From left, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and European Parliament President Martin Schulz with the Nobel diploma on the podium at the City Hall, Oslo, during the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, Monday Dec. 10, 2012. The European Union has received this yearís Nobel Peace Prize in the Norwegian capital, for promoting "peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights" in Europe for six decades following the tremendous devastation of World War II. (AP Photo/Cornelius Poppe/NTB Scanpix, Pool)
European Union receives Nobel Peace Prize
By BJOERN H. AMLAND
Associated Press / December 10, 2012
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The Nobel Peace Prize is always awarded in Oslo on Dec. 10, the anniversary of Alfred Nobel’s death in 1896. Similar ceremonies were being held in the Swedish capital for the Nobel laureates in medicine, chemistry, physics and literature.
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