Colombian President Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize

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OSLO, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Colombian President

won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday in a surprise after Colombians voted "No" to an agreement he signed with Marxist rebels to end 52 years of war.

Santos has promised to revive a peace plan even though Colombians, in a referendum on Sunday, narrowly rejected the accord. Many voters reckoned it was too lenient on the FARC guerrillas.

The Nobel Peace Prize, worth 8 million Swedish crowns ($930,000), will be presented in Oslo on Dec. 10. ($1 = 8.5891 Swedish crowns)

See more of the latest winner below:

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Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos talks during a news conference after a meeting with Colombian former President and Senator Alvaro Uribe at Narino Palace in Bogota, Colombia, October 5, 2016. REUTERS/John Vizcaino TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Colombian former President Alvaro Uribe (L) greets President Juan Manuel Santos at Narino Palace in Bogota, Colombia, October 5, 2016. Colombian Presidency/Handout via Reuters. ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY.
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos shows his vote for a referendum on a peace deal between the government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels at Bolivar Square in Bogota, Colombia, October 2, 2016. REUTERS/John Vizcaino TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos (C) and Vice President German Vargas Lleras shake hands with citizens during a major demonstration in favour of the agreement, in Barranquilla, Colombia, September 27, 2016. Colombian Presidency/Handout via Reuters/File Photo ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos poses for a portrait as he exits a Reuters Newsmaker conversation in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos gestures during an interview with Reuters at the Narino Palace in Bogota, Colombia September 5, 2016. Picture taken September 5, 2016. To match Interview COLOMBIA-SANTOS/INTERVIEW REUTERS/John Vizcaino
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos (C) arrives at Toncontin International airport in Tegucigalpa, Honduras April 5, 2016. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos (L) and Honduras' President Juan Orlando Hernandez wave during a welcoming ceremony at the presidential palace in Tegucigalpa, Honduras April 6, 2016. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos addresses a news conference next to Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales (not pictured) after a welcoming ceremony at the National Palace of Culture in Guatemala City April 4, 2016. REUTERS/Josue Decavele
United States Secretary of State John Kerry (R) and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shakes hands after their joint news conference at the State Department in Washington February 5, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
U.S. President Barack Obama listens as President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia speaks during a reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington February 4, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a bilateral meeting with Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington February 4, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
Ecuador's Rafael Correa (L) shakes hands with Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos during a bilateral meeting in Cali December 15, 2015. REUTERS/Jaime Saldarriaga
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