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Is the Nobel Peace Prize losing its prestige?
This year's award to the EU is adding to growing criticism over the choice of winners and the politics behind it.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2012 13:24 GMT
Female fighters for peace
Three women were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their achievements in the struggle for women's rights and peace.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2011 11:40 GMT
Nobel Peace Prize goes to three women
The Norwegian Nobel Committee will award the prize to a president, a peace activist and a women's rights campaigner.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2011 19:06 GMT
Profile: Leymah Gbowee
A social worker by profession, the activist won the Nobel for bringing Liberian women together to press for peace.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2011 11:58 GMT
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