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Chinese Nobel laureate's widow makes first appearance since funeral

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo has appeared for the first time since her husband's funeral in an online video in which she said she was recuperating and asked for time to mourn.

Once Shot For Advocating For Girls' Education, Malala Is Going To Oxford

2 days agoNews : The Two-Way

The young Pakistani-born woman shot by the Taliban because she advocated for girls education is now headed for Oxford. Malala Yousafzai is also the youngest-ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize

Malala Yousafzai is going to Oxford University

The youngest U.N. Messenger of Peace and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, has just been accepted to study philosophy, politics, and economics at Oxford University. Read more... More about Education, College, Britain, Malala, and Malala Yousafzai

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai to study at Oxford

2 days agoNews : BlogPost

LONDON — Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai said on Thursday that she was “so excited” to be offered a place at the University of Oxford, one of Britain’s most prestigious universities. Yousafzai, 20, tweeted a screenshot of her confirmation saying she has been accepted to study philosophy, politics and economics (PPE). So excited to go to Oxford!! Well […]

Pakistan's Malala 'excited' after winning place at Oxford University

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize when she was 17, said on Thursday she was "excited" after winning a place to study at Oxford University.

Malala Yousafzai, Shot by the Taliban, Now Heads to Oxford

2 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

The Pakistani-born activist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize made the announcement on Twitter.

Why Pakistan Hates Malala

The West reveres Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai. Pakistanis resent and envy her.

Hot Air from Al Gore Is the Only Global Warming

The left is missing a golden opportunity to bask in the success of Al Gore's Nobel Peace Prize, taking full credit for lower temperatures today compared to when he won it.

Nobel laureates urge Saudi king to halt 14 executions

Ten Nobel Peace Prize winners are appealing to Saudi Arabia's king and crown prince to show mercy and halt the executions of 14 young people sentenced to death for participating … Click to Continue »

Italy police probe priest once hailed for Nobel Peace Prize

An Eritrean priest once in the running for the Nobel Peace Prize for helping migrants is now under investigation in Italy on suspicion of abetting illegal immigration. "I received a letter from the Trapani public prosecutor's office on Monday informing me of the investigation," Mussie Zerai told AFP in Rome, insisting that he was innocent. Show More Summary

'I don't want tension': Indian boxer beats China rival then offers belt back to heal border rift

Vijender Singh makes gesture of peace to Zulpikar Maimaitiali amid increasingly stand-off in Himalayas An Indian boxer won a title fight against a Chinese opponent before offering to hand back the prize as a gesture of peace between the two nations which are locked in a territorial dispute in the Himalayas. Show More Summary

Summer Of "Mass Displacement" Continues: 1.3 Million Libyans In Need Of Emergency Assistance

Though Western media and much of the entire world have long forgotten about Libya, we never will. While the Nobel Peace Prize winning "humanitarian" minded architect of the 2011 US-NATO intervention (and author of Libya's current hell)...Show More Summary

Sam Shepard Dead at 73

Sam Shepard -- the brilliant playwright who won a Pulitzer Prize and also was nominated for an Oscar -- has died. Sam had been battling with ALS and reportedly died Sunday peacefully in his Kentucky home. The website Broadway World reported he was…

Mona Hatoum's first comprehensive solo show in Japan opens in Hiroshima

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Established in 1989 by the City of Hiroshima, site of the first atomic bombing in human history, the Hiroshima Art Prize aims to appeal to a wider world about the ?Spirit of Hiroshima,? which seeks everlasting world peace, through contemporary art. Show More Summary

Liao Yiwu Q & A

Peace Prize of the German Book Trade-winning author Liao Yiwu's Die Wiedergeburt der Ameisen -- apparently only available in German, for now -- is among the titles longlisted for the 2017 Jan Michalski Prize (see also the S.Fischer publicity...Show More Summary

Germany said concerned by China's unwillingness to discuss Nobel laureate's widow

BEIJING (Reuters) - Germany is deeply concerned about China's apparent unwillingness to discuss removing restrictions against the widow of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, an embassy source said on Friday, two weeks after the activist died of cancer in custody.

Nobel laureate Yunus cancels meet in Bangladesh

Nobel peace prize winner Muhammad Yunus Thursday cancelled an international conference of social business entrepreneurs outside the Bangladeshi capital after it failed to get police security. Yunus, 77, has been at odds with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina since 2007 when he made a brief foray into the country?s highly polarised politics. Show More Summary

Our Q&A with Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize winner and education advocate

3 weeks agoNews : BlogPost

This story originally appeared in The Lily, a publication of The Washington Post. In the past two weeks, Malala Yousafzai turned 20, graduated high school, joined Twitter and set off on a summer-long trip throughout the world to meet with young girls and help them fight for their right to education. The Girl Power Trip is taking […]

Scared of the Dead

“Scared of the living, scared of the dead, and even more scared of the dead who are immortal.” Chinese censors have cracked down on social media sites following the death and hushed burial-at-sea of writer and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo last week, reports The New York Times. The post Scared of the Dead appeared first on The Millions.

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