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Thursday,January 15, 2015 10:12 AM
Royal cod on the catch for Haakon
It was royal handlines catch when Crown Prince Haakon attended the start of the traditional cod fishery on the outer side of Senja.

Thursday,December 11, 2014 11:32 AM
The prize winners are asking Norway to take responsibility
The prize winners urge the Norwegian government to take on the leadership in the fight for the children's rights in the world.

Saturday,December 06, 2014 11:57 PM
Labour Party will intervene to prevent a general arming of the police
Labour Party`s Hadia Tajik says the party still opposes a general armament. But she accepts that the police carry weapons until 19 December with the current threat.

Monday,November 24, 2014 10:42 AM
Researcher: IS does not disappear in the nearest future
The Islamic state (IS) will be able to utilize that local conflicts and instability becomes worse in the future. Among others have Lebanon and Jordan become destabilized.

Friday,November 21, 2014 11:22 AM
Hundreds in torchlight procession for a ten year old who was found dead in Oslo
Several hundred people walked in torchlight procession Friday evening for the ten year old boy who was found dead in the family's apartment on Mortensrud,

Thursday,September 18, 2014 11:50 PM
Strategy Expert: Norway's contribution in the fight against IS is symbolic
Strategy expert Helge Lurås calls the Norwegian contribution in the fight against the Islamic state (IS) as symbolic.

Saturday,August 23, 2014 01:03 AM
The truck column headed back to Russia
The first trucks in the Russian column that Friday drove into the territory of Ukraine, has crossed the border and back to Russia, confirming the OSCE.

Monday,July 21, 2014 11:15 PM
Kurdish soldiers wish Norwegians welcome
Soldiers in the Kurdish forces in Iraq says young Norwegians of Kurdish origin are welcome and that their contribution will give them confidence and strength.

Monday,July 21, 2014 12:08 PM
New strategy for intensified international efforts to eliminate female genital mutilation
‘Worldwide, around 125 million girls and women have been subjected to genital mutilation.

Friday,June 20, 2014 08:40 AM
High price levels in the Nordic countries
The most recent calculation of the 2013 price levels in various European countries does not bring any big surprises.

Thursday,June 19, 2014 08:20 AM
More women attain tertiary education
The share of women with a tertiary education has increased more than for men.

Thursday,June 12, 2014 11:36 AM
Deportation to Iraq continues
Iraq is hit by a violent unrest, and Islamists are now threatening to storm the capital Baghdad. Still continues the forced deportation of Iraqis from Norway.

Sunday,June 08, 2014 10:55 AM
Brendel will atend in summits in London with Jolie
Foreign Minister Brende (H) participates Thursday in a summit in London on sexual violence in conflict.

Wednesday,May 21, 2014 05:05 AM
Fewer job vacancies
There were 61 000 job vacancies in the 1st quarter of 2014, which is 6 500 fewer than in the 1st quarter of 2013.

Monday,May 12, 2014 10:27 AM
Palestinian activists rebukes the government for their double standards
Organizations and parties with around half a million members protested outside the Parliament Monday against the state visit of Israeli President Shimon Peres.

Sunday,May 11, 2014 10:29 AM
Solberg alerts a harder grip
The conservative people centrally and locally are enthusiastic, and not a little bit astonished, about the conflict-free period in government with the Progress Party.

Sunday,April 27, 2014 09:22 AM
John Paul II declared as saint
Over 1 million Catholics were present in St. Peter's Square in Rome when Pope Francis declared that the two former Popes John Paul II and John XXIII as saints in the Catholic Church.

Wednesday,April 16, 2014 11:43 PM
Claiming they were asked not to leave the sinking ferry
Several of the passengers who made ​​it out alive in ferry shipwreck in South Korea, say they were told to keep quiet and not evacuate, even when the ferry was about to tip over.

Saturday,April 12, 2014 09:47 AM
The worship was too loud in Kristiansand
The hymn in Filadelfia congregation in Kristiansand reached unimagined heights late Friday night.

Monday,April 07, 2014 11:20 AM
Protesters in eastern Ukraine declares independence
The Government of Ukraine fears Russian invasion after protesters in the city of Donetsk has declared independence and ask for help from Russia.

Saturday,March 15, 2014 01:37 AM
The aircraft`s communication was turned off
Malaysia's prime minister says the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft communication equipment with a high degree of safety was turned off.

Monday,March 10, 2014 12:50 PM
Exercise Cold Response 2014
16,000 soldiers from 16 nations are coming to Northern Norway to take part in the exercise Cold Response 2014.

Tuesday,February 18, 2014 11:20 AM
The situation is escalating in Kiev
Ukrainian security forces warned that they would use all legal means to quell the protests in Kiev-

Monday,February 17, 2014 10:17 AM
Solberg is aiming to strengthen Norwegian business
Prime Minister Erna Solberg ( H ) will strengthen Norwegian companies' position on the international market.

Tuesday,February 04, 2014 08:26 AM
Portugal's government sells Miro pictures at an auction
A Portuguese court denied Tuesday any objections from the opposition and the prosecution against the 85 paintings by the Spanish artist Joan Miro which shall be sold in London

Friday,January 17, 2014 12:07 AM
Thousands displaced from the floods in the Philippines
Several thousand people have fled their homes in the Philippines where rivers have flooded due to heavy storms.

Thursday,January 02, 2014 12:06 AM
Rescue operation in Antarctica is underway
A Chinese helicopter has started to evacuate the passengers from the Russian ship which is trapped in the ice in Antarctica .

Thursday,December 19, 2013 11:44 PM
Shooting drama at the airport in Manila
Four people have been killed after a shooting incident at the airport in the Philippine capital Manila.

Wednesday,December 18, 2013 07:12 AM
EU shocked by the abuse of refugees on Lampedusa
EU threatens may stop the extra financial support to Italy after watching video footage of how on how half naked refugees are washed with cold water in winter time,,,

Friday,November 29, 2013 09:45 AM
Large clothing factory on fire in Bangladesh
One of Bangladesh 's garment factories were destroyed Friday in a fierce fire.

Thursday,November 21, 2013 10:13 AM
Three women held captive in London
Three women were rescued from a house in London where they have been held for a long time,

Monday,November 18, 2013 05:11 AM
Searching for weapon desperado after shooting in Paris
French police hunt for one or more perpetrators after two shootings in Paris Monday.

Sunday,November 17, 2013 12:49 AM
Grieving Filipinos cried to God in the church ruins
Around the churches in ruins of Typhoon Haiyan, gathered mourners Filipinos to Sunday prayer,

Thursday,November 14, 2013 07:18 AM
Putin asks Assad to be kinder to the civil
Russian President Vladimir Putin told Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that he hopes the government in Damascus is doing all it can to ease the suffering of the civilians.

Friday,October 25, 2013 06:00 AM
Flight at Gardermoen Airport was evacuated after suspicious behavior from passenger
An SAS plane bound from Oslo to Gdansk in Poland , was evacuated Friday after a man was behaving suspiciously on the plane,,,

Thursday,October 24, 2013 04:56 AM
Warmer and wetter in Northern Europe
Another climate report shows that the weather in northern Europe becomes warmer and wetter - and the insurance costs are getting higher.

Monday,October 07, 2013 08:42 AM
Still great controversy in the Congress
As the budget crisis in the United States enters its second week, there is still no sign of solution.

Sunday,September 29, 2013 04:31 AM
Cameron will renegotiate Britain's relationship with EU
UK calls for new negotiations on all relations with the EU.

Tuesday,September 17, 2013 03:59 AM
Norway - Use of computers and the Internet
A total of 95 per cent of the population have used a computer during the last three months,,

Monday,September 16, 2013 09:04 AM
UN report: Sarin gas used in Syria
It was used sarin during the chemical attacks in Syria 21 August according to the report from the UN weapons inspectors.

Saturday,September 14, 2013 05:27 AM
Agreement on a Syria deal
U.S. and Russia have agreed an agreement upon Syria's chemical weapons, said U.S Secretary of State John Kerry.

Thursday,September 05, 2013 12:22 AM
UNHCR asks Norway to accept several Syrian war victims
UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) asks Norway and other Western countries open their borders to more refugees from Syria.

Monday,September 02, 2013 11:50 AM
French Report: Assad was behind the attack
Syrian President maintains that French interests would be hit hard if the country participates in a military attack against Syria,,,,

Sunday,September 01, 2013 01:01 AM
Strong reactions to rape sentence in India
Indian press is very dissatisfied with the judgment in the case where a 17-year-old boy was charged with having participated in the gang rape.

Wednesday,August 28, 2013 04:24 AM
U.S. intercepted conversation about chemical weapons
USA overheard conversations between an employee of the Syrian Ministry of Defense and the head of a military group ,,,,

Sunday,August 18, 2013 06:35 AM
Dividing Korean families get to meet each other
North Korea has agreed to of a proposal from South Korea to resume the reunification,,,

Saturday,July 27, 2013 12:58 AM
Syrian rebels met the UN Security Council
Syrian rebels met Friday for the first time the UN Security Council to discuss the two-year civil war in the country.,,

Tuesday,July 23, 2013 08:34 AM
Sizzling month for ice cream sales
Good weather leads to record sales of ice cream around the country.

Saturday,July 13, 2013 11:57 PM
Medicine deficiency can result in death
So far this year there have been 60 reported cases of lack of medicines at Norwegian pharmacies. ,,

Monday,July 08, 2013 11:45 PM
Explosive increase of radioactivity in Fukushima
Measurements show that the radioactivity in the ground water at the damaged nuclear plant in Fukushima has increased sharply in recent days.,,

Wednesday,July 03, 2013 09:26 AM
Military coup in Egypt
A military coup is underway in Egypt, said the president's national security adviser.

Tuesday,July 02, 2013 08:51 AM
Comment on rejection of Snowden's application
The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration has rejected an application for asylum from Mr. Edward Joseph Snowden.

Tuesday,July 02, 2013 04:50 AM
Normally for Norwegian tourists in Egypt
The tour company Star Tours travels in the violent country Egypt is as mostly normal.,,

Monday,July 01, 2013 07:25 AM
Europeans checking their offices
We are no longer in the Cold War, says the indignant Europeans and checking their offices for U.S. surveillance,,,

Friday,June 28, 2013 05:11 AM
Over 2 million Tibetans forcibly removed
During the years 2006 to 2012, the Chinese government forcibly removed over two million Tibetans in Tibet region in China,,

Thursday,June 27, 2013 03:34 AM
NRK - Elder Council approves turning off Mandelas ventilator
Sources to the family of Nelson Mandela near, says to NRK that the elders have agreed to turn off the ventilator that keeps liberation hero alive.,,

Wednesday,June 19, 2013 03:21 AM
Korean war of words about Hitler's "Mein Kampf"
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un use Adolf Hitler's book "Mein Kampf" as a political direction, ,,,,,

Monday,June 10, 2013 02:21 AM
Swedish researcher: Breivik could have been stopped in time
The Norwegian police knew about Anders Behring Breivik could have stopped him in time.

Saturday,June 08, 2013 11:59 AM
Thousands evacuated from floods in Germany and Hungary
Several thousand people were evacuated Saturday from flooding rivers in Germany and Hungary.

Thursday,June 06, 2013 01:41 PM
Putin and his wife have been divorced
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife Lyudmila Thursday announced on Russian television that their marriage is over.

Sunday,June 02, 2013 11:53 AM
Torrential rains caused flooding in Oslo
A violent cloudburst in the 12 o'clock Sunday caused flooding in many parts of Oslo.

Wednesday,May 08, 2013 03:50 AM
Tobacco producers excluded from the Government Pension Fund Global
The Ministry of Finance has excluded the American company Schweitzer-Mauduit International Inc. and the Chinese company Huabao International Holdings Limited.

Friday,May 03, 2013 01:33 PM
Portugal cut 30,000 jobs in public sector
Portuguese Government cut 30,000 jobs in the public sector to reduce the budget deficit,,,

Wednesday,April 03, 2013 09:41 AM
At least 25 killed in floods in Argentina
At least 25 people have died in storms and floods in the city of La Plata in Argentina, officials said.

Thursday,March 28, 2013 02:17 AM
Nine years in prison for terrorist
A 38-year-old Eritrean, who had a residence permit in Sweden,,,

Tuesday,February 26, 2013 12:40 AM
UN demands independent investigation of prisoner death in Israel
UN demands an independent investigation after a Palestinian father of two died in Israeli custody.

Wednesday,February 13, 2013 08:04 AM
Suspect connected to the Norwegian Defense League
The 27-year-old man, who was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of threatening to blow up the Parliament,,,

Monday,February 11, 2013 10:55 PM
Stable kindergarten fees
Kindergarten fees in Norway rose by 0.3 per cent from August 2012 to January 2013, mostly due to a rise in the private kindergarten fees.

Saturday,February 09, 2013 02:16 AM
Convicted for rape of sleeping woman
The Supreme Court has sentenced a 25-year-old student to three years and eight months in prison for raping a sleeping woman.

Monday,February 04, 2013 01:16 AM
Norway must apologize to Island
Dagfinn Høybråten (KrF/photo) and Per Olaf Lundteigen (Sp) believes that Norway did not show up well enough for Island after the collapse in 2008.

Monday,February 04, 2013 01:05 AM
Deputy Mayor will have police registration of beggars
The Deputy Mayor of Oslo, Libe Rieber-Mohn (Ap), want beggars to report to police in order to limit the influx of beggars in the capital.

Sunday,February 03, 2013 11:10 AM
Labor will stop contribution to exiles children
Those who abduct children and take then abroad, should be deprived of cash and contributions from the other parent, believes the Labor party.

Sunday,February 03, 2013 10:49 AM
Spanish opposition leader demands that Rajoy resign
Allegations of payment of money under the table to the party leaders have thrown Spain's ruling party PP into a deep crisis.

Sunday,February 03, 2013 10:44 AM
Police debate robbery alarm in Stavanger
Stavanger police's unusual use of the media to prevent a possible armed robbery Saturday is debated in police circles.

Sunday,February 03, 2013 10:20 AM
Journalists attacked in the Libyan parliament
A television team was beaten up by security guards at the National Assembly in Libya yesterday.

Sunday,February 03, 2013 06:14 AM
Israel confirm attacking Syrian targets
Israel's Defense Minister Ehud Barak (photo) confirmed indirectly that the country recently carried out an air strike against targets in Syria.

Sunday,February 03, 2013 06:07 AM
Nordic Council condemns Russian gay law
Nordic Council condemned in a statement a new Russian law banning what the Russian parliament calls "homosexual propaganda."

Sunday,February 03, 2013 02:27 AM
Islamists threaten to kill Merkel
Islamic extremists are threatening to kill German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Sunday,February 03, 2013 02:22 AM
More Norwegian aid to Afghanistan until 2017
Norway will support Afghanistan even after 2014. This is what President Hamid Karzai will be told when he visits Oslo next week.

Sunday,February 03, 2013 02:15 AM
More than 10.000 electric cars in Norway
Over 10,000 electric cars are now rolling along Norwegian roads, nearly half of them in Oslo and Akershus, according from figures from the Norwegian Road AS.

Saturday,February 02, 2013 09:35 AM
Man shot and seriously injured in Oslo
A man in his 20s was shot in Tøyengata in Oslo Saturday. His condition is described as serious but not life threatening.

Saturday,February 02, 2013 04:32 AM
Declared dead – came to life
A man from Stord in Hordaland came to life after he had been pronounced dead, and police have ordered an autopsy.

Saturday,February 02, 2013 03:19 AM
Large amounts of alcohol and tobacco seized at Svinesund
On Friday customs at Svinesund seized large amounts of alcohol and tobacco.

Saturday,February 02, 2013 03:15 AM
Emergency squad in Stavanger to avert robbery
Police helicopter and the police emergency squad have traveled to Stavanger to avert a possible robbery.

Friday,February 01, 2013 11:07 PM
Aker Solutions signs Aasta Hansteen SPS contract with Statoil
Aker Solutions has signed a contract with Statoil for the supply of a subsea production system for the Aasta Hansteen field,,,

Friday,February 01, 2013 12:48 PM
Stoltenberg says yes to impact assessment
Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg (Labor) told NRK that he supports an impact assessment,,,

Friday,February 01, 2013 06:09 AM
Solhjell: - Borten Moe's proposal is worse than APs
SV-deputy BÃ¥rd Vegar Solhjell has nothing good to say about the so-called compromise proposal for Lofoten that Sps Ola Borten Moe is trying to sell.

Friday,February 01, 2013 02:55 AM
Terror Plans up in the Supreme Court
The three who were convicted of plotting terror against the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten and cartoonist Knut Westergaard,,,

Friday,February 01, 2013 02:10 AM
Blood money paid in Saudi Arabia
A Filipino who is sentenced to death for a murder in Saudi Arabia, will probably go free after the victim's family has been paid blood money.

Friday,February 01, 2013 01:29 AM
Hard accusations against government forces in Mali
The French-backed government forces in Mali have, in recent weeks executed a number of prisoners,,,

Friday,February 01, 2013 12:48 AM
Myanmar's President to Norway
Myanmar's President Thein Sein will later this month visit Norway.

Friday,February 01, 2013 12:44 AM
Oslo police will introduce sleeping ban
The Police in Oslo wants a total ban on all outdoor sleeping in the capital

Thursday,January 31, 2013 08:58 AM
Norwegian Abraham's children to the Middle East
For the first time an official group of Norwegian Muslims, Jews and Christians are traveling together to Israel and the Palestinian territory.

Thursday,January 31, 2013 08:39 AM
Finland tops World Press Freedom Index!
The international organisation Reporters Without Borders has ranked Finland as the country that most respects media freedom for the third year in a row.

Thursday,January 31, 2013 07:36 AM
Stoltenberg reacts to the killings in Algeria
It was hard to get the message that even Victor Sneberg are confirmed dead and that therefore five Norwegians died in terrorist attack in Algeria

Thursday,January 31, 2013 06:42 AM
UN: Israeli settlements violate international law
The UN demands that Israel immediately remove all Jewish settlers from Palestinian land, saying that the settlements violate international law.

Thursday,January 31, 2013 06:12 AM
Defense Department gets 10 million in fines
The Ministry of Defense has received a fine of 10 million, after a soldier fired a shot that killed an Afghan civilian in Afghanistan in 2011, according to NRK.

Thursday,January 31, 2013 04:58 AM
Johnsen looks to Iceland for increased elderly work participation
Finance Minister Sigbjørn Johnsen (AP) wants to increase work participation to reduce the gap between revenue and expenditure.

Thursday,January 31, 2013 04:42 AM
Hospital receives fines after accidental death
Oslo Police has imposed a fine of 700,000 kroner to Oslo University Hospital after a 55-year-old man died after a heart operation in 2011.

Thursday,January 31, 2013 03:46 AM
Israel criticized for air strikes in Syria
Russia (photo), Hezbollah and the Arab League condemns Israel for an air strike against a military research center in Syria Wednesday.

Thursday,January 31, 2013 03:05 AM
FRP ask Stoltenberg to scrap SV
A Labor yes to oil exploration in the North have little to say for so long as the party’s clutching cooperation with SV, says the Progress Party.

Thursday,January 31, 2013 01:27 AM
NATO countries spend too little on defense
NATO member countries spend too little money on defense, said the defense alliance's Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen.

Thursday,January 31, 2013 01:20 AM
Lysbakken: - SV never fails Lofoten
Now the battle for oil drilling off Lofoten, Vesterålen and Senja has started again.

Thursday,January 31, 2013 12:10 AM
Labor will open Lofoten for oil exploration
A large majority of Labor's program committee is in favor of opening the Lofoten area for oil,,,

Wednesday,January 30, 2013 08:51 AM
Many foreigners are killed on the job
Foreign nationals are overrepresented in terms of fatal accidents in the workplace,,,

Wednesday,January 30, 2013 08:10 AM
Criminal networks, clubs and gangs will influence crime
Lithuanian criminal networks, criminal motorcycle clubs and gangs in Oslo is the biggest challenge in the coming years, according to NCID.

Wednesday,January 30, 2013 03:22 AM
Son of a Norwegian man kidnapped in Pakistan
The seven-year-old son of a Norwegian man has been abducted in Lalamusa city in Pakistan. According to TV2's sources,,,

Wednesday,January 30, 2013 02:49 AM
Minister with ten grips for hospitals
Hospitals and their employees must be used in a wiser way, says Health Minister Jonas Gahr Støre (AP).

Wednesday,January 30, 2013 02:14 AM
Coffins with Norwegian terror victims on the way home
The coffins of four Norwegian Statoil employees who were killed in the terrorist attack in Algeria, are on the way home to Norway.

Wednesday,January 30, 2013 01:53 AM
16 wolves to be shut in Sweden
The Swedish government has decided that 16 wolves are to be killed in eight different territories.

Wednesday,January 30, 2013 01:18 AM
Labor alerts battle against cash export
The Labor Party’s deputy leader Helga Pedersen proposes sharp cutbacks in payment of Norwegian cash to workers who have children living abroad.

Wednesday,January 30, 2013 01:12 AM
The Islamic Council must distance themselves from Prophet Umma
Prominent Muslims are disappointed because the Islamic Council has not taken public distance from the Prophet Ummas support for terror attacks in Algeria.

Tuesday,January 29, 2013 09:21 AM
Will give the Nobel Prize to Malala Yousufzai
Three parliamentary members of Norway’s ruling Labor party wants to give the Nobel peace Prize,,,

Tuesday,January 29, 2013 07:44 AM
Labor Minister: - We need more migrant workers
We need many more, says labor Minister Anikken Huitfeldt(photo) said (AP).

Tuesday,January 29, 2013 07:34 AM
IEA: Norden can be CO2-neutral by 2050
The region can be CO2-neutral by 2050, according to a new IEA report. But then almost all must be driving electric cars.

Tuesday,January 29, 2013 05:04 AM
Foreign office: - Dangerous and difficult situation in Egypt
Norway warns the opposition in Egypt for a boycott line and ask them to do its part to go into real conversations with President Mohamed Mursi.

Tuesday,January 29, 2013 02:05 AM
Streaming video over temporary networks
Self-configuring data networks may provide crucial help to emergency and rescue operations in hard-to-access areas.

Tuesday,January 29, 2013 01:40 AM
20 killed in the plane crash in Kazakhstan
About 20 people have been killed when a passenger plane crashed in the city of Almatij in Kazakhstan on Tuesday.

Tuesday,January 29, 2013 01:35 AM
UN hopes for billions to war-affected Syrians
A record number of Syrians have fled to Syria during the first weeks.

Monday,January 28, 2013 10:30 AM
Terror Experts do not believe in new major attack in Algeria
Statoil does not have to leave Algeria because of the hostage attack in In Amen,,,

Monday,January 28, 2013 10:16 AM
Unclear what happened with the killed Statoil employees
Inspection of the gas plant in Amenas in Algeria did not leave the Norwegian authorities a somewhat clearer picture of what happened to the killed Statoil employees.

Monday,January 28, 2013 10:05 AM
Historic cancellation of Myanmar’s debt to Norway
Norway has decided to cancel the whole of Myanmar’s debt to Norway. The total amount is NOK 3.2 billion.

Monday,January 28, 2013 08:30 AM
93 was unfit to work in health care
93 health workers lost their authority last year, while 97 were given a warning.

Monday,January 28, 2013 08:06 AM
Shall examine ethics in the clothing sector
The organization Green Living received a government funds to study how the clothing,,,

Monday,January 28, 2013 07:38 AM
Long days in kindergarten do not make more disobedient children
Children are not more aggressive and disobedient after spending many hours in the nursery, according to a new Norwegian research.

Monday,January 28, 2013 04:31 AM
Breaking news: Two killed in attacks on gas pipeline in southern Algeria
Two people are killed in an attack on a gas pipeline in southeastern Algeria,,,

Monday,January 28, 2013 04:26 AM
Egypt's government expands the Army’s authority
Egypt's government has approved a bill that gives the army the right to arrest civilians and help the police to ensure safety, according to a government source.

Monday,January 28, 2013 04:12 AM
148 traffic fatalities in 2012; lowest since 1950
In 2012, 148 persons were killed in road traffic accidents. This is the lowest number since 1950.

Sunday,January 27, 2013 09:52 AM
Got money for fictitious child in 15 years
Wednesday begins the trial of a woman who stands accused of receiving money from NAV. for a fictional daughter in 15 years.

Sunday,January 27, 2013 07:58 AM
Two dead in traffic accident in Fusa
One more person is confirmed dead in a traffic accident in Fusa municipality in Hordaland.

Sunday,January 27, 2013 06:47 AM
Businessman says he was asked to shoot Palme
A Swedish businessman and weapons expert said in an interview that he was asked by a friend to shoot Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme.

Sunday,January 27, 2013 05:34 AM
Port Said: Funeral procession under fire
Shots were fired at the funeral procession of several thousand people,,,

Sunday,January 27, 2013 03:29 AM
Spanish demonstrations have become common
The Spanish allows increasingly work lie in protest against cuts policy and privatization.

Sunday,January 27, 2013 03:13 AM
232 dead - The death toll may rise after Brazilian club fire
Desperate youths attempted to escape through the thick black smoke when the Brazilian nightclub began to burn.

Sunday,January 27, 2013 01:27 AM
Algeria admits error during the hostage attack
Algerian authorities made several mistakes during the hostage attack in Amenas,,,

Sunday,January 27, 2013 01:17 AM
Turkey arrests defense lawyers
With the most recent wave of arrests is now 45 lawyers in Turkey arrested.

Sunday,January 27, 2013 01:12 AM
Mother charged with abuse of three children
A woman in Drammen is accused of having abused three children for several years.

Saturday,January 26, 2013 10:11 AM
NATO air defense missiles ready for action against Syria
For the first time NATO air defense missiles are now ready for use in connection with the war in Syria.

Saturday,January 26, 2013 09:57 AM
Fourth Statoil employee confirmed dead
Statoil confirms that Alf Vik (43) have been confirmed dead after the terrorist attack in Algeria.

Saturday,January 26, 2013 07:03 AM
Milos Zeman won the presidential election in Tsjekkia
Milos Zeman won the presidential elections in the Czech Republic, according to preliminary results.

Saturday,January 26, 2013 06:37 AM
Large weapons seized in Østfold
Police in Østfold has indicted a total of five people for having imported arms. Overall it was seized over 80 firearms and 27,000 shots.

Saturday,January 26, 2013 02:37 AM
21 sentenced to death in Egypt
Egypt has sentenced 21 people to death for their role during the riots at the soccer stadium in Port Said last year in which 75 people lost their lives.

Saturday,January 26, 2013 02:33 AM
12 year old girl abused by boys of foreign origen
Four boys of foreign origin have in turn abused a 12 year old girl.

Saturday,January 26, 2013 01:47 AM
Giske: - Center Party and SV is unclear of the EEA
Industry Minister Trond Giske (Labour) asks Centre Party and the Socialist Party,,,

Saturday,January 26, 2013 01:32 AM
H & M named worst ethical company
Fashion retailer H & M is voted the worst ethical company by the organization Future in our hands.

Saturday,January 26, 2013 01:29 AM
Taxi driver stabbed in Tromsø
A taxi driver was injured Friday night by a passenger with a knife in Tromsø.

Saturday,January 26, 2013 01:26 AM
Arrested in Norway for murder Lithuania
A man from Lithuania is arrested in Romerike, charged with murder in his home country for twelve and a half years ago.

Friday,January 25, 2013 11:50 PM
Unemployment is the world's new crisis
After discussing the crisis in the financial and banking sector year after year, it's the unemployment that has taken the attention in Davos.

Friday,January 25, 2013 11:39 PM
Hell and 28 other areas protected
Hell in Gausdal is among 29 forests that Friday was protected.

Friday,January 25, 2013 12:34 PM
Hundreds injured in clashes in Egypt
More than 100 people have been injured in fierce clashes between police and demonstrators in several cities in Egypt.

Friday,January 25, 2013 05:39 AM
Unknown fate of missing Norwegians in Pakistan
Two Norwegian citizens, among them Islamist Arfan Bhatti, is missing in Pakistan.

Friday,January 25, 2013 05:20 AM
German Islamists sentenced to prison terms
Two members of the terrorist network al-Qaeda is in Germany sentenced to nine and six years in prison,,,

Friday,January 25, 2013 05:09 AM
Karzai to Norway in February
Afghan President Hamid Karzai will pay an official visit to Norway 4 and 5 February.

Friday,January 25, 2013 02:12 AM
Stoltenberg and Cameron together against terror
Jens Stoltenberg and David Cameron will learn from the terrorist attack at the Amenas gas plant in Algeria.

Friday,January 25, 2013 02:02 AM
UD: - No longer likely to find survivors in Algeria
The Foreign Affairs Ministry no longer believe it is likely to find survivors

Friday,January 25, 2013 01:40 AM
Norwegian diplomats warned of terror in Algeria
A report from the Norwegian Embassy in Algeria in 2011, warned against the danger of terrorism.

Friday,January 25, 2013 01:38 AM
Center Party will increase demands for Norwegian citizenship
The Center Party believes that immigrants who wants to have Norwegian citizenship,,,

Friday,January 25, 2013 01:26 AM
At least 258 young people forced into marriage
Over the past five years, at least 258 young girls and boys from Norway, were married against their will.

Friday,January 25, 2013 12:43 AM
Seven out of ten are against Norwegian EU membership
EU-resistance among Norwegians is substantial. There are still over 70 percent against membership.

Thursday,January 24, 2013 09:26 AM
More Red Cross campaigns than ever
Help corpses from the Red Cross participated in over 1,100 rescue and search operations in 2012, setting a new record.

Thursday,January 24, 2013 05:53 AM
Center Party wants to work with EU-skeptics in Britain
The Centre Party wants to get in contact with EU-skeptical groups in Britain after Prime Minister David Cameron's promise of a referendum in Britain.

Thursday,January 24, 2013 05:44 AM
More punishment for drugs in 2011
In 2011 it was recorded 317,000 criminal sanctions and sanctioned 278,000 people.

Thursday,January 24, 2013 03:14 AM
15,000 crocodiles on the run in South Africa
15,000 crocodiles have escaped from a farm in South Africa, writes the South African newspaper Beheld.

Thursday,January 24, 2013 01:40 AM
Historically high unemployment in Spain
Unemployment in Spain was at the end of the year 26.02 percent,,,

Thursday,January 24, 2013 01:24 AM
Drug users became less criminal
For the first time, scientists have monitored drug abusers over a decade. At that time,,,

Thursday,January 24, 2013 01:16 AM
Yes to Norwegian military assistance to Mali
More than half of the respondents said yes to a Norwegian military contribution to the conflict in Mali,,,

Thursday,January 24, 2013 12:59 AM
85 children disappeared from asylum centers
At least 85 children have disappeared without a trace from Norwegian reception centers last year,,,

Wednesday,January 23, 2013 11:20 PM
SV and Sp: Parliament to decide Mali contribution
With the exception of the Progress Party, all parties pending the issue of a Norwegian military contribution to Mali.

Wednesday,January 23, 2013 08:36 AM
EU countries reacted strongly to Cameron's speech
A number of EU countries reacted strongly to a decision by Prime Minister David Cameron,,,

Wednesday,January 23, 2013 08:28 AM
Taken with two kilograms amphetamine
Customs officials in Narvik found two kilos of amphetamines in the bag to a man from Lithuania.

Wednesday,January 23, 2013 08:24 AM
Stoltenberg: Worst peacetime attack on our economic interests
This is the worst peacetime attack on Norwegian economic interests outside of Norway,,,

Wednesday,January 23, 2013 02:29 AM
Minister will not give a soapbox to extreme Islamists
Minister Kristin Halvorsen (SV) encourages college in Oslo and Akershus not to give radical extreme Islamists a pulpit.

Wednesday,January 23, 2013 01:38 AM
North Korea will strengthen its nuclear program
Authorities in North Korea say it will step up its nuclear program after the UN condemnation of its rocket launch last year.

Wednesday,January 23, 2013 01:33 AM
China asks Norway take concrete step to improve relations
China urges Norway to take concrete steps to improve relations with the country.

Wednesday,January 23, 2013 01:25 AM
Ten years jail for insulting the King of Thailand
EU criticizes Thailand after an editor has been sentenced to ten years in prison for majesty insult.

Wednesday,January 23, 2013 12:54 AM
Center Party will have more control with military operations
The Centre Party wants that the future Norwegian military personnel in foreign countries must be anchored in Parliament, not the government alone.

Tuesday,January 22, 2013 08:15 AM
Meningitis vaccine approved in the EU
A vaccine that protects against the most common form of infectious meningitis is approved for use in Europe.

Tuesday,January 22, 2013 08:09 AM
Climate scientists warns of more extreme weather
Climate scientists at the Meteorological Institute believe it is likely that the Norwegians should plan on higher and higher rainfall in the coming years

Tuesday,January 22, 2013 08:01 AM
608 Norwegian cars were scrapped last year
A total of 121,608 vehicles were taken out of service for good in the past year.

Tuesday,January 22, 2013 07:33 AM
Less children abduction
Norwegian authorities treated last year 38 cases of children who had been abducted.

Tuesday,January 22, 2013 07:17 AM
Soltenberg meets Gates
Norway’s Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg today receives Bill Gates for meetings in Oslo on international health

Tuesday,January 22, 2013 07:10 AM
Hong Kong,:Thousands Protest China-Backed Leader
Thousands of protesters in Hong Kong are calling for the city's scandal-ridden chief,,,

Tuesday,January 22, 2013 03:44 AM
China Insists Reporter Was Not Forced to Leave Country
China says it is still considering the visa application of a New York Times journalist who the paper says was forced to leave the country because of delays in accreditation.

Tuesday,January 22, 2013 03:24 AM
McDonald’s to pay 700,000 dollars to US Muslims
Food giant McDonald’s and one of its franchise owners has agreed to pay 700,000 dollars to members of the Muslim community,,,

Tuesday,January 22, 2013 03:21 AM
Foreign office uneasy over prisoner abuse in Afghanistan
Norwegian authorities take a serious view of the information from the UN about torture and abuse in Afghan jails.

Tuesday,January 22, 2013 01:35 AM
Immigrants will not live in ghettos
Non-Western immigrants do not want to live in immigrant neighborhoods.

Tuesday,January 22, 2013 01:25 AM
Statoil should be out of risk countries
While both the Government and Statoil believes that it is important for us to be in Algeria,,,

Tuesday,January 22, 2013 01:10 AM
Norwegians on the health top
Norwegians are on average healthier and have better health than our European neighbors.

Monday,January 21, 2013 10:26 AM
Egyptian President condemns western Mali-intervensjon
Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi strongly opposes France's and other countries' intervention against Islamists in Mali.

Monday,January 21, 2013 10:20 AM
The Progress Party is willing to fight Islamists in Mali
Norway cannot sit and wait for a plea for help, we must show that we are willing to fight Islamists in Mali, said Progress Party leader Siv Jensen.

Monday,January 21, 2013 10:17 AM
Ready for a new phase in the Arctic cooperation
Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide (AP) believes the Arctic countries have built a solid framework for cooperation in the Arctic Council.

Monday,January 21, 2013 05:48 AM
Dutch man sentenced to seven years in prison for drug smuggling
A Dutch man is in Halden District Court sentenced to seven years in prison for smuggling 13 kilograms of hashish and nearly 2.5 kilograms of heroin into Norway.

Monday,January 21, 2013 12:57 AM
Progress Party threatens to cut funding to Anti-Racist Center
The Progress Party threatens to cut aid to the Anti-Racist Center if the party comes to power after the general election in the fall.

Monday,January 21, 2013 12:24 AM
UD knows where the missing Norwegians where
Norwegian authorities knows where the missing Norwegians where when the attack in Algeria started.

Monday,January 21, 2013 12:08 AM
Over 40 percent for the Conservatives
The Conservative Party receives 40.1 percent support in a new party measurement.

Sunday,January 20, 2013 11:41 PM
Eide: - We must not let ourselves be terrorized
Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide stress that we must not be intimidated to change political direction even if we are exposed to cruel terror.

Sunday,January 20, 2013 11:26 PM
Norwegian Intelligence Service followed the hostage drama
Norwegian intelligence followed the hostage drama in Algeria closely, according to Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide (Labour).

Sunday,January 20, 2013 10:31 AM
Teen arrested for killing three children and two adults
A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in the U.S. on suspicion of having killed three children.

Sunday,January 20, 2013 06:55 AM
Survivors help Norwegian secret services
The six Statoil employees who managed to escape from captors in the gas plant in Algeria,,,

Sunday,January 20, 2013 06:41 AM
Statoil: - We do not give up until everyone is found
It was Sunday afternoon, no new confirmed information about the last five Norwegians in Algeria.

Sunday,January 20, 2013 06:07 AM
FARC call off cease fire
The Colombian FARC guerrillas have called off the cease-fire in protest against government forces having not laid down their weapons.

Sunday,January 20, 2013 04:32 AM
The King feels sadness and anxiety over the situation in Amenas
King Harald says that his thoughts are with the families in Norway,,,

Sunday,January 20, 2013 02:16 AM
Three people found dead after fire in Hedmark
Three people have been found dead after a fire in Northern Odal in Hedmark Sunday morning.

Sunday,January 20, 2013 02:05 AM
Myanmar: Norwegian sponsored peace initiative a disaster
Peace has become an international million business operation in Myanmar, but has few chances of success, claims a Swedish expert.

Sunday,January 20, 2013 01:13 AM
No agreement between Sudan and South Sudan
Sudan and South Sudan failed to agree on the withdrawal of military forces from the border areas between the two countries during negotiations Saturday.

Saturday,January 19, 2013 11:21 AM
One more Statoil employee is saved
Statoil CEO Helge Lund said Saturday night that another employee's now is safe (picture).

Saturday,January 19, 2013 10:30 AM
Bulgarian leader escaped assassination
A party leader in Bulgaria was unharmed when a man pointed a gun at his head as he spoke to the party congress.

Saturday,January 19, 2013 01:00 AM
Security Council condemns Algeria attack
The UN Security Council condemns in the strongest attack on the gas plant in Algeria.

Saturday,January 19, 2013 12:52 AM
Spaniards shocked of widespread corruption
Spanish media and authorities reveal an increasing number of corruption scandals.

Saturday,January 19, 2013 12:49 AM
Norwegian maple leaf on Canadian dollar bill
Canadian botanists are in uproarover the maple leaf on Canada's twenty dollar bill.

Friday,January 18, 2013 02:30 PM
Highest net worth among people in their 60s
The average net worth for Norwegian households was NOK 1.8 million in 2011.

Friday,January 18, 2013 11:24 AM
Norwegian Seaman Priests in Algeria and Bergen
Four priests from The Norwegian Seamen's Church are helping out at the next of kin center in Bergen.

Friday,January 18, 2013 09:58 AM
Developments in North Africa is a threat to Europe
The armed groups operating in North Africa may be a direct threat to Europe, said NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen.

Friday,January 18, 2013 06:40 AM
Strengthened rescue cooperation in the Arctic
An agreement on cooperation on search and rescue in the Arctic takes effect Saturday 19 January.

Friday,January 18, 2013 06:34 AM
IEA warns of the consequences of the Algeria hostage drama
The Hostage drama at the Statoil facility in Algeria is a threat to the energy sector in the country, warns the International Energy Agency (IEA).

Friday,January 18, 2013 01:32 AM
Embassies in Oslo refuse to pay parking fines
Foreign embassies in Oslo owe parking fines of NOK 450,000. After three years, the requirements are outdated and embassies do not have to pay. Russians are bad.

Thursday,January 17, 2013 07:11 AM
Breaking News: 34 hostages and 15 terrorists killed
At least 34 hostages and 15 terrorists have been killed in air strikes carried out by the military in Algeria, according to the news agency ANI.

Thursday,January 17, 2013 04:54 AM
30 Algerians have escaped from the facility in Algeria
30 Algerian workers have escaped from the gas plant in Amenas in Algeria, according to the public Algerian news agency APS.

Thursday,January 17, 2013 04:48 AM
Jens Stoltenberg gets the Willy Brandt price
The German Social Democratic Party SPD has decided that this year's international Willy Brandt Prize will be awarded Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg.

Thursday,January 17, 2013 04:45 AM
Polish lorry with beer and cigarettes
A Polish lorry with beer and cigarettes put customs officers in Oslo on the trail of a larger seizure Monday.

Thursday,January 17, 2013 12:58 AM
Conservatives leap forward to over 35 percent
The Conservative party leaps forward 3.3 percentage points to 35.2 percent support and a majority with FRP in a new poll.

Wednesday,January 16, 2013 10:40 AM
13 Norwegians involved in Alger hostage drama
Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg confirmed Wednesday night that 13 Norwegians are involved in hostage attack in Algeria, but that they know little about the drama.

Wednesday,January 16, 2013 06:06 AM
Nordic Street Food conference in Malmø
The Nordic Street Food Revolution starts now! Every year millions of people in the Nordic countries visit football games, street festivals and food markets.

Wednesday,January 16, 2013 05:37 AM
Two killed in helicopter crash in London
Two persons were killed when a helicopter crashed in the city of London in the morning rush hour Wednesday.

Wednesday,January 16, 2013 01:37 AM
1.2 million meant for Indonesia sent to India
The Indian publisher Allied Publishers got in august last year 1.2 million from the University of Oslo. The money was supposed to go to Indonesia.

Tuesday,January 15, 2013 09:55 PM
Decline in external trade
In December, exports of goods came to NOK 73 billion; a decline of 9.7 per cent compared to the same month a year earlier.

Tuesday,January 15, 2013 09:53 PM
Lower prices of exported goods
Prices of Norwegian exported goods fell by 1.1 per cent from the third to the fourth quarter in 2012. This is the third consecutive quarter of declining prices.

Tuesday,January 15, 2013 10:23 AM
Sweden did not sign UN Syria-letter
Norway has signed a claim that Syria conflict must be brought before the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Tuesday,January 15, 2013 08:29 AM
Norwegian woman convicted of murder in Sweden
A Norwegian woman (47) is in the central court in Seeden sentenced to twelve years in prison for killing a man in Saffle.

Tuesday,January 15, 2013 07:45 AM
Sweden wants Nordic defense cooperation
The Swedish Social Democrats want to deepen the Nordic defense cooperation, including through large ground exercises with troops from the Nordic and Baltic countries.

Tuesday,January 15, 2013 07:35 AM
Man awarded eight million after hospital mistake
A man from Sunnmøre was awarded eight million kroner in compensation because he suffered brain damage during surgery at St. Olav's Hospital.

Tuesday,January 15, 2013 07:21 AM
Stoltenberg: We can be best in research
- Norway may not be the cheapest, but we can be the best. When research is crucial, says Jens Stoltenberg.

Tuesday,January 15, 2013 07:11 AM
Several dead in chain collision in Sweden
Several people were killed in a violent chain collision in southern Sweden on Tuesday.

Tuesday,January 15, 2013 04:21 AM
Yemen: - Finnish hostages sold to al-Qaida
The tribal people took a Finnish couple and an Austrian man hostage in Yemen in December, has sold the hostages to terror network al-Qaida. Negotiations for a release are in progress, said a Yemeni official.

Monday,January 14, 2013 03:58 AM
Foss: - No mistrust of the Prime Minister
The Control and Constitutional Committee in Parliament will not express any confidence against Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg (Labour).

Monday,January 14, 2013 01:15 AM
Police lacks indoor radio coverage
PST is struggling with communication during important state visits. The coverage of the new radio network is inadequate at the Grand Hotel and other buildings.

Sunday,January 13, 2013 10:37 PM
Survivors marked the anniversary of Giglio capsize
Grieving survivors threw flowers into the water by the vast wreck of the cruise liner Costa Concordia, which ran aground off the Italian island of Giglio a year ago Sunday.

Sunday,January 13, 2013 03:18 PM
Danish sperm donors could each be the father’s to100 children
Danish sperm donors could be biological fathers to 100 children, writes Berlingske Tidende.

Sunday,January 13, 2013 03:13 PM
Biting cold in parts of Norway
Saturday night was the coldest night so far this winter with measurements far below 30.

Sunday,January 13, 2013 08:08 AM
End of driving license that lasts until you fill 100
From next weekend it is the end to get a driver's license that is valued until your 100th birthday, on paper.

Sunday,January 13, 2013 02:07 AM
Nurses were drunk on the job
In an anonymous letter to the county physician informs nurses at Akershus University Hospital that they have been ordered to work while intoxicated.

Saturday,January 12, 2013 07:31 AM
Half of the world's food ends as garbage
Up to half of all food produced in the world end up as trash. Together we are talking about two billion tons per year, according to British experts.

Saturday,January 12, 2013 07:25 AM
Smugglers arrested with 1.5 kg of heroin in their stomach
Two smugglers were stopped just before Christmas at Svinesund with at least 1.5 kilograms of heroin in their stomach.

Saturday,January 12, 2013 01:29 AM
The Conservatives as big as the ruling Coalition
The Conservative Party alone gets as many seats as the coalition partners together, according to a new poll that will give the party 59 seats in Parliament.

Friday,January 11, 2013 10:28 PM
Dialogue Groups against violence reception centers
Dialog Groups of residents in reception centers will help to prevent violence among asylum seekers and improve security in the camp, hope the Directorate of Immigration (UDI).

Friday,January 11, 2013 12:02 PM
Stoltenberg to meet Bill Gates for health talks
Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg (AP) meets next Tuesday, Microsoft founder Bill Gates for talks on international health.

Friday,January 11, 2013 11:48 AM
Giske rejects criticism of China strategy
The government will be faced with demands for more active and clear China policy, but Industry Minister Trond Giske (Labour) denies that the government is not doing enough.

Friday,January 11, 2013 11:41 AM
Norway the most prosperous country in the world
The Legatum Institute named Norway as the most prosperous country in the world for 2012, followed by Denmark and Sweden respectively.

Friday,January 11, 2013 12:34 AM
Progressive Party wants 24 hour pubs and bars
Pubs and bars should be allowed to have opened all day and supermarkets should be able to sell beer while they are open, suggests the Progress Party's program committee.

Friday,January 11, 2013 12:29 AM
Islamic group with recruitment campaign
The Norwegian Islamist group Prophet's Ummah are recruiting youths in several places in Oslo, according to the police.



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