News tagged with peace

Nobel Peace Prize to be announced in Oslo

(AP)—After vetting candidates for seven months, the Norwegian judges for the Nobel Peace Prize will reveal the winner of the coveted award on Friday, capping a week of Nobel Prize announcements.

Oct 12, 2012
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Chinese netizens flood Obama's Google+ page

Hundreds of Chinese have flooded US President Barack Obama's Google+ page, apparently taking advantage of a glitch in China's censorship system to post about human rights and green cards.

Feb 26, 2012
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New data allows for unique conflict research

Which factors increase the risk for armed conflict and war? What circumstances make conflict resolution more likely to be successful? If work for peace is to bear fruit; these questions needs to be answered. Today, the Uppsala ...

Dec 08, 2011
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Scientists show how to make peace

Can science predict peace? Can scientific modeling help to end crises in today’s war-torn regions? New research from the New England Complex Systems Institute (NECSI) says yes.

Oct 19, 2011
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Tiny Israel a giant in scientific research

Israel's contribution to the world of scientific research has won it a growing number of accolades, with the Jewish state turning out an impressive number of achievements relative to its size.

Oct 05, 2011
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To bluff, or not to bluff? That is the question

Economist Christopher Cotton from the University of Miami (UM), uses game theory to explore two of the most famous military bluffs in history. The findings are published in the current issue of the Journal of Peace Research.

May 23, 2011
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Peace Nobel website under cyber attack

The Nobel Peace Prize website came under cyber attack from Taiwan, Norwegian telecoms operator Telenor said Tuesday, less than three weeks after jailed Chinese dissent Liu Xiaobo won the award.

Oct 26, 2010
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