Nobel Peace Prize: LIVE REPORT

Indian teenager mans a coal crushing machine at a road side coal depot in the East Jaintia Hills district of the Indian northeastern state of Meghalaya, January 30, 2013Oslo (AFP) – 11:45 GMT – AFP IS CLOSING THIS LIVE REPORT – after Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi were named joint winners of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. Yousafzai, 17, is now the youngest person to win the award, and the first Pakistani-born winner. Both winners campaign for children’s rights, and the Nobel Committee said it had picked a Pakistani and an Indian, a Muslim and a Hindu, as co-winners to underscore the spirit of “fraternity of nations” in which the prize was founded.

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