OSLO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is not saying whether or not he nominated Donald Trump for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, but the question may be moot: the U.S. president has been put forward by others for the prestigious award. FILE PHOTO - U.S. President Donald Trump listens to Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, U.S., September 26, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria During a White House news conference on Friday, Trump said the Japanese premier had given him “the most beautiful copy” of a five-page nomination letter to the Norwegian Nobel Committee. Since then Abe has declined to say whether he had done so. Regardless, Trump has already been nominated by two Norwegian lawmakers. “We have nominated him of course for the positive developments on the Korean Peninsula,” Per-Willy Amundsen, who was Justice Minister in … [Read more...] about No need for Shinzo Abe: Trump already nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
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President Donald Trump said Friday that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize based on his work to promote peace between North and South Korea. Trump told reporters Friday during an address on border security in the White House Rose Garden that Abe gave him “a copy of a letter” sent to the committee in charge of giving out the Nobel Prize.“Prime Minister Abe of Japan gave me the most beautiful copy of a letter that he sent to the people who give out a thing called the Nobel Prize,” Trump said, according to a White House transcript of the address. “He said, ‘I have nominated you, respectfully on behalf of Japan, I am asking them to give you the Nobel Peace Prize.’” The president said Abe submitted the nomination to the Norwegian committee in charge of awarding the prize because Japan felt “safe” after North Korea stopped launching ballistic missiles. “He had rocket ships and he had … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Says Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Nominated Him for Nobel Peace Prize
World Donald Trump Politics International Affairs During a long speech in the Rose Garden on Friday, President Donald Trump claimed that he was responsible for saving about 3 million people in Syria from being slaughtered. Addressing representatives of the media during a news conference at which he declared the situation at the southern border a national emergency, the president noted that, unlike his predecessor, President Barack Obama, he would likely never win the Nobel Peace Prize, despite his efforts to promote world peace. “They gave it to Obama. He didn’t even know what he got it for. He was there for about 15 seconds and he got the Nobel Prize. He said, ‘Oh, what did I get it for?’…With me, I probably will never get it. But if you look at Idlib Province in Syria, I stopped the slaughter of perhaps 3 million people. Nobody talks about that,” Trump said. President Donald Trump speaks on border security during a Rose Garden event at … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Claims He Stopped ‘Slaughter’ of 3 Million People in Syria as He Makes Case for 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?
POLITICS 11/29/2018 05:07 am ET “We should have gotten the Emmy for ‘The Apprentice,’ you know?” By Lee Moran President Donald Trump predicted he’ll “never” win a Nobel Peace Prize in an interview with the New York Post published Tuesday. He then immediately whined to the New York tabloid about losing out an Emmy Award for his former reality TV show “The Apprentice.” “Well, they’ll never give it to me,” Trump said about the Nobel prize, which he was rumored in some conservative circles to be a contender for with regard to his administration’s attempts at improving global relations with North Korea. “We should have gotten the Emmy for ‘The Apprentice,’ you know?” Trump tangentially added. “I had the No. 1 show, ‘The Apprentice.’ Arnold Schwarzenegger blew it. Big movie star. It was dead in two nights. I had it for 14 seasons.” Trump claimed … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Makes Nobel Peace Prize Prediction, Then Rants About Emmy Award Loss