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Humans will never reach other planets, says Nobel winner

Scientist says travelling outside solar system takes 'just far too long'.

From Hitler to Michael Jackson, unlikely names for Nobel Peace Prize

History tells that it is not difficult to be in the running for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Nobel winner Zhores Alferov dies at 88

Zhores Alferov was the first Russian to win a Nobel Prize since former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev won the award in 1990.

Nobel laureate urges Yazidi protection until IS leaders tried

Murad also renewed calls for Iraq and other countries to investigate the fate of members of her Yazidi minority kidnapped by IS.

Appeals trial opens in Sweden for Frenchman in Nobel rape scandal

Jean-Claude Arnault, 72, was found guilty in October of raping a young woman in 2011 and sentenced to two years in prison.

Nobel literature award body asks scandal-hit member to quit

This year's prize-giving was postponed after allegations of sexual misconduct, and discovery that the names of some prize-winners had been leaked.

Five things to know about the Nobel Literature Prize

Here are five things to know about the Nobel Literature Prize.

No Nobel Literature Prize as Academy’s bell tolls

The institution again found itself in controversy, this time in the eye of the #MeToo hurricane.

Former UN chief, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan dies at...

As head of UN peacekeeping operations, Annan was criticised for world body's failure to halt genocide in Rwanda in the 1990s.

Nobel winner Malala slams Trump’s child separation policy

At the World Economic Forum in Davos this year, Malala also questioned Trump's record on women's rights.

Widow of Nobel dissident Liu Xiaobo has left China

Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese Nobel dissident Liu Xiaobo, has left China and is on a plane out of the country.

Swedish intellectuals form new literature prize in Nobel protest

Swedish intellectuals have joined forces to form a new prize-giving body in protest after the Swedish Academy was plunged into crisis over its long-standing ties to a man accused of assaulting several women.

Nobel untuk Dr M? Aktivis cemuh petisyen

Kua Kia Soong juga menganggap anugerah keamanan itu satu sandiwara kerana ramai penerimanya tidak layak.

2018 Nobel Literature Prize’s fate to be announced Friday

The Swedish Academy is to announce on Friday whether or not it may postpone the 2018 Nobel Literature Prize, its administrative director has said, after it plunged into a crisis over links to a man accused of sexual assault.

It’s a man’s world: Women scarce in Nobel Prize annals

Approximately 95% of all Nobel Prizes ever awarded have gone to men.

Rohingya: Dunia menunggu reaksi kamu, Malala Yousafzai beritahu Suu Kyi

Pemenang termuda Hadiah Keamanan Nobel itu mempersoalkan sikap membisu Aung San Suu Kyi yang pernah memenangi hadiah sama.

Clock is ticking on Bob Dylan’s Nobel prize money

Dylan, the first songwriter to receive the Nobel Literature Prize, declined to attend the December ceremony in Stockholm and instead sent a thank you speech that was read aloud.

Pemenang Nobel kritik Suu Kyi isu Rohingya

Rohingya yang terselamat berkata mereka dirogol, dibunuh dan rumah dibakar askar, tetapi Aung San Syuu Kyi belum mahu mengambil inisiatif

Suu Kyi janji ‘perdamaian’ dalam krisis Rohingya

Berucap dalam lawatannya di Singapura, penerima hadiah Nobel keamanan itu berkata Myanmar yang mempunyai rakyat pelbagai bangsa perlu mencapai kestabilan untuk menarik lebih ramai pelabur.

Suu Kyi lawat Singapura

Ia di sebalik kritikan antarabangsa terhadap ikon demokrasi itu kerana berdiam diri terhadap serangan ke atas Rohingya.