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The Times
  • Morning Jolt: European Union wins Peace Prize

  • The European Union was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. Some members in the audience at the announcement groaned when the EU was called. The Nobel committee said, however, that the EU deserved it beacause of lasting peace since World War II.

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  • In the news: The European Union was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. Some members in the audience at the announcement groaned when the EU was called. The Nobel committee said, however, that the EU deserved it beacause of lasting peace since World War II.
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