Obama's refusal to apologise for Hiroshima has split opinions. But most people in the world would agree they never want to see it repeated. Given that, just how much has Obama done to make the world safer from nuclear war?
ICAN Germany spokesperson Anne Balzer said the award is an honor and a sign of recognition for the organization's work toward nuclear disarmament. It is also a slap in the face for Washington, she told DW.
More than two-thirds of the world's countries are calling for a global ban on nuclear weapons. DW examines the questions over the state of weapons stockpiles, disarmament deals and their chances of success.
The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the anti-nuclear weapons organization ICAN. It is the right decision at the right moment, says DW's Martin Muno.
Japan has marked the 72nd anniversary of the US nuclear attack on the city of Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 in total by the end of 1945. Warnings about the current threat posed by North Korea were also issued.
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