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Colombian President Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize

  • FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015 file photo Cuba's President Raul Castro, center, smiles as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, left, and Commander the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia or FARC, Timoleon Jimenez, known as "Timochenko",  shake hands, in Havana, Cuba. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has won Nobel Peace Prize it was announced on Friday Oct. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)

    FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015 file photo Cuba's President Raul Castro, center, smiles as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, left, and Commander the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia or FARC, Timoleon Jimenez, known as "Timochenko", shake hands, in Havana, Cuba. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has won Nobel Peace Prize it was announced on Friday Oct. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016 file photo Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos makes the victory sign after voting in a referendum to decide whether or not to support the peace deal he signed with rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, in Bogota, Colombia. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has won Nobel Peace Prize it was announced on Friday Oct. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan, File)

    FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016 file photo Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos makes the victory sign after voting in a referendum to decide whether or not to support the peace deal he signed with rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, in Bogota, Colombia. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has won Nobel Peace Prize it was announced on Friday Oct. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 file photo, Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos, left, and the top commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) Rodrigo Londono, known by the alias Timochenko, shake hands after signing a peace agreement between Colombia’s government and the FARC to end over 50 years of conflict in Cartagena, Colombia. Santos won the Nobel Peace Prize Friday, Oct. 7, for his efforts to end a civil war that killed more than 200,000 Colombians. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, File)

    FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 file photo, Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos, left, and the top commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) Rodrigo Londono, known by the alias Timochenko, shake hands after signing a peace agreement between Colombia’s government and the FARC to end over 50 years of conflict in Cartagena, Colombia. Santos won the Nobel Peace Prize Friday, Oct. 7, for his efforts to end a civil war that killed more than 200,000 Colombians. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, File)  (The Associated Press)

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has won the Nobel Peace Prize.

The Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded Santos "for his resolute efforts to bring the country's more than 50-year-long civil war to an end."