Doctors from the aid organization Emergency treat war victims and refugees, as well as Italians who increasingly can't afford health care. Its founder Gino Strada is receiving the “alternative Nobel Prize,” as the Right Livelihood Award is called.
Four people and organizations have been chosen for what is widely known as the "Alternative Nobel Prize." The four have addressed free speech, war, women's rights and migrants.
Winners of this year's Alternative Nobel Prize have been honored. Awards went to advocates of two communities threatened by climate change, as well as a gay rights campaigner and an Italian surgeon working in war zones.
The Turkish government has accused the HDP leadership of aiding terrorist groups. The raids came as part of a greater, ongoing crackdown on dissident voices since the failed July 15 coup attempt.
The UN secretary-general says the sputtering peace talks are at a critical juncture after a convoy was bombed, killing 20. German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel slammed the attack, calling it a huge setback for peace.
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