Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jody Williams speaks at 2019 Women Leaders Global Forum
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 Jody Williams, 1997 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, founding coordinator of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines and chair of the Nobel Women's Initiative, speaks at the 2019 Women Leaders Global Forum in Reykjavik, Iceland.
Greta Thunberg is known as the teen activist from Sweden trying to bring awareness to climate change. According to Gizmodo, there is now a rumor going around that Thunberg is actually a time traveler. An archived image of a Thunberg look-alike in the year 1898 appeared where she is mining for gold....
John Hume, a Roman Catholic architect of Northern Ireland's Good Friday peace agreement who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in ending 30 years of sectarian violence, has died at the age of 83. Francis Maguire reports.
Former SDLP leader John Hume has died at the age of 83. Mr Hume, who wasawarded the Nobel Peace Prize for efforts in forging the Good Friday Agreementin Northern Ireland, had suffered ill health for a number of years. The formerFoyle MP had dementia and was cared for in the Owen Mor nursing home inLondonderry.
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CNN reports that Malala Yousafzai, has graduated from Oxford University. She and her family celebrated, with cake and confetti. Malala, is a 22-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner, who lived after being shot in the head at 15 by the Taliban. Born in Pakistan, Malala is an activist who speaks out about girls education and human rights. On Friday Malala tweeted, "Hard to express my joy and gratitude right now as I completed my Philosophy, Politics and Economics degree at Oxford.
Two beluga whales have been transferred to the world's first open-watersanctuary for the breed in Klettsvik Bay, Iceland. Little White and LittleGrey were previously performing whales in indoor captivity in Shanghai, China,but have been given a new life as part of a historic Sea Life Trustinitiative.
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People feeling stressed by lockdown are being invited to let out their frustrations by recording a scream to be played at a speaker in a remote location in Iceland.The invitation comes from Visit Iceland, who have set up a website at which people can record themselves venting their frustration, with the results then played from one of seven speakers set up around the country.
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With the coronavirus pandemic forcing cancellation of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, actors Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams hope fans can get their fix by watching their madcap Netflix comedy about a duo from Iceland who compete in the event. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.