Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Wins Nobel Peace Prize

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_184cf6b42f.jpgBERIT ROALD/AFP/Getty Images (OSLO, Norway) -- The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has won the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize. The Norwegian Nobel Committee honored the Hague, Netherlands-based global chemical watchdog "for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons."

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Pakistan Girls on Malala's Nobel Loss: 'She's Already Won Our Hearts'

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_0ce2d1a39f.jpgABC/Nick Ray (ISLAMABAD) -- Malala Yousafzai, 16, was the favorite to win the Nobel Peace Prize, but the world was surprised Friday to find the award went instead to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. ABC News sat with a group of students Friday at Islamabad College for girls.

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Kenneth Bae's Mother in North Korea to Visit Her Imprisoned Son

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_e9c3edc051.jpgPhoto by Feng Li/Getty Images (SEOUL, South Korea) -- The mother of detained American missionary Kenneth Bae is in North Korea to meet with her ailing son who has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for attempting to overthrow the North Korean government. Bae's mother, Myunghee Bae, has arrived in Pyongyang and is scheduled to meet with her son later on Friday.

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Vatican Misspells Jesus’ Name on Papal Medal

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_c51946d664.jpgCatholic News Service (VATICAN CITY) -- Someone is going to be saying a “mea culpa.” A medal issued by the Vatican commemorating Pope Francis’ first year as the Bishop of Rome included a rather glaring spelling error, a typo of biblical proportions. Engraved with the Latin phrase that the pope says inspired him to join the priesthood as a young man, Italy’s state mint misspelled the name of Jesus, calling the son of God "Lesus" instead.

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Kidnapped Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan Released

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_4dbc1624be.jpgChip Somodevilla/Getty Images (TRIPOLI, Libya) -- Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan was released on Thursday, hours after the government said he was kidnapped earlier in the day by gunmen from a hotel in Tripoli. The announcement of Zidan's release was made on state TV after assailants broke into the hotel where the prime minister lives and took the official and two bodyguards.  The guards were assaulted but later released.

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