A trio of American economists on Monday won the Nobel Economics Prize for their work in the fight against poverty, including with new approaches in education and healthcare, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said.
Five literary figures have been named temporary members of the Nobel Committee that awards the Nobel Prize in literature.
Japanese-born Kazuo Ishiguro has won the Nobel Prize for Literature for uncovering ‘the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world,’ the Swedish Academy said on Thursday ...
American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature last month, has decided not to attend the award ceremony in Stockholm, the Swedish Academy said on Wednesday.
Japan's Yoshinori Ohsumi won the 2016 Nobel prize for medicine or physiology for his discovery of how cells break down and recycle their content, which could lead to a better understanding of cancer, Parkinson's and type 2 diabetes.
Hungarian novelist and Auschwitz survivor Imre Kertesz, winner of the 2002 Nobel Literature Prize, died on Thursday at the age of 86 after a long illness, the state news agency MTI reported, citing his publisher.