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French author wins Nobel prize. France Mexico and Colombia hold Garcia Marquez memorials Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies Map of Mexico City Mexico  Mexico: Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died in Mexico aged 87, his family says Norwegian lawmakers nominate Snowden for Nobel Peace Prize. Norway Doris Lessing, Nobel Prize-winning author, dies aged 94. England Trio awarded Nobel economics prize. Sweden Weapons watchdog wins Nobel peace prize Map of Oslo Norway   Norway: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is the international watchdog helping to eliminate the Syrian army's stockpiles of poison gas Canadian wins Nobel in literature. Sweden   Higgs boson wins Nobel physics prize    Sweden: Peter Higgs, from the UK, and Francois Englert from Belgium have won the prize in physics for their work on the theory of the Higgs boson   Nobel Prize in economics awarded   Sweden: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences cited the US academics for their work on the 'theory of stable allocations and practice of market desi...   Peace Prize is a slap on the back for European Union   Norway: The Union won the Nobel Peace Prize as it grapples with the worst crisis since its founding -- devastating debt and the threat of disintegration Chinese author Mo Yan wins Nobel    Sweden: The Swedish Academy praised his work which 'with hallucinatory realism merges folk tales, history and the contemporary' Quantum pioneers win Nobel prize   Sweden: This year's Nobel prize in physics has been awarded to two researchers for their work with light and matter at the most fundamental level   Suu Kyi wins Myanmar election   Opposition leader and Nobel peace prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi won a seat in Myanmar's parliament Sunday, her party said Funeral for Nobel winner Maathai. Kenya   Three women win Nobel Peace Prize    Norway: This year's Prize has been awarded jointly to Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian Leymah Gbowee and Tawakul Karman of Yemen Swedish poet wins Nobel Literature prize. Sweden Nobel quandary after winner dies. New York Kenya Nobel laureate Maathai dies Map of Nairobi Kenya
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B. 2017-07-14 Liu Xiaobo: Chinese dissident laid to rest privately Shenyang, Liaoning, Northeast China
C. 2017-07-13 Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo died of cancer Shenyang, Liaoning, Northeast China
3. 2016-10-07 Nobel Peace Prize for Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos Norway
E. 2016-05-07 North Korea sanctions should be eased, say Nobel laureates Beijing
5. 2015-10-09 Nobel Peace Prize for Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet Norway
G. 2014-10-13 French economist Jean Tirole wins Nobel prize Sweden
2014-10-10 Malala and Kailash Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize Norway
I. 2014-10-09 French author wins Nobel prize France
J. 2014-04-21 Mexico and Colombia hold Garcia Marquez memorials Colombia

  Nobel Peace Prize for Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos   Norway: President Juan Manuel Santos has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the 52-year conflict with left-wing rebels   North Korea sanctions should be eased, say Nobel laureates  Beijing: Sanctions imposed on North Korea are hampering health and science and should be eased, a group of three Nobel laureates have said   Nobel Peace Prize for Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet   Norway: The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet for helping the country's transition to democracy French economist Jean Tirole wins Nobel prize. Sweden   Malala and Kailash Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize
Liu Xiaobo: Chinese dissident laid to rest privately. Northeast China Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo died of cancer Map of Shenyang Liaoning China

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  Northeast China: A newspaper published by Communist Party is dismissing late Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo as a political pawn of the West whose legacy will fade

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   Norway: Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian child rights campaigner, have jointly won the Nobel Peace Prize.    Malala, 17, is the youngest ever recipient of the prize. She was shot in...


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Jul.14  Egypt swears in interim leaders
Jun.8  Liu Xiaobo's brother-in-law jailed

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Jul.6  Gabriel Garcia Marquez 'has dementia'
Jan.18  China writer details persecution

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  Wangari Maathai was undergoing cancer treatment. She was 71. She won the prize for promoting conservation and women's rights
Jan.27     ElBaradei returns as protests build   Cairo: Nobel peace laureate and Egyptian opposition politician Mohamed ElBaradei has arrived in Cairo as anti-government protests continue to sprea... Egypt must change, says ElBaradei

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Dec.10   Chinese dissident awarded Peace Prize
   Norway: An empty chair stood in for imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo as he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in absentia
 China has responded furiously, repeatedly called Liu a common criminal and declared the award a Western plot against China
Dec.9 China anger as Nobel award looms
. Norway   U.S. Speaker to attend Nobel ceremony
  House of Representatives: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will attend the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Oslo as part of the official delegation
Dec.4     Havel and Tutu urge to release Liu Xiaobo
   Czech Republic: Archbishop Tutu and former Czech President have called on China to release dissident Liu Xiaobo before he is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
Oct.25   Nobel laureates call for release of Xiaobo
  China: A group of Nobel laureates sent a letter to the leaders of the G-20, calling for the release of 2010 Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo
Oct.11 Nobel winner's wife under house arrest
  Beijing: Liu Xia, the wife of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, remains under house arrest in Beijing and banned from talking to friends or media
Oct.8 China angry at dissident's Nobel Prize. Beijing   Liu wins Nobel Peace Prize    Norway: The 2010 prize was awarded to Liu Xiaobo, a leading Chinese dissident who is serving a prison term after calling for human rights and democratization Oct.7   Vargas Llosa wins Nobel Prize in literature   Sweden: Mario Vargas Llosa says he is surprised and 'very grateful' Oct.6 Desmond Tutu ends public career
  Cape Town: The Nobel Peace prize winner is stepping down from public life, as he celebrates his 79th birthday
Oct.4 Vatican critical of IVF Nobel win Jun.18   Writer Saramago, winner of Nobel, dies Map of Lanzarote Spain
   Spain: Jose Saramago, the outspoken Portuguese author who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1998, died at his home on the Spanish island

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Dec.28   Iran detains Nobel laureate's sister
  Iranian intelligence officials have detained Nushin Ebadi, 47, the sister of Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi
Nov.26 Nobel Peace medal 'confiscated' by Iran
. Tehran Oct.12 1st woman wins Nobel Prize for economics
   Sweden: Americans Elinor Ostrom and Oliver Williamson won the prize for work on how community institutions can prevent conflict
Jan.1 Protesters attack home of Nobel winner Map of Tehran Iran
  Tehran: A group of demonstrators attacked the Tehran home and office of Shirin Ebadi accusing her of supporting Israel

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Dec.25 Playwright Harold Pinter dies
. London Dec.22   Iran keeps Nobel laureate's office shut
  The offices of two human rights groups headed by Shirin Ebadi remained closed, a day after security forces briefly took her into custody
Dec.15 Obama picks Nobel man for Energy
. Washington Oct.13   Krugman wins Nobel for economics
   Sweden: The Swedish Academy of Sciences said the award recognised Paul Krugman's analysis of trade patterns and where economic activity takes place
Oct.10 Ex-Finnish leader wins Nobel Peace Prize   Norway: The Norwegian Nobel Committee cited Martti Ahtisaari's 'significant' part in establishing Namibia's independence Oct.9   Author Le Clezio wins Nobel prize
   France: The 68-year-old novelist Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio has been awarded this year's Nobel Prize for Literature
Oct.6   AIDS, cancer scientists scoop Nobel
   France: 2 Frenchmen and a German won the 2008 Prize in medicine for their discoveries of viruses that cause HIV and cervical cancer

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Oct.19 Lab suspends DNA pioneer Watson. London Oct.2 Carter, Tutu visit Darfur to promote peace May.10 Ramos-Horta won presidential elections. East Timor

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Nov.11 Suu Kyi leaves home to meet U.N. envoy
. Myanmar Oct.13   Nobel winner to use prize to help poor   Bangladesh: Muhammad Yunusa and the Grameen Bank won the award for advancing economic, social opportunities for the poor Oct.9   Sixth 2006 Nobel goes to American
   Sweden: Every prize save for the literature and peace prizes have gone to Americans
Aug.11     Guenther Grass was in Waffen-SS
   Germany: Nobel Prize-winning writer is an author of the great anti-Nazi novel The Tin Drum
Jul.9   Ramos-Horta sworn in as PM
   East Timor: Nobel laureate was sworn in a move aimed at ending months of political uncertainty and street violence
May.19   Hemingway papers link Cuba and US
  Cuba is sending the US copies of 20,000 papers relating to the Nobel Prize winning American
Mar.7   Arias declared election victor
   Costa Rica: Nobel Peace Prize winner Oscar Arias favors a contentious free trade agreement with the U.S
Feb.5   Polls: Arias wins presidential vote
   Costa Rica: Nobel Peace Prize winner and former president is likely to avoid a second round of voting in April

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Oct.10     Game theory economists win Nobel
   Sweden: Israeli and U.S. citizen Aumann and American Schelling won the Prize for their work in game-theory analysis
Oct.7 IAEA, ElBaradei win Nobel peace prize. Norway May.8 Trimble quits as NI party leader. Northern Ireland

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Oct.11   Pair share Nobel economics prize
   Norway: Kydland of Norway and Prescott of the US were chosen for their study of how economic policy drives global business cycles
Oct.8 Kenyan in surprise Nobel peace win

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Dec.10 Nobel winner blasts rights abuses
. Norway Oct.10 Rights activist Ebadi wins Nobel  Iran: Shirin Ebadi has won the 2003 Peace Prize for her focus on the struggle to improve the status of women and children

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Dec.10 Nobel winner Carter's Iraq warning
. Norway Oct.15   Jimmy Carter to observe poll
   Jamaica: Former President, who won the Nobel Peace Prize last week, is arriving with a team of 59 observers

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Dec.8     Nobel winners call for Suu Kyi release
   Norway: Nobel Peace Prize winners urged the Myanmar government to release democracy leader, the fellow laureate

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Dec.9 Kim Dae-Jung received Nobel pr.
   South Korea: Kim has been renowned champion of democracy, human rights and reconciliation with North

before year 2000
Oct. 6, 1981 Assassination of Anwar Sadat
  Cairo: He engaged in negotiations with Israel, culminating in the Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty; this won him and Israeli Prime Minister the Nobel Peace Prize
May. 15, 1859 Pierre Curie born
  Paris: A French physicist, a pioneer in crystallography, magnetism, piezoelectricity and radioactivity. In 1903 he received the Nobel Prize in Physics

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