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"The president of Colombia was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for pursuing a deal to end 52 years of conflict with a leftist rebel group..."

"... the longest-running war in the Americas, just five days after Colombians rejected the agreement in a shocking referendum result...."Colombian voters threw out the peace deal just days after the government had invited world leaders to a celebratory signing ceremony, leaving its fate — along with Mr. Santos’s legacy — in limbo.Despite the setback, the Norwegian Nobel Committee recognized Mr.
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