Tag: Norway

A Mountain Top Called ‘Little Man’ Falls in Norway, and Residents Weep

OSLO — For five years, geologists in Norway had urgently warned that a mountain top called “Little Man” could collapse because of the corrosive effects of heavy rain, destroying huge swaths of the nearby town of Rauma. The warnings led to repeated evacuations of town residents, and their repeated return, as the mountain northwest of […]

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The U.S. and the Taliban Are Near a Deal. Here’s What It Could Look Like.

DOHA, Qatar — After months of negotiations between the United States and the Taliban, both sides have signaled that they are nearing an initial peace deal for Afghanistan, perhaps in the coming weeks or even sooner, even though the recent talks have seemed bogged down in the final details. Even a provisional agreement would be […]

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After Attack on Norway Mosque, Body Found at Home Tied to Assailant

OSLO — A worshiper thwarted an attack on a mosque Saturday by a young man wearing a helmet and body armor, according to Norwegian authorities and a witness. Hours later, police said they found a dead woman at a home linked to the assailant and they believed it was a relative. Police described the suspect […]

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Shooting in Norway Mosque Halted by Worshipers, Police Say

OSLO — One person has been injured in a shooting inside a mosque in Norway, police said on Saturday, adding that one man had been apprehended. The suspected shooter at the al-Noor Islamic Centre near the country’s capital was described as “a young white man” who appeared to have acted alone, the police added. The […]

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200 Reindeer Starved to Death. Experts Call It a Sign of Climate Change.

LONDON — Two hundred reindeer died of starvation last winter on a remote Arctic archipelago, researchers in Norway reported, highlighting what they said were the effects of climate change on vulnerable ecosystems. The archipelago, Svalbard, lies between the Norwegian mainland and the North Pole and is made up mostly of undisturbed natural landscapes, with its […]

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Norway Politician Forced Sex on Asylum Seekers, Court Finds

One of Norway’s most prominent politicians has been convicted of abusing his power to force three young men seeking asylum in the country to have sex with him. Svein Ludvigsen, a former fisheries minister and a regional governor, was sentenced to five years in prison for exploiting the men’s vulnerability and compelling them to have […]

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Hydrogen Fuel Station Blast Temporarily Halts Fuel Cell Vehicle Sales in Norway

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Negotiating Venezuela’s Transition

Last month’s preliminary talks between representatives of Venezuela’s government and the democratic opposition, facilitated by the government of Norway and held in that country, are an important first step toward a democratic transition. Norway is well placed to take the lead in facilitating negotiations; it has considerable experience, expertise and international respect for its scrupulous […]

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Vestlandet, Norway, Is ‘Oh, My God’ Country

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