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Hopes fade for missing in Norway

Wednesday, March 26th 2008, 16:10
related places: Alesund

Hopes fade for five people still missing hours after a building collapsed in the Norwegian town of Alesund.
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Kai Eide nominated Afghan envoy

Thursday, March 6th 2008, 21:41
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon names Norwegian diplomat Kai Eide as the next UN envoy to Afghanistan.
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Skier to have left leg amputated

Tuesday, March 4th 2008, 10:18
related countries: Austria Austria

Austrian skier Matthias Lanzinger will have his left leg amputated after breaking it during a World Cup race in Norway on Sunday.
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Six held in Nordic 'terror raids'

Thursday, February 28th 2008, 15:03
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Police in Sweden and Norway make six arrests in a co-ordinated operation targeting terror suspects.
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Football: SK Brann 0-2 Everton

Wednesday, February 13th 2008, 20:59

Everton close in on a place in the last 16 of the Uefa Cup with victory against SK Brann in Norway.
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Norwegian 'pocket' sex suspect held

Friday, January 11th 2008, 18:57

Norwegian police hunting a paedophile linked to more than 150 attacks on young boys arrest a suspect.
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S Lanka move worries mediators

Thursday, January 3rd 2008, 6:20
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Norwegian peace mediators voice concern at Sri Lanka's decision to end a ceasefire with Tamil Tiger rebels.
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Winehouse must go to Norway court

Friday, December 28th 2007, 9:46

Singer Amy Winehouse is ordered to appear in court in Norway to appeal against a fine for drug possession.
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Winehouse fined for drugs offence

Friday, October 19th 2007, 8:53

Singer Amy Winehouse is fined about £350 after being held overnight in Norway for possession of cannabis.
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Football: German women in final

Wednesday, September 26th 2007, 13:50
related countries: Germany Germany

Defending champions Germany reach the Women's World Cup final with a comfortable win over Norway.
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Football: Chelsea held to draw

Tuesday, September 18th 2007, 20:41

Chelsea are held to a 1-1 draw by Norwegian underdogs Rosenborg at Stamford Bridge in the Champions League.
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UK jets shadow Russian bombers

Thursday, September 6th 2007, 16:03
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain and Norway send jet fighters to intercept eight Russian long-range bombers in the Arctic.
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UK jets 'chase Russian bombers'

Thursday, September 6th 2007, 12:11
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain and Norway send jet fighters to shadow eight Russian long-range bombers in the Arctic.
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Ethiopia expels Norwegian envoys

Tuesday, August 28th 2007, 10:15
related countries: Eritrea Eritrea, Ethiopia Ethiopia

Six Norwegian diplomats are being expelled for "pampering" Eritrea and rebel groups, Ethiopia announces.
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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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