Topic: Nobel Prize
A Foreign Ministry official told the Monitor that a meeting in Brussels will center on whether it is appropriate to attend the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony honoring jailed laureate Liu Xiaobo, and, if so, who exactly should go.
11/08/2010 02:15 pm
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.
10/29/2010 09:33 am
President Obama offered $2 billion in military aid to Pakistan this week. It's an incentive for it to more aggressively fight Afghan Taliban and Al Qaeda. But bigger factors -- such as India -- make Pakistan hesitate.
10/22/2010 04:36 pm
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10/21/2010 06:48 pm
China lashed out at fresh calls to free top dissident Liu Xiaobo, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize last week. The US has also called on China to ease restrictions on Mr. Xiaobo's wife, Liu Xia.
10/12/2010 08:04 am
Peter Diamond won the Nobel Prize this morning, but his appointment to the Federal Reserve Board has been hung up in the Senate.
10/11/2010 04:05 pm
The Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to three economists who examined how unemployment can remain high while jobs stand vacant.
10/11/2010 11:21 am
The Chinese government said the award to Liu Xiaobo 'profanes the Nobel Peace Prize.' The immediate future may see more activists arrested, warns Mr. Liu's lawyer.
10/08/2010 11:29 am
In Pictures Liu Xiaobo: Nobel Peace Prize recipient
Liu Xiaobo, a pro-democracy activist, won the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Friday for his decades of non-violent struggle for human rights in China. Beijing was not impressed. Mr. Liu is currently in a Chinese prison serving out an 11-year sentence as the lead author of Chapter 08, a manifesto calling for free speech and multi-party elections. The Nobel Peace Prize is one of the richest and most prestigious awards in the world. The prize includes a $1.5 million award. But how much do you really know about the Nobel Peace Prize? Take our 15-question quiz.
10/08/2010 09:53 am