Gender-science stereotype strongest in Holland

In the largest such study, researchers have found that stereotypes associating science with men are the strongest in the Netherlands and widely prevalent in Scandinavian countries like Norway and Denmark, than in developing countries such as Pakistan or Vietnam.

Norwegian ambassador inspects health projects in J&K

A high level Norwegian delegation led by the country's ambassador on Tuesday inspected the ongoing health projects being executed in Jammu and Kashmir under the collaboration of India and Norway.

Pakistan says chopper lost control; bodies flown to Rawalpindi
Pakistan says chopper lost control; bodies flown to Rawalpindi

Pakistan`s military brought the bodies of two ambassadors and two ambassadors` wives to Islamabad on Saturday, a day after they were killed in a helicopter crash in northern mountains as they where inspecting a tourism project.

Norwegian court sentences three for alleged links to IS

 A Norwegian court has sentenced three men to jail after they were convicted of joining or supporting the Islamic State (IS) extremist group in Syria, a media report said.

Norway court sentences three for joining, helping Islamic State

A Norwegian court sentenced three men to jail on Friday for joining or aiding the Islamic State militant group in Syria, in the first case of its kind in the Nordic region.

Norway expresses `great sadness` over death of ambassador in Pakistan crash

Norway expressed "great sadness" over the death on Friday of its ambassador to Pakistan in a helicopter crash claimed by the Taliban.

Pakistani chopper crashes into school; Norwegian, Philippine ambassadors killed
Pakistani chopper crashes into school; Norwegian, Philippine ambassadors killed

A Pakistan military helicopter carrying diplomats to inspect development projects crashed on Friday killing seven people, including the ambassadors of Norway and the Philippines and the wives of the Malaysian and Indonesian ambassadors.

Pakistan Taliban claim responsibility for helicopter attack, say PM Nawaz Sharif was target
Pakistan Taliban claim responsibility for helicopter attack, say PM Nawaz Sharif was target

The Pakistani Taliban on Friday claimed responsibility for downing a military helicopter, killing six people including the Norwegian and Philippine envoys, and said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was their target.

'Switzerland is the world's happiest country'
'Switzerland is the world's happiest country'

Switzerland has the world`s happiest people, according to researchers in a study released on Thursday.

US, UK, Norway slam Sudan polls as not credible

 The US, Britain and Norway on Monday blasted Sudan for failing to hold free and fair elections which alleged war criminal President Omar al-Bashir is widely expected to win.

Blacklisted Russian deputy PM angers Norway with Arctic visit

Norway said Sunday it was angry that Russia`s deputy prime minister visited its Arctic Svalbard archipelago this weekend even though he is banned from Norwegian territory over Russia`s role in the Ukraine conflict.

First doughnut launched into space from Norway

Two Swede brothers in Norway have launched the first doughnut into the edge of space, sending the confectionery 32 km above the surface of the Earth in a weather balloon.

Svein Arne Hansen elected new European Athletics Association president
Svein Arne Hansen elected new European Athletics Association president

Norway`s Svein Arne Hansen was elected the new president of the European Athletics Association at the body`s congress in Bled, Slovenia, on Saturday.

Norwegian journalist held in Yemen, accused of spying: reports

A Norwegian freelance journalist has been arrested in the Yemeni capital Sanaa and accused spying, media reports said on Thursday.

Antonio Conte warns over Croatia, Norway danger
Antonio Conte warns over Croatia, Norway danger

Italy coach Antonio Conte admits the Azzurri could be pushed all the way by Croatia and Norway as they look to secure one of the top two places from Group H in qualifying for the 2016 European Championships.

Martin Odegaard becomes youngest player to start Euro qualifier
Martin Odegaard becomes youngest player to start Euro qualifier

Martin Odegaard, who is aged 16 years and 101 days, became the youngest player to start a European Championship qualifying match when he took the field in Norway`s Group H tie against Croatia on Saturday.

Norwegian Air Shuttle to require two people in cockpit

Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle said Thursday it would require two people in the cockpit at all times for safety reasons.

Norwegian court ups jail term for mother who drowned infant

A Norwegian appeals court increased jail terms Tuesday for a Norwegian woman who drowned her infant and her British lover who gave her instructions via a webcam.

Russia brands branch of Norwegian eco group 'foreign agent'

Russia on Friday added a branch of a Norwegian-based environmental NGO to its list of "foreign agents" under a controversial law that critics say is designed to curb civil society.

Polar bear injures tourist on Arctic island on eve of eclipse

A polar bear injured a foreign tourist on an Arctic island off Norway on Thursday, the eve of a total solar eclipse that has drawn thousands of visitors to the remote islands.