Tag Archives: Nobel Peace Prize

Greta Thunberg Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

Reuters reports: Two lawmakers in Sweden have nominated Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize. Jens Holm and Hakan Svenneling, who are both members of Sweden’s Left Party, said Monday that Thunberg “has worked hard to make politicians open their eyes to the climate crisis” and “action for reducing our emissions and complying with the …

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Ethiopian PM Awarded Nobel Peace Prize [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed who made peace last year with bitter foe Eritrea. He was awarded the prize for his efforts to “achieve peace and international cooperation”. Mr Abiy’s peace deal with Eritrea ended a 20-year military stalemate following their 1998-2000 border war. He was named as …

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Trump Claims He Deserves The Nobel Peace Prize

Yahoo News reports: President Trump told reporters at the United Nations Monday that while he was deserving of a Nobel Peace Prize, he didn’t expect to be awarded one. “I think I’m going to get a Nobel Prize for a lot of things, if they gave it out fairly, which they don’t,” Trump said following a bilateral meeting with Pakistani …

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25K Sign Nobel Prize Petition For New Zealand PM

Axios reports: Almost 25,000 people had by Sunday morning signed two petitions calling for New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to get the Nobel Peace Prize. Ardern has been widely praised for her leadership in response to last week’s terrorist attack on two Christchurch mosques. The New York Times published an editorial Thursday, titled “America Deserves a Leader as Good …

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Hillary Ridicules Trump’s Nobel Peace Prize Ambitions

“I think he would love to get a Nobel Prize — that was the biggest joke of the week, where he got [Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo] Abe to nominate him for a Nobel Prize — by getting a deal and claiming it. And you know, this is what he used to do in real estate. So many guys who did …

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JAPAN: Prime Minister Refuses To Confirm Nomination Of Trump For Nobel, But Says “I Never Said I Didn’t”

The Guardian reports: The Japanese prime minister has declined to say if he had nominated Donald Trump for the Nobel peace prize, though he emphasized he did not deny doing so. Trump’s assertion on Friday that Shinzō Abe had nominated him for the honour and sent him a copy of the letter has raised criticism in Japan. Questioned in parliament …

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Japanese Newspaper: Prime Minister Nominated Trump For Nobel Prize “At The Request Of The US Government”

Reuters reports: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe nominated U.S. President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize last autumn after receiving a request from the U.S. government to do so, the Asahi newspaper reported on Sunday. The report follows Trump’s claim on Friday that Abe had nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize for opening talks and easing tensions with …

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Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kofi Annan Dies At 80

Politico reports: Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has died aged 80 after a short illness, it was announced Saturday. The Ghanaian led the U.N. from 1997 to 2006 and was chair of the Elders, a group of former heads of state and human rights advocates set up by Nelson Mandela. As U.N. head, Annan was a staunch opponent of the …

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Trump: Everybody Thinks I Deserve The Nobel [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump said Thursday that “everyone thinks” he deserves the Nobel Peace Prize, after weeks of suggestions from some that he should be honored for his diplomatic efforts on the Korean Peninsula. “Everyone thinks so, but I would never say it,” Trump said when asked by a reporter in the White House if he thinks he should …

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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson: Trump Would Deserve The Nobel If He Solves Iran And Korea [VIDEO]

Politico reports: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said U.S. President Donald Trump would be a deserving winner of the Nobel Peace Prize if he can solve problems in Iran and on the Korean peninsula. “If Trump can fix North Korea and the Iran nuclear deal then I don’t see why he’s any less of a candidate for the Nobel Peace …

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18 GOP House Reps Nominate Trump For Nobel Prize

ABC News reports: Indiana Republican Congressman Luke Messer formally nominated President Donald Trump for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to get North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to give up his nuclear weapons program. Messer, who is seeking the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate in Indiana next week, was joined by 17 Republican House colleagues in submitting …

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Trump Basks In Nobel Peace Prize Chatter

The Hill reports: President Trump is basking in the glow of chatter that he deserves a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts on the Korea peninsula. Trump’s supporters — and even the South Korean president — say that getting North Korea to denuclearize and end the Korean War would be a monumental achievement worthy of the prize. “I just think …

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Lindsey Graham: I Want To Be There If Trump Wins The Nobel Because A Lot Of Liberals Would Kill Themselves

“President Trump, if he can lead us to ending the Korean War after 70 years and getting North Korea to give up their nuclear program in a verifiable way, deserves the Nobel Peace Prize and then some. I want to be there. It may be the first time the Nobel Peace Prize was given and there was mass casualties because …

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Ingraham: Trump Is A Shoo-In For The Nobel [VIDEO]

“I have to say, I think the only person who could have gotten us to this place – again, we’ll see where it goes – but it’s Donald Trump because of his unconventional approach to negotiations and frankly his tough talk.  ‘You gonna launch a nuclear war? Unilateral first strike, Mr. President?’ And he was like, ‘No, we’re gonna solve …

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GOP Rep To Nominate Trump For Nobel Peace Prize

The Hill reports: An Indiana GOP lawmaker is actively working to nominate President Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize as talks between North and South Korea progress. Rep. Luke Messer announced Friday that he is gathering support from his congressional colleagues to formally nominate Trump. “We are seeing unprecedented progress toward peace, and it’s a direct result of President Trump’s …

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Nobel Peace Prize Winners Warn: Mankind’s Destruction By Nuclear War Is “Only One Impulsive Tantrum Away”

Agence France-Presse reports: Mankind’s destruction caused by a nuclear war is just one “impulsive tantrum away”, the winners of the Nobel Peace Prize, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), warned on Sunday as the United States and North Korea exchange threats over the nation’s nuclear tests. “Will it be the end of nuclear weapons, or will it be …

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Anti-Nuclear Group Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

The BBC reports: The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). Berit Reiss-Andersen, the Nobel committee chair, said it was due to the group’s “groundbreaking efforts to achieve a treaty prohibition” on nuclear weapons. “We live in a world where the risk of nuclear weapons being used is greater than it has …

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SERIOUSLY: Donald Trump Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize By Anonymous American Politician

Who do you think it was? Britain’s Telegraph reports: An anonymous US politician has put forward Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize in one of the most unlikely nominations since that of Soviet strongman Josef Stalin in 1947. The nominator, likely to be a Republican senator or congressman — both of whom are eligible — submitted …

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