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Atlantic salmon can adapt to warmer waters

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 11:17

Populations of Atlantic salmon have a surprisingly good capacity to adjust to warmer temperatures that are being seen with climate change, scientists have found.

Swede dies after jumping 600 metres from helicopter

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 20:29

A Swedish man died after he jumped from a helicopter above the North Sea while being taken to hospital in Norway, police said today.

Oslo imam attack case: Norwegian man of Pakistani origin arrested

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 21:39

A Norwegian man of Pakistani origin was arrested on Monday over the attempted murder of the imam of Oslo`s main mosque two weeks ago, police said.

Iran says could work with US in Iraq if nuclear talks succeed

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 22:04

A top Iranian official said on Wednesday that Tehran could consider working with the United States over the crisis in Iraq if talks on its nuclear programme are successful.

Oslo imam seriously wounded in axe attack

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 11:55

The imam of Oslo`s main mosque was recuperating in hospital on Tuesday after a masked assailant repeatedly hacked him with a small axe in the centre of the Norwegian capital, a report said.

Rolling Stones resume world tour after death of Jagger`s girlfriend

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 07:21

The Rolling Stones staged a high-energy concert in Oslo on Monday as the ever-youthful band resumed a world tour suspended in March after the death of Mick Jagger`s girlfriend, fashion designer L`Wren Scott.

Dalai Lama shrugs off Norway government snub

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 00:09

The Dalai Lama said today he held no grudges against Norway`s government after they decided not to meet him on his trip to Oslo in order to avoid further damaging already fragile relations with China.

Norway govt turns back on Dalai Lama to woo China

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 21:12

Norway said Friday that its government would not meet the Dalai Lama during his visit to Oslo in May, in a controversial decision aimed at warming up icy relations with China.

Israeli peace activist Ron Pundak dead at 59

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 20:23

Ron Pundak, a longtime peace activist and architect of the 1993 Oslo agreement between Israel and the Palestinians, died at home of cancer Friday, aged 59, Haaretz daily reported.

Israel to release 26 more Palestinian prisoners

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 20:42

Isreal has approved release of 26 Palestinian prisoners, third batch since August when it agreed to release 104 prisoners as part of confidence building measures to push peace talks with Palestine.

IOC sets up $10 million doping fund, wants more sports

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 10:20

The International Olympic Committee has set up a $10 million anti-doping fund to boost detection methods and will hold an extraordinary session next year to push through changes for sports at the Olympic Games, its president said on Saturday.

Norway, Denmark agree to transport Syria`s chemical weapons

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 10:49

Norway and Denmark will work together in transporting Syria`s chemical weapons for destruction, the Norwegian Foreign Ministry said Friday.