Former Nobel chairman stands by Liu award after China

criticismOslo, Jul 14 The former chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee today justified awarding Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo with the 2010 peace prize which Beijing slammed as "blasphemy"."The...

Jul 14, 2017 10:23 PM | Newsscroll

China bears 'heavy responsibility' for Liu death: Nobel

committeeOslo, Jul 13 The Norwegian Nobel Committee said today that China bears a "heavy responsibility" for the "premature" death of 2010 Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo.The prominent democracy...

Jul 13, 2017 8:55 PM | Newsscroll

Norway Nobel Committee chairwoman dies aged 65

Oslo, Feb 20 Kaci Kullmann Five, the chairwoman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee which selects the Peace Prize laureates, has died aged 65 after a long illness, the organisation said today.Kullmann...

Feb 20, 2017 5:32 PM | Newsscroll