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Norway arrests 35 Greenpeace activists

Truls Gulowsen, head of Greenpeace Norway, disputed the Coast Guard`s right to board the ship and urged Norwegian authorities to be more worried about climate change.

China's ailing Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo in 'critical condition'

The First Hospital of China Medical University in the northeastern city of Shenyang said Liu's tumour has grown and his liver is bleeding.

Colombia`s FARC reassures on disarmament deadline

After first delivering 30 percent of their weapons on June 7, the guerrillas were expected to hand in another 30 percent by Wednesday, with the rest due by June 20.

Iran urges Gulf peace mechanism, says Saudi Arabia backing militants

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain broke off relations with Qatar on June 5, accusing the small but oil-rich emirate of supporting "terrorism". 

Norway Supreme Court won`t hear Breivik case on prison conditions

Anders Behring Breivik killed 77 people in 2011.

'Bomb-like object' found in Oslo, one detained

Norwegian police has blocked an area in central Oslo and detained one suspect on Saturday night after they found a bomb-like object.

Norway says Breivik a VIP inmate with `cosy` conditions

Norway on Tuesday insisted mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik enjoyed "cosy" conditions in prison, including cells with a view, an Xbox, and a comfy armchair, as it appealed a lower court conviction for "inhumane" treatment.

NRI parents seek govt help as Norwegian authorities take custody of their child

A five-year-old child has been separated from his NRI parents by Norwegian authorities.

Norway hairdresser fined for turning away client in hijab

Norway hit a hairdresser with a roughly 1,000-euro fine today after she was convicted of discrimination for turning away a Muslim client wearing a headscarf.

Wipro bags 3-year IT deal from Norway's NSB

Wipro bags 3-year IT deal from Norway's NSB

 Software services firm Wipro has bagged a three-year IT contract from NSB Group, one of Norway's largest transportation groups.

Philippines and communist rebels start peace talks after truce

The Philippine government and Maoist-led guerrillas opened peace talks in Oslo on Monday to try and end nearly five decades of conflict that has killed more than 40,000 people.

Edward Snowden loses lawsuit against Norway to prevent extradition

 A court in Norway refused to provide assurances to US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden that he would not be extradited if he visits the country to accept an award in November on Monday. He has been living in exile in Russia since 2013 after revealing widespread US foreign surveillance.

Eleven dead found after Norway helicopter crash: Rescuers

Eleven dead found after Norway helicopter crash: Rescuers

Eleven dead bodies have been recovered after a helicopter carrying 13 people crashed off western Norway on Friday, with the search continuing for the other two, rescue services said.

Mass murderer Breivik wins lawsuit over 'inhuman' treatment

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik on Wednesday won his lawsuit against the state over his "inhuman" solitary confinement in prison.

Breivik says will fight `to the death` for Nazism

Mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik vowed to fight "to the death" for Nazism as he took the stand Wednesday in a lawsuit against the Norwegian state, confirming fears he would use the platform to grandstand his extremist views.

Anders Behring Breivik makes Nazi salute as lawsuit against Norway opens

Mass-murderer Anders Behring Breivik made a Nazi salute on Tuesday as he arrived in court for his lawsuit against the Norwegian state, which he accuses of violating his human rights by holding him in isolation.

'Islamic State recruiting from Norway asylum camps'

Islamic State (IS) extremists have been spotted attempting to recruit refugees from asylum camps in Norway, a media report said on Saturday.

London fifth-priciest city in the world but earnings lag behind: UBS

London is the fifth most expensive city in the world to live in but wage levels have failed to keep up compared to other major centres, a report by Swiss Bank UBS has found.