October 9, 2009 in Nation/World
Associated Press photo

This June 24, 2009, photo shows U.S. President Barack Obama waving at the audience, after delivering a speech at Cairo University in Cairo, Egypt. President Barack Obama won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize on Oct. 9, 2009, for “his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples,” the Norwegian Nobel Committee said, citing his outreach to the Muslim world and attempts to curb nuclear proliferation.


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