Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado wins German book trade Peace Prize
19 June 2019 | 1:15 pm
The prestigious Peace Prize of the German Book Trade has been awarded to 75-year-old Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado for raising awareness about environmental destruction and the climate crisis.
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Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia's Prime Minister, awarded Nobel Peace Prize
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Photographer Sebastiao Salgado has been honored for environmental work in Brazil, where he revived the lost forests of his childhood. The German Publishers and Booksellers Association said his work promotes biodiversity.
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Weather Photographer Gareth Mon Jones has been named The Royal Meteorological Society Weather Photographer of the Year 2019. The overall winner walked away with £500 cash plus GoPro HERO7 plus RMetS membership for the year.
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Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed receives Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo. Prime Minister Abiy won the prize, in part, for making peace with Eritrea after a two-decade conflict.
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Maria Alida wants running water, Jesus can't wait to meet again with his students and Natalia yearns to get back on stage -- three Venezuelans are photographed holding hand-written posters expressing their wishes during the COVID-19 lockdown.
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Capa's images of US forces invading Normandy on D-Day went around the world. But the photojournalist's story has been challenged.
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Photographer Jonathan Leder denies Emily Ratajkowski's sexual assault allegations
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United Nations agency the World Food Programme has won the Nobel Peace Prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced in Oslo. The organization combats hunger and famine around the world.
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The United Nations food agency, the World Food Programme (WFP), has won the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to combat hunger and improve conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas.
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From the tribesmen of Papua New Guinea to Kazakh eagle hunters in Mongolia, photographer Jimmy Nelson has created an audiovisual odyssey for his latest series of images "The Last Sentinels". Created with the Atelier des Lumières in Paris, his encounters with indigenous communities around the world are on show in the form of an immersive, audiovisual experience.
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AFP photographer Saul Loeb captured some of the most iconic photos from inside the US Capitol when a mob of Donald Trump supporters stormed Congress. In an interview outside Congress the day after, he talks about his eventful day, starting with a security officer telling him how quiet it was in the morning to initially thinking only a dozen protesters made it inside, and finally what happened when "hundreds and hundreds of protesters [were] streaming into the Rotunda from seemingly every direction." Loeb then describes what it was like inside Nancy Pelosi's highly-secure office after it was breached, where he captured a rioter with a foot on a desk and a note left behind that read "We will not back down."
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A man has been sentenced to over 17 years in federal prison in connection with Mac Miller's death in September 2018.
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Ethiopia has agreed a reconstruction and recovery grant with the World Bank, to be used to rebuild basic services in conflict-hit regions of the country.
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