Nobel Peace Prize

Jessica Elgot

'We Are Part Of The Problem' | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK

If the message from London's Sexual Violence in Conflict global summit is that foreign women need protecting from rape, then we've got this all wrong....

EU Election Results: A Symptom of a Less Peaceful Europe?

Barry Navarro | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Politics
Barry Navarro

Since the last European elections were held in 2009, five EU countries - Greece, Ireland, Spain, Portugal and Cyprus - have required bailouts, and unemployment across the continent has remained persistently high, particularly among young people.

Obama: Funny, Clever, Neither or Both?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Preetam Kaushik

Now, coming back to the core question - Is Obama a funny guy? Well it depends, doesn't it? On whether we're laughing with him or at him. Because if it's the latter, his predecessor Bush takes the cake.

No Peace Between Morrissey And Norway For Nobel Prize Gig

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK

Morrissey, so well known for his aptitude in sparking rows, has – unsurprisingly – raised a few eyebrows after appearing on the bill at the Nobel ...

'How Can A State-Run Organisation Run A Campaign Of Criminal Intimidation?'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.12.2013 | UK

He may have won Bangladesh's only Nobel prize – for reducing poverty – but Muhammad Yunus has been accused of "sucking blood" from the poor, in a ...

Malala Reunited With Friends Also Injured In Taliban Attack

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, said her fight for universal education has been empowered as two of...

'I Should Have Won The Nobel Peace Prize'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

In what may be the most bad-taste joke ever made, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has quipped that he should have been the recipient of the Nobel Pea...

David Miliband Warns Nobel Prize Award 'Dangerous' For Syria

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Politics

David Miliband has warned that the decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) is ironi...

Thank you, Malala

Karen Ruimy | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Ruimy

Today, on the International Day of the Girl Child, I will speak to my 13 year old daughter and I will tell her about your amazing story. I will tell her how your actions, your blog and your use of social media brought the plight of you and your sisters to the world.

Chemical Weapons Watchdog Awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2013

The Huffington Post/UK | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Awarding the prestigious medal the Nobel Norwegian...

Norwegian TV Suggests Malala NOT Up For Nobel Prize

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK

The Nobel Peace Prize may not be going to Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban, but to an international body that monitors...

Malala Expected To Win Nobel But Award Has History Of Controversy

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK

In Oslo on Friday, the Nobel committee is due to announce this year’s laureates for the Nobel Peace Prize, with Malala Yousufzai the favourite to pi...

'If We Get The Chance Again We Will Definitely Try To Kill Her'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A year after Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head for promoting education for girls in Pakistan, a spokesman for the Taliban has threatened her life ...

News Punch: Tobacco Free Ireland. Putin for the Nobel Prize?

Marc Paterson | Posted 04.12.2013 | UK Comedy
Marc Paterson

Which of these two things is most likely to happen? Ireland becoming tobacco free by 2025 or bear wrestling, jet fighter piloting, Middle East weapons...

Vladimir Putin As You've Never Seen Him Before (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

SEE ALSO: 'Gay Athletes & Tourists Could Face Arrest During Russia's 2014 Sochi Olympic Games'Shirtless Prince Harry Entices Punters Into Gay Bar ...

Aung San Suu Kyi, Václav Havel, and the Art of Dissent

Jeffrey Gedmin | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Politics
Jeffrey Gedmin

At Prague's Forum 2000 there are often surprises and touching gestures. What else would you expect from a conference started by a man who rode a scooter down the hallways of Prague castle when he became President and drew a heart as part of his signature?

Forget Trees - Planting Celebrities Will Save the World

Ben Acheson | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK
Ben Acheson

Despite the laughable hypocrisy, the benefits of celebrity environmentalism are obvious, even when they merely regurgitate inoffensive green buzzwords. They draw attention to unnoticed issues. They mobilise people. When they speak, we listen.

WATCH: Fugitive Edward Snowden Nominated For Human Rights Award

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK

The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, considered Europe’s top human rights award, could go to the fugitive US defence contractor turned whistl...

Does Putin Deserve The Nobel Peace Prize?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK

He's not exactly the first person who springs to mind when considering the Nobel Peace Prize, but Russian President Vladimir Putin is apparently deser...

Women, War and Peace: What We Can All Learn From The Zimbabwean Women Fighting Violence As Elections Approach

Bidisha | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK

World peace will not come from the macho mindset which has destroyed world societies. It'll come from the non-violence which makes the global women's movement the most profound, poignant, successful and ongoing revolution the world has ever seen.

Pictures Of The Day Live: 11th December 2012

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK

The Huffington Post picture desk live bringing you the best pictures of the day from around the world chosen by our very own photo editors. We woul...

Five Reasons Why The EU Might Deserve A Nobel Peace Prize...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK

The European Union has come in for a lot of stick for winning the Nobel Peace Prize, as southern European countries are declared near bankrupt, riots ...

Is the Nobel Peace Prize Exploding?

Curt Rice | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK Politics
Curt Rice

Every year on 10 December, Norway awards the Nobel Peace Prize. This date marks the anniversary of the death of Alfred Nobel, who endowed the Nobel Prizes in his will. Nobel was able to leave such a large endowment because of the riches generated by his many inventions, the most famous of which is dynamite.

Hardline Islamists To Issue Fatwa On Malala, As She Is Declared An Apostate Of Islam

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK

Islamic radicalists based in Britain are reportedly preparing to issue a fatwa on Malala Yousafzai. According to controversial cleric Anjem Chouda...

'I Am Malala'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The president of Pakistan is to be presented with a petition with more than one million signatories, urging him to make education available to all chi...