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Iran, six powers face "significant gaps" in nuclear talks

VIENNA - Iran will never slow down its nuclear research programme, the Islamic Republic's clerical supreme leader said on Wednesday as negotiators from Tehran and six world powers struggled to narrow "significant gaps" blocking the way to a long-term deal.

Norway's expert negotiator Stoltenberg to become next NATO chief

OSLO - From his youth as an anti-war activist who hurled stones at the U.S. Embassy to his later years as Norway's leading statesman and negotiator, Jens Stoltenberg will take over the reins of NATO with honed skills in both confrontation and compromise.

World, 29 Mar 2014

Norwegian ship reaches area where Malaysia plane debris may have been spotted

OSLO - Norwegian car carrier Hoegh St. Petersburg has reached the area in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia where two floating objects, suspected to be debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner, were spotted, the ship's owner said on Thursday.

World, Aerospace & Defence, 20 Mar 2014

Telenor to pay $136 million for new spectrum in India

OSLO - Norwegian telecoms group Telenor has won new spectrum in several states, paying a total price of 8.447 billion rupees for the licenses, it said on Thursday.

Business, 13 Feb 2014

Unionor to pay $136 million for new spectrum

OSLO - Norwegian telecoms group Telenor has won new spectrum in several states, paying a total price of 8.447 billion rupees for the licenses, it said on Thursday.

Business, 13 Feb 2014

Norway's Telenor disappoints on margin expectations

OSLO - Norwegian telecoms group Telenor released weaker than expected fourth-quarter earnings and 2014 margin guidance on Wednesday, sending its shares down five percent.

Business, 12 Feb 2014

Telenor CFO says internal ambition is higher than 2014 guidance

OSLO - Norwegian telecoms group Telenor reported fourth-quarter core earnings below expectations on Wednesday and said it expected stable margins in 2014.

Business, 12 Feb 2014

Biggest sovereign fund excludes Sesa Sterlite on ethical grounds

OSLO - Norway's finance ministry has told its $810 billion oil fund, the world's biggest sovereign wealth fund, to stop investing in two Israeli firms and one Indian company on ethical grounds.

Business, 30 Jan 2014

Snowden gets Nobel Peace Prize nomination from Norwegian MP

OSLO - A Norwegian member of parliament nominated former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize on Wednesday, arguing that his release of classified documents made the world a safer place.

World, Top News, 29 Jan 2014

Bill Gates takes on world chess champ, mated in 9 moves

STOCKHOLM - Newly crowned Norwegian world chess champion Magnus Carlsen took just nine moves to checkmate Bill Gates in a speed game to be aired later on Friday.

Tech, Top News, 25 Jan 2014

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