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Nobel Peace Prize laureate Muhammad Yunus visits Hiroshima peace park

Mar 27, 2018

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Muhammad Yunus visits Hiroshima peace park

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Muhammad Yunus visited Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park on Tuesday and offered flowers at the cenotaph commemorating victims of the 1945 atomic bombing. Yunus, a Bangladeshi economist who founded Grameen Bank, which provides small loans in poverty-stricken rural areas, vowed to work ...

Abe snubs head of Nobel-winning no-nukes group

Jan 15, 2018

Abe snubs head of Nobel-winning no-nukes group

The leader of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which won last year's Nobel Peace Prize, has been denied a meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the nongovernmental organization Peace Boat said Monday. ICAN has asked the Japanese government twice since late December to ...