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Anti-nuclear organization ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize

Award comes with North Korea and US exchanging threats

Beatrice Fihn, executive director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) celebrates after winning the Nobel Peace Prize 2017 in Geneva on Oct. 6.   © Reuters

Tokyo -- A global anti-nuclear movement has been awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced on Friday.

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, better known as ICAN, was bestowed with the honor as U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea continue to use not-so-veiled nuclear threats in a game of one-upmanship.

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