Mar 13, 2013 12:56 EDT
Norway's government said Wednesday it would help finance a new Munch Museum in Oslo in a bid to put an end to a long political squabble that has paralysed the project.
Mar 12, 2013 17:31 EDT
As the 20th anniversary looms for the Oslo accords between Israel and the Palestinians, a top Norwegian official warned Tuesday that 2013 would be "critical" to reviving hopes for peace.
Mar 08, 2013 11:06 EST
Norway's Government Pension Fund, the world's largest sovereign wealth fund, said Friday it posted a return of 13.4 percent in 2012, its second best performance ever, as global equity markets rebounded.
Feb 26, 2013 16:16 EST
Myanmar President Thein Sein on Tuesday met Norway's prime minister as he kicked off a milestone 10-day visit to Europe aimed at forging stronger ties between the former pariah state and the West.
Feb 26, 2013 01:43 EST
Myanmar President Thein Sein arrived in Oslo on Tuesday, kicking off his first trip to Europe aimed at forging stronger ties between the former pariah state and the West.
Jan 31, 2013 15:20 EST
Rightwing extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who is serving a 21-year jail sentence for killing 77 people, has complained to the Norwegian government over prison conditions akin to "aggravated torture", his lawyer said Thursday.
Jan 31, 2013 15:18 EST
Norway's ruling Labour party provoked outrage from environmentalists as well as coalition members Thursday after it opened the way for oil exploration near the scenic archipelago of Lofoten.
Jan 17, 2013 05:28 EST
Norwegian oil group Statoil, which has 12 employees "involved" in a hostage-taking in Algeria, has beefed up security at several of its sites, company chief Helge Lund said on Thursday.
Jan 04, 2013 13:56 EST
Iceland on Friday awarded two exploration and production licenses to energy firms hoping to find oil and gas in the northeastern waters off the North Atlantic island's coast.
Nov 05, 2012 15:23 EST
Norway and China met Monday on the sidelines of an Asia-Europe summit, marking their first official contact since a Chinese dissident was given the Nobel Peace Prize, the Norwegian prime minister said.
Nov 05, 2012 09:10 EST
Norway and China met Monday on the sidelines of an Asia-Europe summit, marking their first official contact since Beijing objected to a Chinese dissident being named the 2010 Nobel peace laureate, Norwegian media reported.
Oct 05, 2012 09:04 EDT
Norway is to extend the amount of parental leave reserved for dads to 14 weeks, bringing the period that can be claimed by both parents on full pay to 49 weeks, a coalition member party said on Friday.
Sep 23, 2012 23:44 EDT
Efforts to create a Palestinian state could collapse unless emergency funds are found to bail out its nascent government, the Palestinian finance minister said.
Sep 12, 2012 10:56 EDT
South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak on Wednesday described as "inevitable" the peaceful reunification of his country with North Korea, whose new leader has been in place for nine months.
Aug 28, 2012 11:44 EDT
Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg unveiled anti-terror measures Tuesday to improve flaws highlighted by Anders Behring Breivik's twin attacks, and made clear he would stay on despite criticism.
Aug 15, 2012 11:01 EDT
Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg was under pressure Wednesday in the wake of a scathing report on the authorities' handling of the Anders Behring Breivik attacks that left 77 people dead.
Aug 13, 2012 13:09 EDT
Norwegian authorities could have prevented the first of twin attacks that killed 77 people in July 2011 and arrested Anders Behring Breivik sooner as he carried out the second, investigators said Monday.
Aug 13, 2012 11:02 EDT
Investigators said Monday Norwegian authorities could have prevented the first of twin attacks that killed 77 people in July 2011 and arrested Anders Behring Breivik sooner as he carried out the second.
Aug 13, 2012 09:47 EDT
An independent panel investigating how Norwegian authorities handled twin attacks that killed 77 people in July 2011 said they could have prevented the first and arrested the killer sooner as he carried out the second.
Aug 13, 2012 08:16 EDT
An independent panel investigating how Norwegian authorities dealt with the twin attacks that killed 77 people in July 2011 said the Oslo blast could have been prevented and the killer arrested sooner.