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A Quaker organization that received the 1947 Nobel Peace Prize for its work assisting and rescuing victims of the Nazis is among the blacklisted groups whose senior activists have been barred from entering Israel. peace activists in Israel who have worked with the group expressed surprise at the decision.
Tikfetzu Lee praises Israel's superiority and writes, "Israelis have won 12 Nobel prizes, which equals the number of Nobel winners in all the 50 Muslim countries combined (seven of those 50 are for peace)." May I ask why Mr Lee had to specifically note that seven prizes won by the 50 Muslim countries were ...

The unrest in Iran is just "the beginning of a big movement" that could be more widespread than the demonstrations of 2009, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Iranian lawyer Shirin Ebadi said in an interview Sunday. "I think the protests are not going to end soon. It seems to me that we are witnessing the ...
Iran unrest 'start of a big movement', says Nobel Peace Prize-winner Ebadi ... The unrest in Iran is just "the beginning of a big movement" that could be more widespread than the demonstrations of 2009, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Iranian lawyer Shirin Ebadi said in an interview on Sunday. "I think the ...
OSLO, Norway -- It happens every year on Dec. 10 at the City Hall, Oslo, Norway. The Nobel Peace Prize Committee awards a Nobel Peace Prize to a respected individual or organization in recognition of work for peaceful purposes. This year, I was invited to attend the ceremony in Oslo, which I did, and ...
10, the Nobel Peace Prize was presented to the International Campaign to Abolish nuclear weapons (ICAN). Its ambitious goal is to rid the world of nuclear weapons, and it has have played a critical role in moving toward that goal through the United Nations' recent passage of the Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear ...

In Oslo on December 10, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish nuclear weapons (ICAN) and was accepted on behalf of the Campaign by its executive director, Beatrice Fihn, and by Setsuko Thurlow, an ICAN campaigner and survivor of the 1945 Hiroshima ...
Barack Obama 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Under Fire in Israel. Israeli official demand Barack Obama return his Nobel Peace Prize if the former president stopped Project Cassandra to appease Iran. Cassandra was investigating the global drug trafficking ring led by terrorist group Hezbollah. ByDorianne ...
Norwegian DJ and producer Matoma was one of the few select acts given the honor to perform at the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize concert. In 2015, Kygo made history in becoming the first electronic artist to play at the concert, performing alongside fellow Norway natives a-ha and Aurora. For this year's edition ...
The Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Norway honored the International Campaign to Abolish nuclear weapons. The group's leader, Beatrice Fihn, above right, warned that "our mutual destruction is only one impulsive tantrum away." [The Guardian]. • Japan's defense minister announced plans to acquire ...
The destruction of humankind is one "impulsive tantrum away", the Australian-founded winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, the International Campaign to Abolish nuclear weapons, warned overnight on Sunday as the United States and North Korea exchange threats over Pyongyang's nuclear testing regime.
OSLO -- Injecting rare drama into a process that is supposed to be shielded from politics, members of the Norwegian Parliament have blocked the appointment of a right-leaning populist politician to the committee that awards the Nobel Peace Prize. For nearly three decades, from 1978 to 2006, the ...
An international gathering of Nobel Peace Prize winners and peace activists met in Friends House, London last week to face a challenge: how to get nuclear states on side with the nuclear weapons Ban Treaty. Declaring that there are no safe hands for unsafe weapons, the activists spoke about building ...
The recent awarding of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway, made news in many countries, if not our own. It is awarded each year on Dec. 10, the day the Universal Declaration of human rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. In elegant surroundings, 1,000 invited ...
Astana - Kazakh artist and Honorary Ambassador of The ATOM Project Karipbek Kuyukov took part in the Dec. 10 ceremony in Oslo, Norway where the International Campaign to Abolish nuclear weapons (ICAN) organisation was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017.
Barack Obama allowed the terror group Hezbollah to sell $200 million in cocaine annually in American cities to facilitate Iran nuclear DEAl. Multiple DEA agents speaking anonymously to Politico have confirmed that Team Obama spent eight years derailing a multi-agency investigation targeting Hezbollah, ...
The recent awarding of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway, made news in many countries, if not our own. It is awarded each year on Dec. 10, the day the Universal Declaration of human rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. In elegant surroundings, 1,000 invited ...

Barack Obama 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Under Fire in Israel. Israeli official demand Barack Obama return his Nobel Peace Prize if the former president stopped Project Cassandra to appease Iran. Cassandra was investigating the global drug trafficking ring led by terrorist group Hezbollah. ByDorianne ...
Norwegian DJ and producer Matoma was one of the few select acts given the honor to perform at the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize concert. In 2015, Kygo made history in becoming the first electronic artist to play at the concert, performing alongside fellow Norway natives a-ha and Aurora. For this year's edition ...
Santa Barbara 11-year-old Lila Woodard performed with her Le Petit Cirque Co. at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert on Monday in Oslo, Norway. Lila is the contortionist in the orange and yellow costume who appears to the left of the blond girl. Lila, who is a featured performer in the company, is a ...
In 2013, when new protests threatened Tunisia's nascent democracy, it helped mediate an end to the crisis, which earned it a share of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2015. But the UGTT is also at the heart of Tunisia's economic problems. One of the biggest drags on growth is the bloated bureaucracy.
Earlier this week in Oslo, the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize was officially given to the International Campaign to Abolish nuclear weapons (ICAN), a global campaign that was launched in Melbourne in 2007. ICAN lobbied to establish a special UN working group on nuclear disarmament, campaigned for the UN ...
The nuclear annihilation of humanity is "only one impulsive tantrum away," the head of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish nuclear weapons (ICAN) warned Sunday as she collected this year's award. Beatrice Fihn used her speech to describe nuclear weapons as "a ...
Setsuko Thurlow, ICAN campaigner and Hiroshima survivor, accompanied by Nobel Committee members Tone Jorstad, Inger-Marie Ytterhorn and Thorbjorn Jagland, are seen on the occasion of the award ceremony of the Nobel Peace Prize to ICAN at City Hall. Photo: NTB Scanpix / Berit Roald via ...
The International Campaign to Abolish nuclear weapons, which won this year's Nobel Peace Prize, on Sunday said the world was "one tiny tantrum away" from a nuclear crisis. The group also said a country's "moment of panic" could lead to the "destruction of cities and the deaths of millions of civilians.
Maharashtra State Commission for women said they would seek a detailed inquiry; Air Vistara said it would look into the complaint, and that it had "zero tolerance for such behaviour". Nobel peace laureate urges nuclear powers to adopt ban-the-bomb treaty. Beatrice Fihn, head of International Campaign to ...
Taipei, Dec. 10 (CNA) A recent letter written by the widow of the late Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo (劉曉波) indicates that she is suffering from severe depression as she is under house arrest in Beijing. In a letter to the 2009 Nobel literature Prize Laureate Herta Mueller, Liu Xia (劉霞) ...
Moscow -- A survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima compared her struggle to survive in 1945 to the objectives of the group awarded this year's Nobel's peace Prize during a formal presentation Sunday. Setsuko Thurlow, who was 13 years old when the U.S. bomb devastated her Japanese city ...
The Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Norway honored the International Campaign to Abolish nuclear weapons. The group's leader, Beatrice Fihn, above right, warned that "our mutual destruction is only one impulsive tantrum away." [The Guardian]. • Japan's defense minister announced plans to acquire ...
The destruction of humankind is one "impulsive tantrum away", the Australian-founded winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, the International Campaign to Abolish nuclear weapons, warned overnight on Sunday as the United States and North Korea exchange threats over Pyongyang's nuclear testing regime.
NEW YORK -- The Nobel Peace Prize winner will be serenaded by John Legend on Monday, and for that they can thank Legend's infant daughter - and a second baby on the way. The Grammy winner will take the stage at the Telenor Arena in Oslo, Norway, on Dec. 11 for Nobel Peace Prize Concert, a gig ...
"This year's Nobel Peace Prize recognises thousands of people across the world who are working towards a nuclear-free world, but specifically it highlights the nuclear ban treaty launched at the United Nations earlier this year, and the Nobel Committee has called upon nuclear weapons states to back the ...
Hong Kong, Dec. 8 (CNA) A Hong Kong activist group took to the streets Friday to urge Beijing to release Liu Xia (劉霞), the widow of the late Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo (劉曉波). About 20 people attended the protest organized by the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic ...
When an Australian-born movement to ban nuclear weapons receives the world's most prestigious award this weekend, Russia will be the only declared nuclear power with a top diplomat present. Israel is sending an ambassador, though it does not confirm or deny it has nuclear warheads, while the US, ...
Celebrating the awarding of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to ICAN (the International Campaign to Abolish nuclear weapons) on December 10, the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association urges further efforts to realize the vision of a world free of nuclear weapons embodied in the Treaty on the ...
OSLO -- Injecting rare drama into a process that is supposed to be shielded from politics, members of the Norwegian Parliament have blocked the appointment of a right-leaning populist politician to the committee that awards the Nobel Peace Prize. For nearly three decades, from 1978 to 2006, the ...
Kevin Spacey allegedly groped royal's testicles after hosting Nobel Peace Prize bash. Norway's Ari Behn's wife is fourth in line to the throne. The couple wed in 2002 but ... Spacey, 58, had just hosted a Nobel Peace Prize bash. Ari, husband of Princess Martha Louise, said: "He was sitting right next to me.
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi faces the challenge of either sustaining the support of Myanmar Buddhists to remain in power or condemning the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingyas and living up to her Nobel laureate duty. For a country which never gained civilian institutions or state systems and ...
GREENSBORO, NC -- This guy might not look familiar to you but he could be the key to you being better at managing money. Professor Richard Thaler won a Nobel Peace Prize in economic sciences. He teaches at University of Chicago's Booth school of Business and studies and publishes research on ...
The Nobel Peace Prize is widely considered to be one of the most prestigious awards on the planet. Members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, who choose the recipients of the Nobel prizes, have a tremendous amount of power to promote and reward virtue in the world. However, the selection of the ...
Now, the Daytona Beach Campus civil engineering major will be attending the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony on Dec. 10, the most iconic and recognized humanitarian award in the world. She'll also be working over the next year to make her own world impact after being named part of the Telenor youth ...
His approach must be effective, because the anti-nuclear weapons organization that Helfand helped to found, called physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR), shared in a Nobel Peace Prize as the US affiliate of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear war. And little over a month ago, ...
... joint government-civilian committee kicked off Thursday to campaign for nominating two elderly Austrian women for the Nobel Peace Prize for ...
In reality, however, conferring of the Nobel Peace Prize will not be having any tangible outcome. It will not create a consensus for reversing ...
Hiroshima/Nagasaki - The mayors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki will attend next month's Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, at which the award ...
They're all Nobel Peace Prize winners, and if they show up to this year's celebration on Monday, Dec. 11, they can also say they've seen ...
2007 Nobel Peace Prize co-winner Tom Werkema Jr. explains climate change data during his lecture "The science of Climate Change" ...
Locsin said it is unfair to think that Suu Kyi needs to return her Nobel Peace Prize because of what is happening in her country now.
Nagasaki - Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue plans to attend the award ceremony for the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize on Dec. 10 in Oslo.
A former Cockermouth school pupil who is part of a group of anti-nuclear weapons campaigners which has been awarded the Nobel peace ...


 

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