Suu Kyi to make first trip abroad to Oslo

2012-04-18 14:01

Myanmar democracy activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi will make her first visit abroad to Oslo in June after years of house arrest, says Norway.

6 months on, no news of Nobel winner Liu

2011-04-08 13:01

Six months after winning the Nobel Peace Prize, no one, including members of his family and lawyer, is sure where Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo is imprisoned.

Carter: Obama's Nobel a mix

2009-10-15 21:10

Former President Jimmy Carter says President Barack Obama deserves his Nobel Peace Prize, based on his achievements and the promise of an aggressive agenda.

Nobel jury speaks out

2009-10-14 13:00

In a rare defence of a process normally shrouded in secrecy, four of the Nobel jury's five judges have spoken out about their much-talked about decision.

Nobel head defends Obama choice

2009-10-10 22:19

The head of the Nobel Peace Prize committee has defended the controversial decision to give the award to US President Barack Obama.

Castro congratulates Obama

2009-10-10 16:05

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has lauded the of awarding the Nobel Peace Prize to US President Barack Obama, calling it a "positive" measure.

Peace 'elusive' for Obama

2009-10-09 22:26

President Barack Obama has shifted US foreign policy away from confrontation but his quest for a more peaceful world remains elusive, say analysts.

'I am surprised and humbled'

2009-10-09 20:38

Read what US President Barack Obama had to say about winning this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

Peace prize a 'call to action'

2009-10-09 18:43

President Barack Obama says he is honoured and humbled to win the Nobel Peace Prize and will accept it as a "call to action" to work with other nations to solve the problems of the 21st century.

Tsvangirai congratulates Obama

2009-10-09 17:08

Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has congratulated US President Barack Obama for winning the Nobel Peace Prize, saying he "deserves" it.

Obama 'humbled'

2009-10-09 14:45

United States President Barack Obama is "humbled" to win the Nobel Peace Prize, an administration official says.

Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize

2009-10-09 13:00

United States President Barack Obama has won the 2009 Nobel Prize for Peace. Here are some facts about Obama.

Obama's family 'honoured'

2009-10-09 12:27

The Kenyan family of US President Barack Obama says they are honoured by the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to their favourite son.

Nobel prize raises Obama expectations

2009-10-09 11:56

The Nobel Peace Prize will raise expectations for US President Barack Obama to stand up for human rights around the world, an exiled Uighur leader says.

Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize

2009-10-09 11:07

US President Barack Obama has won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize for "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and co-operation between peoples".


UN calls out China on Nobel winner arrest

2011-08-01 19:37

A UN panel has called for the release of jailed Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace prize laureate Liu Xiaobo and his wife, saying their detention breaks international law.

Economics Nobel Prize awarded

2010-10-11 13:57

Two Americans and a British-Cypriot have won the 2010 Nobel Prize for economics.

Nobel jury members 'objected'

2009-10-15 14:12

Three of the five members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee had objections to the Nobel Peace Prize being awarded to US President Barack Obama, a report says.

Nobel season set to wrap up

2009-10-12 07:15

The 2009 Nobel season will wrap up with the announcement of the winner of the Nobel Economics Prize, expected to attract special attention.

Zuma applauds Obama

2009-10-10 20:44

President Jacob Zuma has joined a chorus of world leaders in congratulating US President Barack Obama on winning the Nobel Peace Prize.

Obama basks in new glory

2009-10-10 08:02

US President Barack Obama is basking in new-found glory vowing to consider his surprise Nobel Peace Prize as "a call for action" to address the challenges of the new century.

'Nobel violence prize' for Obama

2009-10-09 21:31

Afghanistan's Taliban has mocked the award of a Nobel Peace Prize to US President Barack Obama, saying he should get a Nobel prize for violence instead.

Obama to give prize to charity

2009-10-09 20:36

President Barack Obama will donate to charity the $1.4m cash award that comes with the Nobel Peace Prize.

Obama 'surprised and humbled'

2009-10-09 17:32

A beaming President Barack Obama says he is honoured to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize but says he is not sure he has done enough to earn it.

World leaders hail Obama

2009-10-09 15:58

World leaders have urged US President Barack Obama to seize the surprise award of the Nobel Peace Prize as an opportunity to step up diplomatic efforts to forge peace in the globe's trouble spots.

Peacemaker Obama faces war decision

2009-10-09 14:00

US President Barack Obama's first task after being anointed as this year's greatest peacemaker will be to decide how to wage war in Afghanistan.

'Why should Obama be given a peace prize?'

2009-10-09 12:28

The decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to US President Barack Obama has come as a big surprise and provoked strong criticism as well as praise.

Text of Nobel Peace Prize citation

2009-10-09 12:17

Following is the text of the announcement on Friday by the Norwegian Nobel Committee giving the Nobel Peace Prize to US President Barack Obama.

Obama's Prize: Have your say

2009-10-09 11:31

United States President Barack Obama has been awarded the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. Does he deserve it? Have your say.

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