ARTICLES RELATING TO NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

Tunisians receive Nobel Peace Prize amid state of emergency

2015-12-08 11:12

The Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded to four civil society groups who led Tunisia's transition to democracy, though the country has now been plunged into a state of emergency as it battles the threat of jihadism.

Tunisian democracy group wins Nobel Peace Prize

2015-10-09 11:17

The Nobel Peace Prize jury says The National Dialogue Quartet in Tunisia has won this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

Tutu urges pope to meet Dalai Lama

2014-12-15 21:45

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has appealed to Pope Francis to reconsider meeting the Dalai Lama.

Tutu marks 30 years since getting Nobel prize

2014-12-12 08:04

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu appealed to South Africans to resuscitate the values associated with its early days of democracy as he marked 30 years since receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.

Taliban splinter group threatens Malala

2014-10-11 13:12

A powerful breakaway faction of the Pakistani Taliban has threatened teen education activist Malala Yousafzai with "sharp and shiny knives", hours after she was declared joint winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.

Malala at school when told of Nobel Peace Prize award

2014-10-10 12:36

Teenager Malala Yousafzai was at school in the city of Birmingham in central England when she was told she had won the Nobel Peace Prize, a spokesperson says.

Guessing game ahead of 2014 Nobel literature prize

2014-10-07 14:03

Amid fevered speculation over who gets the Nobel literature prize this year, punters and experts are considering language, geography, genre and even age to try and pin down the winner.

Tutu rejects Nobel Peace Prize for EU

2012-11-30 09:36

Archbishop Desmond Tutu and two other Nobel Peace laureates have written to the foundation in protest at the decision to award the 2012 prize to the EU.

ElBaradei returns to Egyptian politics

2012-04-29 16:03

Egyptian reform leader ElBaradei has launched a new Constitution Party he says aims to unite Egyptians and saves the revolution from a messy transition.

Gbowee launches peace foundation

2012-02-06 22:23

Joint Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee has launched a peace foundation in Liberia aimed at lifting young girls out of social squalor and giving them life skills.

 

Angela Merkel praises Nobel choice

2015-10-09 12:01

Chancellor Angela Merkel praises the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Tunisian democracy activists and, through her spokesperson, brushes aside speculation that she herself had been a top contender for the prize.

Malala heartbroken by Pakistan school slayings

2014-12-16 15:19

Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012, says she is heartbroken by "the senseless and cold blooded" killing of scores of children by Taliban militants in Pakistan.

Tutu laments SA's 'time warp'

2014-12-12 17:36

Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu has made a scathing assessment of South Africa's fall from grace since the euphoria over the end of apartheid 20 years ago.

Tutu urges South Africans to follow in Mandela's footsteps

2014-12-05 00:43

One year after Nelson Mandela's death, fellow Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has called on South Africans to emulate the anti-apartheid hero's example.

Nobel peace prize 'an honour to children in slavery'

2014-10-10 14:08

Indian children's rights advocate Kailash Satyarthi dedicated the Nobel Peace Prize that he shared on Friday with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai to children in slavery.

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Social media lights up as Yousafzai, Satyarthi win Nobel Prize

Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi have won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. Social media lit up with messages of congratulations for the two laureates. Watch.

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US rebuked Norway on Obama Nobel Peace Prize

2014-05-15 17:42

Barack Obama's administration rebuked Norway after he won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize, saying it was an awkward honour for an as-yet untested leader, a Norwegian diplomat revealed.

Summit fatigue leads to bad decisions

2012-11-22 14:34

Europe is governed at night by leaders in an advanced state of exhaustion, disregarding evidence that this can lead to bad decisions, or non-decisions.

Yemen Nobel laureate gets death threat

2012-02-17 16:02

Yemeni Nobel Peace laureate Tawakkul Karman has received a death threat from Muslim militants for alleged blasphemy, a report says.

Nobel Peace Prize jury probed

2012-02-02 10:01

Nobel Peace Prize officials are facing an inquiry over accusations they have drifted away from the prize's original selection criteria by choosing such winners as President Barack Obama.

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