Wednesday 23 May 2018
Nobel peace prize

Arab Spring, Africa in Nobel peace prize talk

The Arab Spring is widely tipped to be recognised with the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, but Africans, from Liberia, or perhaps Sudan, offer a strong challenge that may have more global appeal for the judges. With no woman winning the award


China says will not yield to Nobel pressure

China will not yield to outside  pressure on jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, the  Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, striking a combative tone  the day before the award is due to be formally bestowed. Ministry


Obama, surprise winner of Nobel Peace Prize

Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday in a stunning decision that honoured the first-year US president more for promise than achievement and drew both praise and skepticism around the world. The bestowal of one of the world's to

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