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Nobel Economics Prize Goes To Two Americans

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 7:50 am (UTC-5)
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Americans Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims have been awarded the 2011 Nobel economics prize for research on the relationship between government policy decisions and the economy. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the prize Monday to the two American professors “for their empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy.” The prize committee […]

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U.S. Repeats Calls on China to Release Nobel Prize Winner

Posted October 7th, 2011 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States has renewed calls for China to free jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo who won the Nobel Peace Prize one year ago. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland made a new call Friday as the Nobel Prize committee announced new peace prize winners for this year. Nuland also urged Beijing to stop harassing Liu’s wife […]

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U.S. Repeats Calls on China to Release Nobel Prize Winner

Posted October 7th, 2011 at 4:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States has renewed calls for China to free jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo who won the Nobel Peace Prize one year ago. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland made a new call Friday as the Nobel Prize committee announced new peace prize winners for this year. Nuland also urged Beijing to stop harassing Liu’s wife […]

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Sirleaf, Gbowee Add to List of African Peace Prize Winners

Posted October 7th, 2011 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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Here is a list of all the Nobel Peace Prize winners from sub-Saharan Africa, and the reasons cited by the Nobel Committee for their selections: 2011 – Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee, Liberia, “for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.” 2004 – […]

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Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Trio of Liberian, Yemeni Women

Posted October 7th, 2011 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee and Yemeni women’s rights advocate Tawakkul Karman. The Norwegian Nobel Committee made the announcement Friday in Oslo, saying the three women will split the coveted award for “their nonviolent struggle for the safety of women and […]

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A Look at Yemeni Woman Who Shares Nobel Peace Prize

Posted October 7th, 2011 at 8:10 am (UTC-5)
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Tawakkul Karman of Yemen, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize announced Friday, is the first Arab woman to win the award. A mother of three from the flashpoint city of Taiz, she has been a key figure in anti-government protests against President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The 32-year-old Karman is the leader of the Women Journalists […]

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A Look at Yemeni Woman Who Shares Nobel Peace Prize

Posted October 7th, 2011 at 7:50 am (UTC-5)
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Tawakkul Karman of Yemen, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize announced Friday, is the first Arab woman to win the award. A mother of three from the flashpoint city of Taiz, she has been a key figure in anti-government protests against President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The 32-year-old Karman is the leader of the Women Journalists […]

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Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Trio of Liberian, Yemeni Women

Posted October 7th, 2011 at 6:25 am (UTC-5)
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The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee and Yemeni women’s rights advocate Tawakkul Karman. The Norwegian Nobel Committee made the announcement Friday in Oslo, saying the three women will split the coveted award for “their nonviolent struggle for the safety of women and […]

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Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Trio of Liberian, Yemeni Women

Posted October 7th, 2011 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee and Yemeni women’s rights advocate Tawakkul Karman. The Norwegian Nobel Committee made the announcement Friday in Oslo, saying the three women will split the coveted award for “their nonviolent struggle for the safety of women and […]

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Sirleaf, Gbowee, and Karman Win Nobel Peace Prize

Posted October 7th, 2011 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman for “their nonviolent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.” The Norwegian Nobel Committee made the announcement Friday in Oslo, saying “we cannot achieve lasting peace in the world […]

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