COPENHAGEN - Denmark and Norway have offered naval frigates and specialized cargo vessels to transport chemical weapons out of Syria, as part of an international deal that averted U.S. missile strikes on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces.
ROME - Italian oil and gas group Eni said it may demand as much as $10 billion from Norway's Statoil in arbitration in one of the biggest cases ever over expensive long-term gas contracts.
OSLO/LONDON - Bayer has offered to pay $2.4 billion for Norway's Algeta , its partner for a new prostate cancer treatment, at a 27 percent premium to the stock's last close, Algeta said on Tuesday. | Video
OSLO - Weak productivity growth is the Norwegian economy's biggest challenge and reducing reliance on its massive offshore oil sector is the new government's main priority, finance minister Siv Jensen said on Tuesday.
OSLO - Norway's intelligence services said it - and not the U.S. National Security Agency, as reported in a Norwegian newspaper - kept records on more than 33 million phone conversations over the space of one month last winter, Oslo said on Tuesday.
OSLO - Firefighters put out a blaze on a cargo ship loaded with military jet fuel early on Sunday, 13 hours after it broke out during stormy weather in the North Sea off Norway.
OSLO - The 32 crew of a Danish cargo vessel on fire in the North Sea off Norway were trapped on board on Saturday night as a storm prevented rescue helicopters lifting sailors off.
OSLO - Philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates called on Norway's $800 billion oil fund, one of the biggest investors in the world, to spend more in the poorest countries, gaining the prime minister's support with his proposal.
OSLO - Italian energy firm ENI is demanding 60 billion Norwegian crowns ($10.1 billion) from Statoil , claiming it overcharged for natural gas over several years, Norwegian business daily Dagens Naeringsliv said on Friday.
MOSCOW - Russian police harassed and detained two Norwegian journalists on their way to Sochi, venue of the 2014 winter Olympics, a rights group and their television station said on Tuesday.
JOHANNESBURG - Sports-mad South Africa saluted Nelson Mandela on Saturday with smiles and moments of silence in honour of the late anti-apartheid leader, who inspired people to pursue the impossible from politics to the playing field. | Video