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Norwegians nonplussed at 'Norway-plus' Brexit idea

Dec 13 2018

OSLO Whatever the outcome of Britain's tortuous divorce proceedings from Europe, there appears to be little help waiting in the wings from non-EU member Norway to join its own special relationship with the bloc.

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mukwege worried Congo vote could lead to war

Dec 11 2018

OSLO Presidential elections in Democratic Republic of Congo this month could lead to conflict if they are not free, fair and peaceful, and evidence suggests they will not be, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Denis Mukwege said on Monday. | Video

Nobel Peace prize winners seek justice for war rape victims

Dec 09 2018

OSLO This year's Nobel Peace Prize winners on Sunday called for justice for the victims of sexual violence in conflicts around the world, a day before they will receive the award for their efforts to put an end to rape as a weapon of war.

Norway wealth fund should continue to take on risk - deputy central bank chief

Nov 29 2018

OSLO Norway's $990 billion wealth fund, the world's largest, should continue to take on risk in its global investments despite turbulence on global markets, the deputy governor of the Norwegian central bank in charge of the fund said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-Norway wealth fund should continue to take on risk -deputy c.bank chief

Nov 29 2018

OSLO, Nov 29 Norway's $990 billion wealth fund, the world's largest, should continue to take on risk in its global investments despite turbulence on global markets, the deputy governor of the Norwegian central bank in charge of the fund said on Thursday.

Oil markets heading into unprecedented uncertainty: IEA's Birol

Nov 20 2018

OSLO Oil markets are entering an unprecedented period of uncertainty due to geopolitical instability and a fragile global economy, the head of the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday.

Norway's wealth fund should divest from RWE: green groups

Nov 19 2018

OSLO Green groups have urged Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund to sell its small stake in German power firm RWE, saying the company is a heavy polluter due to its coal-fired plants.

Thousands protest in Norway against restricting abortion

Nov 17 2018

OSLO Thousands of protesters demonstrated in Norwegian cities on Saturday against restricting women's access to abortion, the subject of talks between the ruling minority coalition and a small party seeking to join the government.

Joining Finland, Norway says Russia may have jammed GPS signal in Arctic

Nov 13 2018

OSLO Russia was the likely culprit behind the disruption of GPS navigation signals over northern Scandinavia during recent NATO military exercises, Norway's defense minister said on Tuesday.

Norway wealth fund will not yet blacklist greenhouse gas emitters

Nov 07 2018

OSLO Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, will not yet blacklist firms for producing too much greenhouse gases, as mandated by parliament, because further clarification is needed, the board of the Norwegian central bank said on Wednesday.

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