Nobel Peace laureate Santos: Colombia peace deal is "ray of hope"
The peace agreement in Colombia ending a more than half-century long conflict was “a ray of hope” in a troubled world, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos...
Saturday 10 December 2016 13:36
Syrian aid group White Helmets receives "Alternative Nobel prize"
The leader of a voluntary Syrian aid group that assists civilian victims of the country's civil war was honoured Friday with an award often called "the...
Friday 25 November 2016 21:09
Bob Dylan website drops reference to Nobel Prize in Literature
US singer-songwriter Bob Dylan's official website has removed a reference to his Nobel Prize in Literature, news reports said Friday. Earlier this week, a...
Friday 21 October 2016 12:42
Bob Dylan wins surprise Nobel Prize in Literature
US folk icon Bob Dylan was the surprise choice for the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature announced Thursday by the Swedish Academy. Dylan, 75, won the award...
Thursday 13 October 2016 13:01
Contract experts Hart and Holmstrom win Nobel Prize in Economics
Work on contract theory - with implications for firms, constitutional law and politics - earned US-based economists Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom the 2016...
Monday 10 October 2016 12:04
Colombian president urges final push after Nobel Peace Prize win
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Friday called his winning the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize "great recognition" for his country and "the people who have...
Saturday 08 October 2016 07:00
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos wins 2016 Nobel Peace Prize
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, who Friday won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, said it was a great recognition for his country and "the people who have...
Friday 07 October 2016 11:02
Trio wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry for "world's smallest machines"
The 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to a trio of researchers who figured out how to mechanically link molecules to make the world's smallest...
Wednesday 05 October 2016 12:04
Nobel physics prize to trio for work on "strange" states of matter
British-born researchers David J Thouless, F Duncan M Haldane and J Michael Kosterlitz on Tuesday won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics for groundbreaking...
Tuesday 04 October 2016 11:51
Nobel prize goes to Yoshinori Ohsumi for work on "cell recycling"
Japanese scientist Yoshinori Ohsumi won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Medicine on Monday for discoveries related to autophagy, a cell-recycling system that could be...
Monday 03 October 2016 12:18
Record field of 376 candidates for 2016 Nobel Peace Prize
An all-time record of 376 individuals and organizations have been nominated for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee said Tuesday. The...
Tuesday 01 March 2016 17:10
Whistleblower Snowden, Greek islanders tipped in Nobel prize race
US whistleblower Edward Snowden and Greek islanders who have helped migrants fleeing to Europe are among the speculated contenders for the 2016 Nobel...
Monday 01 February 2016 18:54