Colombia rebels to free general, opening door to resume peace talks

Colombian Marxist rebels agreed to release an Army general captured by their comrades over the weekend, a move that may lead to a resumption of peace talks and diffuse a crisis that threatened to extend five decades of war.

Rajapaksa charges Norway with funding LTTE

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has charged Norway with funding the Liberation Tigers for Tamil Ealam (LTTE) terrorist group during the island`s three-decade civil war, and demanded an investigation into the involvement of the former Norwegian Government.

Mahinda Rajapaksa alleges Norway funded LTTE

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday demanded that the Norwegian government must probe the funding of the LTTE during the island's three-decade civil war, alleging that Norway financed the ethnic Tamil militant group.

Watch: Viral 'Syrian hero boy' video 'staged' by Norwegian filmmaker
Watch: Viral 'Syrian hero boy' video 'staged' by Norwegian filmmaker

The much-talked about viral video purportedly showing a young Syrian boy braving gunfire to rescue a girl was actually a 'staged' experiment, BBC Trending reported on Saturday.

Spotlight on Mario Balotelli as Italy target Croatia jinx
Spotlight on Mario Balotelli as Italy target Croatia jinx

Italy host Croatia at the San Siro Sunday in a crucial Euro 2016 qualifier with misfiring striker Mario Balotelli`s place in the team under threat.

Norway expects IS-inspired attack within coming year

Norway`s intelligence service said Wednesday it expects an attack on the country within a year due to the growing threat posed by the Islamic State (IS) group.

Norway to send troops to Iraq

 Norway announced that it will send 120 soldiers to Iraq.

Norway to send 120 soldiers to Iraq to help train army

The Norwegian government said Thursday it would send about 120 troops to Iraq to help train its armed forces in the fight against the Islamic State jihadists.

Norwegian doctor recovers from Ebola infection, discharged

 A Norwegian doctor, who was infected with the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, has been discharged from hospital after recovery from the deadly disease, doctors at Oslo`s Ulleval hospital said.

Norwegian Ebola patient `cured`: Aid group

A Norwegian woman who contracted the Ebola virus while working for Doctors Without Borders in Sierra Leone has been cured, the organisation said Monday.

Presidential visit helps India establish presence in key Arctic region

With the resource-rich Arctic region becoming the focus of heightened attention, President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to the two Nordic countries of Norway and Finland last week was a crucial step by India to assert its "willingness to have a strong presence in the Arctic Council and to work closely with" the eight countries of the region.

Norway extends military conscription to women

Norway on Tuesday voted to extend military service to women, saying the step was meant to expand the talent pool for its armed forces.

President arrives in Finland on a two-day visit

President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday arrived here on a two-day visit after completing his maiden visit to Norway.

Norway agrees to be facilitator for pvt investment in India

Norway on Tuesday said it would act as a facilitator for investment of Norwegian companies in India by having "good agreements on tax" so that an adequate environment is in place for long term investments.

Visa on Arrival for Norway nationals soon: Pranab Mukherjee

Norway will soon feature in the list of few countries whose nationals get Visa on Arrival (VoA) facility in India, President Pranab Mukherjee said here on Tuesday.

India has institutional arrangements to tackle corruption: Prez

Emphasising that corruption undoubtedly remains a concern, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said it must be handled, controlled and eradicated through certain institutional arrangements which have been put in place in India.

Pranab Mukherjee arrives in Norway for three-day visit

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday arrived in the Norwegian capital on a three-day visit. He was received by Mayor Harald Espelund of Ullensaker.

Norway foreign minister: USD 5.4B pledged for Gaza

A donor conference in Cairo to raise money to rebuild the Gaza Strip after this year's war between Hamas and Israel ended with pledges of USD 5.4 billion for reconstruction there, Norway's foreign minister said on Sunday.

President Pranab Mukherjee leaves for Norway, Finland

With an aim of giving a boost to India's relations with Scandinavian countries, President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday left on a tour of Norway, the first by the Head of State, and Finland during which efforts will be made to attract investment from Norway to India.

President Mukherjee to visit Norway, Finland from Oct 12

A visit to the village of Santa Claus will make President Pranab Mukherjee the first Indian Head of State ever to cross the Arctic Circle during his six-day visit to Norway and Finland starting October 12.