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.

Pope receives Aung San Suu Kyi

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

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.

Liberia President extends lead, short of majority

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

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.

Hundreds defy warning to welcome ElBaradei back to Egypt

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.