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  1. News - World - LITERATURE

    Canadian short-story author Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize for Literature

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 07:33pm by AFP

    ... Canada's Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize for literature yesterday for her short stories that focus on the frailties of the human condition. She is just the 13th woman to win the coveted award ... the Nobel Literature Prize since it was first awarded in 1901. The last woman to receive it was Herta Mueller of Germany in 2009. She is also the first Canadian to win the prestigious honour. Saul ...

  2. News - World

    Canadian Alice Munro has won the Nobel Prize in literature

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 07:02pm by AP

    ... STOCKHOLM (AP) — Canadian Alice Munro has won the Nobel Prize in literature. ...

  3. News - World - SWEDEN

    Three Americans win Nobel Prize for economics

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 08:58pm by AP

    ... as the medicine, chemistry, physics, literature and peace prizes, which were created by Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel in 1895. Sweden’s central bank added the economics prize in 1968 as a memorial ... short-story writer Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize in literature and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. All awards will be presented ...

  4. News - World

    How do Nobel laureates spend their prize money?

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 11:35am by AFP

    ... of them will not have made much money from writing,” said Anna Gunder, a Nobel literature expert at Uppsala University. While the prize might keep the wolf from the door for some years, giving ... Agence France-Presse Nobel laureates sometimes display as much ingenuity when deciding how to spend their prize money as they did on the work that won them the award in the first place. ...

  5. News - World - NOBEL PRIZE

    Americans, German win Nobel Prize for medicine for cell transport research

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 08:05pm by AP

    ... hoping the Nobel prize will make a difference in receiving funding. The medicine prize kicked off this year’s Nobel announcements. The awards in physics, chemistry, literature, peace ... Associated Press in Stockholm Trio awarded medicine prize for cell work Americans James Rothman and Randy Schekman and German-born researcher Thomas Suedhof won this year’s Nobel Prize ...

  6. News - World - NORWAY

    Anti-chemical-weapons watchdog accepts 2013 Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 10:36pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Oslo Watchdog receives peace prize and its leader recalls 'nefarious legacy' of warfare's toxic tools Nobel day for anti-chemical weapons group Recalling the "burning, blinding and suffocating" horrors of chemical weapons, the head of a watchdog group trying to consign them to history accepted the Nobel Peace Prize. Fellow winners in medicine, ...

  7. News - World - NOBEL PRIZES

    Congo doctor, Malala tipped for Nobel peace prize

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... doctor, Malala tipped for peace prize With this year's Nobel prize season opening next week, there is strong speculation the peace prize could go to Pakistani girls' education campaigner Malala Yousafzai, Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege or rights activists from Russia or Belarus. The first prize to be announced by the Nobel jury in Stockholm will be for medicine on Monday. But, ...

  8. News - China

    China Nobel winner Mo Yan defies critics

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 07:59pm by AFP

    ... Nobel literature laureate Mo Yan has hit back at critics who accused him of being too close to China’s government, saying in a newspaper interview he does not write on behalf of the ruling ... with their bare hands.” Mo Yan repeated a statement made after his Nobel victory that he hoped Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, jailed in 2009 for calling for democratic change, could “regain ...

  9. News - China - LITERATURE

    Censorship has spurred writers, says Nobel Prize winner Mo Yan

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... This is fair to me." Mo Yan is the first Chinese citizen to win the literature prize. Gao Xingjian, who is a Chinese-born dissident with French citizenship, won the Nobel prize in 2000, but his ... Staff Reporter Nobel Prize winner tells Post that authors have been motivated to challenge taboos and reveals standpoint on social issues and price of fame Censorship has spurred writers, ...

  10. News - World - IRELAND

    Nobel prize-winning poet Seamus Heaney dies aged 74

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 07:55pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dublin Seamus Heaney, one of the world's top poets and winner of the 1995 Nobel Prize for literature, has died aged 74 after a short illness, his family said ... post of professor of poetry at Oxford University. The following year he became the fourth Irish writer to win the Nobel Prize for literature, the three others having been Yeats (1923), George ...




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