John Hume, Northern Ireland peace maker, dies

John Hume, a Roman Catholic architect of Northern Ireland’s Good Friday peace agreement who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in ending 30 years of sectarian violence, has died at the age of 83. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation … Read more John Hume, Northern Ireland peace maker, dies

Tributes to John Hume – a “champion of peace” in Northern Ireland – BBC News

A “political giant”, a “champion of peace”, one of Ireland’s “greatest ever sons”. Leading figures from around the world have been paying tribute to the the Nobel Peace Prize winner and Northern Ireland politician John Hume who has died. He was 83. John Hume played a key role in ending decades of violence in Northern … Read more Tributes to John Hume – a “champion of peace” in Northern Ireland – BBC News

Former SDLP leader and Nobel peace prize winner John Hume dies aged 83 | ITV News

Former prime minister Tony Blair has led tributes to former SDLP leader John Hume, one of the key architects of peace in Northern Ireland, after his death at the age of 83. Mr Hume, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for the decisive part he played in ending the Troubles, had suffered ill-health for … Read more Former SDLP leader and Nobel peace prize winner John Hume dies aged 83 | ITV News

‘No peace in N Ireland without John Hume’

Nobel Peace Prize winner and prominent Northern Ireland politician John Hume has died aged 83. The former leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) dedicated himself to ending decades of bloodshed in Northern Ireland and was instrumental to the creation of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998. He took political risks by holding … Read more ‘No peace in N Ireland without John Hume’

Nadia Murad on the state of the Yazidi community, 6 years after ISIL started its genocidal campaign

Remarks by Nadia Murad, Nobel Peace Laureate & UNODC Goodwill Ambassador, on the United Nations Digital Dialogue Commemorating the 6th Anniversary of the genocidal campaign against the Yazidi Minority – Six years after ISIL started its genocidal campaign: The state of the Yazidi community.

North Ireland leader John Hume passes away

Tributes are being paid to Northern Ireland political leader John Hume, who has died at the age of 83 following a long illness. Al Jazeera’s Leah Harding has more on the life and legacy of the Nobel Peace Prize winner, and leading player in the Northern Ireland peace process. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe … Read more North Ireland leader John Hume passes away

John Hume, ‘architect’ of peace in Northern Ireland, dies

Nobel Peace Prize winner and prominent Northern Ireland politician John Hume has died aged 83. The former leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) dedicated himself to ending decades of bloodshed in Northern Ireland and was instrumental to the creation of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998. He took political risks by holding … Read more John Hume, ‘architect’ of peace in Northern Ireland, dies

BREAKING: John Hume ‘The Martin Luther King of N Ireland’ dies aged 83

Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume who was once described by former US President Bill Clinton as “the Martin Luther King of Northern Ireland”, has died. The former SDLP leader is credited with persuading the British and Irish governments that the gun could be taken out of Irish politics which paved the way for the … Read more BREAKING: John Hume ‘The Martin Luther King of N Ireland’ dies aged 83

Eid al-Adha: Turkey’s President Erdogan Takes Part in Prayer at Hagia Sofia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan takes part in prayer at the Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque in Istanbul. To Erdogan and his religious conservative supporters, the reconversion of the Hagia Sophia to a mosque is a milestone in Turkey’s rebirth as a powerful, Muslim nation after a century of misguided efforts to imitate the Christian West. … Read more Eid al-Adha: Turkey’s President Erdogan Takes Part in Prayer at Hagia Sofia

An all-out war? | Scientists warn against renewal of nuclear tests

A group of 40 scientists has warned the US against a resumption of nuclear testing after reports have emerged suggesting that the Trump administration ‘discussed whether to conduct the first nuclear test’ since a decades-long moratorium. Nobel Laureate Sir Richard J. Roberts believes a renewal of nuclear tests could set off an alarming chain reaction. … Read more An all-out war? | Scientists warn against renewal of nuclear tests

Is inefficient coronavirus testing delaying US economic recovery? | The Bottom Line

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Romer says it is crucial for the United States to fix its coronavirus testing system if the country is ever going to get back to normal. Currently, some states have more than enough COVID-19 test kits, while others are struggling to find enough. Often, people have to wait more than a … Read more Is inefficient coronavirus testing delaying US economic recovery? | The Bottom Line

Greta Thunberg donates €1m prize money to climate groups

Climate activist Greta Thunberg has been awarded the Gulbenkian prize for humanity for the way she ‘has been able to mobilise younger generations’ and has announced she will donate the prize money to climate groups. The €1m is the largest prize won by the 17-year-old environmental campaigner who has also won Amnesty International’s top human rights … Read more Greta Thunberg donates €1m prize money to climate groups

Paul Krugman: Relax and don’t worry about the debt

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman says the UK should not worry about its increasing debt amid record spending during the coronavirus crisis. Austerity and reducing the national debt was a cornerstone of Conservative and coalition government policy following the 2008 economic crisis. But Krugman said the UK should not follow that path. Follow us on … Read more Paul Krugman: Relax and don’t worry about the debt

TIBET: Why does CHINA want to KEEP IT so BADLY? – VisualPolitik EN

Tibet is the poorest region in China. For centuries, they had a political system based on a kind of feudalism mixed with a Buddhist theocracy where the Dalai Lama was the religious and political leader. But all of that changed in 1950, with the Chinese invasion led by Mao Zedong. Since then, Tibetans have suffered … Read more TIBET: Why does CHINA want to KEEP IT so BADLY? – VisualPolitik EN