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Norway rated most peaceful nation

Wednesday, May 30th 2007, 15:01
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: A

A study ranks Norway as the most peaceful country and Iraq as the least in a survey of 121 countries.
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Munch art thieves jailed in Oslo

Monday, April 23rd 2007, 13:20
related places: Oslo

Three men in Norway receive prison terms for the theft of Edvard Munch's masterpiece, the Scream.
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'No sign' of North Sea crew

Friday, April 13th 2007, 17:38

Four men and a boy are missing, presumed dead, after a boat capsized in the Atlantic claiming the lives of three others.
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Boy among North Sea missing

Friday, April 13th 2007, 12:07

A 15-year-old boy and his father are feared to be among five crewmen missing after an oil tug capsizes.
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Tuesday, March 20th 2007, 12:50
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel cancels a meeting with a visiting Norwegian minister after he held talks with a Hamas leader in Gaza.
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Norway minister meets Hamas PM

Monday, March 19th 2007, 13:37

A Norwegian minister becomes the first senior European to hold talks with Palestinian PM Ismail Haniya.
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Two Britons die on Norwegian peak

Monday, March 12th 2007, 9:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two British cross-country skiers freeze to death on a Norwegian mountain, local police say.
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Global drive to ban cluster bombs

Thursday, February 22nd 2007, 10:13

Almost 50 countries are meeting in Norway to try to find a way to ban the use of cluster bombs.
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Norway to offset flight emissions

Tuesday, January 2nd 2007, 17:08

Norway hopes others will copy its plans to offset emissions produced by flights taken by state employees.
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Norwegian firms create oil giant

Monday, December 18th 2006, 9:54

Norwegian energy giants Statoil and Norsk Hydro unveil plans to merge their offshore oil and natural gas operations.
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Norway puts off Tamil Tiger talks

Monday, December 4th 2006, 10:15
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Norway's peace envoy to Sri Lanka agrees to a government request to put off talks with the Tamil Tigers.
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New drive against cluster bombs

Friday, November 17th 2006, 15:44

Norway launches a fresh intitiative to ban cluster bombs after a similar drive by the United Nations fails.
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Aid group quits Darfur amid row

Friday, November 10th 2006, 12:24
related countries: Sudan Sudan

A Norwegian aid agency is to close its operations in Sudan's war-torn Darfur region, citing government interference.
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Oslo gay animal show draws crowds

Thursday, October 19th 2006, 13:35
related places: Oslo

An exhibition in Norway on homosexuality among animals has been well received, organisers say.
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Envoy in Sri Lanka after bombing

Tuesday, October 17th 2006, 5:49
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The Norwegian peace envoy for Sri Lanka arrives for talks, a day after a suicide bombing killed almost 100 people.
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Nobel prize winner to be revealed

Friday, October 13th 2006, 2:25
related places: Oslo

The winner of the peace prize is to be announced, with many analysts tipping a former Finnish president.
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Norway runway blaze kills three

Tuesday, October 10th 2006, 10:47
related places: A

A charter plane carrying 16 people skids off a runway in western Norway, killing three people.
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Norway foils 'embassy bomb plot'

Friday, September 22nd 2006, 15:40
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

Four men held in Norway over a synagogue attack are accused of targeting the US and Israeli embassies, prosecutors say.
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Stolen Munch paintings found safe

Thursday, August 31st 2006, 16:59
related places: Oslo

Two masterpieces by artist Edvard Munch are recovered two years after being stolen from an Oslo museum.
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More oil staff seized in Nigeria

Wednesday, August 9th 2006, 11:33
related countries: Niger Niger, Nigeria Nigeria

Two Norwegian oil workers and two Ukranians are kidnapped in Nigeria's Niger Delta region.
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Civilians flee Sri Lanka fighting

Friday, August 4th 2006, 10:15
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Thousands of people are escaping fighting in the town of Muttur between the Sri Lankan army and Tamil rebels.
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Norway 'Nazi cartoon' irks Israel

Wednesday, July 26th 2006, 17:21
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's envoy complains to Norway over a cartoon showing Israeli PM Ehud Olmert as a Nazi camp commander.
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Awesome Landis takes Tour crown

Sunday, July 23rd 2006, 16:03
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: Paris

American Floyd Landis wins the Tour de France as Norwegian Thor Hushovd claims the final stage.
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Norway's whale catch falls short

Thursday, July 13th 2006, 11:01

Norway's whaling fleet will catch only half its quota this season; conservation groups say the industry is in crisis.
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Bloody end to whale safari

Thursday, July 6th 2006, 10:54
related places: A

A group of tourists on their way to whale-watch witness the killing of an animal by Norwegian whalers.
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