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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. The remote Arctic island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard also form part of Norway. Bouvet Island, located in the Subantarctic, is a dependency of Norway; it also lays claims to the Antarctic territories of Peter I Island and Queen Maud Land.

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Solskjaer: 'I keep in touch with Haaland' [Video]

Solskjaer: 'I keep in touch with Haaland'

Manchester United boss says he has long been an admirer of the prolific Norwegian striker.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 03:28Published
Black Lives Matter Movement Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize [Video]

Black Lives Matter Movement Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

The movement was nominated by Norwegian MP Petter Eide "for their struggle against racism and racially motivated violence"

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:30Published
Norway: No link established after post-COVID-19 vaccination deaths, says health authority [Video]

Norway: No link established after post-COVID-19 vaccination deaths, says health authority

Norway has stressed that there was no established link between the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine and the deaths of elderly people who had been vaccinated.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:39Published
Norway adjusts advice for elderly and frail people after COVID-19 vaccine deaths [Video]

Norway adjusts advice for elderly and frail people after COVID-19 vaccine deaths

The Norwegian Medicines Agency told Euronews it expected to see some deaths linked to vaccinations within nursing homes but noted that fatalities were “very, very rare”.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:59Published

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European Athletics Indoor Championships: Jakob Ingebrigtsen wins 1500m gold

Watch as Norway's Jakob Ingebrigtsen wins gold in the men's 1500m final at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Poland after a successful appeal against a disqualification for stepping off..
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Grindr faces £8.6m fine over claims it mishandled personal data

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Grindr is facing a fine of £11.7m (£8.6m) for its handling of personal user data, Norway's privacy watchdog has announced.
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England: Hege Riise set to lead Lionesses on temporary basis

Norway great Hege Riise is set to lead England on a temporary basis after Phil Neville's departure as Lionesses manager.
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Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho & Erling Braut Haaland score in win

England forward Jadon Sancho and Norway's Erling Braut Haaland score in Borussia Dortmund's 3-1 win over RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
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Dog found alive in rubble six days after deadly Norway landslide

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A dog has been found alive in the rubble of a deadly landslide in Norway, boosting hopes among rescuers who are still searching for missing people.
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UN member states, leaders welcome India, Ireland, Kenya, Mexico and Norway to UNSC


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Indian flag raised at UNSC, envoy Trimurti says New Delhi to be voice of the developing world

This is the 8th time India assumes membership at the UNSC. Along with India--Ireland, Kenya, Mexico and Norway also began 2-year term at the body.
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Three bodies recovered and several still missing after Norway landslide

three bodies recovered and several still missing after norway landslide
Three bodies have been recovered and seven people are still missing after a landslide in Norway.
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Tom Cruise Balances on Top of Speeding Train for 'Mission Impossible'

Tom Cruise could be a little strapped for cash these days, because we're thinkin' he had issues paying for a train ticket, so he just rode from the top!!! Tom was in Norway filming the 7th installment..
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Cochin Shipyard to build two autonomous electric ferries for Norway


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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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India, with 12 nations, leads initiative at UN to counter misinformation on Covid-19

On the initiative by Australia, Chile, France, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Latvia, Lebanon, Mauritius, Mexico, Norway, Senegal and South Africa, a total of 132 member states endorsed a cross-regional..
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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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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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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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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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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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