Tagged: Nobel Peace Prize

Accepting Peace Prize, Obama Evokes ‘Just War’

OSLO — President Obama, accepting the Nobel Peace Prize here on Thursday, acknowledged the age-old tensions between war and peace but argued that his recent decision to escalate the conflict in Afghanistan was justified to...

Obama arrives in Norway to accept Nobel prize

OSLO (Reuters) – President Barack Obama arrived on Thursday in Norway to receive his Nobel Peace Prize, with live television pictures showing his plane touching down safely at Oslo‘s main airport. To read the...

Obama cancels lunch with Norway’s king

The leader of Norway’s right-wing Progress Party said U.S. President Barack Obama‘s decision to cancel lunch with King Harald is wrong, and poll results agree. Results of an InFact poll indicated 44 percent of...

Obama to visit Oslo

The White House has confirmed that President Barack Obama will personally come to Oslo to accept the Nobel Peace Prize in December, and the Norwegian capital is gearing up for the visit, reports the Norwegian...

Norway’s Field of Peace

Small Design Firm from Cambridge, Mass. was selected to help design and implement four large interactive installations for the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Norway. The Nobel Field, honoring each Laureate, is an illuminated garden of LCD...

Obama and Sarkozy on Nobel Peace Prize list

With no major conflict resolved by peaceful means in recent months, the field of candidates for the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize is seen as wide open ahead of Friday’s announcement of the winner in...