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Chemical Weapons Watchdog Wins Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), which is currently working to destroy Syria's chemical weapons arsenal. The Nobel Committee made the announcement Friday in Oslo, recognizing the group for "its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons." OPCW Director-General Ahmet Uzumcu called the prize a great honor. "We are a small organization, which for over 16 years and away from the glare of ...

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