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The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad "for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict."
The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres congratulated this years winners of the Nobel Prize for Peace. Nadia Murad and Dr. Denis Mukwege were awarded the prize for their work defending... the victims of sexual violence in conflict. (Oct. %)
A trio of scientists from the U.S. and the UK have won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry this year for using evolution to their advantage, developing new methods of creating molecules that have already... helped us produce safer, greener chemicals and new drugs.
Trump, Kim and South Korea's Moon top the list ... but the committee is very rarely predictable in its choice of laureate
The Nobel Prize for Literature will not be handed out this year, as the Swedish Academy, the panel responsible for naming a laureate, has been engulfed in a scandal over its handling of sexual... misconduct by the husband of one of its members. The Academy will name its 2018 winner at the same time as its 2019 winner, it announced on its website Friday. This would be the first time since 1949 that the Academy did not name a laureate, which has happened seven prior times: 1915, 1919, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1936 and 1949. In five of those instances, the Academy awarded a winner at the same time as the next year’s. Also Read: Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Anti-Nuclear Weapons Group (Video) The Academy is embroiled in a sexual harassment scandal over the actions of Jean-Claude Arnault, who is closely...
Several members of the Swedish Academy have left over the controversy which which followed the #MeToo movement. An investigation revealed on Friday there had been abuse within its ranks.
Resignations are rare in the Academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature
With seats on the jury intended to be for life, no one has ever technically left the secretive Swedish Academy - but Peter Englund, Klas -stergren and Kjell Espmark have all resigned Three members of... the secretive committee that selects the winner of the Nobel prize for literature have resigned from the jury in protest at how it has handled the sexual harassment allegations made against a man with close links to the board. Peter Englund, the former permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy, and the authors Klas -stergren and Kjell Espmark, all separately resigned from the 18-person jury on 6 April. Membership of the Swedish Academy is intended to be for life, so no one has technically left it before; in 1989, three judges quit when the academy did not denounce Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini's...
Anti-nuclear activists says the Turnbull Government "should be ashamed" for not formally congratulating an Australian-born group, which will receive the Nobel Peace Prize in Norway later today.
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Three nuclear powers will send deputy chief of missions -- not ambassadors -- to the Dec. 10 ceremony for the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, in... what the recipient is calling a "snub."
The Nobel economics prize has been awarded to Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago for his contributions to behavioral economics. The $1.1 million prize was awarded to the academic for his... "understanding the psychology of economics," Swedish Academy of Sciences secretary Goeran Hansson said...
The Nobel Prizes in Science are among the greatest awards a scientist can get. The 2017 winners helped unravel gravitational waves, circadian rhythms, and biological molecules. The post Here are the... names and achievements behind this year’s Nobel Prizes in Science appeared first on Digital Trends.
'Now more than ever we need a world without nuclear weapons.'
Kazuo Ishiguro, the British novelist best known for "The Remains of the Day," has won the Nobel Literature Prize
Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson honoured for devising way to create detailed images of molecules.
The prize for physics has been awarded to the scientists who observed the ripples through space and time predicted in Einstein's general theory of relativity.
After months of will-he-or-won't-he suspense, it appears the matter has finally been settled: Bob Dylan will physically accept his Nobel Prize...
Norwegian Nobel officials say the head of Norwegian Nobel Committee, Kaci Kullmann Five, has died at age 65. Olav Njolstad, director of The Nobel Institute, says Five, who had been …
Songwriter sends a speech and Patti Smith to the Nobel awards dinner in Sweden rather than attending in person Bob Dylan admitted he was stunned and surprised when he was told he had won a Nobel prize... because he had never stopped to consider whether his songs were literature. Dylan, whose speech was read out by the US ambassador to Sweden at the annual awards dinner, said the prize was "something I never could have imagined or seen coming".
President awarded prize for efforts to bring his countryâ€™s more than 50-year-long civil conflict with FARC to an end.
He won't be there in person but the Nobel Foundation says Bob Dylan has written a speech that will be read out at the traditional Nobel Prize banquet.
The songwriter, who hesitated before even acknowledging his prize, said that "pre-existing commitments" would prevent him from picking up his award for literature.
Dylan has not publicly acknolwedged winning the Nobel Prize in Literature
I'm not really a Bob Dylan fan. He's not my favorite singer-songwriter. That's Joni Mitchell. I've only seen him twice in concert. And I've never met him. Yet his Nobel Prize for Literature makes... perfect sense to me. Why? Because he's clearly the most impactful and influential writer of my lifetime. More times than I've liked to recall, I have reached for a pithy phrase to sum up a situation only to realize that I was about to recycle a Dylanism. There's a reason why Dylan is arguably the most quoted writer in the world. (In fact, a quick check of "the Google," as John McCain called it when he ran for president, reveals that Dylan is the most quoted figure in legal and scientific papers. And speechwriters have long relied on Dylan.) The Nobel committee got it exactly when it cited Dylan...