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A woman sits underneath a balloon, carrying the logo of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, in Paris on August 7, 2017. Activists were holding a four-day hunger strike calling for France to sign the ICAN-supported treaty to ban nuclear weapons. The group has now won the Nobel Peace Prize. Stephane De Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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International Campaign To Abolish Nuclear Weapons Wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

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Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos (left) shakes hands with the top commander of the FARC rebels, Rodrigo Londono, after signing a peace agreement on Sept. 26. Santos was named winner of the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. Fernando Vergara/AP hide caption

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Juan Manuel Santos, the president of Colombia, listens to a panel discussion during the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative's Annual Meeting in New York City on Sept. 28, 2015. JP Yim/Getty Images hide caption

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Dr. Denis Mukwege, a gynecologist in the Democratic Republic of Congo, treats victims of rape, tending to physical and emotional needs. For the past several years he has been considered a strong contender for the Nobel Peace Prize along with two women from Congo who aid victims of sexual violence. Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A judge on Monday approved a settlement of a legal dispute among the children of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. (pictured in 2006, from left to right: Dexter Scott King, Bernice King, Martin Luther King III.). The dispute was over selling their father's Nobel Prize medal and travel Bible. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize-winning author, at a news conference in Budapest, Hungary, in 2009. Bela Szandelszky/AP hide caption

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Elie Wiesel, Holocaust Survivor And Nobel Laureate, Dies At 87

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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, seen here delivering a speech during his 91st birthday celebration in February, is the latest Confucius Peace Prize winner. Like his predecessors, he has shunned the award. Jekesai Njikizana /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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December 2013: A Tunisian boy waves a flag as he runs at a rally in Tunis, marking the third anniversary of Tunisia's revolution. A prominent member of the group that's credited with averting civil war in the country says the group acted "to give hope to young people." Zoubeir Souissi /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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How Tunisia's 'Quartet' Saved A Country From Civil War And Won The Nobel Peace Prize

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Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet, represented here at a news conference in 2013, won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for the group's contribution to building democracy after the Jasmine Revolution in 2011. Anis Mili/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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3 Scientists Awarded Nobel Prize In Physiology Or Medicine

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In A Way, Gandhi Also Won 2014's Nobel Peace Prize

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Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi has fought to end child labor in India, where 11 percent of the country's children work. In 2010, these children toiled at a construction site in New Delhi. Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images hide caption

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