Rappler's latest stories on Nobel laureates
'Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been admitted to hospital for treatment of a stubborn infection,' says his his wife Leah Tutu in a statement
A leading figure in African-American literature, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison is praised for her literary influence and 'raw, poetic voice'
'We urge leaders of good will on all continents to take action to promote democratic models and an open public debate in which citizens can take decisions on the basis of facts,' the group of Nobel laureates say in a statement
House Republicans and Democrats introduce legislation that would curtail assistance or cooperation with Myanmar's military, and require the White House to identify senior military officials who would have US visa bans imposed or reimposed against them.
Aung Suu Kyi's trip is her first in office to the region, which has seen some of the worst communal violence that has cut through the western state since 2012, severely damaging Myanmar's global reputation
Foreign physicians contradict the assertions of Chinese doctors on whether or not Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo can travel abroad for cancer treatment
The legendary American songwriter may have lifted phrases from SparkNotes Moby Dick study guide
What does the 2010 Nobel Prize Winner in Literature have to say about Bob Dylan s victory?
Addressed to the global environmental group the United Nations and governments the letter says Greenpeace has misrepresented the risks benefits and impacts of genetically altered food plants
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The Dalai Lama was to attend a summit of Nobel peace prize winners in Cape Town but an aide says Pretoria denied him a visa to avoid angering China
The wife of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo appeals to Chinese president Xi Jinping to bring justice over merciless oppression
Nelson Mandela is back in hospital on June 8 in a serious but stable condition suffering from a recurrent lung infection the latest health scare for South Africa s frail anti apartheid icon
If I had today’s technology I could’ve launched 10 revolutions says 69 year old Nobel laureate Lech Walesa who visited Manila over the weekend