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Iranian Police Arrest Leading Human Rights Activist Again

By Golnaz Esfandiari | (RFE/RL) | – Narges Mohammadi, the deputy head of the Defenders of Human Rights Center (DHRC) co-founded by Iranian Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi, was arrested on…

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: US advisers in Iraq settle into life, daily work as part of Inherent Reso…

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: US advisers in Iraq settle into life, daily work as part of Inherent Resolve. Comments one observer: “It’s almost like we never left.” Well, except that we did leave, creating a vacuum that ISIS filled. And with our once-extensive intelligence networks shut down, we didn’t even know about it until it […]

The Nobel Peace Prize for Frequent Flyer Programs Goes To..

The El Al and Saudia frequent flyer programs were co-winners of an award at the Freddies in Atlanta last week. Here's the story that led to that, and the staging of the presentation. Continue reading The Nobel Peace Prize for Frequent Flyer Programs Goes To.....

Pakistan court convicts 10 in shooting of Malala Yousafzai

A court found 10 suspected militants guilty Thursday for their roles in the 2012 shooting of Malala Yousafzai, the young education activist who went on to receive win the Nobel Peace Prize.

10 jailed in Pakistan for involvement in attack on Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai

A court in the northwestern Pakistani city of Mingora on Thursday sentenced 10 men to life imprisonment for attempting to Malala Yousafzai in October of 2012, officials said. A security official said none of the four or five men who carried out the attack on Malala was among the 10 men, Reuters reports. Show More Summary

Ten men jailed in Pakistan over Malala attack

Convicted men sentenced to 25 years jail for targeted attack on Nobel peace prize winner when she was a student in 2012.

Nobel winner Shirin Ebadi to publish memoir with Random House

Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi will chronicle her post-prize life and fight for justice in a new memoir for Random House, the publisher announced Wednesday.

Yemen's Houthis to investigate public figures, including Nobel laureate

DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemen's Houthi rulers have launched an investigation against dozens of public figures, including Nobel Peace Prize laureate Tawakul Karman, state news agency Saba said late on Tuesday, following a complaint that could amount to treason.

Obama Should Hand Back Peace Prize as Civilians Killed by US Drones

Civilian casualties from US drone strikes are "the direct effect" of US President Barack Obama's policies that "fuel conflicts and terrorism," an Italian politician told Sputnik Friday.

Hollywood's Breasts Helped Toni Morrison Write Her New Novel

Hey Hollywood, your obsession with breast-y dresses have creeped their way into Nobel Peace Prize winning author Toni Morrison’s purview. Read more...

Who authorized Obama to kick over the nuclear balance?

Obama has significantly increased the risk of nuclear war. So much for that old Nobel Peace Prize.

HBO Endures Harrowing Opening to Defamation Trial With Intense Video Images

In opening arguments, Mitre's lawyer says HBO duped a Noble Peace Prize winner; he calls Bernie Goldberg "substantially clueless" and shows the jury a six-minute video of a dying baby. read more

A Believer and a Skeptic, Nobel Winners

3 weeks agoReligion : SoMA Review

Al Gore--Nobel laureate. Good for him. He deserves the peace prize. A true believer, he's been championing the environment and warning about climate change since long before global warming became cool, so to speak.

Mother Teresa's Godlessness

3 weeks agoReligion : SoMA Review

"Jesus has a very special love for you," Mother Teresa wrote to a spiritual confidant in 1979, the year she won the Nobel peace prize. "[But] as for me, the silence and the emptiness is so great, that I look and do not see,--Listen and do not hear -- the tongue moves [in prayer] but does not speak... I want you to pray for me -- that I let Him have [a] free hand."

Irena Sendler

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Snopes

History: Irena Sendler, supposedly a candidate for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, is credited with saving 2,500 Polish Jews from the Holocaust.

Asteroid named after Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala

3 weeks agoTechnology : Tech Talk

The NASA scientist who discovered the space rock said she was inspired by the teenager's work

The former football player, the gay bomb, and Satan

An American former pro football player, now turned radio talk show host, has been consulted about the Ig Nobel Prize-winning research on the so-called “gay bomb”. In 2007, the Ig Nobel peace prize was awarded to the Air Force Wright Laboratory, Dayton, Ohio, USA, for instigating research & development on a chemical weapon — the so-called “gay […]

Asteroid Named After Anti-Taliban Activist

A dark rock you might spot orbiting the sun every 5.5 years now has its own name: 316201 Malala (2010 ML48). The part we all understand—Malala—refers to Pakistani activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, 17, who drew the world's attention by defying Taliban rule and...

Victor Ochen: Challenging Global Consciousness on Behalf of War Victims

Upon hearing the announcement that Victor Ochen was the first Ugandan citizen to get nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, I knew I had to talk to him about his journey. There have only been six Nobel Peace Prize Laureates coming from...Show More Summary

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