European Union awarded Nobel Peace Prize

European Union awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Oslo : Norway | Oct 12, 2012 at 5:31 AM PDT
Source: Fox
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Norway   The European Union won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its efforts to promote peace and democracy in Europe -- an award given even though the bloc is struggling with its biggest crisis since it was created in the 1950s. The Norwegian prize committee said the EU was being honored for six decades... FULL ARTICLE AT Fox
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