France's Patrick Modiano wins Nobel literature prize

2014-10-09 13:33

Patrick Modiano of France, whose work focuses on the Nazi occupation and its effect on his country, has been awarded the Nobel Prize in literature.

Animal rights group sad over Nobel prize

2014-10-06 20:05

A Norwegian animal rights group says it is sad that the Nobel Medicine Prize has gone to research involving "very invasive" experiments with rats' brains.

Tutu gives govt a tongue lashing over Dalai Lama

2014-10-01 22:20

Nobel Peace Laureate and Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has lashed out at the government for "kowtowing" to China by barring the Dalai Lama from attending a global summit of fellow prizewinners in Cape Town.

Taliban 'delighted' Malala missed Nobel

2013-10-11 20:27

The Pakistani Taliban are "delighted" Malala Yousafzai, the teenage education activist they tried to kill, missed out on the Nobel Peace Prize.

What is the OPCW and what does it do?

2013-10-11 11:36

What is the OPCW, which has won the Nobel Peace Prize, and what does it do?


Malala Yousafzai described her shooting by the Taliban to CNN's Christiane Amanpour. Yousafzai is a top contender for the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Malala says she doesn't deserve Nobel yet

2013-10-09 14:22

Malala Yousafzai, the teenage activist nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, says she has not done enough to deserve the award, as her old school marked the anniversary of her shooting.

Jury member: Nobel physics decision wrong

2013-10-09 11:36

The Nobel Prize in Physics should also have gone to the Cern laboratory in Switzerland, a member of the awarding committee has said.

Work on 'cell traffic' wins Nobel prize

2013-10-07 18:09

Three US-based scientists have won the Nobel medicine prize for plotting how vital materials such as hormones and brain chemicals are transported within cells and secreted to act on the body.

Four Activists win 'alternative Nobel' prize

2013-09-26 13:02

Four men from Congo, Palestine, Switzerland and the US have been awarded the 2013 Right Livelihood Award for their humanitarian work.


Snowden, Pope Francis tipped for Nobel prize

2014-10-08 16:15

The race for the Nobel peace prize has rarely been as open or unpredictable, experts say, with the pope and Edward Snowden tipped as possible winners.

Government didn’t want Nobel summit in SA - De Klerk

2014-10-02 16:39

The government did not want the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates to be hosted in South Africa, former president FW de Klerk has said after the summit was suspended.

Snowden nominated for Nobel Prize

2014-01-29 14:07

Two Norwegian lawmakers say they have jointly nominated former NSA contractor Edward Snowden for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.


Nobel Prize winners

2013-10-11 12:05

See pictures of this year's Nobel Prize winners.

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Weapons watchdog wins Nobel Peace Prize

2013-10-11 11:03

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), which is overseeing the destruction of Syria's chemicals weapons arsenal, has won the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize.

Malala Yousafzai wins EU human rights prize

2013-10-10 12:49

A Pakistani teenage activist shot in the head by the Taliban last year for campaigning for better rights for girls, has won the European Union's annual human rights award.

Karplus, Levitt, Warshel win Nobel chemistry prize

2013-10-09 13:30

Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel have won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for laying the foundation for the computer models used to understand and predict chemical processes.

Englert and Higgs win Nobel physics prize

2013-10-08 13:25

Physicists Francois Englert of Belgium and Peter Higgs of Britain won the 2013 Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for their theoretical discoveries on how subatomic particles acquire mass.

Prayers for Malala Nobel a secret in Pakistan

2013-10-07 09:04

In Malala Yousafzai's home town in Pakistan, schoolfriends hope to see her win the Nobel Peace Prize this week - but they dream in secret, under pressure from a deeply ambivalent society.

Obama confronted about peace prize in light of possible Syria strike

2013-09-06 12:09

A Swedish reporter has confronted US President Barack Obama about his Nobel Peace Prize in light of a possible US missile strike against Syria.

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