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Bells toll in Norway to mark 10 years since neo-Nazi Breivik killed 77

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OSLO (Reuters) -Church bells rang out across Norway on Thursday to mark 10 years since Anders Behring Breivik, a far right extremist, killed 77 people, most of them teenagers at a youth camp.

Norway scrambles warplanes to escort Russian bombers

MOSCOW Norway scrambled warplanes on Wednesday to escort Russian strategic bombers over the Barents and Norwegian seas, the Russian defence ministry said, quoted by TASS new agency.

World, Jul 21 2021

Norway to mark 10 years since Breivik's deadly attacks

UTOEYA, Norway Norway will next week mark the tenth anniversary of the killing of 77 people by anti-immigrant extremist Anders Behring Breivik in the worst act of violence in the Nordic country since World War Two.

World, Jul 16 2021

Venezuela announces terrorism charges against Guaido ally after highway arrest

CARACAS (Reuters) -Venezuelan prosecutors on Monday said they had charged opposition politician Freddy Guevara with terrorism and treason, among other allegations, after the country's intelligence service arrested him from his car on a Caracas highway.

World, Spain, Mexico, Jul 12 2021

Shell to join clean hydrogen project in Norway

OSLO Shell will join a project in Norway to produce hydrogen from natural gas while capturing the emissions, Aker Clean Hydrogen (ACH) said on Monday.

Global Energy News Jul 12 2021

Telenor quits Myanmar with $105 million sale to Lebanon's M1 Group

OSLO Norwegian telecoms firm Telenor has sold its Myanmar business, blaming the difficulties of operating under the military junta and dealing a blow to activists who say they relied on the only Western operator for communications.

Nordic fund KLP excludes 16 companies over links to Israeli settlements in West Bank

OSLO (Reuters) -Norway's largest pension fund KLP said on Monday it would no longer invest in 16 companies including Alstom and Motorola because of their links to Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.

World, United Nations, Israel, Jul 05 2021

Norway delays full reopening over Delta COVID-19 variant

OSLO Norway announced the easing of some COVID-19 restrictions on Monday but delayed the final phase of reopening the economy until the end of this month at the earliest because of concerns about the Delta coronavirus variant.

Exclusive: After pressuring telecom firms, Myanmar's junta bans executives from leaving

SINGAPORE Senior foreign executives of major telecommunications firms in Myanmar have been told by the junta that they must not leave the country without permission, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said. | Video

World, Myanmar, Technology Jul 05 2021

Telenor says evaluating future of Myanmar operation

OSLO (Reuters) -Norwegian telecoms operator Telenor is considering the future of its operations in Myanmar due to the deteriorating business and security situation in the country, the company said on Friday.

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