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Journalists from Philippines, Russia given Nobel Peace Prize

The winners were announced Friday by Berit Reiss-Andersen, chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee

08 Oct 2021 3:12 PM

Norwegians: Olympics must wait until virus 'under control'

NIF asked IOC to provide an "insight on the central milestones'' in the process leading to the final decision on the Games

21 Mar 2020 2:30 PM

David Beckham congratulates Sergio Ramos for record-breaking appearance

Ramos surpassed Iker Casillas' record by earning his 168th cap when his team drew 1-1 against Norway in Euro 2020 qualifiers.

13 Oct 2019 2:25 PM

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Ahmed was awarded for his efforts to resolve his country's conflict with bitter foe Eritrea, the Nobel Committee said.

11 Oct 2019 3:18 PM

1 injured after gunman goes on shooting spree at mosque in Norway; suspect held

Police were alerted to the shooting at the al-Noor Islamic centre in the Oslo suburb of Baerum shortly after 4 pm (1400 GMT).

11 Aug 2019 9:22 AM


1300 people airlifted, as cruise ship in Norway suffers engine failure

Rescuers were working into the night on Saturday to airlift 1,300 passengers and crew off a cruise ship after it got into difficulty.

24 Mar 2019 10:36 AM

First US woman mathematician wins prestigious Abel Prize

With the award, Uhlenbeck joined a still very small club of women who have scored a scientific prize.

20 Mar 2019 9:56 AM

DR Congo's Dr Mukwege, Yazidi crusader Murad win Nobel Peace Prize

The pair won the award for their 'efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war'.

05 Oct 2018 3:16 PM

Moscow slams Norway for plan to double US troop presence near border

Norway had previously allayed Russian fears by pledging not to open its territory to foreign troops unless it was attacked or threatened.

15 Jun 2018 2:23 PM

Thousands sign petition to revoke Suu Kyi's Nobel Prize over Rohingya crisis

Suu Kyi was awarded the prize in 1991, while under house arrest at the hands of Myanmar's military, from which she was released in 2010.

07 Sep 2017 6:12 PM


China responsible for Lui Xiaobo’s premature death: Nobel committee

Norwegian Nobel Committee’s leader said that Xiaobo should have been transferred to a facility for adequate medical treatment.

14 Jul 2017 11:26 AM

Amid diplomatic Gulf crisis some states may increase arms purchase: Iran

Zarif described Iran-Kenya relations as good and assured Kenya of Tehran's readiness for providing humanitarian aid to the country.

14 Jun 2017 2:00 PM

Norway to ban full-face Muslim veil in all schools

Local authorities in Norway already have the power to ban the veil in schools, however there is no uniform national policy.

12 Jun 2017 4:06 PM

300 Marines set for Norway, Russia baffled

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

26 Oct 2016 7:14 AM

Norway seeks ban on burqas in classroom

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

07 Oct 2016 6:46 AM


Facebook unfriends timeless photo

This June 8, 1972, photo shows South Vietnamese forces following terrified children, including 9-year-old Kim Phuc (centre), as they run after an aerial napalm attack on suspected Viet Cong hideouts. (Photo: AP)

10 Sep 2016 7:10 AM

Norway court rejects plea for Edward Snowden free passage

A court in Norway on Monday refused to provide assurances to US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden that he would not be extradited if he visits the country to accept an award in November.

28 Jun 2016 5:32 AM

Vikings have landed in the Americas, again

A thousand years after Viking explorer Leif Erikson set foot on the American continent, centuries before Christopher Columbus, a modern reconstruction of a longship has reached the Canadian coast afte

03 Jun 2016 7:10 AM

A peek at Al Qaeda’s next suicide bombers

One is a devout and cheery Saudi, the other a British convert overcome by doubt, the third a Syrian fascinated by the promise of 72 virgins — A new documentary unveils the shadowy world of Syria’s wou

26 Feb 2016 12:49 AM

Snowden, Colombia, Greek islanders lead

Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden, peace negotiators in Colombia or Greek islanders helping Syrian refugees were among tips for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize at the deadline for nominations

02 Feb 2016 6:15 AM