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Two Norwegian politicians nominate Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize

Two Norwegian lawmakers have nominated President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize after the Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.  By – Reuters Christian Tybring-Gjedde and Per-Willy Amundsen, lawmakers with the populist Progress Party, made the nomination. Trump ‘had taken a huge and important step in the direction of the disarmament, peace and reconciliation between North and South Korea,’ they told Norwegian news agency NTB ...

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Sweden’s reputation is being tarnished

The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, has been hit by a major crisis: in the aftermath of a corruption and harassment scandal involving the husband of Academy member Katarina Frostenson, three of the other members who are elected for life have walked out.  By – eurotopics.net “The scandal that has hit the Swedish Academy is growing worse ...

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Three members resigned the Swedish Academy Nobel Prize-awarding after sexual abuse scandal

Three members of the Swedish Academy, the body that selects the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, have withdrawn from its board in protest over the handling of allegations of sexual misconduct by a man married to another member. By –  reuters.com  Academy members and authors Peter Englund, Klas Ostergren and Kjell Espmark all said separately they would no longer ...

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