FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 1, 2012 file photo, cheering Romanians cast shadows on a giant European Union flag during new year celebrations for Romania's accesion in the EU in Buchares

 

              FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 1, 2012 file photo, cheering Romanians cast shadows on a giant European Union  flag during new year celebrations for Romania
FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 1, 2012 file photo, cheering Romanians cast shadows on a giant European Union flag during new year celebrations for Romania's accesion in the EU in Bucharest Romania. The European Union has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to promote peace and democracy in Europe, in the midst of the union's biggest crisis since its creation in the 1950s. The Norwegian prize committee said the EU received the award for six decades of contributions "to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)