The Nobel Prize Committee in Oslo will announce the 2015 Peace Prize grantee tomorrow-- and Angela Merkel is the top contender. But if the Nobel Committee does end up giving it to the chancellor, it would severely harm her. It's not just experts who seem certain that she will win. Show More Summary
Mistakes were made In a development that regretful inventor of dynamite Alfred Nobel never would have dreamed of, the recipient of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize called the recipients of the 1999 Nobel Peace Prize to apologize for a deadly airstrike on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, on Oct. Show More Summary
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: “Maybe World War III has started already.”
With the Nobel Peace Prize winner due to be announced at 6am ET on Friday, speculation is running rampant about which do-gooder(s) might be taking home the prestigious award. British bookmaker William Hill said it had seen a flurry of last minute betting on the prize, awarded almost every year since 1901 to the candidate…
The Nobel Peace Prize was never intended to simply honor the achievements of a moral authority or organization: Since it was first awarded in 1901, the prize has also promoted particular political agendas, critics and advocates say. "The Nobel Peace Prize has always been the most politicized of awards - and openly so," said Ron Krebs, […]
Tackling the refugee crisis, Iran nuclear deal, and helping rape victims push candidates towards the coveted prize.
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The Nobel Peace Prize, undoubtedly the most famous and respected prize of its kind, will be announced on Friday morning in Oslo. You can expect the results around 11 a.m. local time, which will be 6 a.m. for those on the East Coast of the United States. So, who will win? Right now, perhaps only […]
Until as recently as two months ago, there was no good reason for anyone to remember the Merkel era 20 years from now. Angela Merkel has initiated many projects; she wanted to be a climate chancellor, to make demographic changes, and to redefine financial markets. Show More Summary
Nelson Mandela. Malala Yousafzai. Martin Luther King Jr. Another leader will join that prestigious group when the winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize is chosen early Friday. Kristian Berg Harpviken, director of the Peace Research...Show More Summary
Nobel Peace Prize winner President Obama called Nobel Peace Prize winner Doctors Without Borders to apologize for the U.S. bombing of a hospital in Afghanistan. The Pentagon says the U.S. had to divert two aircraft operating over Syria...Show More Summary
This year's Nobel Peace Prize winner will be named on Friday.
This year's Nobel Peace Prize winner will be announced in two days. In Slate today, Joshua Keating explained the strengths and weaknesses, as it were, of top contenders ranging from high-profile newsmakers like Pope Francis to worthy but lesser-known candidates like Congolese gynecologist Denis Mukwege. Show More Summary
US/NATO planes bombed a hospital operated by Doctors Without Borders in Afghanistan on Saturday. The attack lasted an hour, and continued even after medics “frantically phoned NATO and Washington” to tell them what they were bombing. It was no use. Show More Summary
With the world demanding some explanation or statement from the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize winner for the alleged war crime that was this weekend's deadly U.S. bombing of the 1999 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Doctors Without Borders, Obama did just that, or rather had White House speaker make a statement on his behalf. Show More Summary
On Friday, the world will get its latest Nobel Peace Prize laureate, and Pope Francis, John Kerry and Mohammad Javad Zarif, and Eritrean priest Mussie Zerai are all on the list, reports the Guardian. But if Leonid Bershidsky has his way, it will go to none of the above. "I...
There are 273 candidates for the Nobel Peace Prize this year, the second-highest number of nominees ever, and the laureate(s) will be announced Friday before the prize ceremony in December. Here are some notable candidates to receive...Show More Summary
On Friday, the Norwegian Nobel Committee will announce who will get to join the long and distinguished list of world diplomats, activists, heroes, and noted warmongers as this year’s recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Last year, I made...Show More Summary
From the migrant crisis to the anti-nuclear camp, speculation is rife about who will win the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, with Angela Merkel and John Kerry among the names mentioned. The only one of the six Nobel prizes to be awarded in Oslo — the others are announced in Stockholm — the...
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: AP Reporter Exposes Obama Admin Hypocrisy Regarding Israel in Wake of Afghan Bombing.