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Chemical arms watchdog wins Nobel Peace Prize
OPCW, currently overseeing destruction of Syria's weapons arsenal, to be presented $1.25m prize on December 1 in Oslo.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2013 09:42 GMT
Higgs and Englert win Nobel physics prize
British and Belgian scientists receive prize for predicting the existence of the Higgs boson, or "God particle".
Last updated: 08 Oct 2013 13:02 GMT
Is the Nobel Peace Prize losing its prestige?
This year's award to the EU is adding to growing criticism over the choice of winners and the politics behind it.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2012 13:24 GMT
EU accepts Nobel prize amid criticism
Former winners criticise choice of EU for peace award, as Archbishop Desmond Tutu says bloc based on "military power".
Last updated: 10 Dec 2012 17:01 GMT
Two Americans share Nobel Prize in economics
Shapley, a UCLA professor, and Roth of Harvard, share the honour for their economic engineering theory.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2012 13:11 GMT
European Union awarded 2012 Nobel Peace Prize
Crisis-hit bloc of 27 nations praised for six decades of "peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights".
Last updated: 12 Oct 2012 16:50 GMT
China's Mo Yan wins Nobel literature prize
First Chinese national to win highest fiction prize praised for "hallucinatory realism" that mixes past and present.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2012 21:48 GMT
Quantum computing researchers win Nobel
US and French scientists developed methods that allowed them to control fragile quantum states, winning physics prize.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2012 16:23 GMT
Two Americans win Nobel Prize in economics
Professors devised models to "untangle" complex relationship between policy actions and growth and inflation.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2011 07:25 GMT
Three women share Nobel Peace Prize
A president and two activists honoured for their non-violent campaigns in Africa and in the Middle East.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2011 19:22 GMT
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