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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.

Pope receives Aung San Suu Kyi

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 18:23

Pope Francis Monday received Nobel peace laureate and former political prisoner in Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi at the Vatican.

Detained China Nobel wife speaks out

Last Updated: Friday, December 07, 2012, 00:52

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.

Yunus appointed as Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonia University

Last Updated: Friday, October 26, 2012, 21:38

Nobel peace laureate Muhammad Yunus was appointed as the new Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University on Friday.

Liberia President extends lead, short of majority

Last Updated: Saturday, October 15, 2011, 11:55

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf now leads with 45.4 percent of the votes in Liberia`s second presidential vote since its civil war.

Spotlight on Suu Kyi as Myanmar enters new territory

Last Updated: Saturday, November 06, 2010, 18:27

Confined to her crumbling lakeside home, long-detained Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi poses little threat to Myanmar`s first election in 20 years on Sunday, but her possible release in a wek could shake things up.

Nobel winner Desmond Tutu plans to retire from public life

Last Updated: Thursday, July 22, 2010, 21:34

Nobel peace laureate Desmond Tutu, who was a strong force behind stepping up the campaign against apartheid in South Africa has planned to "slow down" and retire from public.

Hundreds defy warning to welcome ElBaradei back to Egypt

Last Updated: Saturday, February 20, 2010, 09:28

Hundreds of Egyptian opposition activists defied warnings to welcome home Nobel Peace laureate and former UN atomic watchdog chief Mohamed ElBaradei on Friday amid hopes he will run for president.