Hundreds of people were expected at a peace vigil in Oslo Saturday, hosted by young Norwegian Muslims expressing solidarity with Jews a week after fatal shootings in Denmark targeted a synagogue and free speech seminar.
Hundreds of Norwegian Muslims are expected to form a human ring around Oslo`s synagogue on Saturday, showing solidarity with the city`s Jewish community a week after a gunman attacked a synagogue in neighbouring Denmark.
Egypt and Norway urged donors on Thursday, including Gulf states squeezed by low oil prices, to keep promises of providing $5.4 billion in aid for the Palestinians after the devastating war in Gaza last year.
China rebuked Norway on Wednesday for "violating the rights" of a Chinese scholar who was expelled from the country, in the latest friction that could strain ties already tense over a Nobel Peace Prize for a Chinese dissident.
Norway wants to redefine the contours of the Arctic ice edge, the government announced Tuesday in a controversial decision that could allow it to further open the Barents Sea to oil and gas exploration.
Six months after his death, radio personality Casey Kasem has finally found a resting place. Kasem, former host of 'American Top 40' and voice of Scooby Doo's sidekick Shaggy, was buried on December 16 in Norway. His resting place is Vestre Gravlund, a cemetery in Oslo, reported Ace Showbiz.
Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai - an Indo-Pak, Hindu-Muslim 'champions of peace' – on Wednesday received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 for their pioneering work on promoting child rights in the troubled sub-continent, as they made an impassioned plea to globalise compassion.
BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday congratulated Nobel Peace prize winners Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai and said their contributions for protection of child rights will act as a source of inspiration across the world.