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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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Reindeer killed in Norway lightning storm

Monday, August 29th 2016, 13:57

More than 300 reindeer have been killed in a lightning storm on a mountain plateau in Norway.
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Norwegian icebreaker

Saturday, August 27th 2016, 23:56
related countries: Colombia Colombia

The BBC's Will Grant meets the Norwegian man who played a central role in years of negotiations between Farc rebels and the Colombian government
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Oslo: Ceiling collapse at Steve Aoki show injures 15

Sunday, August 21st 2016, 18:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oslo

Fifteen people are hurt as part of a ceiling collapses at an Oslo concert venue where US DJ Steve Aoki was performing, police say.
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Norway party proposes 'slug hour' to tackle invasive pests

Tuesday, August 2nd 2016, 14:55

Norway's Socialist Left Party wants people to devote an hour to killing invasive slugs.
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Post-Brexit model - Norway or Canada?

Monday, June 27th 2016, 15:59
related countries: Canada Canada, Singapore Singapore, Switzerland Switzerland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Norway, Switzerland, Canada or Singapore? What approach should the UK take to trade deals with the EU and others, once it leaves the European bloc?
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Snow mobiles

Thursday, June 9th 2016, 23:00

Why is Norway - population five million - embracing electric cars with such enthusiasm?
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VIDEO: Norway's migrants taught 'cultural codes'

Tuesday, June 7th 2016, 6:59

Migrants in Norway are being educated about the country's "cultural codes" in an effort to prevent sexual assaults, as James Longman reports.
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The Unabomber and the Norwegian mass murderer

Friday, May 27th 2016, 23:28

How the Unabomber and his Nordic fan want you to listen
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Norway stages 32-hour app term reading

Wednesday, May 25th 2016, 15:58

The consumer agency in Norway stages a live reading of app terms and conditions lasting over 30 hours in protest against their "absurd" length.
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VIDEO: Thirteen presumed dead in Norway crash

Saturday, April 30th 2016, 8:50
related places: Bergen

Thirteen people are presumed dead after a crash near Bergen in Norway, in which eyewitnesses say the rotor blades separated from the helicopter.
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Thirteen dead in Norway helicopter crash

Friday, April 29th 2016, 21:22
related places: Bergen

All 13 people on board a helicopter which crashed near the Norwegian city of Bergen are presumed dead, rescuers say.
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Norway appeals over Breivik rights ruling

Tuesday, April 26th 2016, 13:45
related places: Breivik

The Norwegian justice ministry says it will appeal against the verdict won by mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik over his treatment in prison.
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Snowden files Norway lawsuit over award

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 16:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lawyers

Lawyers for Edward Snowden file a lawsuit to seek guarantees that Norway will not extradite him to the US if he visits to receive an award.
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Norway minister's Med stunt backfires

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 12:43

Norway's immigration minister faces online ridicule for jumping off a rescue boat in a survival suit.
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