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.
Nobel Peace Prize winner and former President of Costa Rica, Oscar Arias Sanchez on Thursday emphasised the need to cut military spending by nations including India so that more money could be spent on development, education and health.
US President Barack Obama should not have been given the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, Hollywood actress Susan Sarandon has said citing his "not so great" record on civil liberty and that he took too long to pull out of Iraq and Afghanistan.
Little disappointed for not being awarded the Nobel Peace prize for this year, Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenage-activist who was shot by the Taliban a year ago, has said she needs to work a lot.
A Syrian lawmaker said today that awarding the Nobel Peace Prize to the global chemical watchdog underscores "the credibility" of the Damascus government and its intentions to destroy its deadly arsenal.
From top politicians to commoners, almost everyone in Pakistan on Friday showered accolades on Malala Yousafzai as they expressed disappointment at the teenage rights activist not winning the Nobel Peace Prize.