Desmond Tutu is by far the most high-profile African, if not global, religious leader to support lesbian and gay rights, and he has done so since the 1970s.
The prime minister may have won the Nobel Peace Prize but he has failed to quell the violence in his own backyard
A critic of Obama's two terms explains how the 44th president's personality and his politics of 'least resistance' prevented him from rising to the moment.
Abiy Ahmed was awarded the prize for efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe needs the US to confront North Korea, revitalize Japan's economy and boost his standing at home. And he knows flattery is the way to this president's heart.
Brexit has stimulated the debate about the net economic benefits of EU membership. New findings show these are not clearly positive.
There is an urgent need for a binding convention for the prohibition of violence against women.
If Canada truly stands for multiculturalism, pluralism, the rule of law, global justice, human rights and the liberal international order, we must prosecute our citizens who have fought with ISIS.
The prize recognises that violence against women has become a weapon of war.
Kofi Annan was the first UN employee to rise to the position of Secretary General but his tenure also had a darker side.
Canberra's attitude to nuclear weapons has always been riddled with contradictions. Homegrown nuclear campaigners winning the Nobel prize have put the cat among the pigeons.
A grassroots movement with its genesis in Melbourne has won the Nobel Peace Prize.
A scholar analyzes the history of the Nobel Peace Prize to ask: What difference has it made?
Obama managed to build stronger rapport with many countries in Southeast Asia,but lacked foreign policy initiatives. China neatly plugged that gap.
With a $1 trillion modernisation programme signed off and atomic scientists deeply worried about the future, American policy on nuclear weapons is pretty much business as usual.