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Strong support from the Nobel Prize for a battered European Union

Friday, October 12th 2012 - 17:03 UTC
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The European Union won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for promoting peace, democracy and human rights over six decades in an award seen as a morale boost as the bloc struggles to resolve its economic crisis. Read full article


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  • Ayayay

    Good choice. People still got to earn their membership to keep the peace.

    Oct 12th, 2012 - 05:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Fido Dido

    What a garbage. This shows how those idiots at the “Nobel Committee” are out of touch wih reality. Those people make me sick.

    Oct 12th, 2012 - 05:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • LEPRecon

    @2 - Fido

    Jealous much?

    Oct 12th, 2012 - 07:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • TipsyThink

    réally the Genéral Commanders of Iraq/Afghanistan mílitary operátions deserve to take this prize not élse .

    Oct 12th, 2012 - 08:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • emerald

    Europe Union should deserve Economy Prize not Peace Prize.

    Oct 12th, 2012 - 09:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • malen

    jajaajajaj europe an example of peace??????????????????? maybe because they never stopped killing people, now outside europe, they kill in Africa and Middle east instead between them, so they look “saints” inside
    An award for sth that happenned 60 years ago??????????? Late to give
    And please tell me the list of the 10 countries that sell more arms in this world.....europe, perhaps is there first???
    and third they gave the prize for encouraging democratic values outside EU invanding and killing, but it was for peace, so bancátela, they are peaceful, dont you see???
    And Norway is european, so what can you expect.......
    And what a loud of false propaganda, of sth they arent...... they have more blood in their closets than many other regions and the solutions are always violent disfrazadas of peace............killing is always a crime

    Oct 12th, 2012 - 09:10 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • emerald

    6 mln
    The slaughter might be a Natural Selection method ..why not .

    Oct 12th, 2012 - 09:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Furry-Fat-Feck

    But I though all of you Malvinistas respected the Nobel institution. Afterall, when all those Nobel Laureates came down on the Malvinista side of the Falkland Islands debate you told us that we had to listen to them.

    All of a sudden this whole nobel prize thing is mere trash in your eyes, meaningless. You lot are as bipolar as your Persident.

    Oct 12th, 2012 - 09:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • malen

    The Obama peace nobel prize it was also a joke
    Peace prizes seems to be complicated to give
    What has done Europe last year for peace??????Nothing really

    Oct 12th, 2012 - 10:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Fido Dido

    @2 - Fido

    Jealous much?

    LEPRECON, dumb f'er.

    Oct 12th, 2012 - 11:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yosoy

    Wierd timing... maybe in 1975 it would have been apt... but today? Selecting a single currency for such a diverse region? economic FAIL. and now a political fail of grand proportions in Spain and Greece. Really, the irony.

    Oct 13th, 2012 - 01:14 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • LEPRecon

    @10 -Fido

    Yup, you're definitely jealous. LOL

    To be honest, what does the Nobel peace prize actually mean? Nothing! So why are you jealous?

    Oct 13th, 2012 - 09:05 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DennisA

    The EU didn't “win” anything, any more than Al Gore and the IPCC “won” anything. This award is politics pure and simple.

    Oct 13th, 2012 - 11:02 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Dr. Jeorbbels

    Any mention of the death of the little bloke, moustache, bad haircut and stiff arm salute? Any mention of George Marshall re- Marshall Plan? Any mention of its replacement The Mutual Security Plan? Didn't these lead to peace and security in Europe? The Nobel Committee have got it badly wrong this time.All the Nobel Committee have done is give themselves a self congratulatory pat on the back!

    Oct 13th, 2012 - 01:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    We will just say this,

    Tis not European union that has kept the peace in Europe for the last 70 odd years,

    NATO has kept the peace
    Full stop.

    The might EU was paralysed with indecisions over the Balkans, was it not,

    Until the United States, urged by great Britain and back by the French, that put a force in.
    The only thing the mighty EU had kept over the 70 years,
    Is our bloody money.??

    Oct 14th, 2012 - 11:30 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Guzz

    Dropping bombs is not “peace”, think you got that part wrong :)))

    Oct 14th, 2012 - 11:55 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    where does it say Dropping bombe,

    that part no exist, so i right

    Oct 15th, 2012 - 12:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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