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Norway raises terror threat levels after Oslo bomb find

Sunday, April 9th 2017, 20:53

It comes after police found a homemade bomb in the centre of the capital Oslo on Saturday evening.
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Tough women

Thursday, March 30th 2017, 23:17

Meet the Norwegian women going through gruelling special forces training.
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Row after Norway Muslim group appoints spokeswoman in full-face veil

Wednesday, March 29th 2017, 11:23

Norwegian minister criticises the Islamic Council of Norway, saying its move will 'create distance'.
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Happiness report: Norway is the happiest place on Earth

Monday, March 20th 2017, 8:43

It beats Denmark to the top spot as the UN ranks countries to mark international happiness day.
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Anders Bering Breivik loses human rights case against Norway

Wednesday, March 1st 2017, 12:30

A lower court had ruled that the mass murderer was being kept in inhumane conditions.
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Clubbed to death

Thursday, February 16th 2017, 0:18

Following the demise of the seal-hunting trade, Norway is focusing on a new Arctic gold rush.
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Former Norwegian PM says he was held at US airport over Iran visit

Friday, February 3rd 2017, 19:30
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Kjell Magne Bondevik said he was held for an hour due to an Iranian stamp on his passport.
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Norway institutions 'targeted by Russia-linked hackers'

Friday, February 3rd 2017, 16:45
related countries: Russia Russia

Norway's Labour Party, defence and foreign ministries were all targeted, says the security service.
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Norway killer Breivik says solitary confinement 'further radicalised' him

Thursday, January 12th 2017, 19:04
related places: Breivik

The Norwegian state appeals against a ruling that Breivik's jail conditions are inhuman or degrading.
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Norway starts turning off its analogue radio signal

Wednesday, January 11th 2017, 1:32

Norway will become the first country in the world to move entirely to DAB radio transmissions.
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Norway fights Breivik 'inhumane' prison conditions claim

Tuesday, January 10th 2017, 17:01
related places: Breivik

Norwegian prosecutors argue Breivik is still too dangerous to leave solitary confinement.
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Mick Fanning enjoys magical surf beneath the Northern Lights

Friday, December 16th 2016, 0:02
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian champion Mick Fanning completes a spectacular surf beneath the Aurora Borealis in Norway.
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Nobel Peace Prize: Santos calls for 'rethink' of war on drugs

Sunday, December 11th 2016, 7:46
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Oslo

Colombia's president receives the Nobel Peace Prize and calls for a "rethink" on the war on drugs.
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Nobel Peace Prize: Santos honours victims

Saturday, December 10th 2016, 14:25
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Oslo

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has dedicated his Nobel Peace Prize to victims of the conflict, asking them to stand at a ceremony in the Norwegian capital, Oslo.
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Santos: Nobel Peace Prize ‘a gift from heaven’

Friday, December 9th 2016, 19:29
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Oslo

HARDtalk is in Oslo to speak to President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia who says the Nobel peace prize he’s been awarded is ‘a gift from heaven.’
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Magnus Carlsen wins third world chess title

Thursday, December 1st 2016, 8:55
related countries: Russia Russia

Norway's Magnus Carlsen beats Russia's Sergey Karjakin to win World Chess Championship for the third time.
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Edward Snowden loses Norway safe passage case

Friday, November 25th 2016, 17:21

Norway's supreme court rejects Edward Snowden's lawsuit seeking guarantees against extradition.
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US troops to be stationed in Norway in break with tradition

Tuesday, October 25th 2016, 10:10
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Norway has announced it is to allow more than 300 US troops to be stationed on its soil, in a move likely to further inflame Russia-Nato tensions.
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Major Russian naval force sails to North Sea past Norway

Tuesday, October 18th 2016, 14:29
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Russian aircraft-carrier leads a powerful flotilla past the Norwegian coast, heading for the UK and finally Syria.
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Nobel Peace Prize 2016: Winner to be revealed

Friday, October 7th 2016, 3:38
related places: Oslo

The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize is to be announced in Oslo, Norway.
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Norway's short but controversial fence on Russia's border

Thursday, October 6th 2016, 9:05
related countries: Russia Russia

Norway is erecting a controversial steel fence along its border post with Russia following a surge in migrant arrivals last year.
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Nato jets scrambled as Russian bombers fly south

Wednesday, October 5th 2016, 16:43
related countries: Russia Russia, Spain Spain

Two Russian bombers were intercepted by fighter jets from four European countries as they flew from Norway to Spain and back, it has emerged.
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Jenny Hval: Norwegian artist says periods should be celebrated

Friday, September 30th 2016, 15:48

Norwegian musician Jenny Hval receives praise after releasing her sixth album, Blood Bitch, which features a song celebrating menstruation.
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Philippine Abu Sayyaf militants free Norwegian hostage

Saturday, September 17th 2016, 12:56
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Islamist militants in the Philippines release a Norwegian man who was taken hostage with two Canadians who were earlier beheaded.
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