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A previously unknown short story by Japan's first Nobel Prize-winning author Yasunari Kawabata, best-known for the novel "Snow Country".
The three European Union leaders in Norway to collect the Nobel peace prize moved Sunday to defuse criticism of the 2012 award, vowing the crisis-hit bloc would emerge strong and remain on a course of peace.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu and two other Nobel Peace laureates have written to the foundation in protest at the decision to award the 2012 prize to the European Union.
This year's Nobel season wraps up on Monday with the announcement in Stockholm of the economics prize, which US researchers are once again tipped to win after years of dominance in the field.
Americans top the list of favourites for Monday's Nobel Economics Prize, an award that increasingly rarely seems to go to a European.
European newspapers on Saturday praised the decision to award this year's Nobel Peace prize to the EU, with the notable exception of the British press, most of which poured scorn on the decision.
Chinese author Mo Yan, some of whose works have cast an unflattering eye on official policy, said after winning the literature Nobel that it was a writer's duty to spotlight political and social issues.
With just hours to go before the Nobel Literature Prize laureate is announced in Stockholm, speculation has hit fever pitch with Canada's Alice Munro and Japan's Haruki Murakami often cited as possible winners.
David Wineland, who won Tuesday the Nobel Prize for work in quantum physics with Serge Haroche of France, said our limited computers will "eventually" give way to super-fast, revolutionary ones.
Stockholm's literary circles are abuzz with speculation about this year's Nobel Literature Prize, and while it's notoriously difficult to predict the laureate, some experts are saying it's time for a woman.
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.
Early October means it's time for the annual Nobel Prize announcements and frenzied guessing over possible winners, with 231 Peace Prize nominees.
On March 7, 2012 the people of the Marshall Islands adopted a resolution calling to award President Nazarbayev with the Nobel Peace Prize: Congressman.
During the rally Japanese deputy declared that many of his colleagues are nominating President Nazarbayev for the Nobel Peace Prize: official.
Kazakhstan President shared his views with the participants of the 5th Astana Economic Forum.
Congressman Eni Faleomavaega talked about Kazakhstan President's decisions that "changed the world."
Deputies of Kyrgyzstan Parliament suggested to award the Nobel Peace Prize to Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev in 2012.
Ak Orda National Movement suggested to nominate Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev for Nobel Peace Prize.
Kazakhstan Prime-Minister Karim Massimov met with Nobel prizewinners.
The club of Nobel prizewinners will open in Astana. The idea to create the scientific club belongs to Robert Mundell.
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