NEW YORK (AFP) - The world's largest fully solar-powered boat, "Turanor PlanetSolar," docked in New York on Tuesday during a mission to study the effects of climate change on the Gulf Stream current.1 hour, 9 minutes ago
OSLO (Reuters) - The Taliban held secret negotiations in Norway over the past few months, helping yield a deal that allowed the radical Afghan rebels to open an office in Qatar, Foreign Minister Espen...June 19, 2013, 1:37 am
MOSCOW (AFP) - Russian lawmakers on Tuesday backed a bill which would place tough restrictions on adoption to countries where same-sex marriages are legal, following France's vote last month allowing such unions.June 19, 2013, 12:27 am
The Reserve Bank of Australia has indicated in its latest board minutes the May budget was in line with its expectations.June 18, 2013, 3:48 pm
By Simon Johnson and Olof Swahnberg STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Nordic telecom operator TeliaSonera has picked Johan Dennelind, the current chief executive of Vodacom International, as its ne...June 16, 2013, 11:54 pm
OSLO (AFP) - Norway will soon become the only country in Europe to extend its military conscription to women in peacetime, after parliament reached agreement on the issue on Friday.June 15, 2013, 4:43 am
Usain Bolt has won a 200m race in Norway ahead of the Jamaican trials for August's world athletics championships.June 14, 2013, 6:57 pm
Tall mountains and traditional architecture give the tranquil Flam valley the feel of a fairytale kingdom.June 14, 2013, 10:09 am
OSLO (AFP) - Usain Bolt banished any blues he felt from losing to Justin Gatlin over 100m last week by scorching to an impressive victory in 19.79sec in the 200m in the Diamond League meet in Oslo Thursday.June 14, 2013, 4:44 am
LEUGGERN, Switzerland (AFP) - Norway's Olympic road race bronze medallist Alexander Kristoff won the fifth stage of the Tour of Switzerland on Wednesday as Mathias Frank maintained his hold on the leader's yellow jersey.June 13, 2013, 2:34 am
By Clare Hutchison LONDON (Reuters) - Billionaire Nordic investor Alexander Vik appeared at a London court on Wednesday to begin giving evidence in his $8 billion (5.1 billion pounds) d...June 13, 2013, 2:20 am
SEOUL (AFP) - South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries said on Wednesday it had won a $1.June 12, 2013, 6:28 pm
PITTSFORD, New York (AFP) - World number one Park In-Bee won her second major title of the year, downing Catriona Matthew at the third playoff hole to win the LPGA Championship in Pittsford, New York.June 10, 2013, 11:03 am
RISOUL, France (AFP) - British rider Chris Froome reinforced his status as favourite for this year's Tour de France on Sunday when he won the testing warm-up race, the Criterium du Dauphine.June 9, 2013, 11:57 pm
STOCKHOLM (AFP) - Flag-waving Swedes and royals celebrated as Sweden's Princess Madeleine, the youngest child of King Carl XVI Gustaf, on Saturday married New York businessman Chris O'Neill.June 9, 2013, 5:38 am
RT @bbclysedoucet: "important 1st step" says #Norway diplomat on opening #Taliban office #Qatar #Afghanistan
I just entered to win 2 tickets to #Norway from @PointsandTravel and @VisitNorwayUSA @First2Board #IScream4Norway
RT @DavidSandumArt: Before I go to bed, I want to leave you with a #photo I took tonight in Våler, #Norway. Peace to you all! http://t.co/t…
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