Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan dies aged 80

Getty Images Kofi Annan has died aged 80.   The Nobel Peace Prize winner and former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has died aged 80.See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: How a black cop infiltrated the KKK — the true story behind Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’ See Also: Your opinion matters — Join […]

Republican lawmakers nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

Pool/Getty Images A group of Republican members of Congress on Wednesday nominated President Donald Trump for a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts on North Korea’s nuclear program.  Republican Rep. Luke Messer of Indiana sent a letter to the Nobel Prize Committee formally nominating the president, stating Trump was bringing peace to the Korean Peninsula via […]

South Korea’s president calls for Trump to get the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on North Korea

Donald Trump should win a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end a standoff with North Korea over nuclear weapons, according to South Korea’s president. Moon Jae-in said Monday: “President Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize. What we need is only peace.” Trump threatened war with North Korea multiple times and pushed very […]

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan, 6 years after she was shot by the Taliban

Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Malala Yousafzai returned to Pakistan, six years after being shot by the Taliban. Yousafzai has been an advocate for schooling for girls. In 2014, she became the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for her education advocacy. Nobel laureate and education activist Malala Yousafzai returned to her native Pakistan on Thursday, […]

Nobel economist Stiglitz sees no legal functions for bitcoin: ‘We have a good medium of exchange called the dollar’

Kim Kyung Hoon/Reuters Nobel-prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz says bitcoin serves no useful function — other than circumventing legality.  Stiglitz, who has called on bitcoin to be outlawed, told Blooomberg Television from Davos: “We have a good medium of exchange called the dollar.” He argues that regulating bitcoin would mean driving it out of existance […]

Akzo Nobel is in talks to merge with a smaller US rival (AXTA)

Reuters/Toby Sterling and Bart H. Meijer Akzo Nobel is in talks to merge with US rival Axalta Coating Systems. A deal would create a $ 30 billion company.    (Reuters) – Dutch paints maker Akzo Nobel , under pressure after rejecting a lucrative takeover offer and two profit warnings, has confirmed merger talks with smaller U.S. rival […]

Richard Thaler wins the Nobel prize for economic sciences

THE credit-card bill arrives. You have enough money in a savings account to pay it off—the sensible thing to do, arithmetically speaking, since the interest rate on the credit-card balance far exceeds that earned on the savings. Yet you leave the savings untouched, and pay only as much of the bill as your current-account balance […]

Quitting Iran deal would ruin 12yrs’ work, threaten nuclear war – rep for Nobel Peace Prize-winner

Washington’s threats to walk out of the Iran nuclear deal is a critical moment for global nuclear non-proliferation, as it risks uprooting over a decade of diplomatic work and bring the world on the verge of a nuclear war, Jean-Marie Collin of ICAN France told RT. Read more Collin, coordinator of the International Campaign to […]