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Memorial of Utoya massacre angers Norwegian neighbours

Norway - He rescued terrified youths fleeing the bullets of a fanatical killer. Ironically, a decade later Terje Lien is fighting to stop a memorial to the victims.

Norway rescuers seek landslide survivors into the night

Gjerdrum - Norwegian rescue workers said late Monday they were still hoping to find survivors from a landslide that buried homes in a village five days ago, killing at least seven people.

Seventh body found in Norway mudslide, three still missing

Oslo - Rescue workers have uncovered a seventh body from a landslide that buried homes in a village near Norway's capital, police said Sunday, with a two-year-old girl and her father among the dead.

Sixth body found in Norway mudslide, four still missing

Oslo - Rescue workers have uncovered a sixth body from a landslide that buried homes in a village near Norway's capital Oslo, police said Sunday, with four people still missing.The body was recovered just before 1 pm (1200 GMT), a police statement said.

Fourth body found in Norway landslide, six missing: authorities

Gjerdrum - Rescue workers on Saturday recovered a fourth body and continued searching for another six people still missing days after a landslide buried homes near Norway's capital, authorities said.

One dead, nine missing in Norway landslide

Oslo - Rescuers on Friday found a dead body and continued searching for nine other people, including a toddler and a 13-year-old, still missing days after a mudslide destroyed homes in a Norwegian village, the authorities said.

Ten still missing after Norway mudslide buries homes

Oslo - Rescue workers were still searching on Thursday for survivors after a landslide that destroyed homes in a Norwegian village, leaving 10 people missing, including two children.

Norway landslide buries homes, 11 missing

Oslo - A major landslide destroyed homes overnight in a village in Norway close to the capital Oslo, leaving at least 11 people unaccounted for and 10 injured, police and local media said Wednesday.

Norway landslide buries homes, leaves over 20 missing

Oslo - A major landslide destroyed homes during the night in a village in Norway close to the capital Oslo, leaving more than 20 people missing and 10 injured, police and local media said Wednesday.

Nobel-winning UN food agency warns of 'hunger pandemic' worse than Covid

Oslo - Accepting the Nobel Peace Prize in a ceremony held online because of the coronavirus, the World Food Programme (WFP) warned Thursday of a "hunger pandemic" it said could be worse than Covid-19.

Norway accuses Russian hackers of parliament attack

Oslo - Norway's domestic spy agency on Tuesday blamed a Russian hacker group linked to Moscow's military intelligence for a cyberattack on the Norwegian parliament earlier this year.

Drones, wars, genocide: Tainted legacy of Nobel Peace laureates

Oslo - A "champion of peace" doesn't normally threaten to show no mercy before carrying out an attack that sparks a humanitarian crisis. Yet Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is not the first Nobel Peace Prize laureate to go to war.

Pandemic foils Nobel prize festivities

Oslo - The lavish Nobel festivities usually held in December to fête achievements in science, literature and peace have been scrapped this year, as the pandemic prevents the 2020 laureates from collecting their prizes in person.

Glamorous and worldly: Five things to know about Vikings

Halden - In popular culture they're depicted as ruthless warriors who pillaged and plundered. That reputation is not totally undeserved, but is only part of the picture. Here are five things to know about Vikings.Where does their name come from?

World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize

Oslo - The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the World Food Programme on Friday for feeding millions of people from Yemen to North Korea, as the coronavirus pandemic pushes millions more into hunger.

WHO, Greta or press watchdogs for Nobel Peace Prize?

Oslo - The World Health Organization is the bookies' favourite to win the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, though experts say Greta Thunberg or press freedom groups are also strong contenders.

Norway killer Breivik seeks parole: lawyer

Oslo - Right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who murdered 77 people in Norway's worses peace-time killing in 2011, has applied for parole, his lawyer said Wednesday.

Nazi warship found off Norway coast after 80 years

Oslo - A World War II Nazi cruiser which was torpedoed and sunk off the coast of Norway in 1940 has been found by chance at a depth of 490 metres (535 yards) during a subsea power cable inspection, the engineers who discovered the wreck said Thursday.

US changes to episodic troop deployment in Norway

In the past the US has seen multi-year deployment of troops into Norway for year-long alpine training. The US deployment that has been increased over the years as more US marines are sent to Norway.

Picasso murals removed from Oslo building damaged by Breivik

Oslo - Despite protests, the removal of two murals designed by Pablo Picasso began on Monday from an Oslo government building damaged in right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik's 2011 attack, a project manager said.
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