Thorbjoern Jagland, the Norwegian Nobel Committee chairman
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Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo has been named the winner of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize.

The award is expected to anger Beijing, which had warned against the move.

Thorbjoern Jagland, the Norwegian Nobel Committee chairman, made the announcement in Oslo.

  • 08 Oct 2010