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Climate activist Thunberg heads growing field of Nobel Peace Prize candidates

Reuters Wednesday, 26 February 2020
Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, pro-democracy campaigners in Hong Kong and the NATO military alliance are among those tipped for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize, following nominations by politicians.
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