Friday, October 9, 2009

President Obama Wins the Nobel Peace Prize

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As reported by BBC:

US President Barack Obama has won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize.

The Nobel Committee said he was awarded it for "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and co-operation between peoples".

There were a record 205 nominations for this year's prize.

The laureate - chosen by a five-member committee - wins a gold medal, a diploma and 10m Swedish kronor ($1.4m).

1 comment:

Unknown said...

The laureate was getting paid some MONEY that is excellent. I am surprised that Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize. Hopefully he can uphold this award and push for peace and conflict resolution in the world.