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.

President Mukherjee to visit Norway, Finland from Oct 12

President Pranab Mukherjee will embark on a two-nation visit to Norway and Finland from October 12 during which he will meet Heads of the States and important functionaries.

Ukraine reports Norway gas deal to counter Russian cut

Ukraine said today it had struck a gas deliveries deal with Norway's energy giant Statoil aimed at helping it avert the consequences of a months-long cut in Russian supplies.

UN Security Council blacklists foreign fighters, recruiters

 A United Nations Security Council committee blacklisted on Tuesday more than a dozen foreign extremist fighters, fundraisers and recruiters tied to militant groups in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Tunisia and Yemen, including a senior Islamic State leader. 

Pak PM Sharif leaves for New York to attend UN session

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday left for New York to attend the annual session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Pelle's big boost after flirtation with Italian squad
Pelle's big boost after flirtation with Italian squad

Southampton`s new powerhouse striker Graziano Pelle has hit the Premier League running and is full of confidence after four goals in five competitive matches propelled him to the fringes of the Italian squad, Saints boss Ronald Koeman told reporters.

Antonio Conte, Guus Hiddink suffer contrasting Euro fortunes
Antonio Conte, Guus Hiddink suffer contrasting Euro fortunes

Antonio Conte and Guus Hiddink experienced contrasting fortunes in their first competitive games in charge of Italy and the Netherlands in their respective Euro 2016 qualifiers on Tuesday.

Euro 2016 qualifying: Simple for Simone Zaza as Italy tame toothless Norway
Euro 2016 qualifying: Simple for Simone Zaza as Italy tame toothless Norway

Simone Zaza made the most of the suspended Mario Balotelli`s absence up front by scoring the opening goal to pave the way for Italy`s comfortable 2-0 win over Norway in a Euro 2016 Group H qualifier on Tuesday.

Norway calls for ending Gaza blockade, reconstruction

Norway on Monday called for ending the Israeli blockade imposed on the Gaza Strip and for an immediate restoration of the coastal enclave.