Santos says Nobel ‘a great stimulus’ in quest for peace

Santos says Nobel ‘a great stimulus’ in quest for peace

President Juan Manuel Santos said on Friday that Colombia was "very, very" close to ending decades of war and that receiving the Nobel Peace Prize would be "a great stimulus" to that end.

Nobel peace prize: five key quotes

Nobel peace prize: five key quotes

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his efforts to end Latin America's longest conflict.

Colombian president wins 2016 Nobel Peace Prize

Colombian president wins 2016 Nobel Peace Prize

UPDATED: Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the Nobel Peace Prize Friday for his "resolute" efforts to end more than five decades of war in his country, despite voters' shock rejection of a historic peace deal.

FACTS: Full list of Nobel Peace Prize recipients

FACTS: Full list of Nobel Peace Prize recipients

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Oddsmakers point to Greek islanders for Nobel Peace Prize

Oddsmakers point to Greek islanders for Nobel Peace Prize

Syrian rescuers risking all to save war-hit civilians and the brokers of Iran's nuclear deal are among contenders for Friday's Nobel Peace Prize after Colombia's peacemakers fell from pole position.