Tag: NORWAY

Court in Philippines Allows Maria Ressa to Travel to Norway for Nobel

The Court of Appeals in the Philippines said on Friday that it would allow the journalist Maria Ressa to travel to Norway to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, overturning a decision by the government to block her from attending the ceremony. Ms. Ressa’s lawyer, Ted Te, filed the appeal last month for his client after […]

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As Earth Warms, Human History Is Melting Away

To hear more audio stories from publications like The New York Times, download Audm for iPhone or Android. For the past few centuries, the Yup’ik peoples of Alaska have told gruesome tales of a massacre that occurred during the Bow and Arrow War Days, a series of long and often brutal battles across the Bering […]

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Handball Federation Ends Bikini Bottom Requirement for Women

The International Handball Federation has updated its rules so that women will no longer be required to play in bikini bottoms, responding to months of pressure from female players and coaches who described the uniform requirements as sexist. According to the new rules, which were published Oct. 3 and will go into effect on Jan. […]

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In Norway Attack, ‘Sharp Object,’ Not Arrows, Killed 5, Police Say

OSLO — The attacker who went on a rampage in a town in Norway killed his five victims using a “sharp object,” not a bow and arrow as had been widely reported, the Norwegian police announced on Monday. Espen Andersen Brathen, who confessed to the crime, did shoot arrows at people from a hunting bow […]

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Town Rattled by Bow-and-Arrow Killings Ponders Terrorism and Mental Illness

KONGSBERG, Norway — A few years ago, a nervous Danish man walked into a mosque in this placid Scandinavian town, seeking help in delivering a message to the world that he claimed to have received “from above.” The mosque’s spokesman sent him away. But he recalled the odd episode last week after the man, Espen […]

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Suspect Confesses in Bow-and-Arrow Rampage in Norway

KONGSBERG, Norway — The man accused of killing five people and wounding two others with a bow and arrow in the small Scandinavian town of Kongsberg has confessed to the rampage, his defense lawyer said in an interview on Friday. Espen Anderson Brathen, 37, a Danish citizen and local convert to Islam, “admits to committing […]

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Man Is Charged in Bow-and-Arrow Attack in Norway That Killed 5

A 37-year-old man who the police said was a recent convert to Islam and had shown signs of radicalization was charged on Thursday in connection with a bow-and-arrow rampage in the center of a small mining town in Norway that killed five people. Four women and one man were killed in the assault, which took […]

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Trams, Cable Cars, Electric Ferries: How Cities Are Rethinking Transit

The roar of engines has long been part of the soundscape of a city. For a century, for billions of urban people worldwide, getting around has meant boarding a bus powered by diesel or an auto rickshaw that runs on gasoline, or among the affluent, a car. Today, a quiet transformation is underway. Berlin, Bogotá […]

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NIO Brings Battery Swapping To Europe As They Launch ES8 SUV And Open First NIO House In Norway

NIO’s European expansion has kicked off, with the Chinese electric car maker debuting the flagship ES8 SUV at the new NIO house in Oslo. The launch took part on the 30th of September with preparations to open the Oslo NIO house to the public on October 1st. The NIO ES8 starts at NOK 609,000 ($69,500 […]

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