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War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
10/5/2022 9:14:08 AM
As speculation mounts ahead of Friday's much-anticipated Nobel Peace Prize announcement, observers suggest the committee may sound the alarm over the war in Ukraine or climate change.

World - Africa
1/13/2022 2:31:50 PM
The Norwegian Nobel Committee, which awards the Nobel Peace Prize, said Thursday that Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who won the honour in 2019, bore special responsibility for ending the bloodshed in Tigray.

World - Africa
12/31/2021 4:10:41 PM
Tens of thousands of people have been killed in a war that erupted in November 2020 between Ethiopian forces and fighters from the country's Tigray region, who dominated the national government before Nobel Peace Prize-winning Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed took office in 2018.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/27/2021 2:52:02 PM
Egypt mourned the death of South African archbishop and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Desmond Tutu, the Egyptian foreign ministry said in a statement on Monday.

World - Africa
11/24/2021 2:57:11 PM
Ethiopia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister has gone to the battlefront to take charge in a yearlong war as rival fighters approach the capital, his government announced Wednesday.

World - Africa
11/23/2021 12:03:54 AM
Ethiopia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister says he will lead his country's army ``from the battlefront'' beginning Tuesday, a dramatic new step in a devastating yearlong war.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
10/14/2021 3:03:00 PM
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to two journalists last week for their efforts to ensure freedom of expression, but unfortunately not every prize winner has merited the award.

World - International
10/8/2021 6:47:00 PM
Investigative journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their work promoting freedom of expression at a time when liberty of the press is increasingly under threat.

World - Africa
9/24/2021 6:21:35 PM
Tedros has run afoul of the Ethiopian government of Nobel Peace Prize-winning Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed over his outspokenness about killings and other human rights abuses in his home region of Tigray

World - Africa
8/29/2021 12:06:11 PM
The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize winner promised a swift victory, but the war has instead dragged on for months, triggering a humanitarian crisis in Tigray, while the rebels have pushed into the neighbouring regions

World - Africa
8/24/2021 10:03:39 AM
The nine-month war has killed thousands of people and left observers shocked as Ethiopian PM, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, teamed up with former enemy Eritrea to wage war on the Tigray forces, with civilians not spared

World - Africa
8/11/2021 3:15:24 PM
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize winner, sent the army into Tigray after accusing the region's ruling party of mounting attacks against federal army camps

World - Africa
6/19/2021 12:55:03 PM
The election is the centerpiece of a reform drive by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, whose rise to power in 2018 seemed to signal a break with decades of authoritarian rule and led to his Nobel Peace Prize the following year

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
6/15/2021 11:41:10 PM
A global pro-Tigray movement is increasingly highlighting the discrepancy between Abiy Ahmed’s Nobel Peace Prize and alleged war crimes committed there, writes Bassem Aly 

World - Africa
6/6/2021 12:12:01 PM
The destruction continues a pattern of unrest that has blighted the tenure of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, winner of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, and now threatens to disrupt elections in which he'll seek a new term

Opinion -
4/14/2021 12:56:00 PM
Thousands of people have died in massacres committed by Ethiopian soldiers in the Ethiopian region of Tigray on the orders of the regime in Addis Ababa

World - Region
2/1/2021 10:52:54 AM
The deals were announced in a four-month span between mid-August and mid-December and were the most significant diplomatic breakthroughs in the Middle East in 25 years as the region girds for a prolonged confrontation with Iran

World - International
1/31/2021 11:51:47 AM
According to a Reuters survey of Norwegian lawmakers, nominees include Thunberg, Navalny, the WHO and its COVAX programme to secure fair access to COVID-19 vaccines for poor countries

World - Africa
1/15/2021 5:44:12 PM
EU's top diplomat Josep Borrell said Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed needs to live up to the Nobel Peace Prize he was awarded by doing all it takes to end the conflict in Tigray

World - International
12/10/2020 5:00:22 PM
The Oslo-based committee added that depending on how the pandemic develops, Beasley could maybe give his Nobel lecture at the Oslo City Hall in 2021

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