Nobel Prizes

FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2012, file photo, Liu Xia, wife of 2010 Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, poses with a photo of her and her husband during her first interview in more than two years at her home in Beijing, China. A person briefed on the matter said Tuesday, July 10, 2018, that Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo, has left China for Europe after eight years under house arrest. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
July 10, 2018 - 4:29 am
BEIJING (AP) — China allowed the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo to be freed from house arrest and leave for Berlin on Tuesday, ending an eight-year ordeal that drove the poet into depression and drew intense criticism of Beijing's human rights record. The release of Liu Xia...
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FILE - In this July 15, 2017, file photo provided by the Shenyang Municipal Information Office, Liu Xia, center, wife of jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner and Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, holds a portrait of him during his funeral in Shenyang in northeastern China's Liaoning Province. A person briefed on the matter said Tuesday, July 10, 2018, that Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo, has left China for Europe after eight years under house arrest. (Shenyang Municipal Information Office via AP, File)
July 10, 2018 - 3:30 am
BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the release of Nobel laureate's widow Liu Xia from house arrest (all times local): 4 p.m. The Chinese government has confirmed the widow of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has left China for Germany, saying Liu Xia is seeking medical treatment. Foreign Ministry...
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2012, file photo, Liu Xia, wife of 2010 Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, poses with a photo of her and her husband during her first interview in more than two years at her home in Beijing, China. A person briefed on the matter said Tuesday, July 10, 2018, that Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo, has left China for Europe after eight years under house arrest. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
July 10, 2018 - 2:56 am
BEIJING (AP) — China allowed the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo to be freed from house arrest and leave for Berlin on Tuesday, her relatives and close friends said, ending an eight-year ordeal that drove the poet into depression and drew intense criticism of Beijing's human...
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2012, file photo, Liu Xia, wife of 2010 Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, poses with a photo of her and her husband during her first interview in more than two years at her home in Beijing, China. A person briefed on the matter said Tuesday, July 10, 2018, that Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo, has left China for Europe after eight years under house arrest. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
July 10, 2018 - 1:48 am
BEIJING (AP) — Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo, left China on Tuesday for Europe after eight years under house arrest, her relatives and friends said. Western governments and activists have urged China for years to release Liu Xia, citing the fact that she has...
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2012, file photo, Liu Xia, wife of 2010 Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, poses with a photo of her and her husband during her first interview in more than two years at her home in Beijing, China. A person briefed on the matter said Tuesday, July 10, 2018, that Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo, has left China for Europe after eight years under house arrest. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
July 10, 2018 - 1:01 am
BEIJING (AP) — Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo, has left China for Europe after eight years under house arrest, a person briefed on the matter said Tuesday. Western governments and activists have urged China for years to release Liu Xia, citing the fact that she...
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July 10, 2018 - 12:47 am
BEIJING (AP) — A person briefed on the matter says Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo, has left China for Europe after eight years under house arrest. Western governments and activists have urged China for years to release Liu Xia, citing the fact that she has never...
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Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos speaks during an interview at the Presidential Palace in Bogota, Colombia, Monday, June 25, 2018. As Santos prepares to step down, he sees his crowning achievement, a peace deal with leftist rebels, at little risk of being undone despite his right-wing successor's sharp criticism of the accord and pledge to take away benefits promised top guerrilla commanders in exchange for laying down their weapons. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
June 26, 2018 - 10:52 am
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — As Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos prepares to step down, he says he's confident that his crowning achievement — the peace deal with leftist rebels that brought him a Nobel Peace Prize — will survive despite sharp criticism of it by the man now coming into office. "...
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2011 file photo, photographer Jean Claude Arnault attends the Kings Nobel dinner at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. The man at the center of a sex-abuse and financial crimes scandal that is tarnishing the academy which awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, was Tuesday June 12, 2018 charged with two counts of rape of a woman in 2011. (Henrik Montgomery/TT News Agency via AP, File)
June 12, 2018 - 7:41 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The man at the center of a sex-abuse and financial crimes scandal that is tarnishing the academy which awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, was Tuesday charged with two counts of rape of a woman in 2011. Swedish prosecutor Christina Voigt said the evidence "is robust and...
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June 12, 2018 - 5:55 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The man at the center of a sex-abuse and financial crimes scandal that is tarnishing the academy which awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, was Tuesday charged with two counts of rape of a woman in 2011. Swedish prosecutor Christina Voigt said the evidence "is robust and...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2018, file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, walk together through a honor guard at the border village of Panmunjom in the South Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone. Seoul reportedly spent somewhere in the range of $5 million to cover the costs of costs of Moon’s first summit with Kim in April - a day-long affair that was held in publicly owned buildings on the southern side of the Demilitarized Zone. Speculation over how North Korea will handle the bill for leader Kim's June 12, 2018 meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump has taken off after a Washington Post report cited two anonymous U.S. officials suggesting the Trump administration has been “seeking a discreet way” to help pay Kim's hotel costs. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP, File)
June 04, 2018 - 9:03 pm
TOKYO (AP) — When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump hold their summit at an exclusive venue in Singapore, one of the priciest destinations in Asia, they will no doubt run up quite a bill. And if past precedent is any indication, expect Pyongyang to pay as little of it as...
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