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China cans Norway visits over Nobel

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Oslo - China has cancelled at least four official visits to and from Norway in apparent anger over last week's decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, the Norwegian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. Among three Chinese delegations that cancelled visits to Norway was one comprising ...

Norwegian Prime Minister congratulates winner of 2010 Nobel Peace Prize

“I would like to congratulate Liu Xiaobo, who has been awarded the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize for his work to promote democracy and human rights,” said Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg. “The Nobel Committee’s decision directs a spotlight on the human rights situation in China, and underscores the links between development, democracy and ...