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Norway says Islamist militants planning attack in West have left Syria

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OSLO - A group of militant Islamists planning to carry out attacks in the West is on its way from Syria, possibly heading towards Norway, police said on Friday.

Islamists may be planning imminent attack in Norway - police

OSLO - Militant Islamists with ties to Syria may be planning an attack in Norway, the head of the Norwegian police intelligence service said on Thursday.

World, Syria 24 Jul 2014

Kristoff wins again as Bauer suffers heartbreak on stage 15

NIMES - Norway's Alexander Kristoff claimed his second Tour de France victory when he won a bunch sprint to take Sunday's 15th stage after the peloton reined in the day's breakaway in the final straight.

Top News, 21 Jul 2014

Telenor files for full ownership of India unit

REUTERS - Norwegian telecoms group Telenor on Friday said it has sought the Indian government's approval to invest 7.8 billion rupees ($131.03 million) to acquire 100 percent stake in its Indian mobile services unit, Uninor.

Business, 13 Jun 2014

Human zoo hopes to challenge Norway's image on racism

OSLO - Displaying 80 people in a human zoo in Oslo's most elegant park, two artists hope their "Congo Village" display will help erase what they say is Norwegian's collective amnesia about racism.

World, 17 May 2014

Switzerland, Norway are world's most expensive economies

WASHINGTON - Switzerland and Norway are the world's most expensive economies, followed by Bermuda, Australia and Denmark, according to a new ranking by the World Bank.

Business, World, 30 Apr 2014

China says paying attention to Norwegian change of heart on Dalai Lama

BEIJING - China said on Monday that it was "paying attention" to a decision by Norway's prime minister and foreign minister not to meet exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, which was worthy of approval if Norway was addressing past errors.

World, 28 Apr 2014

China says paying attention to Norwegian change of heart on Dalai Lama

BEIJING - China said on Monday that it was "paying attention" to a decision by Norway's prime minister and foreign minister not to meet exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, which was worthy of approval if Norway was addressing past errors.

World, 28 Apr 2014

UN peace envoy criticizes Israeli Easter security in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM - Israeli police refused to let the U.N.'s peace envoy to the Middle East, other diplomats and a crowd of Palestinians pass through a barricade to attend a pre-Easter ritual in the Jerusalem church that Christians revere as the burial site of Jesus, the U.N. official said on Saturday.

World, Israel, 20 Apr 2014

Putin welcomes new NATO head, says better ties with West possible

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed NATO's selection of former Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg as its new head, saying on Saturday the pair had "very good relations" but that it was up to the West to improve ties.

Top News, World, 19 Apr 2014

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