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Norway: European country
Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe whose mainland territory comprises the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula; Mainland Norway and the remote island of Jan Mayen as well as the archipelago of Svalbard form Metropolitan Norway. Bouvet Island, located in the Subantarctic, is a dependency of the Kingdom of Norway. Norway also lays claims to the Antarctic territories of Peter I Island and Queen Maud Land.

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Sunken WW2 cruiser found off Norway [Video]

Sunken WW2 cruiser found off Norway

The wreckage of a major German warship has been discovered off the coast of Norway some 80 years after it was sunk in a World War Two battle, Norwegian power grid operator Statnett and a maritime..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:17Published
Sunken WW2 battleship found off Norway [Video]

Sunken WW2 battleship found off Norway

The wreckage of a major German warship has been discovered off the coast of Norway some 80 years after it was sunk in a World War Two battle, Norwegian power grid operator Statnett and a maritime..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:17Published
Anti-Islam protests in Sweden and Norway spark debate on free speech [Video]

Anti-Islam protests in Sweden and Norway spark debate on free speech

What are the limits of free speech and freedom of expression? That's a question authorities in Sweden and Norway are still trying to answer after anti-Islam protests.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:25Published
Bird Photographer Of The Year Competition Announces 2020 Winners [Video]

Bird Photographer Of The Year Competition Announces 2020 Winners

Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) has announced its 2020 winners of the prestigious competition. The winning entry is an image of a European Shag taken at Vardø in Norway by Majed Alza’abi from..

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Raw video: Sunken German warship found off Norway

The wreckage of a German warship that was struck by a British torpedo in 1940 has been discovered off the coast or Norway, power grid operator Statnett said. The ship's hull, gun turrets and a Nazi-era..
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Wreckage of sunken WWII battleship found off Norway

The 571-foot Karlsruhe led the attack on Kristiansand during the invasion of Norway on April 9, 1940.
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ShowBiz Minute: Prince Harry, Cruise, LFF

Prince Harry repays taxpayer money for UK home renovation; Tom Cruise spotted on location in Norway shooting "Mission: Impossible 7"; Steve McQueen's "Mangrove" to kick off October's London Film..
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Gunman attempts attack on mosque in Norway

A man is in custody after an attempted shooting at a mosque in Norway over the weekend; no one was hit. The 21-year-old suspect has also been accused of killing his stepsister. Meg Oliver has more.
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Gunfire heard amid reports of possible coup attempt in Mali

Norway has warned citizens in the African nation to stay home after being "notified of a mutiny in the Armed Forces."
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Virus outbreak hits cruise ship that stopped at dozens of ports

Health authorities fear the ship could have infected dozens of towns and villages along Norway's western coast.
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In Norway, Gymgoers Avoid Infections as Virus Recedes

In an unusual experiment, researchers found no coronavirus infections among thousands of people allowed to return to their gyms.
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Mexico, India, Ireland, Norway elected to U.N. Security Council, one seat still open

Mexico, India, Ireland and Norway were elected to the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday, but the 193 U.N. member states must return on Thursday to continue voting to fill one more vacant..
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Norway says its salmon did not cause virus at Beijing market

Chinese and Norwegian authorities have concluded salmon from Norway was not the source of the coronavirus found on cutting boards at a Beijing wholesale food market, Norway's fisheries and seafood..
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Norwegian salmon was not source of coronavirus at Beijing food market, says Norway minister

Chinese and Norwegian authorities have concluded that Norwegian salmon was likely not the source of the novel coronavirus that was found at cutting boards in a Beijing food market, the Norwegian..
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Norway snubs COVID-19 hotspot Sweden in lifting travel curbs

Norway will allow travel to and from Finland, Iceland and the Swedish island of Gotland from Monday, but maintain travel restrictions on mainland Sweden due to its higher level of COVID-19 cases, amid..
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Norway allows airlines to fly full planes again- minister

Norway will no longer require airlines to leave middle seats on planes empty, a measure previously introduced to reduce the risk of contamination with the novel coronavirus, the country's transport..
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Norway mosque shooter jailed for 21 years for murder, anti-terrorism offence

A far-right Norwegian man was jailed for 21 years on Thursday for the racially motivated murder of his Chinese-born stepsister and attempting to kill worshippers in a mosque shooting spree.
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2,000 foot wide landslide drowns coastal homes in arctic sea, lucky dog saved

A massive 2,000 foot wide swath of land shifts and crumbles as homes are shoved into arctic waters off the coast of Norway.
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Germany to lift travel ban in Europe from June 15

Germany will lift a travel ban for European Union member states plus Britain, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Switzerland from 15 June as long as there are no entry bans or large-scale lockdowns in..
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Norway urges Israel not to annex parts of the West Bank

Norway, which chairs a group of international donors to the Palestinians, urged Israel on Tuesday not to annex parts of the occupied West Bank.
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Sweden excluded as neighbours Denmark and Norway ease travel restrictions

Norway and Denmark said on Friday they would allow tourists to travel between the two countries, though border crossings with Sweden, where the number of COVID-19 infections is higher, will remain..
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Denmark, Norway create joint travel zone: Norway PM

Norway and Denmark will resume free travel between the two Nordic countries from June 15, Norway's Prime Minister said on Friday.
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Denmark and Norway create travel bubble, excluding Sweden: media

Norway and Denmark will resume free travel between the two countries, three Norwegian media outlets reported on Friday, creating a travel bubble that excludes Scandinavian neighbour Sweden, where the..
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Norway eases Nordic business travel rules, including Sweden

Norway will allow entry to business travellers from all the other Nordic countries from June 1, in a further easing of coronavirus restrictions, the government said on Thursday, making no distinction..
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Norway eases business travel from Nordic countries

Norway will allow entry to business travellers from the other Nordic countries from June 1, in a further easing of coronavirus restrictions, the government said on Thursday.
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Norway likely to keep coronavirus travel curbs until August 20

Norway will likely keep travel restrictions in place until Aug. 20, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Friday, as it negotiates a path between restarting economic activity and preventing a new wave of..
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Norway and Britain negotiators in Brexit talks Thursday: Norway Foreign Ministry

Chief negotiators from Norway and Britain met for the first time since Britain's exit from the European Union to discuss the future relationship of the two countries, Norway's Foreign Ministry said on..
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Norway to reopen high schools, bars and most of society by mid-June

Norway aims to reopen by mid-June most of the public and private institutions that have been closed to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Thursday.
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Norway pledges $1 billion to vaccines against COVID-19, other diseases

Norway will give $1 billion to support the distribution worldwide of any vaccine developed against COVID-19 as well as for vaccines against other diseases, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Monday.
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Street Art Confronts the Pandemic

From Norway to Colorado, street artists depict a world of masks and hand-washing (and toilet paper). One recurrent theme: a deep appreciation of health care workers.
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Arctic surfers ride out Norway's coronavirus blues

The surfer in the black wetsuit rides the wave as it crests against a backdrop of snow-covered hills and leaden skies, wiping out close to shore before getting back on his board and trying again.
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COVID-19 takes unequal toll on immigrants in Nordic region

The first person in Sadad Dakhare's two-bedroom apartment in Oslo, Norway, to show symptoms was his 4-year-old niece. Next, his mother, his sister and he himself fell ill. Then, about a week after his..
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Russia protests after Norway detains trawler near Svalbard

Russia on Friday said it had filed a protest to Oslo after Norwegian coastguards detained a Russian trawler near a remote chain of islands in the Arctic earlier this month.
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Norway PM tells children it will take time for life to return to normal

Prime Minister Erna Solberg told Norwegian children on Wednesday it would take time for life to return to normal with the country, like others in Europe, preparing to reopen parts of society shut down..
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Norway to ease curbs 'little by little' after coronavirus lockdown: PM

Norway, one of the first European countries to curb activities to rein in the spread of the coronavirus, will relax restrictions "little by little", the prime minister said on Tuesday.
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Coronavirus epidemic 'under control' in Norway: health minister

The coronavirus epidemic is "under control" in Norway, the health minister said on Monday, pointing to the low rate of transmission of the disease.
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Norway pleads for more aid to help Palestinians tackle coronavirus

Norway called on Friday for more money to help the Palestinian Territories get through the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Norway to admit non-resident Europeans working in oil, agriculture, easing some coronavirus curbs

Norway will allow entry to certain European citizens for work in sectors critically short of labor including agriculture and the oil industry despite its lockdown to fight the coronavirus pandemic, the..
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Denmark charges Norwegian citizen over alleged Iranian assassination plot: prosecutor

Denmark's state prosecutor said on Wednesday it had charged a Norwegian citizen with assisting an Iranian intelligence service plan an assassination on Danish soil.
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Norway extends coronavirus curbs until April 13

Norway on Tuesday extended curbs on a range of public and private institutions, including the closure of schools and nurseries, until April 13 to try to halt the spread of the coronavirus.
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Toddler hockey player is crushing it on the ice

Mio Halvorsen is only 2 years old and is already displaying a passion for hockey in his hometown of Oslo, Norway.
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U.N. to create global coronavirus fund, Norway says

The United Nations will create a fund to prevent the spread of coronavirus and support the treatment of patients worldwide, Norway said on Monday.
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Government bans Norwegians from traveling to cabins amid coronavirus

Norway on Thursday banned people from going to their country cabins to prevent the spread of coronavirus and lessen the burden on local public services.
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Norway's government seeks extra powers to deal with coronavirus

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Wednesday her government would propose emergency legislation granting it the right to make decisions without consulting parliament to deal with the..
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Birthday cards ease coronavirus self-quarantine

A mother in Norway seeking ways to help her children celebrate their birthdays gets love from strangers from across the world who have sent greeting cards while the family is isolated due to..
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Shanghai extends quarantine requirement to UK, 7 other European countries

Travelers who have visited the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Sweden, Belgium, Norway, the Netherlands, Denmark and Austria in the past 14 days will be subject to a 14-day quarantine on arrival in..
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Norway PM tells kids: 'It is OK to feel scared' during coronavirus

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg told the country's children on Monday it was OK to feel scared during the "special days" of the coronavirus outbreak.
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Spain and Norway became the latest countries to impose stringent measures to combat the coronavirus, while the United States extended a travel ban.
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Norway to close ports, airports from Monday to stop coronavirus: PM

Norway is to shut its ports and airports from Monday in a move to curb the spread of coronavirus, although exemptions will be made for Norwegians returning from abroad, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said..
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Russia closes land border with Poland and Norway to foreigners over coronavirus fears

The Russian government said on Saturday it was closing the country's land border with Poland and Norway to foreigners from midnight as a precautionary measure to try to stop the spread of coronavirus.
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Norway advises against all foreign travel amid virus outbreak

Norway advised its citizens on Saturday not to travel abroad for the next month and urged Norwegians outside the country to consider returning home as soon as possible due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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Norway's Oslo airport shuts gates to foreign travelers

Travelers from countries outside the Nordics arriving at the Norwegian capital's main airport will not be admitted into the country, the municipality where the airport is located said on Friday.
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