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Slavoj Zizek and Harum Scarum
By saying "Asian values" have corrupted capitalism, Zizek aligns himself with generations of Orientalist thinkers.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2011 14:46 GMT
Egyptian bloggers rally against military
Hundreds risk potential prosecution to voice criticisms of post-revolution military rule and slow pace of reforms.
Last updated: 23 May 2011 19:34 GMT
UN sends mission to Tripoli
UN to send humanitarian fact-finding team to Libya and appoints new envoy as fighting continues.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2011 11:29 GMT
Hong Kong protests for Nobel winner
Hundreds implore Chinese government to release human rights activist Liu Xiabo ahead of the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2010 21:09 GMT
Chinese anger at Nobel Prize choice
Peace prize for Liu Xiaobo infuriates China, which calls decision to honour the jailed activist an "obscenity".
Last updated: 09 Oct 2010 16:17 GMT
Chinese dissident wins Nobel Prize
Peace prize for Liu Xiaobo angers China, which calls decision to honour the jailed activist an "obscenity".
Last updated: 08 Oct 2010 18:14 GMT
The peace prize in the digital age
The internet has been lauded by Nobel Peace prize-winning Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo as "God's gift to China".
Jillian C. York
Last updated: 08 Oct 2010 12:50 GMT
Liu Xiaobo wins Nobel Peace prize
Decision to honour jailed Chinese dissident for his rights campaign angers China which calls the move an "obscenity".
Last updated: 08 Oct 2010 12:45 GMT
Sir David speaks to the former president of the Czech Republic, plus Juliette Binoche.
Frost Over the World
Last updated: 03 Oct 2008 08:13 GMT
Havel vies with Pope for Nobel
Pope John Paul II is the front-runner to win the Nobel Peace Prize, due to be announced on Friday, narrowly ahead of former Czech President Vaclav Havel in the run in.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2003 14:31 GMT
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