Nobel Peace prize for anti-nuke activists - NEWS.com.au

The Nobel Peace prize has gone to an organisation that has its roots in Australia and has been campaigning against nuclear weapons for more than a decade. Nerijus Adomaitis and Tom Miles. ReutersOctober 7, 20171:54am. The Norwegian Nobel ...

Nobel winners ICAN ramp up Trump criticism - Yahoo Singapore News

Days after calling Donald Trump "a moron", the head of the Nobel Peace Prize winning nuclear disarmament group ICAN warned Friday that reckless leaders with atomic bombs made banning the weapons an immediate priority. Beatrice Fihn, the executive ...

Nobel peace prize: Ican award sends nuclear message - BBC News

The Nobel Committee's decision to honour the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, known as Ican, provides a powerful and timely reinforcement of the opprobrium and concern that should be attached to nuclear weapons. It comes at a ...

ICAN: Nobel Prize 'Shines Light' On Cause - Hartford City News Times

The network coordinator for the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons said the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the organization "shines a needed light" on the pathway towards a world free of nuclear weapons. (Oct. 6). Subscribe for more ...

NATO gives frosty reception to ICAN Nobel win - Prothom Alo (English)

Nuclear disarmament group ICAN executive director Beatrice Fihn poses in front of her office after ICAN won the Nobel Peace Prize for its decade-long campaign to rid the world of the atomic bomb as nuclear-fuelled crises swirl over North Korea and Iran ...

The Latest: Gorbachev hails Nobel prize for anti-nuke group - FederalNewsRadio.com

Former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev has hailed the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to a group campaigning against nuclear weapons, saying it reinforces the position that he and Ronald Reagan took at the Reykjavik summit a generation ago.

Nobel peace prize is tribute to anti-nuclear campaigners, says Ican director – video - The Guardian

The executive director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (Ican), Beatrice Fihn, speaks to reporters in Geneva, Switzerland, on Friday after the organisation won the Nobel peace prize. Ican seeks to eliminate atomic weapons ...

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded Nobel Peace Prize - gulfnews.com

Brussels: The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (Ican) won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, a recognition of its efforts to avoid nuclear conflict at a time of greater danger than at any other period in recent memory. The Norwegian ...

Trump presidency has put the spotlight on nuclear risks: Nobel Peace Prize winner ICAN - The Hindu

Beatrice Fihn, Executive Director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), attends a news conference after ICAN won the Nobel Peace Prize 2017, in Geneva, Switzerland on Friday. | Photo Credit: Reuters. AFP. October 06, 2017 ...

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to anti-nuclear weapons campaigners - Madison.com

The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. The Norwegian Nobel Committee said ICAN was receiving the award for its "work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences ...

Top Asian News 2:40 pm GMT - Yahoo News UK

OSLO, Norway (AP) — The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, a group of mostly young activists pushing for a global treaty to ban the cataclysmic bombs. The award of the $1.1-million prize ...

Anti-nuclear group takes out Nobel Prize - Yahoo7 News

A Melbourne-launched international group pushing for a ban on nuclear weapons has won the Nobel Peace Prize. The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons was launched in Victoria's Parliament House 10 years ago and was announced as ...

Analysis: Nobel lets Korea nuke players know they 'are watching' - ABC News

FILE - in this Sept. 13, 2017 file photo activists of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) protest against the conflict between North Korea and the USA with masks of the North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un, right, and the US ...

Anti-Nuclear Weapons Group ICAN Wins Nobel Peace Prize - Tasnim News Agency (press release)

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has won the Nobel Peace Prize 2017, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced Friday. In a statement, the committee said the Geneva-based anti-nuclear weapons ...

Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Group Opposing Nuclear Weapons - New York Times

Beatrice Fihn, executive director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, and Daniel Hogsta, a coordinator, celebrating in Geneva after the group was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. Credit Denis Balibouse/Reuters. In a year ...

Anti-nuclear campaign ICAN says Nobel Peace Prize a 'great honor' - TODAYonline

"It is a great honor to have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 in recognition of our role in achieving the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. "This historic agreement, adopted on 7 July with the backing of 122 nations, offers a ...

ICAN elated at Nobel Peace Prize, pays tribute to atom bomb survivors - TODAYonline

GENEVA - A spokeswoman for International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) said on Friday the organization was overjoyed at that it had won the Nobel Peace Prize. "As you can imagine we are elated, this is great news," Daniela Varano told ...

2017 Nobel Prize is Wake Up Call to Humanity: Eliminate Nuclear Weapons or face Catastrophe - PR Web (press release)

Today's Nobel Peace Prize awarded to ICAN reaffirms that prohibiting and eliminating nuclear weapons is the most urgent security priority of our time. ICAN was launched in 2007 by International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW), the ...

Nobel Committee 'Finally' Chooses Worthy Laureate of Peace Prize - Assange - Sputnik International

As the Nobel Peace Prize was given to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons earlier in the day, Assange has commented on the committee's choice this year. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has mockingly praised ...

ICAN just won the Nobel Peace Prize: What is ICAN? - USA TODAY

ICAN, a little-known organization that campaigns to abolish nuclear weapons, won this year's Nobel Peace Prize. It becomes the 27th organization to scoop the accolade. Here's what we know about The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.