Who are the OPCW tipped to win the Nobel Prize?

Norwegian state broadcaster NRK said the global chemical weapons watchdog, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the (OPCW), is tipped to win this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

Last year, the state broadcaster correctly leaked that the European Union was the winner.

The OPCW, based in The Hague, is currently working to disarm the forces of Syrian president Assad, following the chemical attack in Damascus on August 21. Here is how they explain what they do.

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Chemical watchdog Nobel Prize

Global chemical weapons watchdog the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has won this year's Nobel Peace Prize ahead of Malala Yousafzai.