Tagged: Nobel Peace Prize

China cans Norway visits over Nobel

Oslo – China has cancelled at least four official visits to and from Norway in apparent anger over last week’s decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, the...

Nobel Peace Prize 2010

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2010 to Liu Xiaobo for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China. The Norwegian Nobel Committee has...

Yes he can – US Ambassador visit to NTNU

American President Barack Obama has only been in office a year but has steadfastly tackled some of the most pressing problems facing the United States, from health care reform to nuclear proliferation in Iran,...

Michelle Obama picks up four Oleana sweaters in Oslo

Fashion icon Michelle Obama received much attention for her four shift dresses while she was in Oslo with her husband Barack Obama when he received the Nobel Peace Prize on Dec. 10. “Michelle Obama...

Rybak meets Obama, Jean, Smith, Westlife

The ruling king of the Eurovision Song Contest, Alexander Rybak, and the President of the United States, Barack Obama, had a chance to meet yesterday in Norway. As announced already before, Rybak is set...

White House Notebook: Short stay miffs Norwegians

OSLO — President Barack Obama’s decision to break with tradition and not follow the lead of past Nobel Peace Prize winners bewildered some Norwegians. Others thought he was being impolite. Obama had quite a...

Nobel Peace Prize 2009

Their Majesties The King and Queen and Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess attended the 10 December ceremony at Oslo City Hall at which President Barack Obama received the Nobel Peace...