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China calls US bid to name street for Nobel peace laureate a "farce"

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 16:58

China on Wednesday dismissed as a "farce" and a "smear" a vote by a United States panel of lawmakers to rename a Washington road in front of its embassy after imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo.

Washington moves toward `Liu Xiaobo` street, defying China

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 03:59

A street outside China`s embassy in Washington has moved a step closer to being renamed after jailed democracy campaigner Liu Xiaobo, despite angry warnings from Beijing.

Chinese embassy`s US street urged renamed for dissident

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 09:16

US lawmakers called Thursday for the street outside China`s embassy to be renamed in honor of jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown.

Dalai Lama seeks support for jailed Chinese leader Liu

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 21:24

The Dalai Lama has sought international support for jailed Chinese dissident leader and Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo.

Back door over red carpet: Norway torn on Dalai Lama visit

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 19:42

A planned visit by the Dalai Lama has Oslo torn between its will to warm up frozen ties with China and warnings from the public not to compromise its stance on human rights.

US lawmakers seek end to Liu Xia`s confinement in China

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 16:44

Two US lawmakers have sought an end to the confinement of Liu Xia, wife of 2010 Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, describing her detention by China as "a flagrant violation of international obligations".

Wife of China`s jailed Nobel Laureate Liu hospitalised

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 15:21

The wife of China`s jailed Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo has been admitted to hospital after police refused to let her seek medical help abroad, a family friend said on Thursday.

China Nobel winner`s wife in rare video appearance

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 16:56

Rare video footage of Liu Xia, the wife of imprisoned Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, reading two self-written poems under house arrest was posted online Wednesday.

Secret video of China Nobel`s wife screens in NYC

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 08:37

Rare video showing what life is like under house arrest for Liu Xia, Chinese artist married to jailed Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, was screened for the first time in New York City.

Naked protest for China`s Liu Xiaobo at Nobel ceremony

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 03:36

Four naked men tried to cross police cordons minutes before the Nobel ceremony in Stockholm to draw attention to the continued imprisonment of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, Swedish public broadcaster SVT said.

China`s jailed Nobel Peace laureate seeks retrial

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 15:44

A lawyer says imprisoned Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo will make a formal complaint seeking a retrial to overturn his guilty verdict.

China upholds Nobel winner`s relative`s sentence

Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 15:58

Liu Xiaobo`s Nobel prize infuriated China`s communist leaders, who adamantly reject his calls for multiparty Western-style democracy.