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Norway police find missing WikiLeaks associate's kayak

Oslo - Norwegian police on Thursday said they have found a kayak they believe belonged to a missing WikiLeaks associate who disappeared in mysterious circumstances three weeks ago.

Missing WikiLeaks associate's belongings found in Norway fjord

Oslo - Personal effects belonging to a Dutch WikiLeaks associate who went missing in Norway three weeks ago have been found in a fjord, Norwegian police said Wednesday.

Dutch investigators search for missing WikiLeaks associate in Norway

Oslo - The Norwegian police on Monday said Dutch investigators were helping them search for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's associate Arjen Kamphuis, who mysteriously disappeared in northern Norway three weeks ago.

No question of withdrawing Suu Kyi Nobel Peace Prize: official

Oslo - Norway's Nobel Institute said Wednesday it had no intention of withdrawing its Peace Prize from Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi after a damning UN report termed the treatment of the Rohingya people as "genocide.

Iran holiday costs Norway fisheries minister his job

Oslo - Norway's rightwing Fisheries Minister Per Sandberg quit on Monday after breaching security protocol when he went on holiday to Iran with an Iranian-born former beauty queen, in a major media scandal.

Record Arctic heat drives reindeer into cool tunnels

Oslo - Norwegian authorities have urged motorists to watch out for reindeer that are seeking refuge in tunnels to cool themselves amid extreme heat in the nation's far north.

Seized Gaza ship captain accuses Israel of breaking intl law

Oslo - The captain of a Norwegian boat carrying pro-Palestinian activists en route to Gaza has accused Israeli authorities of violating the law by boarding the vessel in international waters and using violent force against its crew.

Polar bear shot dead after wounding cruise ship worker

Oslo - A polar bear was shot dead after attacking a German cruise ship worker on Norway's Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, the authorities said Sunday.The unnamed man in his 40's suffered head injuries shortly after landing on Spitzbergen island.

Trump no longer 'moral leader of free world': top rights body

Oslo - US President Donald Trump is "no longer the moral leader of his country or the world", the human rights watchdog, the Council of Europe, said Wednesday amid global outrage over the White House's policy of separating migrant children from their parents....

UN chief says migration is 'inevitable'

Oslo - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday that migration, which is currently posing serious challenges to political leaders around the world, was "inevitable".The topic is being hotly debated across Europe and in the United States.

Moscow slams Norway plans to double US troop presence

Oslo - Moscow on Thursday criticised Norway's plans to ask Washington to double the number of US troops stationed in the Scandinavian country and deploy them nearer the border with Russia.

Norway wants to double US troops and deploy them closer to Russia

Oslo - Norway will ask the United States to double the number of US troops stationed in the country and deploy them nearer the border with Russia, the government said Tuesday.

A Nobel in the offing for Trump and Kim Jong Un?

Oslo - Could their historic Singapore summit earn Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un a Nobel Peace Prize?Maybe, but it's still early days, say experts.

Review: Sandi Morris wins 1st place at IAAF Diamond League Oslo Special

On June 7, American pole vaulter Sandi Morris reigned supreme in the women's pole vault at the IAAF Diamond League event in Oslo, Norway.

Beyonce, Kanye streaming stats 'manipulated' on Tidal: report

Oslo - Streaming numbers of Beyonce and Kanye West's respective albums on rap mogul Jay Z's music platform Tidal have been manipulated, allowing the stars excessive royalty payouts, a Norwegian newspaper said on Wednesday.

After success with EVs Norway plans to buy electric planes

Oslo - The Norwegian government on Thursday expressed a desire to buy electric planes in coming years in an attempt to duplicate its success in becoming the world leader in sales of electric cars (EVs).

Norway politician who hit asylum seeker becomes justice minister

Oslo - A politician convicted of beating an asylum seeker was appointed as acting justice minister in Norway on Tuesday.

Norway justice minister resigns, averting government crisis

Oslo - Norway's justice minister announced her resignation on Tuesday, averting a potential government crisis after she published a controversial Facebook post.

Majority seek ouster of Norway minister, govt could fall

Oslo - Norway's Christian Democrats on Monday refused to back a rightwing justice minister who had triggered outrage with a shocking Facebook post, a move that could end up toppling the minority government.

Norway govt may fall on minister's no-confidence vote

Oslo - Norway's right-wing government could resign this week if the justice minister loses a no-confidence vote after she triggered outrage among survivors of a 2011 gun massacre, media reported Sunday.
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