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PM Imran Khan doesn’t think he is worthy of the Nobel Peace Prize

The person who solves Kashmir dispute will deserve it

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March 4, 2019


People have started petitions demanding Nobel Peace Prize for Prime Minister Imran Khan

Fawad Chaudhry submits a resolution in National Assembly

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March 2, 2019


Malala speaks about why lack of girls’ education is a global problem

She wants to live in a world where every girl is able to weigh her future career options

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October 27, 2018


Ask and you shall receive: Shah Rukh Khan accepts Malala’s invitation to visit Oxford University

Shah Rukh Khan was initially invited to visit by an Oxford University principal in 2016

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October 8, 2018


DR Congo’s Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad win Nobel Peace Prize

The pair won the award for their efforts to end use of sexual violence as a weapon of war

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October 5, 2018


Former UN secretary general Kofi Annan has passed away

The former secretary general of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, passed away on Saturday at the age of 80. Annan, a Ghanaian, served as the UN secretary general from 1997 to 2006. He was also a Nobel Peace Prize laureate. He died at hospital in Bern, Switzerland. The Kofi Annan Foundation announced Annan’s death on…

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August 18, 2018


Malala slams Trump’s child separation policy

Malala was visiting Rio de Janeiro to kick off the expansion of her education charity, the Malala Fund, into Latin America, starting with Brazil

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July 12, 2018


Free, fair elections only way to honour Bilour family’s sacrifices, says Malala

Haroon Bilour, an ANP leader and the party’s candidate for Peshawar’s PK-78 seat, was killed late Tuesday night in a suicide blast at his election rally

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July 12, 2018


On the eve of freedom, a glimpse inside Liu Xia’s flat

Lately she’d been battling suicidal thoughts and become hooked on medication to fight depression and hallucinations, according to her Berlin-based friend Liao Yiwu

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July 11, 2018


Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize, says South Korean president

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said U.S. President Donald Trump deserves a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the standoff with North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, a South Korean official said on Monday. “President Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize. What we need is only peace,” Moon told a meeting…

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April 30, 2018


Nobel winning anti-nuclear group urges Trump not to quit Iran deal

The nuclear weapons disarmament campaign group that won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize on Monday urged US President Donald Trump to uphold the Iran nuclear deal to “avoid causing any more conflict.” “We really call on the US government to continue to certify and stay in this deal,” Beatrice Fihn, director of the International Campaign…

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October 10, 2017


US says no plan to sign global anti-nuclear treaty

WASHINGTON: The United States said Friday it has no intention of signing a nuclear weapons ban treaty backed by this year’s Nobel Peace Prize laureate, while stressing its commitment to “creating the conditions for nuclear disarmament.” “Today’s announcement does not change the US position on the treaty: the United States does not support and will…

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October 7, 2017


Malala gets admission into Oxford University

LONDON: Malala Yousafzai has gotten admission to the prestigious University of Oxford. The seat at the prestigious varsity was confirmed after she cleared her A-Level examinations. Pakistan’s Nobel Peace Prize winner tweeted, “So excited to go to Oxford!! Well done to all A-level students – the hardest year. Best wishes for life ahead!” So excited…

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August 17, 2017


Malala Yousafzai joins Twitter after completing school

NEWS DESK Pakistan’s Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has officially joined Twitter after graduating secondary school. In her tweets, Yousafzai stated that graduating from secondary school (high school) is bittersweet for her and was excited about her future, but she knew that millions of girls around the world are out of school and may…

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July 7, 2017


Nobel Peace prizes for serving world leaders

OSLO: The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to serving heads of state or government several times since the honour was first handed out in 1901. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos receives it Saturday for his “resolute” efforts to end five decades of war in his country, as enshrined in a historic peace accord signed…

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December 10, 2016


Colombian President Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday in a surprise choice after Colombians voted “No” to an agreement he signed with Marxist rebels to end 52 years of war. Santos has promised to revive the peace plan even though Colombians, in a referendum on Sunday, narrowly rejected the accord….

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October 7, 2016


Here’s a list of all Nobel Peace Prize winners since 1901

OSLO, NORWAY: Here is the full list of Nobel Peace Prize laureates from 1901, when the prize was first awarded: 2015: The National Dialogue Quartet (Tunisia) 2014: Kailash Satyarthi (India) and Malala Yousafzai (Pakistan) 2013: The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) 2012: The European Union (EU) 2011: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee…

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October 7, 2016


Here are the last 10 winners of Nobel Prize in Medicine

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: Here is a list of the winners of the Nobel Medicine Prize in the last 10 years, with the 2016 award to be announced in Stockholm on Monday (today): 2015: William Campbell (US citizen born in Ireland) and Satoshi Omura (Japan), Tu Youyou (China) for unlocking treatments for malaria and roundworm. 2014: John O’Keefe…

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October 3, 2016


The Decease Of Humble Humanitarian – Abdul Sattar Edhi

By: Zamir Hussain Laghari I’m at loss of words over sad news of Abdul Sattar Edhi’s death, a tireless leader of the country’s largest network of social assistance. Can’t understand what title of respect I present him to honor his services to humanity. If words accompany my bereavement, I will proudly call him the ‘King…

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July 11, 2016


Malala describes Edhi as ‘legendary figure’, calls for posthumous Nobel Prize for him

KARACHI: Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai described renowned philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi, who died from renal failure on Friday, as a “legendary figure”. “He lived his life for the lives and happiness of others and that is why he is a role model. I haven’t seen anyone else like him,” she told BBC Urdu. Malala,…

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July 10, 2016


Tunisian national dialogue mediators win Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO: Tunisia’s National Dialogue Quartet won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for building democracy in the country after the 2011 revolution which unleashed the Arab Spring. The award was given for the quartet’s “decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011”, the…

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October 9, 2015