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Nadia Murad: from militants’ slave to Nobel laureate

12 days ago
Nadia Murad survived the worst cruelties inflicted on her people, the Yazidis of Iraq, before becoming a global champion of their cause and winning the Nobel Peace Prize. On Friday, Murad and Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege were jointly…

Malala makes first trip to Pakistan since Taliban attack

6 months, 20 days ago
ISLAMABAD: Nobel laureate and girls' education activist Malala Yousafzai arrived in Pakistan early Thursday morning to meet the prime minister and other officials, ARY News reported. It is her first visit since she was shot in the head…

Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo dies

1 year, 3 months ago
BEIJING: Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, who was being treated for late-stage liver cancer, died on Thursday of multiple organ failure, the government said, having not been allowed to leave the country for treatment as he wished.…

China protests Dalai Lama meeting with Indian president

1 year, 10 months ago
BEIJING: China has objected to the Dalai Lama meeting with Indian President Pranab Mukherjee earlier this month, saying the talks had negatively impacted ties between the Asian neighbours. The Tibetan spiritual leader met with Mukherjee…

Colombian president receives Nobel Peace Prize

1 year, 10 months ago
OSLO: Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said an accord to end a 52-year civil war with Marxist rebels was a "ray of hope" for solving conflicts from Syria to South Sudan as he collected the Nobel Peace Prize on Saturday. In an…