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Full list of Nobel Peace Prize winners

Oslo - Here is the full list of Nobel Peace Prize laureates from 1901, when the prize was first awarded:2015: The National Dialogue Quartet (Tunisia)2014: Kailash Satyarthi (India) and Malala Yousafzai (Pakistan)2013: The Organisation for the Prohibition of C...

Tunisian democracy activists win Nobel Peace Prize

Oslo - Tunisian civil society groups won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for helping to save the the only democracy that emerged from the Arab Spring, offering the country symbolic support after it was shaken by a wave of jihadist attacks.

Nuclear opponents, Good Samaritans tipped for Nobel peace award

Oslo - The pope, the German chancellor and a Congolese doctor were all tipped as top contenders for Friday's Nobel Peace Prize, but speculation was mounting that the honour could go to two octogenarian survivors of the atomic bombings of Japan 70 years ago.

$69 flights from US to EU coming soon, says CEO of Norwegian Air

The CEO of Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA is hoping to sell one-way tickets to Europe for as low as $69, beginning as early as 2017.

Nobel Peace Prize bets range from migrant to anti-nuke issues

Oslo - From the migrant crisis to the anti-nuclear camp, speculation is rife about who will win the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, with Angela Merkel and John Kerry among the names mentioned.

How much for that Nobel prize in the window?

Oslo - No need to make peace in the Middle East, resolve one of science's great mysteries or pen a masterpiece: the easiest way to get yourself a Nobel prize may be to buy one.

Mass murderer Breivik threatens hunger strike 'until death'

Oslo - Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik has said he is ready to go on hunger strike until death if he is not better treated in prison.

Migrant influx raises far-right threat: Norway intel

Oslo - The biggest risk posed to Norway's national security by the influx of migrants is a possible violent reaction from the far-right, and not the infiltration of Islamists, Norway's intelligence service said Thursday.

Norwegian police shoot woman about to stab child

Oslo - Norwegian police said officers shot and injured a woman on Friday who was about to stab a child in Oslo. Authorities arrived on the scene after being informed that "a person with a knife wanted to kill someone," Oslo police said on Twitter.

Fleeing war, Syrian refugees bike across Arctic border

Oslo - "I looked at the map and I decided to give it a go": Ahmad Taleb is one of a number of refugees who have reached Europe by cycling across the border into Arctic Norway.

Norwegian IS hostage's family says unable to pay ransom

Oslo - The family of a Norwegian man the Islamic State is claiming to hold hostage called Thursday for his release and said it was unable to pay the ransom IS was asking.The Norwegian government has ruled out paying for his release.

Norway hotel tycoon offers 5,000 hotel nights to refugees

Oslo - A Norwegian billionaire who made his fortune in the hotel business offered on Tuesday 5,000 nights in his hotel chain to refugees who do not have a spot in asylum centres.

Snowden attacks Russia rights curbs

Oslo - Former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden on Saturday criticised Russia -- the country that has granted him asylum -- calling its crackdown on human rights and online freedom "fundamentally wrong" and said he would prefer not to live in exile.

Norway sends first convicts to Dutch 'luxury' prison

Oslo - Norway on Tuesday sent a group of convicts to a jail in the Netherlands for the first time because its own prisons are filled to the brim.

Syrians take long way round by biking to new life in Arctic

Oslo - A group of intrepid Syrian migrants have found a new, albeit long, way into Europe -- through Russia and into Norway's Arctic, some of them cycling across the border.

Europa League Draw: Long trips for Liverpool and Tottenham

Both Liverpool and Tottenham will need at least one long excursion on a Thursday night, as the Premier League sides face long-haul opposition from Russia and Azerbaijan respectively.

Empty chair for Snowden prize ceremony

Oslo - Edward Snowden will be represented by an empty chair next week when he is honoured with a freedom of expression prize in Norway, as he fears extradition to the US, organisers said Friday.

Death of Nobel committee head who honoured Mandela

Oslo - The former head of the Norwegian Nobel Committee which awards the Peace Prize each year, historian Francis Sejersted, has died aged 79 following a long illness, his family said Tuesday.

Op-Ed: Obama’s bold carbon plan is in fact, a work of fiction

President Obama’s plan to reduce CO2 power plant emissions by 32 percent, in fact, only cuts emissions by 16 percent, and cuts total emissions by 7 percent.

Pilot and crew pulled off Oslo plane after failing breath test

Oslo - The Latvian pilot of an airBaltic flight and three crew members were pulled off the Greece-bound plane in Oslo early Saturday after failing a breathalyser test before take-off, Norwegian police said.
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