Norway

Listening devices found in Oslo, prompting spying investigation

OSLO - Norwegian police are investigating a possible spying operation by a foreign power after electronic devices designed to intercept telephone conversations were discovered near government buildings.

Norway's minority government gets budget deal with minor concessions

OSLO - Norway's minority right-wing government struck a deal with opposition parties on the budget on Friday, making minor adjustments to its original proposal but keeping the overall spending targets unchanged, the parties said.

World, 21 Nov 2014

Norwegian Air CEO rejects criticism of plan for U.S. budget airline

NEW YORK/SEATTLE - The chief executive of Norwegian Air Shuttle rejected arguments by U.S. airlines and unions that his efforts to build a low-cost, long-haul airline serving the United States would undermine U.S. wages and working standards.

Aerospace & Defense, 19 Nov 2014

Nearly three percent of output vulnerable if oil falls to $80: IEA

LONDON - Nearly 3 percent of global oil production is vulnerable to cuts if prices fall to $80 per barrel, making some projects in Canada, Angola, Brazil and Norway unprofitable, the International Energy Agency said.

Brazil, Africa 14 Oct 2014

Gaza rebuilding conference secures $5.4 billion: Norway

CAIRO - A conference in Cairo on rebuilding the Gaza Strip after it was devastated in a war between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas secured $5.4 billion in assistance on Sunday, Norway's foreign minister said.

World, 12 Oct 2014

Nobel Prize for medicine goes to discoverers of brain’s 'inner GPS'

STOCKHOLM/LONDON - British-American John O'Keefe and Norwegians May-Britt and Edvard Moser won the 2014 Nobel Prize for medicine for discovering the brain's navigation system and giving clues as to how strokes and Alzheimer's disrupt it. | Video

Science, Health 06 Oct 2014

Nobel Prize for medicine goes to discoverers of brain’s 'inner GPS'

STOCKHOLM/LONDON - British-American John O'Keefe and Norwegians May-Britt and Edvard Moser won the 2014 Nobel Prize for medicine for discovering the brain's navigation system and giving clues as to how strokes and Alzheimer's disrupt it.

Health, Science 06 Oct 2014

Russian lawyer wins Norwegian human rights prize

OSLO - A Norwegian human rights foundation gave its annual prize on Thursday to a Russian lawyer and the legal aid group he heads, for their work defending the right to fair trial.

World, Russia, 25 Sep 2014

Norway's Yara, CF in talks to create $27.5 billion global fertilizer producer

OSLO - Norway's Yara and Chicago-based CF Industries are in talks about a merger of equals that would create a $27.5 billion global fertilizer producer to rival world No.1 Potash Corp in an oversupplied and fragmented market.

Deals, 23 Sep 2014

Norwegian mass killer Breivik getting ever more extreme, father fears

OSLO - The father of Anders Behring Breivik, who massacred 77 people in central Oslo and at an island summer camp in 2011, said on Thursday his son's fascist, anti-immigrant views seemed to be getting ever more extreme in jail.

World, France, 18 Sep 2014

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