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2020 Nobel Peace Prize Goes To UN Food Relief Agency

The New York Times reports: The World Food Program was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its efforts to combat a surge in global hunger amid the coronavirus pandemic, which has swept around the world with devastating impact. The Nobel committee said that work by the organization, a United Nations agency, to address hunger had laid the foundations …

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British MP Nominates Biden For Nobel Peace Prize

Sky News reports: Joe Biden has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Labour MP Chris Bryant, Sky News can reveal. The Democratic presidential candidate now joins President Donald Trump on the list of nominees as the race for the White House enters its final stages. Mr Bryant, a member of the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee and …

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Russians Nominate Putin For Nobel Peace Prize

From the Russian state news agency TASS: The Kremlin did not nominate Russian President Vladimir Putin for the Nobel Peace Prize, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Thursday. “You all know that completely different people are nominated for this award, this is an initiative of those submitting the nomination. In this case, [the nomination was submitted by] the …

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Trump Gets Second Nomination For Nobel Peace Prize

The New York Post reports: President Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for a second time this week — this time for brokering a historic peace deal between Serbia and breakaway republic Kosovo. In a Friday morning tweet, Magnus Jacobsson, a member of the Swedish Parliament, announced he was nominating the Trump administration and the two European …

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Norwegian Right Winger Nominates Trump For Nobel

The Independent reports: Christian Tybring-Gjedde, a right-wing member of the Norwegian parliament, has nominated Donald Trump for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for his role in brokering a peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. “For his merit, I think he has done more trying to create peace between nations than most other Peace Prize nominees,” Tybring-Gjedde told …

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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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