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Some oil companies in Venezuela pull expats as unrest escalates: sources


HOUSTON/CARACAS As political turmoil in Venezuela mounts, oil firms including Norwegian major Statoil ASA and Spain's Repsol SA have further reduced their already-dwindling ranks of expatriate employees in the country, sources familiar with the situation said.

Printed titanium parts expected to save millions in Boeing Dreamliner costs

SEATTLE Boeing Co hired Norsk Titanium AS to print the first structural titanium parts for its 787 Dreamliner, a shift that the Norwegian 3-D printing company said would eventually shave $2 million to $3 million off the cost of each plane.

Tech, Aerospace & Defense, Apr 10 2017

Norway court extends Russian teen's detention in 'bomb' inquiry

OSLO An Oslo court ruled on Monday that Norwegian police could continue to detain a Russian teenager while they investigate suspicions that he was plotting an attack with a primitive explosive device.

World, Russia, Apr 10 2017

Norway raises threat level after Oslo bomb scare

OSLO Norwegian police raised the country's security threat level following the discovery of an explosive device in central Oslo late on Saturday.

World, Apr 09 2017

Oslo police detonate 'bomb-like device'; suspect in custody

OSLO Norwegian police set off a controlled explosion of a "bomb-like device" in central Oslo early on Sunday and were holding a suspect in custody in an investigation led by security police. | Video

World, Apr 09 2017

China and Norway resume free trade negotiations after diplomatic freeze

BEIJING China and Norway signed a pact on Friday to resume free trade negotiations, marking the end of a six-year diplomatic freeze, a move China called internationally significant, against the backdrop of a rise in protectionist sentiment worldwide.

World, China, Apr 07 2017

Norway police to carry weapons at Oslo airport and main cities after Stockholm attack

OSLO Police in Norway's largest cities and at Oslo's airport will be carrying weapons until further notice following an attack in Stockholm on Friday, Norwegian police said in a tweet.

World, Apr 07 2017

Norwegian Air adds budget transatlantic flights from two U.S. airports

NEW YORK Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA will launch nonstop transatlantic flights from two more U.S. airports this fall, the airline announced on Wednesday, ramping up pressure on larger carriers to compete with the emerging low-fare airline.

Aerospace & Defense, Apr 05 2017

Afghans deported from Europe arrive home, to war and unemployment

KABUL Two more planes carrying Afghans deported from Europe landed in Kabul this week, failed asylum seekers sent back under an agreement between the European Union and Afghan government.

World, Afghanistan, Mar 31 2017

Norway PM to visit China, meet President Xi after Nobel Peace Prize row

OSLO/BEIJING Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg will travel to China next week to meet President Xi Jinping, Norway said on Friday, the first visit by a Norwegian premier since the countries resumed diplomatic relations in December.

World, China Mar 31 2017