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Olympics: Italian wins taekwondo gold


August 12th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Carlo Molfetta of Italy took the Olympic gold in a tight heavyweight taekwondo final.Molfetta was adjudged to have beaten Gabon's Anthony Obame though both fighters ... Read more...

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China warns US against interfering in internal affairs


December 13th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 13 (IANS) China Tuesday told the US to stop interfering in its internal affairs under the pretext of human rights issues.China is willing to engage in dialogues with ... Read more...

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Putin, Merkel, Gates nominated for Chinese peace prize


September 18th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates have been nominated for the Confucius Peace Prize, China's equivalent to ... Read more...

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Detained Chinese Nobel winner Liu Xiaobo’s wife claims her family is ‘hostage’


February 20th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb 20 (ANI): The wife of the Chinese imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has told a friend online that her 'whole family has been held hostage', adding that she ... Read more...

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China’s rights ‘action plan’ falls short of fulfilling promises: HR watchdog


January 12th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 12 (ANI): China's National Human Rights Action Plan of the past two years has led to 'a series of unfulfilled promises,' Human Rights Watch has said.The Christian Science Monitor ... Read more...

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Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo honored at Nobel peace prize ceremony


December 10th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by BNO News
OSLO (BNO NEWS) -- In what the Chinese government views as a direct insult towards its judicial system, imprisoned dissident Liu Xiaobo was awarded the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize in absentia ... Read more...

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Peace Laureate Liu Xiaobo To Be Represented By Empty Chair In Nobel Ceremony


December 10th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the world celebrates the International Human Rights Day on Friday, the Nobel committee is all set to honor Chinese dissident and activist Liu Xiaobo in ... Read more...

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China cracks down on Liu Xiaobo’s supporters ahead of Nobel peace prize ceremony


December 10th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): China has prevented supporters of jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo from travelling abroad just a day ahead of Nobel peace prize ceremony in his honour.Beijing is furious at ... Read more...

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Nobel ceremony not related to India-China relations (Lead)


December 9th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 9 (IANS) Making it clear that India will attend the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony for dissident Chinese Liu Xiaobo in Oslo despite a request from Beijing to ... Read more...

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Nobel to Chinese dissident: Indian envoy awaits Delhi orders


December 8th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) With China unrelenting on the issue of stapled visas for Indian residents of Jammu and Kashmir, India has decided to attend the ceremony to award the Nobel ... Read more...

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China launches its own peace prize


December 8th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London/Beijing, Dec.8 (ANI): China will hand out its own, very first peace prize, one day before the imprisoned activist Liu Xiaobo is honoured in Oslo with the Nobel Prize. The first recipient ... Read more...

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China Urges A Widespread Boycott Of The Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony; India, South Africa and Brazil To Attend


December 8th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Dictatorial China and 18 other nations have remarked that they will not be present at Friday's Nobel Peace Prize (NPP) service for the imprisoned Chinese ... Read more...

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Nobel Peace Prize boycott in the works


December 8th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the Nobel Peace Committee sets out to honor jailed Chinese dissident, Liu Xiaobo, several heads of states have opted to stay out of the ceremony.China has ... Read more...

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India to join Liu’s Nobel award ceremony, China frowns


December 7th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 7 (IANS) India will attend the ceremony to confer the Nobel Peace Prize on imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo Dec 10 at Oslo, even though China has asked the ... Read more...

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Nobel prize ceremony of Chinese dissident: India undecided


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) With Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao set to visit India this month, New Delhi remains undecided whether to attend the Oslo ceremony to award Nobel Peace prize to ... Read more...

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‘China-Norway ties affected by Nobel Peace Prize’


December 2nd, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 2 (IANS) China Thursday said its relations with Norway had been affected by the Nobel committee's decision to award this year's Nobel Peace Prize to "convicted criminal" Liu Xiaobo."I think ... Read more...

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Empty chair protest at Nobel peace prize ceremony


November 21st, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) A Chinese dissident in the US plans to send a message by placing "two empty chairs on the stage" during the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony for jailed pro-democracy ... Read more...

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Chinese dissident plans empty chair protest for Nobel peace prize ceremony


November 21st, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.21 (ANI): A Chinese veteran of the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989, Yang Jianli, has said that his decision not to attend the Nobel peace prize award ceremony in Oslo on ... Read more...

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Woman arrested in China for using Twitter


November 21st, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) A woman in China is believed to be the first person in the world to be imprisoned for using Twitter, it was reported here.The Independent reported Sunday that ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway to co-host Nobel peace prize gig


November 20th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway will join Oscar-winning actor Denzel Washington to host this year's Nobel peace prize concert in Norway.Among those who will perform at the Oslo ... Read more...

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After Suu Kyi, Dalai Lama hopes for Chinese dissident’s freedom


November 15th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 15 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Monday welcomed the release of Myanmarese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and hoped China too would free fellow Nobel laureate Liu ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama calls for a world free of war


November 13th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 13 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has called for eliminating nuclear weapons and for creating a world free of war, according to a post on the Central ... Read more...

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Cameron to urge China for democracy, free media and independent courts


November 10th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 10 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron, who is on a high-profile state visit to Beijing, would reportedly use a public speech to urge China for organising democratic elections, ... Read more...

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Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo’s lawyer to sue China


November 10th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Chinese jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo's lawyer on Tuesday said he is planning on filing a lawsuit against Chinese authorities for not allowing him to ... Read more...

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Row over human rights threatens to overshadow David Cameron’s China visit


November 9th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 9(ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron's ongoing visit to China is at risk of being overshadowed by tensions over human rights after the lawyer of jailed Nobel Peace Prize ... Read more...

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Restrictions on our language triggered Tibet protests: Dalai Lama


November 6th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 6 (IANS) China has imposed Mandarin as a medium of instruction in schools in Tibet, triggering demonstrations there, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said Saturday."Tibetan language is a very ... Read more...

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Miss World 2010: Has It Been An Unfair Judgement?


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Miss World 2010, which had been a spectacular affair, held in Sanya, in The Republic of China, has now been spotted with a controversial streak.According to ... Read more...

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Liu Xiabao’s Nobel prize similar to mine: Dalai Lama


October 29th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Friday compared the Nobel Peace Prize to Chinese imprisoned dissident leader Liu Xiaobo with the one he received in 1989, stating ... Read more...

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China cracks down on dissidents despite dissident getting Nobel Peace Prize


October 29th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct. 29 (ANI): China has defied widespread international criticism and continued its crackdown on human rights activists and lawyers despite one of its dissident citizens receiving the coveted Nobel Peace prize.Jailed ... Read more...

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Chinese article on reforms appears critical of Premier Jiabao: NYT


October 28th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing (China), Oct. 28 (ANI): An opinion article in China's main Communist Party newspaper - People's Daily - appears to be obliquely aimed at Prime Minister Wen Jiabao.According to the New ... Read more...

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Nobel Peace Prize to Chinese dissident harms award’s prestige: Pak


October 16th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 16(ANI): Pakistan has come out in support of China by questioning the decision to award the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize to jailed academic Liu Xiaobo.Xiaobo was sentenced to 11 years ... Read more...

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It’s desirable that China frees Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu: Japanese PM


October 15th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Oct 15 (ANI): Japan's prime minister Naoto Kan has said that it would be "desirable" for China to free Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, but stopped short of an explicit ... Read more...

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Scholar roughed up by Chinese police for showing solidarity with laureate Liu


October 14th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 14 (ANI): A prominent human rights lawyer and one of the leaders of the Chinese Christian Legal Defense Association was harassed by Beijing police officers as he showed his support ... Read more...

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China says Nobel Prize to Liu Xiaobo aimed at disrespecting country’s judicial system


October 13th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): China has questioned the "true intentions" of people behind awarding the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize to Liu Xiaobo, and accused them of disrespecting the Chinese judicial system.Liu ... Read more...

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Nobel to Liu could bring change in China: Dalai Lama


October 12th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 12 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has said the Nobel Peace Prize to jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo could bring change in China."Change in China depends on many ... Read more...

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