National / Politics Oct 12, 2017

Nobel Peace Prize laureate raps Japan's snub of nuclear ban treaty

A key member of an international organization that won this year's Nobel Peace Prize criticized the Japanese government Wednesday for ignoring a landmark U.N. treaty that outlaws nuclear weapons. "This extraordinary silence on this treaty by the Japanese government is very, very disappointing and frustrating," ...

Nobel Peace Prize is also for hibakusha: ICAN chief

National Oct 7, 2017

Nobel Peace Prize is also for hibakusha: ICAN chief

This year's Nobel Peace Prize is not only for the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons but also for the hibakusha — the survivors of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki — ICAN chief Beatrice Fihn said. "This is their prize as well," ...

Colombian President Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize

World Oct 7, 2016

Colombian President Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for bringing to an end half a century of civil war. In its citation, the Norwegian Nobel Committee paid tribute to Santos for concluding a peace accord with FARC guerillas. It said ...