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New faces propel Peace Prize process

The young new leader of the Norwegian Nobel Committee isn't the only fresh face behind the Oslo-based process of awarding the Nobel Peace Prize....

Nobel committee elects young leader

UPDATED: The Norwegian Nobel Committee, responsible for awarding the Nobel Peace Prize, has elected its youngest leader ever: Jørgen Watne Frydnes, age 39, who...

Peace activist laid to rest in peace

Funeral services for Norwegian peace activist Fredrik S Heffermehl landed on a stormy winter day in Oslo on Wednesday, but that was arguably in...

New empty chair at Peace Prize ceremony shames Iran

This year's Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Oslo featured yet another empty chair, since Peace Prize winner Narges Mohammadi remains jailed in Iran. Mohammadi's...

Nobel committee defends latest prize

The Norwegian Nobel Committee opted for the second year in a row to award the Nobel Peace Prize to an imprisoned human rights advocate....

Nobel committee blasts winner’s jail term

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has strongly criticized a jail term handed down in Belarus last week that will keep Nobel Laureate and human rights...

Tears and a standing ovation for Nobel Peace Prize winners

All three hard-pressed representatives of human rights organizations in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine were standing tall in Norway on Saturday, after accepting their joint...

Nobel Peace Prize winners demand justice for war crimes

Russia's war on Ukraine is far from over, neither is the "unseen war" within Belarus, but representatives of those awarded the Nobel Peace Prize...

Peace Prize hails human rights heroes in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine

The Norwegian Nobel Committee faces another empty chair at this year's Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in the Oslo City Hall, but thinks it's worth...

War overshadows upcoming Peace Prize

It's been a long time since the Norwegian Nobel Committee needed to choose a Peace Prize winner in the midst of war in Europe....

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