Nobel Peace

October 12, 2012 - 6:33 AM
FILE - In this Tuesday May 4, 2010 file photo an EU flag blows in the wind outside a meeting of EU transport ministers at the EU Council building in Brussels. The European Union was awarded on Friday Oct. 12, 2012 the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to promote peace and democracy in Europe, in the midst of the union's biggest crisis since its creation in the 1950s. The Norwegian prize committee said the EU received the award for six decades of contributions "to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)