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War of words grips Nobel Peace Prize panel

An unusual war of words is tarnishing the staid Nobel Peace Prize committee just before its main task next week — picking a 2015 winner from candidates such as Pope Francis, Colombian peace negotiator

Ex-insider violated trust: Nobel Prize body

The committee that awards the Nobel Peace Prize accused its former secretary Monday of a breach of trust for publishing a book that gives behind-the-scenes details of recent awards, including the one

Fleeing war, Syrian migrants cycle from Russia to Arctic Norway

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Norway belongs to the Schengen zone that allows free movement across various countries...

Snowden: Russia’s curbs on rights, online freedom 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 Saturday as “wrong, disappointing and

Reclaiming Utoya island: A survivor’s story

Youth arrive at Utoya Island, Norway, on Thursday

The day of the massacre, he saved the life of a woman riddled by bullets, but lost two close friends.

Nokia wins US approval to buy Alcatel

The transaction announced in April remains subject to approval by Nokia shareholders

Oslo: The US Department of Justice has given a green light to Nokia's deal to buy French rival Alcatel-Lucent, the two companies said on Wednesday.

The wise men have spoken — the moot point is, will they be heard?

Nearly a quarter century ago, when the Babri Masjid was demolished, Fahmida Riaz, a well- known Urdu writer, poet and feminist of Pakistan who had spent many years in exile in India with her husband a