Liu Xiaobo, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 for “his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China,” has died.
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Nobel Peace Prize laureate and political dissident Liu Xiaobo died of liver cancer on Thursday after almost a decade of imprisonment by the Chinese government on charges of sedition, The Associated Pr...
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"The citation has been recovered in pristine condition."
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Three people have been arrested.
Satyarthi is a renowned Indian child rights activist and the winner of Nobel Peace Prize in 2014.
OSLO, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the 2016 Nobel PeacePrize on Friday in a surprise after Colombians voted "No" to an agreement he signed with Marxist rebels to end 52...
“Don’t give mom a hard time, OK?” the trailer of Netflix’s upcoming documentary White Helmets shows a Syrian Civil Defence (SCD) volunteer, a “White Helmet”, kissing his child, and then stepping out in the dystopian background of the bombed-out city of Aleppo in Syria. He looks up at the sky, scanning it for planes and helicopters, which come and drop bombs every day, killing scores of people who do not matter much to the world anymore.
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A young boy named Kalu, who had been rescued from a carpet-weaving unit in Bihar, once raised a compelling and very significant question when he met then-President Bill Clinton. In conversation with t...
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Expressing his disapproval over awarding Malala Yousafzai with a Nobel Peace Prize, spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Saturday said he would never accept the award since he believed only in worki...
Malala Yousafzai, the youngest person ever to win the Nobel peace prize, has another reason to celebrate after posting a string of top grades in her GCSEs, a set of important exams faced by British te...
The setting -- the base of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C -- was perfect to launch the Meet Up For Childhood Freedom. As the symbol of the anti-slavery movement watched over, a man in a white kurta pyjama made an impassioned plea to fight child labour across the world. He was Kailash Satyarthi, who in 2014 was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work against child labour. A year later, Satyarthi wants to take the crusade further.
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ISLAMABAD — Four Pakistani Taliban militants were today sentenced to 25 years in jail by an anti-terrorism court for their role in the 2012 attack on Malala Yousafzai, the teenage child rights activis...
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Each encounter with Kailash Satyarthi leaves an indelible mark on me -- his quiet persona is calming, his smile infectious. He is a serious man but he speaks light-heartedly. It is impossible not to be won over by his slow, deliberate manner of speaking. So I was surprised when he chose to speak about anger at the TED conference last month in Vancouver.
Education is the most powerful weapon to fight extremism and terrorism. The forces attacking schools and killing our children are clearly feeling threatened and cornered. They are trying to demolish humanity at an insane and inhuman low, but the power of innocence, knowledge and compassion can never be undermined.