Norway's Nobel Peace Prize committee replaces chairman

March 3, 2015 5:41 PM

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The Nobel Peace Prize awarding Norwegian Nobel Committee has elected a new chairman to replace Thorbjoern Jagland, whose six-year tenure has been lined with controversies.

The former labor politician was replaced Tuesday by the panel's deputy chairman, Kaci Kullmann Five, a former conservative party leader. The replacement follows changes in Norway's government after the 2013 elections. The composition of the committee reflects the power structure in Norway's Parliame...

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