OSLO - Brazil has made good progress in safeguarding the Amazon rainforest but Indonesia's plans for its forests could face setbacks under a new government, a report commissioned by top forest aid donor Norway said on Monday.
OSLO - Norway's ban on buying sex has reduced human trafficking and has not increased violence against women, as some had feared, a study commissioned by the government said.
MOSCOW - Russia will ban fruit, vegetables, meat, poultry, fish, milk and dairy imports from the United States, the European Union, Australia, Canada and Norway, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told a government meeting on Thursday.
MOSCOW - Russia will ban fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, milk and dairy imports from the United States, the European Union, Australia, Canada and Norway, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told a government meeting on Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MINSK - Pro-Russia separatists sat down for preliminary Ukraine peace talks on Monday due to resume later this week in the Belarussian capital Minsk, saying they would be prepared to stay part of Ukraine if they were granted "special status".
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