Thursday, July 29, 2021

Tag: Nobel

Louise Glück wins Nobel Prize for Literature

This year's Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded to the US poet Louise Glück. Credits - Getty Images

October 9 (BBC News) - Glück was recognised for "her unmistakable poetic voice, that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal" said the Swedish Academy, which oversees the award. The Academy added she was "surprised" when she received their phone call. Glück, born 1943 in New York, lives in Massachusetts and is also professor of English at Yale University. The ...

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How does the Nobel Peace Prize work?

FILE PHOTO: A bronze bust of Alfred Nobel is pictured before the Nobel Prize ceremony at Stockholm Concert Hall, in Stockholm, Sweden December 10, 2019. TT News Agency/Claudio Bresciani via REUTERS

Oslo, October 5 (Reuters) - The laureate of the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize, one of the world’s top accolades, will be announced on Friday in Oslo. Here is a look at how the award works: WHO CAN WIN? The prize should go to the person “who has done the most or best to advance fellowship among nations, the abolition or ...

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Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

© Leah Millis/Reuters U.S. President Donald Trump has been in office since Jan. 20, 2017. Take a look at his journey, from being a successful real-estate mogul, to a reality television star, to becoming the 45th head of state of the nation.

September 9 (Evening Standard) - Donald Trump has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize after helping broker a peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. Fight-wing Norwegian politician Christian Tybring-Gjedde put the US president forward for a nomination. He told Fox News that it relates to the "historic peace agreement" between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. ...

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