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News: Norway

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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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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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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