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Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons wins Nobel Peace Prize

  • FILE - In this Wednesday Sept. 7, 2011 file photo Ahmet Uzumcu, director general of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) comments on Libya during a press conference in The Hague . The OPCW were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)

    FILE - In this Wednesday Sept. 7, 2011 file photo Ahmet Uzumcu, director general of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) comments on Libya during a press conference in The Hague . The OPCW were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this Friday Sept. 27, 2013 file photo a car arrives at the headquarters of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, OPCW, in The Hague, Netherlands. The OPCW were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.   (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)

    FILE - In this Friday Sept. 27, 2013 file photo a car arrives at the headquarters of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, OPCW, in The Hague, Netherlands. The OPCW were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this Friday Sept. 27, 2013 file photo spokesman Michael Luhan gives a brief statement outside the headquarters of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, OPCW, in The Hague, Netherlands. The OPCW were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.  (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)

    FILE - In this Friday Sept. 27, 2013 file photo spokesman Michael Luhan gives a brief statement outside the headquarters of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, OPCW, in The Hague, Netherlands. The OPCW were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)  (The Associated Press)

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has won this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

The Norwegian Nobel Committee honored the Hague, Netherlands-based global chemical watchdog "for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons."

The peace prize was the last of the original Nobel Prizes to be announced for this year. The winners of the economics award, added in 1968, will be announced on Monday.