Feb 18, 1:33 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By Pritha Paul @ZiggyZina143 02/18/19 AT 12:43 AM After President Donald Trump’s told reporters Friday that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize, South Korean presidential office Cheong Wa Dae acknowledged that the POTUS was a great candidate for the esteemed award.Confirming that South Korean President Moon Jae-in did not personally nominate Trump for the peace prize, as the deadline for nominations had already expired, Cheong Wa Dae spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom told a press briefing that the former held Trump in high regards for helping establish peace on the Korean Peninsula."However, it is President Moon's belief that (the U.S. president) is more than eligible for the Nobel Peace Prize as (Moon) has repeatedly stressed that President Trump has made great contributions to establishing peace on the Korean Peninsula … [Read more...] about Donald Trump ‘More Than Eligible For The Nobel Peace Prize’: South Korea
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World Donald Trump President Donald Trump’s government reportedly asked Japan’s Prime Minister to nominate him for the Nobel Peace Prize last year. Japan’s The Asahi Shimbun newspaper reported on Sunday that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made the nomination at the request of Trump’s government sometime in the autumn. “According to the sources, the U.S. government ‘informally’ asked Tokyo to nominate Trump after he met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore in June, the first-ever summit between the two countries,” the newspaper’s article said. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pose for photos before bilateral meetings in the Oval Office at the White House on February 10, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The report came after Trump on Friday revealed that he had received “the most beautiful copy” of a five-page letter written by Abe nominating him for … [Read more...] about Trump’s Government Asked Japan’s Prime Minister to Nominate Him for the Nobel Peace Prize
The Nobel Peace Prize for 2018 was awarded to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict. Physician Mukwege has spent large parts of his adult life helping the victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Murad, a Yazidi rights activist and survivor of sexual slavery by Islamic State, also received the prize. … [Read more...] about Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad speak after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize
THE Nobel Peace Prize has been won by some of history's most famous and iconic figures like Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, Mother Teresa and Barack Obama. The award is one of five - including Chemistry, Literature, Physics and Medicine - set up by Swedish industrialist, inventor and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel. Who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018? Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have won the 2018 Nobel peace prize. They were recognised for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon in war. The committee said Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege had been “the foremost, most unifying symbol both nationally and internationally of the struggle to end sexual violence in war and armed conflict”. Nadia Murad of the Yazidi minority in Iraq was captured by Isis, raped and subjected to other abuses. The committee said she showed “uncounted courage in recounting her own suffering”. The winners are receiving their award today, December 10 … [Read more...] about Who won the Nobel Peace Prize 2018, who won in past years and what did Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad do?
By Kate Grant | December 8, 2018 at 8:45 am Here in Silicon Valley, we are surrounded by brilliant minds and a collective drive to change the world. But few of us have put our own lives on the line for what we know is right. On Monday, Dr. Denis Mukwege, a hero for brutalized women in his native Democratic Republic of the Congo, will receive the Nobel Peace Prize, along with an extraordinarily courageous young activist, Nadia Murad, herself a victim of profound sexual violence. There is no one I can think of more deserving of the prize than Mukwege, whom I’ve had the honor to know for nearly a decade. Mukwege is not a household name. But it should be. And, I dearly hope the Nobel Peace Prize will give Mukwege the platform he deserves. He founded Panzi Hospital in the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo. The hospital treats women and girls who have been victims of exceptional violence, including gang rape and vaginal assault with weapons, not just male organs. … [Read more...] about Opinion: Nobel Peace Prize winner is inspiration to all