Since Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace Prize three weeks ago, dozens of his supporters have disappeared, been subjected to police surveillance, or been put under house arrest.
Tuesday's cyber attack on the Nobel Peace Prize website came less than three weeks after Norway awarded the prize to jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobao.
Burma (or Myanmar) may likely release democracy-fighter Aung San Suu Kyi after the Nov. 7 election. Will she again claim a mantle of legitimacy from her famous father and upset the military?
Norway faces a diplomatic backlash from China after the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to jailed democracy activist Liu Xiaobo. The greater fallout may be within China itself.
A two-day plenum of the Communist Party opened amid calls for relaxing China's repressive one-party rule. Prime Minister Wen Jiabao has called for political change in recent months.
The Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to three economists who examined how unemployment can remain high while jobs stand vacant.
An East European steppe eagle named Steppi starts from the hand of keeper Didi Wechselberger in Mayrhofen, Austria, on Friday. The eagle is training to star in a daily bird show where he will be able to demonstrate his unique natural behaviors and physical features.
Imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo won the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Friday for his long and nonviolent struggle for human rights in his country. Here is a list of the past 10 Nobel Peace Prize winners and why the committee chose them.