Did Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed get the Nobel Prize too soon?

2020-02-15 19:53

Rights groups have raised concerns about threats to freedom of expression in the country.

Nobel Peace winner calls on Chile to end police abuses of protesters

2019-11-04 22:51

A Nobel Peace laureate has added her voice to calls for Chile to stop police violence against protesters during recent weeks of deadly anti-government unrest.

WATCH | Nobel Physics Prize honours dark matter and exoplanets

2019-10-08 14:21

Canadian-American cosmologist James Peebles and Swiss astronomers Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz have won the Nobel Physics Prize for research that increases the understanding of our place in the universe.

Abe mum on reports he nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

2019-02-18 12:40

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his chief spokesperson declined to say if Abe had nominated US President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize, though they praised Trump for dealings with North Korea.

DRC hails Mukwege Nobel win but says he's 'not infallible'

2018-10-05 16:13

DRC has congratulated crusading Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege for his "very important work" in healing rape victims but underscored that it was often at odds with him.

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to campaigners against sexual violence as a weapon of war

2018-10-05 11:29

Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad have won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for their work in fighting sexual violence in conflicts around the world.

Why the Nobel Peace Prize brings little peace

2017-10-09 08:44

Expecting the Nobel Peace Prize to bring world peace would be an unfair standard to apply. However, research shows the winners and their causes have rarely profited from the award.

The Nobel Prizes in numbers

2017-09-28 13:34

How many people have won a Nobel Prize? Who was the oldest winner? How much do they win?

Malala Yousafzai becomes an honorary Canadian citizen

Pakistani education activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai became the youngest person to ever receive honorary Canadian citizenship.

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UN chief encourages Colombia to stay the course for peace

2016-10-11 05:51

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon encourages both sides in the Colombian peace process to stay the course despite a referendum rejecting the peace treaty last week


Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

2020-02-06 17:21

The 17-year-old was nominated by two members of Sweden’s Left Party, Jens Holm and Hakan Svenneling.

WATCH | Ethiopian PM wins Nobel Peace Prize

2019-10-11 11:13

The son of poor villagers, a spy boss, and now the man behind dizzying attempts to reform Africa's fastest-growing economy and heal wounds with Ethiopia's neighbours, Abiy Ahmed has seen an unpredictable and peril-strewn rise to fame.

From Michael Jackson to Hitler, unlikely names for Nobel Peace Prize

2019-10-04 14:33

Eighty years ago on the brink of the bloodiest conflict in history, Adolf Hitler was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, illustrating that literally anyone can be nominated.

The Nobel Peace prize was given to two activists fighting against sexual violence – here’s what you should know about them

2018-10-08 16:13

Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege are using their past experiences to fight for victims.

Dr Denis Mukwege: Brave healer of DRC's most horrific wounds

2018-10-05 15:30

In Democratic Republic of Congo, they call him "Doctor Miracle" for his surgical skill and dedication in helping women overcome the injuries and trauma of sexual abuse and rape.

Trump could win the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on North Korea — if Norway lets him

2018-05-03 17:26

The Nobel Peace Prize, one of five Nobel awards generally given out annually for over 100 years, goes to whoever "shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the hold

Anti-nuclear campaign ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize

2017-10-06 11:13

Nuclear disarmament group ICAN won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its decade-long campaign to rid the world of the atomic bomb as nuclear-fuelled crises swirl over North Korea and Iran.

Luthuli's legacy lives on - Zuma

2017-07-21 18:48

Chief Albert Luthuli's legacy will live on for generations to come, President Jacob Zuma has says.

Malala Yousafzai named youngest UN Messenger of Peace

2017-04-11 20:17

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has been appointed a UN Messenger of Peace to promote girls' education, more than four years after a Taliban gunman shot her in the head.

Why Nobel Peace Prize goes to Santos

2016-10-07 22:16

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos for his ongoing efforts to end a lethal five-decades-long civil war.

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