Gulf Times - Norway
Nobel Peace Prize nomination for student climate campaigner Greta Thunberg

Nobel Peace Prize nomination for student climate campaigner Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg, the Swedish schoolgirl climate campaigner who has inspired worldwide protests, should be awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize, Norwegian lawmakers said Thursday.

Sweden beat mighty Norway for women's relay world title

Sweden beat mighty Norway for women's relay world title

Stina Nilsson survived a desperate assault from Norway's Therese Johaug to give Sweden a first ever world title in the women's 4x5-kilometres cross country relay on Thursday.

Norway intelligence service issues Huawei warning

Norway intelligence service issues Huawei warning

Norway's intelligence service PST on Monday issued a warning about Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, whose ties to Beijing have sparked security concerns.

Rescuers find two more bodies of skiers buried by Norway avalanche

Rescuers find two more bodies of skiers buried by Norway avalanche

Two more bodies from a group of four skiers who died in a recent avalanche in northern Norway were found Thursday, police said.

Four tourists die in avalanche in Norway

Four tourists die in avalanche in Norway

Four tourists from Finland and Sweden were presumed dead on Friday, two days after they were feared to have been swept away by an avalanche in Norway while skiing, police said.

Norway's electric cars zip to new record: almost a third of all sales

Norway's electric cars zip to new record: almost a third of all sales

Almost a third of new cars sold in Norway last year were pure electric, a new world record as the country strives to end sales of fossil-fueled vehicles by 2025.

Morocco arrests suspect after two Scandinavian tourists murdered

Morocco arrests suspect after two Scandinavian tourists murdered

Moroccan authorities on Tuesday arrested a suspect over the murder of two Scandinavian women in the High Atlas mountains, a popular trekking destination for tourists.

NATO chief in Norway: NATO exercises are strictly 'defensive'

NATO chief in Norway: NATO exercises are strictly 'defensive'

NATO's biggest military exercise since the Cold War - currently under way in Norway - is strictly ‘defensive,’ NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday while visiting the Scandinavian country.

Dutch investigators search for missing WikiLeaks associate in Norway

Dutch investigators search for missing WikiLeaks associate in Norway

The Norwegian police on Monday said Dutch investigators were helping them search for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's associate Arjen Kamphuis, who mysteriously disappeared in northern Norway three weeks ago.

Iran holiday costs Norway fisheries minister his job

Iran holiday costs Norway fisheries minister his job

Norway's rightwing Fisheries Minister Per Sandberg quit on Monday after breaching security protocol when he went on holiday to Iran with an Iranian-born former beauty queen, in a major media scandal.

Seized Gaza ship captain accuses Israel of breaking international law

Seized Gaza ship captain accuses Israel of breaking international law

The captain of a Norwegian boat carrying pro-Palestinian activists en route to Gaza has accused Israeli authorities of violating the law by boarding the vessel in international waters ...

German man to leave hospital after polar bear attack

German man to leave hospital after polar bear attack

Svalbard police said the man was one of 12 crew members on the MS Bremen cruise ship that disembarked on Saturday at one of the northernmost islands.