World Food Programme trumps Thunberg to win 2020 Peace Prize

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    The United Nations World Food Programme has won the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to end world hunger. The organisation has helped 97 million people in 88 countries over the last year alone. Contenders for the prize included climate activist Greta Thunberg, while US President Donald Trump was also nominated.

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