OSLO, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Thorbjoern Jagland, chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, announced on Friday that the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has been awarded the 2013 Nobel peace prize.
The OPCW won the prize "for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons," said Jagland, reading the citation.
OPCW to send second inspection team to Syria
DAMASCUS, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- The Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said Tuesday in a statement that it will deploy a second team of inspectors in Syria.
"OPCW deploys a second team of inspectors to expand verification and destruction activities in Syria," the statement said. Full story