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International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

A spokesman for the United States State Department issued an announcement on Tuesday, commemorating the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, urging nations to take action to protect journalists around the world. At a time when an...

Nobel Prize Winners Call for Governments to Take Action on Climate

Italian Nobel Prize winner Giorgio Parisi urged governments to step up their battle with climate change on Tuesday. The 73-year-old physicist, who works at the Sapienza Università di Roma, is one of three people awarded the 2021 Noble Prize for...

Giorgos Seferis: The First Greek Poet to Win the Nobel Prize

On December 10, 1963, Greek diplomat and poet Giorgos Seferis was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature by King Gustav of Sweden.

Jeff Bezos Invests in Anti-Aging Start-up

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is reportedly joining Russian-Israeli businessman Yuri Milner to fund a start-up that aims to prevent the effects of aging and potentially make people live forever. The start-up that Bezos is investing in is called Alto Labs....

Greece Nominates European Court of Human Rights for 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement on Friday announcing the decision taken by the country's current administration regarding their nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize for 2020. ''Greece, by the decision of the Greek government, proposes the...

Greek, FYROM PM's to be Nominated for Nobel Prize

The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Tunisian economist Wided Bouchamaoui, has announced that she will nominate the two prime ministers of Greece and FYROM, Alexis Tsipras and Zoran Zaev, to receive the honor in 2019. Bouchamaoui's initiative to honor the...

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...

Campaign Launched for the Greek Islands to Win the Nobel Prize

Campaign for the Greek islands Activists have started an online campaign, requesting that the Greek islands receive the Nobel Peace Prize, for their response to the refugee crisis. The “vote that the Greek Islands Receive the Nobel Peace Prize for their...

15 Nobel Prize Winners Urge Europe and the USA to Help Greece

Fifteen Nobel laureates have co-signed a petition urging European authorities as well as the United States to help Greece recover from the financial crisis and return to growth, in an activity initiated by Dr. Harald zur Hausen, who won...

German Nobelist: Greece is Losing Bright Minds Due to Crisis

The European Union should support Greece, particularly in the science, research and technology sector in order to help the country end the crisis, noted German virologist Harald zur Hausen, Nobel Prize winner for Medicine and Physiology in 2008. In an...