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Former Farc captive 'happy' at Colombia president's award

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the 52-year conflict with left-wing rebels.

The Nobel committee praised him for a peace deal signed with Farc rebels, but rejected by Colombians in a vote.

Former Colombia presidential candidate, Ingrid Betancourt, who was held captive by Farc rebels for more than six years, said the accolade was "an amazing moment."

  • 07 Oct 2016
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