Trump, Greek islanders in running for Nobel Prize

Nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize award, won last year by four Tunisian groups that led the country's transition to democracy, must be posted to Norway by February 1 at the latestDonald Trump, Greek islanders helping desperate migrants, Angela Merkel and the pope — some may seem more likely than others but all are understood to be in the running for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize. Nominations for the award, won last year by four Tunisian groups that led the country’s transition to democracy, must be posted to Norway by February 1 at the latest. An online petition had on Monday picked up some 630,000 signatures calling for the Nobel to go the residents of Greek islands on the front line of Europe’s migrant crisis, who have come to the aid of refugees turning up on their shores after perilous sea journeys from neighbouring Turkey.

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