Forget lavish banquets and glittering ceremonies attended by royals wearing tiaras: the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize will be presented to the World Food Programme (WFP) in more austere fashion online on Thursday because of COVID-19.
The Nobel Committee was right to honor the work of the WFP and thus highlight the problem of global food shortages.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is not saying whether or not he nominated Donald Trump for this year’s Nobel Prize.
Kofi Annan, the former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, has died at the age of 80.
There have been calls for the US President Donald Trump to be awarded a Nobel Peace Prize if North Korea ends its nuclear programme following Friday’s historic North-South talks.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai says she has pined for her home in Pakistan’s picturesque Swat Valley, even as she recalled two years living in fear under the Taliban’s harsh interpretation of Islamic law.
Aung San Suu Kyi, urges people “not to quarrel” as she visits Rakhine state for the first time.
Aung San Suu Kyi, facing international outrage, will not attend the upcoming UN General Assembly because of the Rohingya crisis.
Liu Xia is back in Beijing but still under house arrest, a Hong Kong NGO says.
Human rights advocates and journalists are alarmed by her treatment of the media and fear the erosion of gains in freedom of speech.