'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.


Snowden attacks Russia rights curbs as 'fundamentally wrong'

Former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden - who has been granted asylum by Russia - criticised the country's crackdown on human rights and online freedom on Saturday as "wrong... Disappointing and frustrating".

Pilot and crew pulled off Oslo plane after failing breath test

 A Latvian Air Baltic pilot and three crew members were pulled off a Greece-bound passenger plane in Oslo early Saturday after failing a breathalyser test before take-off, Norwegian police said.

Norway opens Breivik massacre exhibition on anniversary

Four years after the attacks by Anders Behring Breivik, Norway on Wednesday opened an exhibition dedicated to the tragedy that some fear could become a "hall of fame" for the mass murderer.

Norwegian jihadist who fought in Syria gets 8-year jail term

A 24-year-old Norwegian man accused of fighting for Islamist groups in Syria was given an eight-year jail term on Monday on charges of abetting a terrorist organisation, local media reported.

Norway police fired just two shots in 2014: Report

 Policemen in Norway used their guns only twice in the entire 2014, neither of which killed or injured anyone, according to a new report.

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.

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.

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.

Race for 2022 Winter Olympics: Almaty or Beijing, who will win?

Race for 2022 Winter Olympics: Almaty or Beijing, who will win?

With less than five months to go before the International Olympic Committee (IOC) chooses the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics, sports officials and advisers have made their predictions about the race between Beijing and Almaty in Kazakhstan.

Palestinian leadership gathers to review ties with Israel

Palestinian leaders began a two-day meeting on Wednesday at which they could decide to suspend security coordination with Israel, a move that would have a profound impact on stability in the occupied West Bank. 

China says Nobel chairman`s demotion won`t warm Norway ties

 The demotion of the Nobel Peace Prize committee`s chairman will not thaw Sino-Norway ties, Beijing said Wednesday amid a diplomatic deep freeze imposed by China after a prominent dissident was given the 2010 award.

Norway arrests radical preacher who praised Charlie Hebdo killers

A radical Islamic preacher has been arrested in Norway after praising last month`s deadly attack on the Charlie Hebdo satirical weekly in Paris, police said Friday.

1,000 join Muslim 'ring of peace' outside Oslo synagogue

More than 1,000 people have formed a "ring of peace" outside Oslo's main synagogue at the initiative of a group of young Muslims.

After Copenhagen shootings, Norway`s Muslims and Jews link up

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.

Most expensive cities for Public Transport

Most expensive cities for Public Transport

Oslo has topped the ranking for the priciest cities. 

Kailash Satyarthi dedicates Nobel Peace Prize to nation

Kailash Satyarthi dedicates Nobel Peace Prize to nation

Visitors to Rashtrapati Bhavan will now be able to get a glimpse of the Nobel Peace Prize received by child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi, who dedicated the honour to the nation by presenting his medal to President Pranab Mukherjee here on Wednesday.

Norway denies asylum to Mexican who interrupted Nobel ceremony

Norway denies asylum to Mexican who interrupted Nobel ceremony

Norwegian authorities have denied the request for political asylum by a young Mexican who interrupted the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony held in Oslo Town Hall, Norwegian television channels reported.

God willing I will return to Pakistan soon: Malala Yousafzai

God willing I will return to Pakistan soon: Malala Yousafzai

Pakistan`s Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has said that she intends to return to Pakistan next year, media reported on Friday.