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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

China`s jailed Nobel Peace laureate seeks retrial

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

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

Detained Nobel Peace Prize winner`s wife to challenge Chinese authorities over arrest

Liu Xia, wife of Noble peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, is preparing a court challenge against the Chinese authorities for placing her under house arrest and to seek a retrial of her husband`s case.

China jailed Xiaobo`s wife prepares legal challenge

Liu Xia has decided to sue Beijing police for placing her under illegal house arrest and to prepare a retrial petition for her husband Liu Xiaobo`s subversion case.

China Nobel winner`s wife makes appeal to Xi

Wife of jailed Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo appealed to President Xi Jinping to choose "justice" over "merciless oppression", in statement since being placed under house arrest 3 years ago.

China jails Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo`s relative for 11 years

The lawyer defending Liu Hui said the jail term was out of proportion to the alleged offence.

US urges China to free Nobel dissident`s wife

The US is calling for China to release the wife of imprisoned Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo from house arrest.

HK journalists slam China for violating press freedom following beating of cameramen in Beijing

Hong Kong journalists have condemned an attack on two cameramen outside the home of the wife of jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo in Beijing.

Activist asks public to visit China Nobel wife

Chinese activists are urging the public to visit dissident Liu Xiaobo`s wife to highlight that she has been under house arrest.

Detained China Nobel wife speaks out

Liu said her continuing house arrest has been painfully surreal and in stark contrast to Beijing`s celebratory response to this year`s Chinese victory among the Nobels literature prize winner Mo Yan.

China indicates Nobel feud with Norway still on

China signaled no end on Wednesday to a two-year-old frost in ties with Norway prompted by the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to imprisoned Chinese writer Liu Xiaobo.