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Norway: European country
Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe whose mainland territory comprises the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula; Mainland Norway and the remote island of Jan Mayen as well as the archipelago of Svalbard form Metropolitan Norway. Bouvet Island, located in the Subantarctic, is a dependency of the Kingdom of Norway. Norway also lays claims to the Antarctic territories of Peter I Island and Queen Maud Land.

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Sunken WW2 cruiser found off Norway [Video]

Sunken WW2 cruiser found off Norway

The wreckage of a major German warship has been discovered off the coast of Norway some 80 years after it was sunk in a World War Two battle, Norwegian power grid operator Statnett and a maritime..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:17Published
Sunken WW2 battleship found off Norway [Video]

Sunken WW2 battleship found off Norway

The wreckage of a major German warship has been discovered off the coast of Norway some 80 years after it was sunk in a World War Two battle, Norwegian power grid operator Statnett and a maritime..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:17Published
Anti-Islam protests in Sweden and Norway spark debate on free speech [Video]

Anti-Islam protests in Sweden and Norway spark debate on free speech

What are the limits of free speech and freedom of expression? That's a question authorities in Sweden and Norway are still trying to answer after anti-Islam protests.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:25Published
Bird Photographer Of The Year Competition Announces 2020 Winners [Video]

Bird Photographer Of The Year Competition Announces 2020 Winners

Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) has announced its 2020 winners of the prestigious competition. The winning entry is an image of a European Shag taken at Vardø in Norway by Majed Alza’abi from..

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'For me whale meat is my childhood, my memories'

Sales of whale meat rise in Norway, helped by more Norwegians going on staycations.
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Haaland stars as Norway thrash Northern Ireland

Erling Haaland and Alexander Sorloth both score twice as Northern Ireland suffer a 5-1 humbling by Norway in their Nations League game in Belfast.
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Haaland scores first goal for Norway - Nations League round-up

Erling Braut Haaland scores his first senior goal for Norway but it is not enough to save his side from losing at home to Austria in the Nations League.
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Norway bunker partygoers poisoned with carbon monoxide

More than 20 people were hospitalised after attending the party in the Norwegian capital Oslo.
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Polar bear kills man in Norway's Arctic Svalbard islands

The bear is shot dead after a foreign national is attacked in a campsite near Longyearbye.
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Norway stabbings: Woman killed and two more injured in Sarpsborg

Police arrest a man in Sarpsborg, south-east of the capital Oslo, after three women were attacked.
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First Viking ship excavation in a century begins in Norway

Just three other well-preserved vessels from the period have been discovered in the Scandinavian country.
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Canada loses out to Ireland and Norway in Security Council vote

Canada has lost its latest bid for a seat on the UN Security Council despite an expensive campaign.
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Mexico, India, Ireland, Norway elected to U.N. Security Council, one seat still open

Mexico, India, Ireland and Norway were elected to the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday, but the 193 U.N. member states must return on Thursday to continue voting to fill one more vacant..
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Norway says its salmon did not cause virus at Beijing market

Chinese and Norwegian authorities have concluded salmon from Norway was not the source of the coronavirus found on cutting boards at a Beijing wholesale food market, Norway's fisheries and seafood..
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Norwegian salmon was not source of coronavirus at Beijing food market, says Norway minister

Chinese and Norwegian authorities have concluded that Norwegian salmon was likely not the source of the novel coronavirus that was found at cutting boards in a Beijing food market, the Norwegian..
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The lengths countries go to for a seat at UN top table

Canada, Norway and Ireland are in a tight race for two non-permanent seats on the security council.
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Coronavirus: Contact-tracing apps face further hitches

Norway has to halt use of its app and researchers report a major flaw in Australia's tool.
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Norway snubs COVID-19 hotspot Sweden in lifting travel curbs

Norway will allow travel to and from Finland, Iceland and the Swedish island of Gotland from Monday, but maintain travel restrictions on mainland Sweden due to its higher level of COVID-19 cases, amid..
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Norway allows airlines to fly full planes again- minister

Norway will no longer require airlines to leave middle seats on planes empty, a measure previously introduced to reduce the risk of contamination with the novel coronavirus, the country's transport..
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Norway mosque shooter jailed for 21 years for murder, anti-terrorism offence

A far-right Norwegian man was jailed for 21 years on Thursday for the racially motivated murder of his Chinese-born stepsister and attempting to kill worshippers in a mosque shooting spree.
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Norway court jails mosque gunman Manshaus for 21 years

Philip Manshaus murdered his teenage stepsister and opened fire at a mosque near Oslo.
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Norway landslide: Buildings swept away in Alta disaster

Watch as land continues to collapse during the rescue effort.
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Germany to lift travel ban in Europe from June 15

Germany will lift a travel ban for European Union member states plus Britain, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Switzerland from 15 June as long as there are no entry bans or large-scale lockdowns in..
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Norway urges Israel not to annex parts of the West Bank

Norway, which chairs a group of international donors to the Palestinians, urged Israel on Tuesday not to annex parts of the occupied West Bank.
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Coronavirus: Denmark and Norway exclude Sweden from tourism

Danes and Norwegians can holiday in each other's country from mid-June, but Swedes are left out.
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Sweden excluded as neighbours Denmark and Norway ease travel restrictions

Norway and Denmark said on Friday they would allow tourists to travel between the two countries, though border crossings with Sweden, where the number of COVID-19 infections is higher, will remain..
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Denmark, Norway create joint travel zone: Norway PM

Norway and Denmark will resume free travel between the two Nordic countries from June 15, Norway's Prime Minister said on Friday.
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Denmark and Norway create travel bubble, excluding Sweden: media

Norway and Denmark will resume free travel between the two countries, three Norwegian media outlets reported on Friday, creating a travel bubble that excludes Scandinavian neighbour Sweden, where the..
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Norway eases Nordic business travel rules, including Sweden

Norway will allow entry to business travellers from all the other Nordic countries from June 1, in a further easing of coronavirus restrictions, the government said on Thursday, making no distinction..
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Norway eases business travel from Nordic countries

Norway will allow entry to business travellers from the other Nordic countries from June 1, in a further easing of coronavirus restrictions, the government said on Thursday.
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Norway likely to keep coronavirus travel curbs until August 20

Norway will likely keep travel restrictions in place until Aug. 20, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Friday, as it negotiates a path between restarting economic activity and preventing a new wave of..
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Norway and Britain negotiators in Brexit talks Thursday: Norway Foreign Ministry

Chief negotiators from Norway and Britain met for the first time since Britain's exit from the European Union to discuss the future relationship of the two countries, Norway's Foreign Ministry said on..
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Norway to reopen high schools, bars and most of society by mid-June

Norway aims to reopen by mid-June most of the public and private institutions that have been closed to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Thursday.
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Norway mosque attack and murder trial begins in Oslo

Philip Manshaus appears in court in Oslo accused of shooting his sister before attacking a mosque.
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Norway pledges $1 billion to vaccines against COVID-19, other diseases

Norway will give $1 billion to support the distribution worldwide of any vaccine developed against COVID-19 as well as for vaccines against other diseases, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Monday.
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Nordic Islands seen in their 'surreal light'

The breathtaking landscapes of Iceland, Greenland, Norway and the Faroe Islands.
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Norway tycoon Tom Hagen held over wife's disappearance

Anne-Elisabeth Hagen vanished in 2018 and is now presumed dead.
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Arctic surfers ride out Norway's coronavirus blues

The surfer in the black wetsuit rides the wave as it crests against a backdrop of snow-covered hills and leaden skies, wiping out close to shore before getting back on his board and trying again.
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COVID-19 takes unequal toll on immigrants in Nordic region

The first person in Sadad Dakhare's two-bedroom apartment in Oslo, Norway, to show symptoms was his 4-year-old niece. Next, his mother, his sister and he himself fell ill. Then, about a week after his..
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Russia protests after Norway detains trawler near Svalbard

Russia on Friday said it had filed a protest to Oslo after Norwegian coastguards detained a Russian trawler near a remote chain of islands in the Arctic earlier this month.
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Norway PM tells children it will take time for life to return to normal

Prime Minister Erna Solberg told Norwegian children on Wednesday it would take time for life to return to normal with the country, like others in Europe, preparing to reopen parts of society shut down..
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Norway will announce oil output decision soon: minister

Norway, Western Europe's largest oil producer, will announce its decision on whether to slash crude output soon, potentially adding its weight to a global push to shore up prices, the energy minister..
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Norway will soon decide on potential output cut: oil minister

Norway, Western Europe's largest oil producer, will soon decide whether to slash its output and thus aid a global effort to shore up crude prices, the energy minister said on Monday.
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Coronavirus: Mobile data helps Norway track cases

A mobile operator is using anonymised phone location data to help track the virus.
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Norway to ease curbs 'little by little' after coronavirus lockdown: PM

Norway, one of the first European countries to curb activities to rein in the spread of the coronavirus, will relax restrictions "little by little", the prime minister said on Tuesday.
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Coronavirus epidemic 'under control' in Norway: health minister

The coronavirus epidemic is "under control" in Norway, the health minister said on Monday, pointing to the low rate of transmission of the disease.
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Norway pleads for more aid to help Palestinians tackle coronavirus

Norway called on Friday for more money to help the Palestinian Territories get through the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Norway to admit non-resident Europeans working in oil, agriculture, easing some coronavirus curbs

Norway will allow entry to certain European citizens for work in sectors critically short of labor including agriculture and the oil industry despite its lockdown to fight the coronavirus pandemic, the..
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Norway extradites jihadist preacher Mullah Krekar to Italy

Mullah Krekar’s lawyers say he is at high risk from coronavirus due to underlying health problems.
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Hedge fund manager to lead Norway sovereign fund after $124 billion loss

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, named a London-based hedge fund manager as its new chief executive on Thursday and said it had lost $124 billion this year as stock markets tanked..
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Norway names Nicolai Tangen as new head of sovereign wealth fund

The new chief executive for Norway's $930 billion sovereign wealth fund is Nicolai Tangen, until now chief executive of investment firm AKO Capital, which he established in 2005.
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Norway's sovereign fund loses $124 billion as markets crash

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, has lost 1.33 trillion Norwegian crowns ($124 billion) so far this year as stock markets have plunged due to the coronavirus pandemic, it said on..
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Norway wealth fund will bump stock portfolio back up to 70%, outgoing CEO says

Norway's sovereign wealth fund will raise its stock market investments back to 70% of its portfolio from the current 65.3%, outgoing Chief Executive Yngve Slyngstad told a news conference on Thursday.
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