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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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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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Violinist to play for Nobel winner

Friday, December 3rd 2010, 21:32
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Oslo, Friday

A Chinese American violinist will play in tribute to Nobel Peace Prize winner, Liu Xiaobo, at the award ceremony in Oslo next Friday.
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Bangladesh Grameen aid is probed

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 18:05

Norway examines allegations that Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus diverted millions of dollars of aid money from a bank.
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'Chance' saved Statoil from blast

Friday, November 19th 2010, 19:32

Only "chance" prevented a major accident at a well run by Norway's Statoil, the country's oil safety watchdog says.
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Hathaway to host Nobel peace gig

Friday, November 19th 2010, 9:55

Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway will co-host this year's Nobel peace prize concert in Norway with Oscar-winning actor Denzel Washington.
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Republic of Ireland 1-2 Norway

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 21:45
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Erik Huseklepp strikes late to give Norway a 2-1 victory over the Republic of Ireland before a sparse crowd in the Aviva Stadium.
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Solskjaer takes job as Molde boss

Tuesday, November 9th 2010, 13:32
related places: Molde

Former Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is appointed as manager of Norwegian side Molde.
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China-Norway Nobel row rumbles on

Monday, October 11th 2010, 15:21
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

The Norwegian government says Beijing has cancelled a meeting with its fisheries minister in response to the Nobel peace prize being awarded to a Chinese dissident.
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China in Nobel committee warning

Tuesday, September 28th 2010, 14:52
related countries: China China
related places: Oslo

China warns the Nobel Peace Prize committee in Oslo not to award the prize to the well-known Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.
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Norway suspects 'in cartoon plot'

Tuesday, September 28th 2010, 10:56

Three men held in Norway are suspected of planning attacks avenging cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, police say.
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Iran diplomat defects to Norway

Tuesday, September 14th 2010, 11:23
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Iran Iran
related places: Brussels

An Iranian diplomat based in Brussels claims asylum in Norway, the third such diplomatic defection this year.
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Salmond in Norway trade bid trip

Monday, August 16th 2010, 0:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond travels to Norway in a bid to strengthen trade links.
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The greenest music festival ever?

Saturday, August 14th 2010, 4:18
related places: Oslo, Oya

The Oya festival in Oslo is hoping to show how things can be done differently.
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Greenest festival?

Friday, August 13th 2010, 12:10

Norway's Øya festival aims to become first powered by renewable energy
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Iran lawyer in Norway asylum bid

Sunday, August 8th 2010, 18:58
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranian lawyer Mohammad Mostafaei, who has been defending a woman facing death by stoning in Iran, arrives in Norway to seek asylum.
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Moose on the loose in Norway shops

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 15:03
related places: A

A moose has caused havoc in a shopping centre in Norway and was caught on CCTV running down the aisles.
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Arrests in Norway 'al-Qaeda' plot

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 15:16

Norwegian police say three men have been arrested suspected of plotting terrorist attacks and being members of al-Qaeda.
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Arrests in Norway 'al-Qaeda' plot

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 10:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Oslo

Norwegian police arrest three men in Oslo on suspicion of plotting terrorist attacks and being members of al-Qaeda.
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Norwegians killed in Afghanistan

Monday, June 28th 2010, 11:22
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Four Norwegian soldiers in Afghanistan are killed by a roadside bomb, Norway's defence ministry says.
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Row erupts over whale film 'scam'

Friday, June 25th 2010, 17:34

Norwegian officials accuse campaigners of misleading the public over the "cruelty" of whaling.
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