A lawyer says imprisoned Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo will make a formal complaint seeking a retrial to overturn his guilty verdict.
Pope Francis Monday received Nobel peace laureate and former political prisoner in Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi at the Vatican.
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.
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf now leads with 45.4 percent of the votes in Liberia`s second presidential vote since its civil war.
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 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.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai