U.S., Britain, Norway and Finland came to monitor Russia's Arctic exercises - Interfax

MOSCOW Russia's military said on Wednesday that the United States, Britain, Norway and Finland had sent vessels and aircraft to monitor military exercises involving the Russian Navy's Northern Fleet in the Arctic, the Interfax news agency reported.

Norway's Telenor says Myanmar unit sale plan followed junta's pressure on surveillance tech

SINGAPORE (Reuters) -Norwegian telecom firm Telenor is selling its Myanmar operations to avoid European Union sanctions after "continued pressure" from Myanmar's military junta to activate intercept surveillance technology, the company's Asia head told Reuters.

Myanmar, Sep 15 2021

Norway coalition talks start, with climate and oil in focus

OSLO (Reuters) -Norway's Labour Party began coalition talks with other members of the centre-left bloc on Tuesday seeking to form a government after their parliamentary election victory, with the focus on climate change and oil.

World, Sep 14 2021

Norway's left-wing opposition wins in a landslide, coalition talks next

OSLO (Reuters) -Norway's centre-left opposition parties are on course to win a majority in parliament after Monday's election and will now negotiate how to form a coalition, with climate change and a widening wealth gap expected to be central to discussions.

World, Sep 14 2021

Winner of Norway's election is wealthy champion of 'common people'

OSLO Norway's presumptive next prime minister is a man born into wealth and privilege who became an unlikely leader of the Labour Party, traditionally seen as the political voice of the working class and which built the country's welfare state.

World, Sep 14 2021

Norway's centre-left opposition wins election, projections show

OSLO Norway's centre-left opposition parties are on course for a decisive victory in the country's parliamentary election, separate projections by broadcasters NRK and TV2 and newspaper VG showed as voting ended on Monday.

World, Sep 13 2021

Factbox-What's at stake in Norway's election

OSLO Norwegians will vote on Sept. 12-13 to pick a parliament and government for the next four years, with opinion polls showing the centre-left opposition is poised to win power after eight years of Conservative-led rule.

World, Sep 13 2021

Norwegians begin voting in election centred on oil, equality

OSLO Norwegians went to the polls on Sunday for the first of two days of voting in a parliamentary election dominated by the widening gap between rich and poor, climate change and how the oil-producing nation should adapt to the energy transition.

World, Sep 12 2021

Factbox-Norway's three candidates for prime minister

OSLO Nine political parties are expected to win seats in Norway's Sept. 12-13 parliamentary election, but only three leaders are candidates for prime minister.

World, Sep 09 2021

Climate, wealth gap in focus as Norway go to polls

OSLO Norway votes this weekend after a national election campaign dominated by climate change and a widening wealth gap, though whoever wins seems certain to ensure the country's transition away from oil - and the jobs it creates - is a gradual one.

World, United Nations, Sep 08 2021