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

Colombian President Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize

2016-10-07 11:26

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has won the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end a civil war that killed more than 200 000 Colombians.

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.


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.

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.

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