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Norway fetes chess champ Carlsen's tour de force

Oslo - From a NATO chief's tweet to the top headlines on news sites, Norway on Thursday feted its three-time world chess champion Magnus Carlsen a day after he beat Russia's Sergei Karyakin in a breathtaking tiebreaker.

US to deploy 330 troops in Norway

Oslo - The United States will deploy over 300 troops in Norway, the Norwegian government announced Monday, in a move set to upset neighbouring Russia.

Norway releases images of Russian fleet en route to Med

Oslo - The Norwegian military said Tuesday it had taken photos of a Russian fleet, including its flagship aircraft carrier, which were shadowed off its coast as they headed for the eastern Mediterranean.

Activists sue Norway over Arctic oil drilling

Oslo - Environmental groups filed a lawsuit against energy-rich Norway on Tuesday to stop oil drilling in the Barents Sea.

Contingent of about 300 U.S. Marines may be based in Norway

Oslo - The Norwegian government is considering allowing a contingent of about 300 U.S. marines to be based in the country in order to facilitate better military cooperation between the two countries and to be prepared in the event of a crisis involving Russia.

Friendship can't move mountain for Norway and Finland

Oslo - The Norwegian government has resisted public pressure to offer a mountain summit to neighbouring Finland as part of its independence centenary celebrations.

Nobel Peace prizes for serving world leaders

Oslo - The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to serving heads of state or government several times since the honour was first handed out in 1901.

Peace processes that won the Nobel prize

Oslo - The Nobel Peace Prize, awarded Friday to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos despite a popular rejection of the terms of his deal with FARC rebels, has highlighted fragile peace processes several times in the past.

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize

Oslo - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the Nobel Peace Prize Friday for his "resolute" efforts to end more than five decades of war in his country, despite voters' shock rejection of a historic peace deal.

From Iran deal brokers to Greek islanders, Nobel peace prize wide open

Oslo - Syrian rescuers risking all to save war-hit civilians and the brokers of Iran's nuclear deal are among contenders for Friday's Nobel Peace Prize after Colombia's peacemakers fell from pole position.

Norway seeks ban on burqas in the classroom

Oslo - Norway's right-wing government on Wednesday announced plans to ban the full-face Islamic veil from classrooms and university lecture halls.

With Colombia off the table, Nobel Peace Prize winner anyone's guess

Oslo - A veteran Russian rights activist, or the architects of the Iranian nuclear accord?

Colombia's 'No' sends Nobel peace chances up in smoke: experts

Oslo - The Colombian people's shock rejection of a peace deal between Bogota and the communist FARC rebels has all but annihilated the former enemies' chances of securing a Nobel peace award, experts said Monday.

Snowden again fails to win no-extradition pledge from Norway

Oslo - A Norwegian court on Wednesday dismissed a fresh bid by fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden to win assurances he would not be extradited to the US should he come to Norway to collect an award.

Angering activists, Norway says to kill wolves

Oslo - Norway was accused of authorising the "mass slaughter" of its endangered wolf population on Friday after announcing that 47 of the predators would be killed by hunters.

Facebook restores Norwegian PM's 'napalm girl' protest post

Oslo - Facebook had restored by Saturday a post by Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg which it had taken down over an iconic Vietnam War photo of a naked girl escaping a napalm bombing.

Facebook accused of censoring iconic Vietnam War photo

Oslo - Facebook was confronted Friday with fierce indignation in Norway as the nation's top newspaper, the prime minister and users voiced outrage over the network's decision to censor a historic Vietnam War photo.

Lower breast cancer risk for women who breast feed

A new study indicates that the risks of breast cancer mortality are lower with women who have breast fed their children compared with those who opted to use formula milk.

More than 300 reindeer killed by lightning in Norway

Oslo - More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lightning in southern Norway, officials said Monday, in the largest such incident known to date.

Oslo appeal over Breivik's 'inhuman' treatment due January

Oslo - Norway's appeal against being found guilty of subjecting mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik to "inhuman" treatment by keeping him in solitary confinement, will go to court in January, judicial officials said Friday.
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