World champions Germany get kind qualifying draw for 2018 World Cup
World champions Germany get kind qualifying draw for 2018 World Cup

World champions Germany avoided facing some of their strongest rivals when the draw for the European qualifying groups for the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia was made on Saturday.

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.

Pak PM Nawaz Sharif leaves for Norway on official visit

 Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today left for Oslo to attend a conference on education and separately hold bilateral talks with Norwegian leadership to deepen relations.

Pakistan PM to visit Norway next week
Pakistan PM to visit Norway next week

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will travel to Norway on Tuesday to participate in an education conference and hold bilateral talks with Norwegian leadership on different issues of mutual interest.

Norway seeks 8 years in jail for jihadist who fought in Syria

 Norwegian prosecutors are seeking an eight-year jail sentence for a jihadist who they say fought for the Islamic State group and an affiliate of al Qaeda in Syria, media reported Tuesday.

Germany, France book tickets to 2016 Olympics
Germany, France book tickets to 2016 Olympics

Germany and France both booked their tickets to the 2016 Rio Olympics on Monday as two of the best European teams in the Women's World Cup in Canada.

Norwegian, Danish ships rescue nearly 1,000 migrants
Norwegian, Danish ships rescue nearly 1,000 migrants

 A Norwegian ship rescued more than 600 migrants from two wooden boats on Monday in the southern part of the Mediterranean, the Norwegian police said on Twitter.

England beat Norway to reach Women's World Cup quarters
England beat Norway to reach Women's World Cup quarters

Second-half goals from Steph Houghton and Lucie Bronze booked England`s passage to the quarter-finals of the Women`s World Cup on Monday with a 2-1 win over Norway.

England had fallen behind to a 54th-minute goal for 1995 champions Norway off a Solveig Gulbrandsen header.

Taliban, Afghan government attend Norway conference

Taliban militants and an Afghan government delegation both attended a conference on conflict resolution in Norway on Tuesday, but peace talks between the two camps were not officially on the agenda.

Germany, Norway advance to knockout round at Women`s World Cup
Germany, Norway advance to knockout round at Women`s World Cup

Favourites Germany beat Thailand 4-0 to advance to the knockout rounds of the Women`s World Cup as Group B leaders ahead of Norway who secured their berth by beating Ivory Coast 3-1 on Monday.

Germany, Canada join scramble for last 16 at Women`s World Cup
Germany, Canada join scramble for last 16 at Women`s World Cup

Ex-champions Germany and Norway join the scramble to advance to the knockout round at the Women`s World Cup Monday along with hosts Canada as the final round of group games gets under way.

Norway fight back to hold Germany in Women`s World Cup
Norway fight back to hold Germany in Women`s World Cup

A second half Maren Mjelde equaliser grabbed a 1-1 draw for Norway against top ranked Germany in a clash of former champions which leaves Group B wide open in the Women`s World Cup.

Norway to take in 8,000 Syria refugees in three years

Norway has agreed to take in 8,000 Syrian refugees by the end of 2017, under an agreement reached Wednesday by most of the Scandinavian country`s political parties.

Women's World Cup: Germany, Norway humiliate newcomers
Women's World Cup: Germany, Norway humiliate newcomers

Former champions Germany and Norway got off to winning starts at the women`s World Cup on Sunday as newcomers Ivory Coast and Thailand took a battering.

Norway`s Suzann Pettersen wins 15th career LPGA title
Norway`s Suzann Pettersen wins 15th career LPGA title

Norway`s Suzann Pettersen closed with a three-under 69 Sunday to capture the LPGA Manulife Classic by one stroke, becoming the first European winner in the tournament`s four-year history.

Suzann Pettersen, Mariajo Uribe top crowded leaderboard at Manulife
Suzann Pettersen, Mariajo Uribe top crowded leaderboard at Manulife

Norways` Suzann Pettersen fired a bogey-free seven-under 65 to seize a share of the lead with Mariajo Uribe atop a crowded leaderboard after the second round of the LPGA Tour`s Manulife Classic.

Norway blazes trail by pulling huge sovereign fund out of coal

Norway`s parliament voted Friday to pull its sovereign wealth fund -- the world`s biggest -- out of coal, in what is seen as a major victory for environmentalists.

Taliban admit holding informal Afghan talks in Norway

The Taliban on Friday admitted taking part in informal talks in Norway with an Afghan delegation, reportedly made up of women, signalling a nascent dialogue despite an escalating militant offensive.