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Nobel peace prize for Europe !

 The European Union  won the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize for bringing and maintaining peace on a continent that was torn apart by horrific wars in the last century. Thorbjoern Jagland, the Nobel Committee chairman, said: "The dreadful suffering in World War II demonstrated the need for a new Europe. Over a 70-year period, Germany and France had fought three wars. Today, war between Germany and France is unthinkable. This shows how, through well-aimed efforts and by building up mutual confidence, historical enemies can become close partners." The BBC's Gavin Hewitt said the EU was set up "to make war impossible again on the continent". He added: "That has been the EU's outstanding achievement.




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