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# Nobel Peace Prize

Last year
Nobel Peace Prize 2022 goes to human rights campaigners in Ukraine, Russia and Belarus
The judges wanted to honour ‘three outstanding champions of peaceful coexistence in the neighbour countries Belarus, Russia and Ukraine’.
Russian Nobel-winning editor says he was attacked on train
The post showed photos of Mr Muratov and a train compartment drenched in red liquid.
All time
Nobel Peace Prize awarded to two journalists from the Philippines and Russia
Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov were awarded the prize by the Norwegian Nobel Committee.
World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize
The WFP was honoured for “its efforts to combat hunger” and “its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas”.
Former SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume dies aged 83
The Irish peace icon passed away after a long struggle with dementia.
Ethiopia's Prime Minister wins Nobel Peace Prize for ending war with Eritrea
The announcement was made this morning.
Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have won the Nobel peace prize for 2018
The Congolese doctor and Iraqi human rights activist have been honored with the world-renowned humanitarian prize this morning.
Aung San Suu Kyi won't be stripped of Nobel Peace Prize, committee says
The statement came after a damning UN report termed the treatment of the Rohingya people as “genocide”.
Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has died following a short illness
He was 80 years old.
Explainer: How does someone win the Nobel Peace Prize?
You can’t nominate yourself, in case you were wondering.
Anti-nuclear weapons campaign wins Nobel Peace Prize for 'groundbreaking' work
There were 318 candidates for this year’s prize.
Four in 10 people think Suu Kyi's Freedom of Dublin award should be taken back
She was awarded the Freedom of Dublin in 2000, but only received it in 2012 as she was under house arrest at the time.
Malala says 'world is waiting' for Aung San Suu Kyi to condemn violence against Rohingya Muslims
The Nobel Peace Prize winner has criticised her fellow Nobel laureate for not condemning the escalating violence.
China under fire after Nobel Peace Prize winner dies in custody
The Nobel committee said that China’s government “bears a heavy responsibility” for his death.
UPDATE: Angela Merkel's day just got even worse
Despite being favourite, the Chancellor failed to scoop the Nobel Peace Prize. First the football, and now this.
17-year-old Malala Yousafzai has won the Nobel Peace Prize
The teenager was the joint winner of the award along with Kailash Satyarthi of India.
Nobel committee shocked by guy who says Malala 'hasn't actually done anything'
Bizarre question throws Peace Prize announcement for a loop.
Tutu calls on Norwegians to forgive mass murderer Breivik
The retired Archbishop said that not forgiving Anders Behring Breivik could be “corrosive”.
Egypt has deported Irish Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire
Maguire won the 1976 Nobel Peace Prize with Betty Williams for founding a peace group to resolve the conflict between North Ireland’s Catholics and Protestants.
NUIM dedicates book and audio archive to activist 'ahead of his time'
Ken Saro-Wiwa was executed by the Nigerian military 18 years ago.
Assad: I should have won the Nobel Peace Prize
The Syrian leader made the remark “jokingly” according to a Lebanese newspaper.
Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
Everybody’s talking about Gerry Adams and a ‘witch hunt’, murder case reopened and glow-in-the-dark jellyfish.
Malala Yousafzai on pacifism leaves Jon Stewart speechless
Listen to the 16 year old’s answer to how she felt when she learned she was on a Taliban hitlist.
‘America created Malala’ or ‘a model for Pakistan’ – differing views in Swat ahead of Nobel prize
The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize will be revealed on Friday.
Pics: European Union collects the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo
Taoiseach Enda Kenny was among the great and the good at a ceremony in the Norwegian capital today to mark the awarding of the prize to the bloc.
Enda Kenny to accept Nobel Peace Prize today
The Taoiseach will be present at the prize-giving ceremony in Oslo.
18 EU leaders accept Nobel peace invite, 6 decline
David Cameron will not attend the ceremony – commenting wryly: “There will be enough people to collect the prize.”
EU to donate Nobel prize money to children affected by war
The EU has also announced an art competition for young people, whose winners will attend the Nobel awards ceremony in Oslo.
International Peace Bureau claim awarding of Nobel Peace prize "unlawful"
The organisation has said that the European Union was not one of the “champions of peace” that Alfred Nobel had envisaged.
Poll: Should the European Union have won the Nobel prize?
The Nobel committee says the EU has ended the prospect of European wars – but with the financial crisis, is it deserved?
So, how are you going to spend your share of the Nobel prize?
503 million of us just won €923,368. How are you going to spend your share of the unexpected windfall?
European Union awarded 2012 Nobel Peace Prize
Yep, we are all winners. Kinda. The Nobel Committee awarded the prize in recognition of the role of the EU and its success in achieving peace and reconciliation.
Was a Cuban dissident's car 'rammed off the road'?
An official enquiry has been launched after the car carrying Oswaldo Paya, who fought single-party rule for decades, hit a tree.
21 years later: Aung San Suu Kyi accepts Nobel Peace Prize
The Burmese pro-democracy campaigner finally delivered her Nobel Lecture in Oslo this afternoon.
Three women accept Nobel Peace Prize
The women, who fought injustice and dictatorship in Liberia and Yemen, received the prize at a ceremony in Oslo this afternon.
The Daily Fix: Friday
In tonight’s Fix: All the latest from the presidential election campaign trail; the perfect video to get you in the mood for tomorrow’s big game in New Zealand, and what happened when Clooney met Berlusconi?
Women from Liberia and Yemen jointly awarded Nobel Peace Prize
Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee and democratic activist Tawakkul Karman of Yemen
Gallery: The life and times of Nelson Mandela
As the world celebrates Mandela Day, takes a look at the South African icon’s incredible life.