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Journalists Win Nobel Peace Prize for Quest for Freedom of Expression

Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2021 for their ongoing efforts to defend freedom of expression in their homes countries of the Philippines and Russia. In its Friday afternoon announcement, the Nobel committee...

Thirty-three EU Lawmakers Nominate Tsipras, Zaev for Nobel Peace Prize

Thirty-three members of the European Parliament signed a letter addressed to Norway's Nobel Committee proposing that the prime ministers of Greece and North Macedonia be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. "This is the first time that such a pioneering...

Flashback to Nobel Prize Winner Nadia Murad's Visit to Greece

Nadia Murad, the Iraqi Yazidi who was sold into sex slavery by ISIS and awarded the 2018 Nobel peace prize, visited Greece seeking to become the voice of refugees that were stranded in the country. During her visits in 2015 and...

Congolese Gynecologist and Yazidi Activist Win 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

Denis Mukwege, a Congolese gynecologist who treats victims of sexual violence in his country, the Democratic Republic of Congo, along with Nadia Murad, a Yazidi activist for human rights and a survivor of sexual slavery by the Islamic State...

Greece's Tsipras and FYROM's Zaev Possible Nominees for Nobel Peace Prize

According to Wiktor Nummellin, the Swedish TT news agency's special correspondent for Nobel Prizes, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras along with his counterpart of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) Zoran Zaev, are among the favorites to become nominees for...

Colombian President Snatches Nobel Peace Prize From Heroic Greek Islanders

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos is the recipient of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize handed out on Friday dashing the hopes of Greek islanders from Lesvos who had been nominated for the price due to their efforts in dealing...

Greek Islanders to Be Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

An international group of academics will propose for the residents of Greek islands who are found on the front lines of the refugee crisis to be nominated for a nobel prize. Academics from the universities of Oxford, Princeton, Harvard, Cornell...

European Union Wins Nobel Peace Prize for Uniting Continent

The European Union won the Nobel Peace Prize for its long-term role in uniting the continent, the Norwegian Nobel Committee said on Friday, an award seen as morale boost for the bloc as it struggles to resolve its debt...