Excerpts from Bangladeshi economist Muhammad Yunus' Nobel Prize

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Linked from http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/12/10/europe/EU_GEN_Norway_Nobel_Peace_Excerpts.php (source:AP) --- "This year's prize gives the highest honor and dignity to the hundreds of millions of women all around the world who struggle every day to make a living and bring hope for a better life for their children. This is a historic moment for them." __ "I believe terrorism cannot be won over by military action. ... We must address the root causes of terrorism to end it for all time...Read Full Story

Muhammad Yunus and the Grameen Bank win Nobel Peace Prize

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Linked from http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/13/AR2006101300211.html Bangladeshi economist Muhammad Yunus and his Grameen Bank won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their work in micro-finance. According to the Washington Post (and countless others): ----- The Grameen Bank's pioneering use of micro-credit has been duplicated across the globe since Yunus started the project in his home village three decades ago. Loans as low as $9 have helped beggars start small...Read Full Story