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We have started to collect the most important news related to Norway in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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VIDEO: Amateur video shows Oslo devastation

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 15:41
related places: A, Oslo

A large bomb blast has hit near government headquarters in the Norwegian capital Oslo, reportedly killing seven people.
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VIDEO: Oslo bomb: 'People were lying, bleeding'

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 15:31

Norwegian journalist Ingunn Andersen has described the "chaos" in the moments after an explosion in the centre of the Norwegian capital.
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Cavendish punished as Farrar wins

Monday, July 4th 2011, 15:50
related countries: France France, United States United States

Britain's Mark Cavendish suffers a blow to his hopes of winning the green jersey, while American Tyler Farrar sprints to victory in the third stage of the Tour de France.
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Bolt makes triumphant 200m return

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 20:05
related places: Oslo

Triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt runs the fastest time of the year in his first 200m race in 13 months at Oslo's Bislett Games.
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Live - Oslo Diamond League

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 17:31
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Oslo

World and Olympic champion Usain Bolt competes in the 200m, while Great Britain's Jenny Meadows takes on South Africa's Caster Semenya in a busy night of action at the Diamond League meeting in Oslo.
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Russia and Norway in Arctic deal

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 16:32
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia and Norway have agreed a deal to divide up their shares of the Barents Sea, allowing oil and gas exploration in the region.
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German hairdresser awarded best beard prize

Monday, May 16th 2011, 0:20
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Trondheim

German hairdresser Elmar Weisser wins the title of World's Best Beard for the third time at a contest in Trondheim, Norway.
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Gaddafi nurse seeks Norway asylum

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 20:51
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Col Gaddafi's Ukrainian nurse applies for political asylum in Norway after fleeing there to escape media attention.
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Marathon great Grete Waitz dies

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 13:54

Norwegian marathon runner Grete Waitz has died at the age of 57 following a six-year battle with cancer.
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Ministers not reversing oil tax

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 16:10

UK government ministers say they will not reverse the Budget decision to raise taxes on North Sea oil profits.
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VIDEO: Murakami's book on silver screen

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 21:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

BBC talks to director Tran Arnh Hung after "Norwegian Wood" premieres at the Asia Film Festival in London
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Snowmobilers die in Norway storm

Friday, March 4th 2011, 16:15

Three Norwegian snowmobilers, aged 18 or 19 and from the same town, die in a snowstorm while on a tour of the far north.
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Philippines peace deal 'by 2012'

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, 4:09
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The Philippines government and communist rebels set a goal of peace by 2012, at the talks in Norway, the first in more than six years.
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Philippines peace talks to open

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 5:13
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Oslo

Negotiators from the Philippines government and the country's communist movement arrive in Oslo for talks, after the latest rebel arrest.
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Destination Moscow

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 1:29
related countries: Russia Russia

Why Norway deported its 'Norwegian of the year'
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Oil price rises again after leak

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 22:46

Oil prices continue to rise as an Alaskan pipeline is closed for a fourth day, and Norway shuts two North Sea fields.
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Air passengers thwart hijack attempt

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 10:53
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Istanbul, Oslo

Passengers aboard a Turkish Airlines flight from Oslo overpowered a man who tried to hijack their flight to Istanbul on Wednesday.
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Passengers thwart Turkish hijack

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 0:48
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Istanbul

Passengers on a Turkish Airlines jet have overpowered a man who tried to hijack their flight from Norway to Istanbul, security sources say.
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Nobel ceremony U-turn for Serbia

Friday, December 10th 2010, 10:47
related countries: China China, Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro
related places: Oslo

Serbia reverses its decision to boycott the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony for Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo in Oslo.
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Suu Kyi 'sympathy' for Nobel winner

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 13:20
related countries: Burma Burma
related places: Oslo

Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi tells the BBC how she felt about her own Nobel Peace Prize in 1991, and holds out a "hand of sympathy" to this year's winner Liu Xiaobo, who is in prison and cannot travel to Oslo to collect the prize.
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India 'to attend Nobel ceremony'

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 10:12
related countries: China China, India India
related places: Oslo

India is expected to attend the Nobel Peace Prize presentation to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo in Oslo on Friday, official sources say.
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Norway exonerates Bangladesh bank

Wednesday, December 8th 2010, 12:17
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Norway tells the BBC that there are "no more unanswered questions" into claims that the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh wrongly diverted aid cash.
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