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EU Receives 2012 Nobel Peace Prize

Posted December 10th, 2012 at 2:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The European Union has received this year’s Nobel Peace Prize for turning Europe “from a continent of war to a continent of peace” in the six decades following World War Two. Norwegian Nobel Committee chairman Thorbjoern Jagland presented the award Monday to EU President Herman Van Rompuy, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and European […]

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EU Receives 2012 Nobel Peace Prize

Posted December 10th, 2012 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
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The European Union has received this year’s Nobel Peace Prize for turning Europe “from a continent of war to a continent of peace” in the six decades following World War Two. Norwegian Nobel Committee chairman Thorbjoern Jagland presented the award Monday to EU President Herman Van Rompuy, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and European […]

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2 Americans Win Nobel Economics Prize

Posted October 15th, 2012 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Two American economists have won this year’s Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics for their work in designing market institutions that match different parties within the market as efficiently as possible. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm said Monday it awarded the prize to Alvin Roth, an economics professor at Harvard University, and Lloyd […]

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2 Americans Win Nobel Economics Prize

Posted October 15th, 2012 at 8:35 am (UTC-5)
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Two American economists have won this year’s Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics for their work in designing market institutions that match different parties within the market as efficiently as possible. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm said Monday it has awarded the prize to Alvin Roth, an economics professor at Harvard University, and […]

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EU Prize Delights Some, Dismays Others

Posted October 12th, 2012 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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Reaction to the unexpected choice of the European Union for the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize ranges from joy among EU officials to skepticism among some citizens in Europe’s economically strapped nations. EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton said she is “delighted” at the award. The EU ambassador to the United States, Joao Vale de Almeida, […]

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European Union Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Posted October 12th, 2012 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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The European Union has been awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize. The Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo announced the winner of the prestigious prize during a ceremony Friday. The committee says “the union and its core members have for over 6 decades contributed to the advancement of peace, reconciliation democracy and human rights in Europe.” […]

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European Union Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Posted October 12th, 2012 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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The European Union has been awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize. The Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo announced the winner of the prestigious prize during a ceremony Friday. The committee says “the union and its core members have for over 6 decades contributed to the advancement of peace, reconciliation democracy and human rights in Europe.” […]

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China’s Mo Yan Hopes for Jailed Nobel Winner’s Release from Jail

Posted October 12th, 2012 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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Chinese Nobel literature prize winner Mo Yan has unexpectedly broken his silence on the plight of fellow Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, saying he hopes the dissident writer will soon be freed from prison. Mo, who won the prestigious award Thursday, has come under criticism by dissidents for previously failing to speak out about Liu, […]

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China’s Mo Yan Hopes for Jailed Nobel Winner’s Release from Jail

Posted October 12th, 2012 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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Chinese Nobel literature prize winner Mo Yan has unexpectedly broken his silence on the plight of fellow Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, saying he hopes the dissident writer will soon be freed from prison. Mo, who won the prestigious award Thursday, has come under criticism by dissidents for previously failing to speak out about Liu, who […]

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European Union Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Posted October 12th, 2012 at 5:20 am (UTC-5)
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The European Union has been awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize. The Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo announced the winner of the prestigious prize during a ceremony Friday. The committee says “the union and its core members have for over 6 decades contributed to the advancement of peace, reconciliation democracy and human rights in Europe.” […]

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