Nobel Peace Prize: Liu Xiaobo Wins
OSLO, NORWAY ( Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo who is presently serving a prison term in China, was declared as the winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize by the Nobel committee on Friday.

BEIJING - China has warned the Nobel committee against awarding its coveted peace prize to a jailed Chinese dissident, the head of the Norwegian Nobel Institute said Tuesday A Foreign Ministry spokeswoman denied that China has exerted pressure but said that choosing dissident Liu Xiaobo would go against the prize's aims.

MOSCOW - Russia and Norway have signed an agreement to delineate their border in the energy-rich Barents Sea, ending a dispute that has dragged on for decades.

OSLO, Norway - An Iranian diplomat who quit his job at his country's embassy in Belgium says he will seek political asylum in Norway.

LONDON - BP PLC said Thursday that it decided not to bid for a drilling license near Greenland, a move government officials there say may be due to its tarnished safety image after the disastrous blowout of a deepwater well in the Gulf of Mexico.
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