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How is the Nobel Peace Prize awarded?

The president of Colombia wins award despite the referendum result to reject peace with FARC rebels.
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The Colombian people's shock rejection of a peace deal between Bogota and the communist FARC rebels has all but annihilated the former enemies' chances of securing a Nobel peace award, experts said Monday. Colombian President Juan M...

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The Nobel committee in Norway awards Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos the coveted Peace Prize days after the Colombian people rejected his deal in a referendum.

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Peace processes that won the Nobel prize

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Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

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The Colombian president was cited for reaching a peace agreement with the FARC insurgency. Colombia's voters narrowly rejected the peace agreement in a binding referendum this week.


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