Nobel Peace Prize losing some of its prestige?

2012-12-07 10:58

Described as the most prestigious award in the world, the Nobel Peace Prize risks losing some of its lustre because unexpected and controversial choices of late.

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.

Women's empowerment on Peace Prize stage

2011-12-08 13:36

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, “peace warrior” Leymah Gbowee and Yemeni activist Tawakkol Karman will receive their Nobel Peace Prize this weekend.


Nobel laureate Gbowee slams Sirleaf

2012-10-08 17:39

Leymah Gbowee, the social worker who won last year's Nobel Peace Prize with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has publicly disowned her co-laureate for failing to fight graft and nepotism.

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.

Gbowee in tears over Liberia violence

2011-11-08 15:46

Joint Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee says she cried all night following eve-of-election clashes that left four opposition demonstrators dead but said Liberians face a defining moment.

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