Nobel committee hopes Tunisian quartet can inspire others

2015-10-09 14:47

The Norwegian Nobel Committee hopes that the Nobel Peace Prize for the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet can "be of inspiration for those who want to work for peaceful processes".

Malala wants to stay 'voice of the children'

2015-07-07 19:00

Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, says she wants to remain the "voice of children" even after she turns 18 next week.

Nobel winners help Asian cities tackle climate change

2015-04-21 21:10

Nine Nobel prize winners in fields ranging from economics to medicine will try to come up with ideas this week to help fast-growing cities in Asia cope with global warming.

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.

Nobel Prize for Medicine awarded to brain breakthrough trio

2014-10-06 12:28

The Nobel Prize for Medicine has been awarded to scientists who have discovered the brain's "inner GPS" system - a finding that may help us to understand diseases such as Alzheimer's.

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 describes her shooting

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.


Trio win Nobel medicine prize for treatment of parasitic diseases

2015-10-05 16:16

William C Campbell, Satoshi Omura and Youyou Tu are awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine for developing treatments for devastating parasitic diseases, including malaria, that affect hundreds of millions of the world's poorest.

UK Nobel laureate resigns after sexist remarks

2015-06-11 13:18

British Nobel Prize-winning scientist Tim Hunt has resigned from his post at University College London over controversial comments he made about female scientists.

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.

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.

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.

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