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Bigly Yuge: Donald Trump nominated for 2021 Nobel Prize in Medicine
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Bigly Yuge: Donald Trump nominated for 2021 Nobel Prize in Medicine

As next week's US election approaches, Indian author Avirook Sen will send despatches from Texas as part of a multi-part satirical series that seeks to probe the assertion that Donald Trump has killed satire

Hunger is a weapon of war but the World Food Programme can't build peace on its own
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Hunger is a weapon of war but the World Food Programme can't build peace on its own

Hunger has been used as a weapon of war for many years, but the issue has recently risen to prominence because of the increased risk of mass starvation in today’s conflicts.

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed receives Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, says 'hell' of war fueled desire for peace with Eritrea
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Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed receives Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, says 'hell' of war fueled desire for peace with Eritrea

The winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize says his horrifying experiences as a young Ethiopian soldier fueled his determination to seek an end to the long conflict with a neighbouring country

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death not enough to compensate for Islamic State's atrocities, says Yazidi laureate Nadia Murad
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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death not enough to compensate for Islamic State's atrocities, says Yazidi laureate Nadia Murad

Murad became a voice for minority Yazidis, founding an organization to help women, children victimized by genocide, mass atrocities, human trafficking

Threat of climate change has overtaken the prospect of nuclear war: Nobel Peace laureate
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Threat of climate change has overtaken the prospect of nuclear war: Nobel Peace laureate

The IMF urged the biggest carbon polluters to agree to tax emissions to keep climate change at safe levels.

Nobel Prize in Physics: James Peebles, master of the universe, shares award
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Nobel Prize in Physics: James Peebles, master of the universe, shares award

Peebles advanced the concept of a dark matter component to the universe and its implications for the evolution of structure.

Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize 2019 for ending stand-off with Eritrea
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Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize 2019 for ending stand-off with Eritrea

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for his peacemaking efforts with Eritrea, The prize, worth nine million Swedish crowns, or around $900,000, will be presented in Oslo on 10 December

Nobel Prize in Physics for two breakthroughs: Evidence for the Big Bang and a way to find exoplanets
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Nobel Prize in Physics for two breakthroughs: Evidence for the Big Bang and a way to find exoplanets

James Peebles, of all this year’s Nobel prize winners, is the biggest star of the real “Big Bang Theory."

Discovery of how cells sense oxygen levels earns Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
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Discovery of how cells sense oxygen levels earns Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Hypoxia-inducible factor is a protein that increases inside the cell when the oxygen levels fall, helping the cell survive.

Nobel Medicine Prize awarded to three scientists for discovering how cells adapt to low oxygen supply
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Nobel Medicine Prize awarded to three scientists for discovering how cells adapt to low oxygen supply

The three scientists will equally share the Nobel prize award money of nine million Swedish kronor.

Here are five things that you need to know about the Nobel Prize and its awardees
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Here are five things that you need to know about the Nobel Prize and its awardees

The Nobel Prize is not given posthumously but there are exceptions like In 2011 when Ralph Steinman of Canada received it.

Nobel Prize for Peace and Literature faces controversy, again, amid #MeToo scandal
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Nobel Prize for Peace and Literature faces controversy, again, amid #MeToo scandal

Donald Trump has been nominated for the Peace Prize by U.S congressmen for opening a dialogue with North Korea.

Greta Thunberg could be youngest recipient of Nobel Peace Prize but ‘confrontational’ approach to climate change activism likely to hurt chances
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Greta Thunberg could be youngest recipient of Nobel Peace Prize but ‘confrontational’ approach to climate change activism likely to hurt chances

Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg’s shaming of world leaders and air travelers over climate change has won her millions of admirers and attracted many new followers to her cause.

Donald Trump says 'it's unfair' he never got the Nobel Peace prize, US president makes remark during bilateral meet with Imran Khan
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Donald Trump says 'it's unfair' he never got the Nobel Peace prize, US president makes remark during bilateral meet with Imran Khan

US president Donald Trump aired one of his oldest grievances at the United Nations on Monday — that it's unfair he never got the Nobel peace prize.

Malala Yousafzai urges UN to help Kashmiri children go back to school, work towards peace in the Valley
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Malala Yousafzai urges UN to help Kashmiri children go back to school, work towards peace in the Valley

Normal life has remained affected in Kashmir since 5 August, when the special status for Jammu and Kashmir was scrapped and restrictions were imposed

South African court opens trial of police officer for death of 1971 anti-apartheid activist; paves way for prosecution of similar crimes
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South African court opens trial of police officer for death of 1971 anti-apartheid activist; paves way for prosecution of similar crimes

A former South African police officer will face trial over the 1971 killing of an anti-apartheid activist after a court ruling that could lead to the prosecution of similar crimes

Dalai Lama says Tibetans will themselves choose next leader after his death, will reject any individual imposed by China
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Dalai Lama says Tibetans will themselves choose next leader after his death, will reject any individual imposed by China

Pondering what might happen after his death, the Dalai Lama anticipated some attempt by Beijing to foist a successor on Tibetan Buddhists

Global Climate Strike: Teens in over 100 countries skip school to protest inaction
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Global Climate Strike: Teens in over 100 countries skip school to protest inaction

Student protests have been held across New Zealand, Australia, Europe, and the United States.

60 years ago the Dalai Lama escaped China-ruled Tibet: Dressed as a Chinese soldier, he walked for two days to cross over to India
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60 years ago the Dalai Lama escaped China-ruled Tibet: Dressed as a Chinese soldier, he walked for two days to cross over to India

On 31 March the Dalai Lama walked across the border into the Indian state of Assam. "The Dalai Lama entered India on 31 March in the evening," Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru announced on 3 April

Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize; 16-yr-old began 'skip school' protests to save planet
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Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize; 16-yr-old began 'skip school' protests to save planet

Greta Thunberg, 16, has encouraged students to skip school to join protests demanding faster action on climate change, a movement that has spread beyond Sweden to other European nations