Trump 'boorish and arrogant', but worthy of Nobel: Norway MP
Oslo (AFP) - The Norwegian MP who last week nominated Donald Trump for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize said Tuesday the US president may come across as "boorish and arrogant" but insisted he was a "worthy" candidate.Christian Tybring-Gjedde, a member of parliament for Norway's anti-immigration populist party, made waves on September 10 when he announced he had nominated Trump for the prestigious prize. He cited the "unique and historic" agreement Trump helped broker normalising relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), he told AFP.The Norwegian Nobel Committee welcomes all the na...
Trump revels in nomination for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize
Washington (AFP) - US President Donald Trump revelled Wednesday in his nomination by a right-wing Norwegian politician for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize."Thank you!" he said in one of a flurry of tweets and retweets celebrating the nomination, which cited Trump's role in brokering an agreement to normalize relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.Norwegian member of parliament Christian Tybring-Gjedde told AFP that he has nominated the Republican due to the "unique and historic agreement between Israel and the UAE -- an agreement that, we hope, can be extended to other Arab countries...