The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, a group committed to bringing democracy to the North African nation, has unexpectedly won the Nobel Peace Prize. The Quartet is made up of groups from the areas of human rights, trade, labor, and law.
The mayor of an island that was once a symbol for refugee compassion has warned it is descending into anarchy. His political opponents accuse him of stoking up fear and overstating the problem.
The ashes of Liu Xiaobo have been buried at sea depriving supporters of a future rallying point. There are reports his widow, Liu Xia, may have been freed from house arrest.
China's most prominent political dissident Liu Xiaobo has died in custody after a battle with liver cancer. The news triggered an outpouring of grief and condemnation for China's treatment of him.
In a DW interview, Iranian rights activist Shirin Ebadi has criticized fellow Nobel peace laureate and Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi for ignoring the Rohingya plight. But Ebadi says Suu Kyi deserved the Nobel Prize.
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