Peace Prize for the EU

The European Union has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for six decades of work in advancing peace in Europe, the committee stating the EU had helped to transform Europe “from a continent of war to a continent of peace”. They have stopped fighting amongst themselves and now wage their wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, Lubya et al. The last organisation …

Nobel no show

China, not surprisingly, and 18 other countries have apparently stated they will not be attending Friday’s Nobel Peace Prize ceremony for Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, with Russia, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Iraq and Iran among those refusing to attend.