue her work - which includes representing Nobel Peace Prize nominee Nadia Murad in a case against ISIS - when ...


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