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Opinion

Why we are suing the Norwegian government

The Norwegian government is violating the Paris Agreement and we are taking them to court.

Truls Gulowsen

by Truls Gulowsen

Truls Gulowsen

Norway

Anti-nuclear weapons group wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons has been awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo.

Anti-nuclear weapons group wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

Norway

From Australia to Norway - surfing Arctic waters

Surfers from around the world are converging on a remote Norwegian archipelago for the Lofoten Masters competition.

From Australia to Norway - surfing Arctic waters

Europe

A long history of controversial Nobel Peace Prize winners

The silence of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, over the Rohingya crisis has led critics to call for her award to be revoked. However, the Peace Prize committee is no stranger to controversy.

Inside Story

Who deserves the Nobel Peace Prize?

One of the world's most prestigious prizes honouring peacemakers will be announced on October 6.

Europe

Norway's PM claims victory in close election

With 95 percent of the votes counted, the right-wing bloc, headed by Solberg, is on track for re-election.

Norway's Erna Solberg claims victory in close election

Media

Norway groups slam 'outrageous' call to shut Al Jazeera

Three journalist associations say 'ban on any media outlet is an outrageous attempt to censure' public debate.

Norway press groups protest Al Jazeera closure call

Europe

Norway to ban face veils in all schools

Hijab to be outlawed in all educational institutions across the Nordic nation in order to foster 'communication'.

Norway to ban face veils in all schools

Europe

Norway police defuse 'bomb-like device' in Oslo

Suspect arrested after discovery of explosive device in busy area in Norwegian capital's business district, police say.

'Bomb-like device' defused in downtown Oslo

Europe

Turkey protests against Norway giving officers asylum

Ambassador to Ankara summoned after Norway grants political asylum to Turkish officers allegedly linked to failed coup.

Turkey protests against Norway giving officers asylum

Europe

Norway: The world's happiest country

Scandinavian country surges from fourth place in last year's UN assessment all the way to top spot.

Norway: The world's happiest country

Europe

Breivik's rights not violated in prison: appeals court

Mass murderer Anders Breivik claimed that he had been abused for being placed in near-isolation since he was jailed.

Breivik's rights not violated in prison: appeals court

Reporter's Notebook

Debate rages over plan to cull two-thirds of Norway's wolves

Plan to dramatically cut wolf population seen as vital to protect agriculture, but it's facing serious opposition.

Facebook

Facebook reverses decision on 'Napalm girl' photo

Social media giant reverses decision to censor iconic Vietnam War image in face of mounting public criticism.

Philippines

Philippines and Maoist rebels sign indefinite ceasefire

The Philippines has agreed a peace deal with Maoist rebels to end one of Asia's longest running insurgencies.

Philippines and Maoist rebels sign indefinite ceasefire