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Sumiteru Taniguchi, prominent nuclear disarmament campaigner of Japan, passes away

Sumiteru Taniguchi (88), the prominent nuclear disarmament campaigner and peace activist, has passed away in Nagasaki, Japan on August 30. He was the survivor of the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki and a prominent activist for a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons, and chairman of the Nagasaki Council of the A-Bomb Sufferers. He was 16 when ..

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China’s Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo passes away

China’s most famous political prisoner, the Nobel laureate and democracy icon Liu Xiaobo passed away in custody following a battle with cancer. He was 61. Liu was awarded the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China. About Liu Xiaobo Liu was a Chinese literary critic, writer, ..

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Colombian President Juan Santos receives Nobel Prize for Peace

Colombian President Juan Santos has accepted the Nobel Peace Prize 2016 at Oslo, Norway. The Nobel Committee had selected Santos for his resolute efforts to bring the 50-year old conflict with the Revolutionary Forces of Colombia to an end by signing a peace deal with the group. The civil war had taken toll of 2,20,000 ..

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2016 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos

The 2016 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. He was selected for the prestigious award by the Norwegian Nobel Committee for his resolute efforts to bring the more than 50-year-long civil war of Colombia to an end. He is second Colombian to win Nobel Prize after writer Gabriel Gracia ..

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Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet awarded 2015 Nobel Peace Prize

Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet (NDQ) has been awarded prestigious 2015 Nobel Peace Prize at a ceremony held in Oslo, Norway. The award was collected by Trade unionist Hassine Abassi, human rights activist Abdessatar Ben Moussa, Mohamed Fadhel Mahfoudh and Ouided Bouchamaoui. Earlier in October 2015, Norwegian Nobel Committee has selected NDQ for the prestigious award ..

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Nobel Peace Prize goes to European Union

The European Union (EU) won the Nobel Peace Prize for furthering peace in the continent after World War II. Why this award to EU? The award is given to EU in acknowledgment to its past as well as continuing efforts to maintain peace in the region. The EU was war-torn region during WW II, but ..

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