Murad, a survivor of the Islamic State group's brutal campaign of enslavement, torture and rape of Yazidi women, has campaigned for the freedom of her people since being released from nearly three years in captivity.
This year, the Nobel Committee, based in Oslo, Norway, received 216 nominations for individuals and 115 organisations.
In a video posted on the Facebook page of the hospital he founded in eastern DR Congo in 1999, co-workers and admirers can be seen swarming around the 63-year-old doctor after he emerged from the operating theatre, cheering, ululating wildly and hugging him as he slowly made his way past them.
The choice of two campaigners against sexual violence in war will highlight an issue that has been marginalised for decades.
Alessandra Velluci said "this is a cause that is very close to the United Nations and as you know we have a special representative who is also working towards this, and I'm sure that this Nobel Peace Prize will help advance the cause of ending sexual violence as a weapon of conflict".
Iraq's new President Barham Salih congratulated on Friday Yazidi activist Nadia Murad for winning the Nobel Peace Prize.
"It means a lot, not just for me, for all of these women in Iraq and all the world", she said in a phone interview with the Nobel prize website after sharing the prize with Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege for their work in fighting sexual violence in conflicts around the globe.
The committee said that Denis Mukwege "has spent large parts of his adult life helping the victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo".
Ms Murad was 21 in 2014 when ISIS militants attacked the village where she had grown up in northern Iraq. Her mother and six of her brothers were killed; Murad, along with many other young women from the village, were kidnapped and sold into sexual slavery. In 2016, at the age of 23, Murad was named the UN's first Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking.
Trump left the country after five-hours visit and headed to Kenya and she will also visit Egypt having visited Ghana. I know she's moved by what the United States is doing in Malawi", US Ambassador Virginia Palmer told reporters.
As soon as it reaches the brain, it can cause Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis (or PAM for short), which is generally fatal. It is believed he contracted the ferocious brain-eating amoeba after visiting BSR Cable Park's Surf Resort in Waco, Texas .
Critics of the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault are stepping up their attack on her. This background check, requested by a trio of senators who are undecided on Kavanaugh's confirmation, will be different.
Mr Najib has said most of the seized items were gifts to his wife and daughter and had nothing to do with 1MDB. Najib lost the May election to his one-time mentor Mahathir Mohamad, who swiftly reopened a probe into 1MDB.
Davies and two relievers then combined to frustrate the Tigers for the next six innings, retiring 17 in a row during one stretch. However, they got hot at the right time and continued to charge through the schedule, keeping the pressure on the Cubs .
Now the crucial question is whether President Trump will grant a waiver to India for the purchase of the S-400. The deal demonstrates the highest level of trust and understanding between India and Russian Federation .
That's the same approach it took with CETA, the trade deal granting greater market access to European dairy producers. The United States Mexico Canada Agreement was finalized Sunday night, hours before a us -imposed deadline.
There are deeper issues in the dairy industry that a trade deal won't fix, chiefly the global milk glut and a declining demand. Without such a system, den Haan says dairy farmers in the U.S. now have too much milk in the system and no where to send it.
Donald Trump's court pick generated a controversy that captured the nation's attention in a way that few political issues do. Talking to reporters aboard Air Force One on his way to a rally in Kansas, Trump told reporters, "I'm a hundred percent".
Tendulkar was 17 years and 107 days old while Shaw is 18 years and 329 days old when he got to his century. He also produced a delightful straight drive on way to reaching his half-century which came off 56 balls.
The website, Bellingcat, said the colonel had been made "Hero of the Russian Federation" by President Putin himself in 2014. More than 20 agreements are expected to be signed during Putin's visit in areas such as defence, space and economy.
Toyota announces new recall of 2.4 million hybrid cars
Toyota Ireland said they will be contacting all affected customers directly by mail to arrange to have their vehicles checked. In the case of Toyota's latest recall, some of the hybrids mentioned have undergone two prior recalls to fix related issues.
Jury convicts Chicago officer of 2nd-degree murder
Defense attorney Dan Herbert called Van Dyke "a sacrificial lamb" offered by political and community leaders "to save themselves". The Chicago Police Department had also begun making plans to react quickly if riots broke out upon a not guilty verdict.
US Vice President to attack China in major speech as ties worsen
Chinese officials confirmed it sent the Luoyang to drive the USS Decatur away and urged the U.S.to stop its "provocative" actions. Mattis this week acknowledged "tension points" between the USA and China, but told reporters he did not "see it getting worse".
Nokia 7.1: Where to buy, when, and for how much
That means you'll be able to use Android Pie's adaptive battery feature, which will help you stretch out the 3,060mAh battery . The Nokia 7 .1 will open for preorders on October 5th in Europe and the United Kingdom , where it will be priced from £299.
Nobel Prize Goes to Cancer Immunotherapy Pioneers
His research also inspired the name of the Checkpoints, a musical group of cancer researchers for which Allison plays harmonica. Allison told a news conference he was in a "state of shock" hours after learning from his son that he had won a Nobel prize.
Yankees: Giancarlo Stanton hit with his own home run ball
Instead, the Yankees will sleep in their own beds, and play in the park where they were 53-28 while hitting 144 home runs. Voit entered Saturday tied with Milwaukee's Christian Yelich for the most homers hit in baseball within that span.