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Norway: Country in Northern Europe
Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northwestern Europe whose territory comprises of the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula; the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard are also part of the Kingdom of Norway. The Antarctic Peter I Island and the sub-Antarctic Bouvet Island are dependent territories and thus not considered part of the kingdom. Norway also lays claim to a section of Antarctica known as Queen Maud Land.

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Norwegian man jailed for spying in Russia asks for pardon: TASS

A Norwegian national who was jailed in Russia earlier this year for spying, has formally asked Russian authorities to pardon him, TASS news agency cited his lawyer as saying on Thursday.
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Special Report: The three young women racing to defuse a climate-change bomb

Banking hard over the whitecaps off the west coast of Norway, the jetliner flying Dominika Pasternak and her fellow scientists descends so sharply that it seems for a moment as if the crew is about to..
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β–Ά Videos for Norway

Romania vs Norway: Why were thousands of children watching? | #TheCube [Video]Romania vs Norway: Why were thousands of children watching? | #TheCube

UEFA had ordered Romania to play the match behind closed doors, after failing to control their supporters.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:42Published

Russian trawler carrying 200,000 litres of diesel bursts into flames in a Norwegian port [Video]Russian trawler carrying 200,000 litres of diesel bursts into flames in a Norwegian port

The authorities evacuated the harbour in case the ship exploded.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Gates Foundation honours Modi for clean India mission [Video]Gates Foundation honours Modi for clean India mission

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on Tuesday (September 24) honored Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the 'Global Goalkeeper Award' for his efforts to "improve access to sanitation in..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:41Published

Scientists have embarked from Norway on the longest-ever expedition to the Arctic [Video]Scientists have embarked from Norway on the longest-ever expedition to the Arctic

The MOSAiC expedition is a year-long project led by Germany's Alfred Wegener Institute which aims to learn more about the weather processes in the Arctic.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:10Published

Watch: Norway's last coal miners fight for survival against climate policy [Video]Watch: Norway's last coal miners fight for survival against climate policy

Norway's last coal mine, in the Arctic archipelago, is under threat of closure. It is situated in the northernmost town on Earth – which is also the fastest heating, thanks to climate change.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:40Published

Central banks keep markets guessing [Video]Central banks keep markets guessing

Markets were struggling to digest a raft of central bank policy decisions on Thursday, after the U.S. Fed cut rates, the BOJ and the BOE kept their powder dry - but Norway hiked. David Pollard reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:33Published

Ogier wins Rally Turkey [Video]Ogier wins Rally Turkey

Ogier keeps title hopes alive with victory in Rally Turkey

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:06Published

Lappi takes early Rally Turkey lead [Video]Lappi takes early Rally Turkey lead

VIDEO SHOWS: HIGHLIGHTS OF THE EARLY STAGES OF THE WRC RALLY TURKEY, WITH ESAPEKKA LAPPI LEADING SHOWS: VARIOUS, TURKEY (WRC - SEE RESTRICTIONS) 1. ON-BOARD WITH ESAPEKKA LAPPI (4, CITROEN C3) 2.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:15Published

Mysterious illness kills dogs in Norway [Video]Mysterious illness kills dogs in Norway

A mysterious illness in Norway is killing dogs. It has a quick onset and nobody can confirm whether it is contagious or not.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:03Published

Submarine rescue system to be tested in Nato exercise [Video]Submarine rescue system to be tested in Nato exercise

A rescue system that can evacuate submariners from a stricken vessel is setting off to take part in a Nato exercise. The Nato Submarine Rescue System (NSRS), based at Faslane, can dive down to a..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:59Published

Germany, Norway halt aid funding over Brazil's Amazon policies [Video]Germany, Norway halt aid funding over Brazil's Amazon policies

At least two European countries freeze donations to Amazon Fund over record fires under Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro's administration.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:52Published

Solskjaer defends Pogba's penalty miss [Video]Solskjaer defends Pogba's penalty miss

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sees no issue in Paul Pogba missing a penalty after the Frenchman decided to take the spot kick instead of Marcus Rashford

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:21Published

 

Venezuela's opposition says Norway-mediated dialogue with Maduro 'is finished'

Venezuela's opposition said on Sunday a dialogue mediated by Norway's Foreign Ministry to try to resolve the country's political crisis had ended, six weeks after President Nicolas Maduro's government..
Reuters - Published

Venezuela government, opposition talking despite stalled Norway-backed dialogue: sources

A group of Venezuelan government officials and opposition activists are quietly holding talks focused on the economy despite the stalling of a formal dialogue mediated by Norway, according to nine..
Reuters - Published

Europe orders urgent Airbus helicopter checks after Norway crash

European regulators have ordered immediate checks on recently delivered versions of some Airbus helicopters after a crash in Arctic Norway last month killed five Norwegians and their Swedish pilot.
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Airbus orders visual checks on some helicopter models after fatal Norway crash

Airbus has ordered checks on three types of helicopters following a fatal crash in Norway, Norwegian authorities said on Wednesday.
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Populist surge spells trouble ahead for Norway's government

Norwegians voting in local elections abandoned major parties in record numbers on Monday, according to early counts, opting for a plethora of smaller groups in the latest show of political discontent..
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Politics as 'marriage therapy'? Norway TV debates strike harmonious chord

No butting in or talking over your opponent and try to see things from their perspective - those are the ground rules adopted by two political shows in Norway that aim to buck a global trend towards..
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Venezuela opposition says Norway talks must focus on elections

Norway-backed talks between Venezuela's opposition and the government of President Nicolas Maduro must focus on elections, an opposition negotiator said on Monday, as the dialogue proceedings remain..
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Six die in helicopter crash in Norway

All six people on board the civilian helicopter that crashed in northern Norway on Saturday afternoon have died, the police said on Sunday.
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Helicopter crashes in Norway, at least four killed

At least four people were killed, one was missing and one was injured after a civilian helicopter crashed in northern Norway on Saturday, the rescue service said.
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Norway urges its companies in Brazil to safeguard the Amazon

Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, on Tuesday called on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure they do not contribute to the destruction of the..
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Norway calls on its companies in Brazil to be mindful of deforestation

Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, called on Tuesday on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure they do not contribute to the destruction of the..
Reuters - Published

Norway nuclear monitor backtracks on theory of second Russia blast

Reports of a second blast from a deadly Russian rocket engine test may be wrong, and the signals could stem from unrelated mining activity, the Norwegian monitor that first presented the double..
Reuters - Published

Norway's Liberals accept PM's ultimatum, preventing government's collapse

Norway's Liberal Party, a junior member of Norway's four-party government, will accept the prime minister's ultimatum on transport policy, preventing the cabinet's fall, Liberal leader Trine Skei..
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Norway PM issues ultimatum to junior government partners

Norway's Conservative Party Prime Minister Erna Solberg has set a Monday deadline for the three junior partners in her coalition to decide whether they should remain in her government.
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Russia rocket accident likely had two explosions, Norway monitor says

The explosion that killed five Russian scientists during a rocket engine test earlier this month was followed by a second blast two hours later, the likely source of a spike in radiation, Norway's..
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FM says Norway deliberating response to U.S.' Gulf naval mission plan

Norway's foreign minister said on Thursday it was deliberating how to respond to a U.S proposal on forming an international mission to safeguard shipping in the Gulf.
Reuters - Published

Brazilian states bypass Bolsonaro to discuss rainforest protection funding directly

Brazilian states containing the country's Amazon rainforest said they want to negotiate directly with European nations who fund projects to curb deforestation after changes proposed by the federal..
Reuters - Published

Norway detects radioactive iodine by Russian border days after blast

Norway's nuclear safety authority is analyzing tiny amounts of radioactive iodine detected in the air in northern Norway in the days after a deadly explosion during a rocket engine test over the border..
Reuters - Published

Norway's first electric plane crash-lands on lake

Norway's first battery-powered aircraft crash-landed on a lake on Wednesday, in a setback for the country's aviation strategy, although police said the pilot and passenger both escaped unhurt.
Reuters - Published

Norway mosque shooting suspect can be held for four weeks

A man suspected of shooting at people inside a Norwegian mosque on Saturday, and of killing his stepsister, can be held in police custody for four weeks while the case is being investigated, the Oslo..
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Norway mosque shooting suspect appears in court with wounded face

The man suspected of shooting at people inside a Norwegian mosque on Saturday, and of killing his stepsister, appeared in court on Monday with black eyes and wounds on his face and neck.
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Suspect in Norway mosque shooting not admitting guilt: lawyer

The man suspected of shooting at people inside a Norwegian mosque on Saturday, and of separately killing his stepsister, does not admit to any crime and is not speaking with investigators, his lawyer..
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Shooting at Norway mosque investigated as 'possible act of terrorism' -police

An armed attack at a Norwegian mosque on Saturday will be investigated as a possible act of terrorism, police said on Sunday.
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Norway mosque shooter may have killed family member first: police

The man suspected of a shooting at a mosque in Norway may also have killed a relative before launching the attack, police said late on Saturday.
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One person injured in attack at Norway mosque, suspect in custody

One person was injured during an armed attack at a mosque in Norway on Saturday, police said, adding that members of the congregation had overpowered the gunman and stopped the shooting.
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Norway in contact with Venezuelan parties on talks after Maduro suspends meeting

The Norwegian government said on Thursday it remains in touch with Venezuela's government and opposition about continuing talks to resolve the country's political crisis after President Nicolas Maduro..
Reuters - Published

Norway's government defeated by wide margin (on the soccer pitch)

The Norwegian government suffered a heavy defeat on Thursday, but it was on the football pitch rather than in parliament as a team of recovering addicts defeated them 7-0 in a soccer match.
Reuters - Published

Venezuela government to skip Barbados talks to protest U.S. sanctions

Venezuela's government will skip a round of Norway-brokered talks on Thursday and Friday to protest a new set of U.S. sanctions meant to force President Nicolas Maduro from power, the Venezuelan..
Reuters - Published

Venezuela government, opposition hold talks in Barbados as Maduro slams sanctions

The government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition are continuing to hold talks in Barbados in an effort to find ways to resolve the Latin American country's political crisis, the..
Reuters - Published

Talks between Venezuela government and opposition continuing, says mediator Norway

Talks between the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition are continuing in Barbados, the foreign ministry from mediator Norway said late on Thursday in a rare statement..
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Norway says Venezuela opposition and government talks to continue

Talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition will continue, Norway's foreign ministry said on Thursday, after a top Socialist Party leader announced the end of this week's round of..
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Putin says he hopes Venezuela talks will normalize situation

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Norway-brokered talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition would normalize the situation in country and bring an end to political..
Reuters - Published

Soviet sub that sank off Norway in 1989 still emitting radiation

A Soviet nuclear submarine which sank off Norway in 1989 is still emitting radiation, researchers said on Wednesday following an expedition that used a remotely controlled vehicle for the first time.
Reuters - Published

Venezuela talks to resume this week: Norway

Talks between Venezuela's opposition and representatives of President Nicolas Maduro's government will take place this week, mediator Norway said.
Reuters - Published

Venezuela opposition says it will meet Maduro envoys in Norway-mediated talks

Venezuela's opposition will meet with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro's government in Barbados for talks mediated by Norway as part of efforts to resolve an ongoing political crisis in the..
Reuters - Published

Russia denies reporting 'gas explosion' in submarine incident: Interfax

Russia did not report a "gas explosion" to the Norwegian radiation authority after an incident on board one of its submarines, the Interfax news agency quoted the defence ministry as saying on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Highlights of the Matildas clash with Norway at the Women's World Cup

The Matildas' FIFA Women's World Cup dream is over after a heartbreaking 4-1 penalty shootout loss to Norway in Nice.
SBS - Published

Matildas crash out of Women's World Cup on penalties

The Matildas' FIFA Women's World Cup dream is over after a heartbreaking 4-1 penalty shootout loss to Norway in Nice.
SBS - Published

Matildas knocked out of FIFA Women’s World Cup by Norway in penalty shootout

The Matildas have had a heartbreaking end to the FIFA Women's World Cup, beaten 4-1 in the penalty shootout against Norway. Earlier Elise Kellond-Knight drew the Matildas level in the second half,..
SBS - Published

Psst, Matildas: Here's the best way to score at the Women's World Cup

Before the Matildas take on Norway in Nice on Sunday morning, the women may want to check out this important analysis.
SBS - Published

Frontline oil tanker struck by torpedo off UAE coast: Tradewinds

An oil tanker owned by Norway's Frontline has been struck by a torpedo off the coast of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, shipping newspaper Tradewinds reported on Thursday, citing unnamed industry..
Reuters - Published

Venezuela's Guaido says no plans for further talks in Norway

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Friday that the opposition does not currently plan to join a new round of talks in Norway with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro, after..
Reuters - Published

Brazil will not change Amazon fund without asking donors: development bank BNDES

Brazil will make no changes to the governance of the billion-dollar Amazon Fund without consulting the donors Norway and Germany, the president of the fund's administrator, the Brazilian development..
Reuters - Published

Report on tanker attacks to be presented to U.N. Security Council: Sky News Arabia

The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Norway will present to the U.N. Security Council on Thursday the results of a joint probe into attacks targeting tanker vessels off the UAE coast last month,..
Reuters - Published

Venezuela's Guaido vows protests as Oslo talks produce no deal

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido vowed to press ahead with street protests after talks with government officials hosted by Norway ended on Wednesday without progress towards resolving the South..
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Venezuelan opposition leader says street protests to continue: Fox Business Network

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said in a television interview on Wednesday that street protests will continue after talks with President Nicolas Maduro's government in Norway to resolve the..
Reuters - Published

Venezuelan government, opposition envoys end Oslo meeting without a deal

A meeting between Venezuela's government and opposition has ended without agreement as Norway holds talks aimed at resolving the South American country's long-running conflict, opposition leader Juan..
Reuters - Published

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