Topic: Nobel Peace Prize
Norway's leaders and the public say they are committed to protecting their vaunted 'open society.' But even though attacker Anders Breivik was Norwegian, the immigration issue could heat up.
07/31/2011 10:28 am
Oslo authorities say at least one bomb exploded in or near buildings that house the Norwegian prime minister's and other government offices on Friday, killing at least two and injuring 15.
07/22/2011 02:05 pm
Reports of China's investment arm seeking a chunk of Facebook puts a spotlight on Beijing's long march for home-grown innovation. Real tech breakthroughs, however, require more freedom than China has.
07/08/2011 04:37 pm
On tour through Europe, which ended today in Germany, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao inked deals worth billions, but also faced questions on human rights abuses.
06/28/2011 04:49 pm
Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi reveals in a BBC lecture the source of her spiritual strength in surviving as an isolated dissident and as a champion of democracy.
06/28/2011 01:57 pm
Friends and colleagues of Soviet dissident Yelena Bonner, who died in Boston over the weekend, say today it's possible to work within the system – meaning true dissidents are rare.
06/20/2011 04:25 pm
Micro-lending to the poor in the US is quietly growing. But the Opportunity Fund finds that helping people learn how to save is important too.
06/16/2011 04:02 pm
Making tiny loans to the poor may not create successful new businesses as often as once hoped. But it provides an unexpected benefit by supplying cash for other crucial needs such as schooling, health care – even food.
06/09/2011 03:15 pm
In just one example, Bahrain's government failed to respond to a scathing report accusing authorities of detaining wounded protesters rather than allowing them to get treatment.
05/13/2011 04:02 pm
Capturing Osama bin Laden was fraught with peril, not only for the SEALs but for the US legal system. Still, might it also have raise America's moral stature with Muslims, and reflected the nonviolence principles of the Arab Spring – as well as Obama?
05/04/2011 02:27 pm