The 2009 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Obama for his "extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples." The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced the award on October 9, 2009, citing Obama's...Show More Summary
- South Africa's Springbok rugby team should include more black players, Nobel peace prize laureate and leading anti-apartheid campaigner Desmond Tutu said Friday.
But it’s our guns that got bombed. We’re trying to keep them out of the hands of the group affiliated with the group that we argued about helping in Syria. If it’s true that ISIS is worse than Saddam, is might be the case that ISIS is worse than Bashar Assad. Maybe we should stop…
The public intellectual and controversial atheist thinks the man waging war on Gaza is a paragon of peace
An assortment of rabidly anti-Israel public figures, including seven Nobel Peace Prize winners, have called for an international arms embargo on Israel for its "war crimes and possible crimes against humanity" in Gaza. The statement came in a letter published in Britain's The Guardian on Friday. Show More Summary
Recognizing her contribution to the world, Barnstable Academy senior Margaret Alston was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize after she got back from Nicaragua on Tuesday morning.
Ron Dermer says his country has "earn[ed] the admiration of the international community" for its caution
Israel's ambassador to the United States says the Israeli Defense Forces deserve a Nobel Peace Prize for showing so much restraint in the nation's ongoing conflict in Gaza. Speaking at a Christians United for Israel Summit in Washington...Show More Summary
The situation in Gaza has crossed beyond the rabbit hole (or perhaps in this case, tunnel) and has entered the surreal zone. Consider, from Reuters: "Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. Show More Summary
Henry Kissinger, the Nobel Peace Prize recipient and adviser to two American presidents, underwent heart surgery Tuesday at a New York hospital.
Former U.S. Secretary of State and Nobel Peace Prize winner Henry Kissinger underwent heart surgery at a New York City hospital on Tuesday and was resting comfortably, hospital officials said. Kissinger, 91, underwent an aortic valve replacement procedure, according to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Show More Summary
Today the world mourns Nadine Gordimer. News by Peter Derk Today the world mourns the passing of Nadine Gordimer. Gordimer, 90, died at peace in her family home with her children present. Nadine Gordimer won the Nobel prize for literature...Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) Following up on Nobel Peace Prize winner Barack Obama’s sage Haaretz column “Peace is the only true path to security for Israel and the Palestinians,” White House Middle East Special Assistant Philip Gordon blasted Israel this week in remarks at a conference in Tel Aviv. Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) Nobel Peace Prize winner Barack Obama draws on the deep well of his wisdom and his foreign policy successes to instruct Israelis on the path to peace in today’s Haaretz column “Peace is the only true path to security for Israel and the Palestinians.” Warning: Reading may induce nausea. Show More Summary
The lukewarm war waged by the Nobel peace prize winner is getting warmer by the day. Just out from Reuters: UNITED STATES SENDS UP TO AN ADDITIONAL 300 TROOPS INTO IRAQ, DETACHMENT OF HELICOPTERS AND DRONE AIRCRAFT - PENTAGON From Bloomberg: President Barack Obama says he's sending about 200 more U.S. Show More Summary
Bill Clinton got the photo op handshake but, in the end, failed. So did Nobel Peace Prize winner Jimmy Carter. John Kerry joins a long list of men — Yasser Arafat, Yitzhak Rabin, Ehud Barak, George Mitchell — who have unsuccessfully tried to forge peace in the Middle East. Show More Summary
An amendment working its way through Congress would rename the street in front of the Chinese Embassy in Washington after Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo.
Opinion by Randal Maurice Jelks, special to CNN (CNN) – Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate from South Africa, called one of his books “God is not a Christian.” He might have added a subtitle, “God is not a man, either!” One of the great problems in our world is patriarchy. The late […]
Beijing is not amused by the “provocative action,” as Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo “has been convicted in accordance with the law”