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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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Cycling: Hushovd wins prologue

Saturday, July 1st 2006, 15:01
related countries: France France, United States United States

Norwegian Thor Hushovd wins the Tour de France prologue ahead of American George Hincapie, with GB's Bradley Wiggins and David Millar 16th and 17th.
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Sri Lanka monitors in key talks

Thursday, June 29th 2006, 10:27
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's ceasefire monitors hold emergency talks on their future role amid worsening security in the country.
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Work begins on Arctic seed vault

Monday, June 19th 2006, 12:46

Norway starts building a "doomsday" vault in the Arctic designed to house all known varieties of the world's crops.
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Norway seeks Lanka commitment

Friday, June 9th 2006, 16:32
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's warring sides are urged to show their desire for peace as news emerges of the brutal killing of an entire family.
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Tigers 'will attend' Oslo talks

Monday, May 29th 2006, 11:41
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Oslo

Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels agree to attend talks next month on the security of peace monitors, reports say.
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Sri Lanka foes 'agree to talks'

Saturday, May 27th 2006, 10:45
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan officials and Tamil Tiger rebels agree in principle to hold talks next month, Norwegian officials say.
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Envoys meet Sri Lanka president

Friday, May 26th 2006, 9:42
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Norwegian envoys meet Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse to press for a resumption of peace talks.
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Norway rules out Nepal peace role

Friday, May 5th 2006, 8:56
related countries: Nepal Nepal, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Norway's chief mediator to Sri Lanka says his country would not take on a similar role in Nepal.
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Norway in Sri Lanka talks appeal

Friday, April 28th 2006, 15:35
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Norway's chief mediator to Sri Lanka urges the Tamil Tigers and the government to resume peace talks.
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Castaway 'was thrown overboard'

Friday, April 21st 2006, 13:01
related countries: Denmark Denmark
related places: A

A man found floating on a raft between Denmark and Norway says he was thrown overboard from a ship.
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Norwegian envoy in rebel talks

Thursday, April 20th 2006, 5:05
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Norway's special envoy to Sri Lanka is due to hold talks with the Tamil Tigers to attend peace talks in Geneva.
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Effort on to save Sri Lanka talks

Tuesday, April 18th 2006, 11:29
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Norway's special envoy to Sri Lanka arrives to try to persuade the Tamil Tigers to attend peace talks in Geneva.
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Sri Lanka peace talks moved back

Friday, April 14th 2006, 13:37
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Norway says Sri Lanka's government and Tamil Tiger rebels will hold peace talks on 24-25 April in Geneva.
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Envoy and Tigers in first talks

Wednesday, April 5th 2006, 9:00
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Norway's new envoy to Sri Lanka, Jon Hanssen-Bauer, holds his first meeting with Tamil Tiger rebels.
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Rwandan anger at suspect transfer

Thursday, February 16th 2006, 13:43
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Rwanda criticises a UN court decision to allow Norway to try a genocide suspect.
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The Scream theft trial adjourned

Tuesday, February 14th 2006, 19:44
related places: Oslo

The trial of six people charged in connection with the theft of Munch's The Scream is adjourned until Thursday.
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Nigerian MPs burn Denmark's flag

Tuesday, February 7th 2006, 14:06
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Nigeria Nigeria

Muslim MPs in Nigeria burn Danish and Norwegian flags over cartoons satirising the Prophet Muhammad.
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Date set for key Sri Lanka talks

Monday, February 6th 2006, 17:46
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's government and Tamil Tiger rebels will meet in Geneva on 22-23 February, peace broker Norway says.
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Aker wins giant cruise ship deal

Monday, February 6th 2006, 11:54

Norway's shipbuilding giant Aker Yards wins a deal from Royal Caribbean to build the world's largest cruise ship.
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Danish embassy in Beirut torched

Sunday, February 5th 2006, 19:35
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Syria Syria

Demonstrators set fire to the Danish embassy in Beirut, as protests against cartoons of Muhammad spread.
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Sri Lanka foes agree to meeting

Wednesday, January 25th 2006, 13:43
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's government and Tamil rebels agree to meet in Switzerland to try to shore up a shaky ceasefire.
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Killings amid Sri Lanka peace bid

Tuesday, January 24th 2006, 10:58
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Two Tamil civilians, including a journalist, are killed in Sri Lanka as a Norwegian envoy holds crucial peace talks.
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