Daniel J. Preston
Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, 71, who grew up on Caribbean island of Trinidad and later became a citizen of Denmark, was awarded the prize in recognition of her achievements in pioneering fish-based food systems to improve nutrition, health and livelihoods for millions around the world.
"The Peace Prize laureates represent civil society in their home countries. They have for many years promoted the right to criticise power and protect the fundamental rights of citizens," the Norwegian Nobel Committee said in its citation.
"I was very surprised ... I never thought it would be on my landscape as a writer," Ernaux told Swedish broadcaster SVT. "It is a great responsibility ... to testify, not necessarily in terms of my writing, but to testify with accuracy and justice in relation to the world."
It was fitting that Britain’s King Charles III should sponsor and deliver the opening address at the COP28 UN climate change conference in Dubai a week ago. He said the world was “dreadfully far off track” on the route to tackle climate change. He warned, “We are carrying out a vast, frightening experiment
Right-wing Italian Prime Minister Giorgio Meloni has won the election last year because of her nationalist credentials, and the nationalist position includes a strong anti-Immigration strain. But Meloni’s Italy is witnessing a surprising change in attitude towards immigrants. There is the recognition
Here’s a pair of handy rules of thumb to know we’re heading into a major election cycle: (1) Republican candidates start talking about the need to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and (2) none of them bothers to say how that will make American health care better. Sure enough, in just the last couple of
Rishi Sunak’s premiership has been rocked by the resignation of immigration minister Robert Jenrick after the PM failed to appease Tory right-wingers with his emergency Rwanda legislation. Home secretary James Cleverly unveiled a bill in the Commons to “disapply” the UK Human Rights Act in a bid