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Patrick Modiano of France wins Nobel Literature Prize
Patrick Modiano of France wins Nobel Literature Prize

Patrick Modiano, a historical novelist haunted by France's painful experience of Nazi occupation and his own childhood wounds, won the Nobel Literature Prize.

Patrick Modiano of France wins Nobel Literature Prize
Japan Nobel winner is salaryman who took on bosses
Japan Nobel winner is salaryman who took on bosses

Japan celebrated three more Nobel prizes, including for a scientist remembered as the salaryman who stood up to a corporation -- and won.

Japan Nobel winner is salaryman who took on bosses
Gro Harlem Brundtland, former prime minister of Norway. ©Reuters/Chip East
Ex-Norwegian PM Brundtland awarded Asian 'Nobel Prize'

Former Norwegian premier Gro Harlem Brundtland was named Wednesday as the first recipient of the Tang Prize, touted as Asia's version of the Nobels, for her work as the "godmother" of sustainable development.

Ex-Norwegian PM Brundtland awarded Asian 'Nobel Prize'
Garcia Marquez, godfather of magic realism, dies at 87
Garcia Marquez, godfather of magic realism, dies at 87

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel-winning Colombian author who used magical realism to tell epic stories of love, family and dictatorship in Latin America, died Thursday at the age of 87.

Garcia Marquez, godfather of magic realism, dies at 87
Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez . ©Reuters/Edgard Garrido
Garcia Marquez in 'very fragile' condition: family

Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez is in "very fragile" condition and at risk of complications while recovering at his Mexico City home from a recent hospitalization, his family said.

Garcia Marquez in 'very fragile' condition: family
Nobel writer Garcia Marquez hospitalized in Mexico
Nobel writer Garcia Marquez hospitalized in Mexico

Colombia's Nobel Prize-winning writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez was being treated at a Mexico City hospital Thursday for a lung infection but he was doing well, his son and officials said.

Nobel writer Garcia Marquez hospitalized in Mexico
'Green Revolutionary' Borlaug honored in US Capitol
'Green Revolutionary' Borlaug honored in US Capitol

Norman Borlaug, whose work on disease-resistant wheat is credited with saving up to one billion lives, on Tuesday received his latest posthumous honor -- a statue in the US Capitol.

'Green Revolutionary' Borlaug honored in US Capitol
Brazil senator proposes Snowden for Nobel peace award
Brazil senator proposes Snowden for Nobel peace award

A Brazilian senator has nominated fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden for this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

Brazil senator proposes Snowden for Nobel peace award
©Reuters/Arko Datta
Nuclear war to 'end civilization' with famine: study

A nuclear war between India and Pakistan would set off a global famine that could kill two billion people and effectively end human civilization, a study said Tuesday.

Nuclear war to 'end civilization' with famine: study
Sigrid Kaag, Special Coordinator of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons-United Nations (OPCW-UN). ©Reuters/Khaled al-Hariri
Watchdog warns of delay in moving Syria chemical weapons

The world's chemical watchdog said Sunday that the transportation of Syria's chemical arsenal out of the country could be delayed by a few days due to technical difficulties.

Watchdog warns of delay in moving Syria chemical weapons
©Reuters/Adrees Latif
UN women's rights resolution passed despite backlash

A UN General Assembly committee has agreed a landmark first resolution on women's rights defenders such as Malala Yousafzai, despite a hard fought campaign by an alliance including the Vatican to weaken the measure.

UN women's rights resolution passed despite backlash
Nobel Peace Laureates arrive in Warsaw for summit
Nobel Peace Laureates arrive in Warsaw for summit

Polish revolutionary leader Lech Walesa welcomed Nobel Peace Prize winners to Warsaw on Sunday for a three-day summit.

Nobel Peace Laureates arrive in Warsaw for summit
Chemical weapons watchdog wins Nobel Peace Prize
Chemical weapons watchdog wins Nobel Peace Prize

The watchdog now overseeing the destruction of Syria's chemical arsenal has won the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to rid the world of the devastating weapons.

Chemical weapons watchdog wins Nobel Peace Prize
Malala, Congolese doctor among Nobel Peace favourites
Malala, Congolese doctor among Nobel Peace favourites

Teenage Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai and a Congolese doctor dedicated to helping rape victims are the two most-hyped figures among pundits ahead of Friday's Nobel Peace Prize announcement.

Malala, Congolese doctor among Nobel Peace favourites
Cellular breakthrough earns trio Nobel for medicine
Cellular breakthrough earns trio Nobel for medicine

A trio of American scientists won the Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday for pioneering work on the body's cell transport system.

Cellular breakthrough earns trio Nobel for medicine
In Malala's home, schoolgirls pray for her Nobel in secret
In Malala's home, schoolgirls pray for her Nobel in secret

In Malala Yousufzai'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 society deeply ambivalent about the teenage activist.

In Malala's home, schoolgirls pray for her Nobel in secret
'God Particle' in focus as Nobel season kicks off
'God Particle' in focus as Nobel season kicks off

The Nobel season kicks off Monday amid expectations that the physics prize will honour the discovery of the "God Particle", while a Pakistani girl who was shot and nearly killed by the Taliban could receive the peace prize.

'God Particle' in focus as Nobel season kicks off
Alfred Nobel. Photo courtesy of qz.com
Last will and testament of Alfred Nobel, prize creator

Swedish inventor and scholar Alfred Nobel (1833-1896), who made a vast fortune from his invention of dynamite in 1866, ordered the creation of the Nobel prizes in his will.

Last will and testament of Alfred Nobel, prize creator
Ronald Coase. Photo courtesy of elblogsalmon.com
Nobel economist Coase dies in US at 102

Ronald Coase, the British-born US economist who was awarded the Nobel prize in 1991, died on Tuesday in Chicago, the University of Chicago announced.

Nobel economist Coase dies in US at 102
A Nobel prize-winning scientist Peter Doherty. ©REUTERS/Melbourne University Publishing
Nobel laureate plays down flu pandemic scaremongering

A Nobel prize-winning scientist Tuesday played down "shock-horror scenarios" that a new virus strain will emerge with the potential to kill millions of people.

Nobel laureate plays down flu pandemic scaremongering