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Facebook's ‘Supreme Court’ of Nobel winner, former Guardian editor, former PM, others to rule on content

The oversight board is to make binding decisions on hate speech and misinformation, following free speech norms and preventing censorship.

07 May 2020 4:19 PM

Denis Mukwege: Healer of DR Congo's wounds becomes Nobel laureate

Nobel Peace Prize co-winner had been repeatedly nominated for work with gang rape victims from conflicts that have ravaged his homeland.

05 Oct 2018 3:25 PM

Nadia Murad: From jihadist slave to Nobel laureate

Murad and Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege were jointly awarded prize for ‘efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.’

05 Oct 2018 3:16 PM

Former UN chief, Nobel Laureate Kofi Annan dies at 80

He passed away peacefully on Saturday 18th August after a short illness, the Kofi Annan Foundation said in a statement.

18 Aug 2018 4:22 PM

Nobel laureate VS Naipaul dies at 85

Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul wrote more than 30 books and won the Nobel Literature Prize in 2001.

12 Aug 2018 8:24 AM

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Tagore's painting exhibited in Egypt

Tagore started to paint as painting is a universal language and can reach everyone without the need to be translated.

06 May 2018 4:46 PM

Thousands sign petition to revoke Suu Kyi's Nobel Prize over Rohingya crisis

Suu Kyi was awarded the prize in 1991, while under house arrest at the hands of Myanmar's military, from which she was released in 2010.

07 Sep 2017 6:12 PM

Myanmar: 125,000 Rohingya refugees flee Bangladesh; Suu Kyi under pressure

The latest violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state began on Aug 25, when Rohingya insurgents attacked dozens of police posts and an army base.

05 Sep 2017 2:11 PM

Amartya Sen film trailer out on Facebook

The CBFC cannot dictate if I post a trailer on the Internet. It is not against law, says Suman Gosh.

16 Jul 2017 3:49 AM

China hits back at criticism over Nobel laureate's death

Britain hit out at China for preventing Liu Xiaobo from travelling overseas for treatment.

14 Jul 2017 2:56 PM

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Jailed Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo dies at 61

The writer's death silences a government critic, who had been a thorn in the side of the authorities for decades.

13 Jul 2017 7:37 PM

Ailing Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu at protest against South African prez

Police in Pietermaritzburg city fired rubber bullets to keep Jacob Zuma supporters away from a rally against him.

07 Apr 2017 7:15 PM

Economist Amartya Sen flays demonetisation

Nobel Laureate says the move is despotic action, undermines trust and economy.

30 Nov 2016 3:56 PM

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