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Sigrid: Approaching pop from left-of-centre.

Meet the quirky Norwegian singer who's been called pop's hottest new prospect.

- BBC - UK

Norway stands firm against Palestinian Authority.

PA names Norwegian-funded women's center after terrorist, Norway slams decision, insists donation be returned.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Football washed up in Norway returned to Aberdeen.

The football, belonging to Banks o' Dee U-19s, had gone over a fence into the River Dee.

- BBC - UK

Jens Stoltenberg Sees Bulgaria as Factor For Closer Ties of NATO, EU.

 Cooperation between the European Union and NATO should become stronger, and Bulgaria has vowed to assist this process during its 2018 Presidency of the European Union.'' This was the message of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg who was interviewed by the Bulgarian National Television. Stoltenberg hailed Bulgaria's ...

- Novinite - BG

Former Norwegian minister tells story of family connection with China.

ABOUT a century ago, Dagfinn Hřybrĺten's great grandfather left Norway to central China’s Hunan Province and became one of the first doctors who brought western medicine to the region.   Generations passed, Hřybrĺten brought Chinese traditional medicine to Norway when promoting medical cooperation between China and ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Oil fund of Norway will invest in climate change research.

Oil fund of Norway will invest in climate change research...

- MENAFN - JO

Google Maps is sending tourists to the wrong town in Norway.

A bug in Google Maps is causing tourists to end up in a random town in Norway. Villagers are laughing. Nathan Rousseau Smith explains.        

- USA TODAY - US

Gas Shipper Flex LNG Signs Deals to Buy Six New Vessels.

The Oslo-listed company is betting on increasing fuel demand from Britain and other countries, its chief executive told Reuters.

- Rigzone.com - US

Interview: NATO Chief Says Trump's Message On Spending Echoes Past Administrations.

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the message in U.S. President Donald Trump's "blunt" speech urging alliance members to boost defense spending echoed that of previous administrations.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Video: Norwegian Air CEO on Why He Does Not Fear Low-Cost Competition.

Some legacy airlines are threatened by Norwegian, but most respect what CEO Bjorn Kjos is doing. They often say he's a worthy adversary. -Brian Sumers

- Skift - US

Norway's $950 billion wealth fund commissions research on climate change.

OSLO - The research arm of Norway's sovereign wealth fund has awarded grants for two projects on how climate change affects the economy and capital markets, it said on Friday.

- Reuters - US

Secretary General previews meeting of NATO leaders

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg previewed the agenda of this week's meeting of NATO leaders in a press conference on Wednesday . Tomorrow, NATO leaders will meet in Brussels to address the Alliance's role in the fight against terrorism and fairer burden-sharing across NATO.

- NATO - INT

NATO leaders meet to take decisions on terrorism and burden sharing

NATO leaders will meet at the new NATO Headquarters in Brussels today . Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said they will take decisions on the fight against terrorism and on burden sharing.

- NATO - INT

NATO leaders welcome a new home for the Alliance

NATO leaders today marked the handover of the Alliance's new headquarters in Brussels. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg thanked Belgium and the thousands of people who had contributed to the project, calling the building a 21st century headquarters for a 21st century Alliance'.

- NATO - INT

NATO leaders dedicate Berlin Wall and 9/11 memorials

Ahead of the meeting of the NATO leaders today , German Chancellor Angela Merkel dedicated the Berlin Wall Memorial, and US President Donald Trump the 9/11 and Article 5 Memorial, at NATO's new headquarters in Brussels. Addressing Allied leaders, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the memorials showed NATO will always ...

- NATO - INT

Stoltenberg says NATO allies confirm support of Ukraine

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announces that NATO allies have confirmed political and practical support of Ukraine at a meeting for the first time attended by U.S. President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, according to an UNIAN correspondent from Brussels.

- UNIAN - UA

Norway Bank releases fishy music video

Here's how Norway is celebrating its fishy new bank note.

- BBC - UK

Stoltenberg says NATO will strengthen ties with Ukraine

BRUSSELS , Without specifying how, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on May 25 closed out a meeting of 28 national  leaders by saying the alliance will strengthen its support for Ukraine, which has been defending itself against Russia's war for more than three years. At the closing press conference, which followed ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Trump shoves fellow Nato leader aside on his first summit

US President Donald Trump pushed his way to the front of the world stage in Brussels today, shoving aside the leader of soon-to-be member Montenegro at a Nato summit. Video showing the leaders caught Trump pushing his way past Prime Minister Dusko Markovic, then confidently adjusting his suit as he emerged in the front of ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

'Putin will be thrilled': Former NATO ambassadors say Trump just dealt 'a major blow' to the alliance

Reuters/Christine HartmannPresident Donald Trump drew backlash Thursday after he did not explicitly endorse Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's founding document during his summit with NATO allies in Brussels. The article, known as the collective-defense clause, stipulates that an attack on any member is ...

- Business Insider - US

Stoltenberg: NATO will 'share more fairly the burden of our security'

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said the NATO summit will "strengthen" the alliance on May 25. "We will take decision to share more fairly the burden of our security and to do more in the fight against terrorism," he said at a working dinner.

- Washington Post - US

Montenegro to join NATO next month

Montenegro will formally become NATO's 29th member in early June, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday, amid bitter Russian opposition to the move."It shows that NATO's door is open," Stoltenberg...

- Expatica - NL

Stoltenberg supports sanctions against Russia

NATO Secretary General supports sanctions against Russia, since the Alliance includes the EU countries and the United States, which made relevant decisions, said the alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg. “It's for the EU and the U.S. to decide on economic sanctions, but I have expressed support to these ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

NATO 'joining US-led coalition against Islamic State'

NATO is joining the coalition led by the US to fight Islamic State, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has announced, AFP has reported. This will be done during today's summit with US President Donald Trump.

- B92 - SK

NATO leaders to discuss Russia in Brussels today

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said that the leaders of the countries-members of the North Atlantic Alliance will discuss the policy and relations with Russia at the meeting in Brussels on Thursday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

- UNIAN - UA

The 18 most expensive cities in the world to eat dinner out at a restaurant

Shutterstock/TupungatoMaking a habit of eating out at restaurants is quick way to bust your budget. Cooking at home is almost always going to be cheaper. That's especially true in major, cosmopolitan cities like Tokyo, Oslo, and Zurich, where dinner for two at a regular neighborhood restaurant — not even a fancy ...

- Business Insider - US

Trump lectures NATO allies to their faces as they look on in awkward silence

Reuters/Christine HartmannPresident Donald Trump on Thursday lectured a group of leaders from member countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization over not contributing their "fair share" in defense spending. Standing beside Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Trump blasted the nearly ...

- Business Insider - US

BMT signs framework agreement to support Norwegian submarine acquisition

Key Points BMT will provide initial support to the NDMA over a two-year period, with an option to extend to five Norway plans to replace its six Ula-class submarines with four new Type 212NG boats UK-based naval design and systems engineering group BMT Defence Services has been contracted by the

- Jane’s - US

NATO chief welcomes increased US defense spending in Europe

BRUSSELS " NATO's chief is welcoming a defense spending boost in the new U.S. budget and says it's a sign of Washington's support for security in Europe.NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that the move "is...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

NATO will join anti-IS coalition at Donald Trump summit: Stoltenberg

NATO will join at a summit Thursday with President Donald Trump the US-led coalition fighting Islamic State jihadis, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said.

- Zee News - IN

Stoltenberg says NATO will follow US, EU lead on Russia sanctions

BRUSSELS , NATO won’t lead the Western alliance in seeking tougher sanctions against Russia for its war on Ukraine, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told the Kyiv Post on May 25. Instead, Stoltenberg said, the 28-nation military alliance will follow the course set by the European Union and the United States. ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

NATO Says Will Join Anti-IS Coalition, Appoint Counterterrorism Coordinator

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says that alliance members are to agree on May 25 on NATO's participation in the international coalition against the extremist group Islamic State .

- Radio Free Europe - US

NATO will join anti-ISIS coalition at Trump summit: Stoltenberg

NATO will join the U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday, ahead of a summit with President Donald Trump

- The Daily Star - LB

Norway urges India, Pakistan for dialogue on Kashmir issue

Comments were made in response to human rights violations committed by Indian forces in Kashmir The post Norway urges India, Pakistan for dialogue on Kashmir issue appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

With Improvements, Humanity's 'Doomsday' Seed Vault Is Safe, Probably

Just nine years after its official opening, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway is undergoing renovations to protect it from climate change. The work was prompted by accidental flooding that took place last week, as melting permafrost seeped into the vault's access corridor. While the seeds were in no danger, the ...

- Discover - US

Daily briefing: Outrage over leaks, China allows zombies, Norway's 'doomsday' vault

May to confront Trump over Manchester investigation

- Financial Times - US

Norway's Disgruntled Oil Workers Settle On 2017 Wages

The great majority of oil workers in Norway, or 87 percent,, have agreed on wages for this year with the companies that employ them. The workers are represented by the two largest industry unions in the country, with a total headcount of 6,500. Another 13 percent, represented by a third union, will continue negotiations ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Norwegian Air sale sees 6,000 US return flights cost under €190

Holidaymakers can book return flights to the US for less than €190 as part of Norwegian Air's 6,000-seat sale.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Stoltenberg: Minsk implementation on agenda of NATO summit on May 25

BRUSSELS - The implementation of the Minsk peace accords will be raised at the NATO summit in Brussels on May 25, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said. “I expect several Allies, and especially France and Germany being from Normandy format, to raise and also to brief other Allies on the implementation of ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Chinese finally return to Nor-Shipping… sort of

More Chinese exhibitors in Oslo this year, but Japan and South Korea seem to have stronger line-ups

- LloydsList - UK

Stoltenberg says Donbas fighting reason NATO strengthening eastern flanks

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg expects France and Germany to raise the issue of the implementation of Minsk agreements during the meeting of the Alliance leaders on Thursday, May 25, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels.

- UNIAN - UA

NATO chief comments on Ukraine's ban of Russian social networks

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says that the blocking of Russian social networks in Ukraine is an issue of national security, not freedom of speech.

- UNIAN - UA

Final decision on Afghan buildup next month: NATO

By Danish Karokhel on 24 May 2017 BRUSSELS : NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday said the security situation in...

- Pajhwok - AF

UNIAN: NATO chief comments on Ukraine's ban of Russian social networks

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says that the blocking of Russian social networks in Ukraine is an issue of national security, not freedom of speech. The post UNIAN: NATO chief comments on Ukraine's ban of Russian social networks appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

NATO secretary general expects heads of state to discuss Ukraine

Read the entire transcript of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg's May 24 press conference in Brussels here. BRUSSELS – Ukraine will not be the main event when the leaders of 28 nations that form the NATO alliance get together for dinner on May 25, but Kyiv will be on the agenda. NATO Secretary General Jens The ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Inside the Svalbard Global Seed Vault

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault, a safeguard of the world’s most important crops, flooded after permafrost surrounding the entrance thawed in Norway. Look inside in 360 degrees.

- New York Times - US

NATO chief: The alliance must 'step up' after the Manchester attack

Reuters/Peter NichollsBrussels - NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday that the Manchester bombing shows the alliance must agree at a summit with US President Donald Trump to do more to combat terrorism. Terrorism will be top of the agenda at Thursday's meeting in Brussels which comes amid sharp divisions over ...

- Business Insider - US

NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg to visit Ukraine in July

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and ambassadors of NATO member countries in Brussels will visit Ukraine on July 9-10. “NATO constantly confirms the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine in a political sense, of course. Another confirmation of this will be the visit of the North Atlantic Council by ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

UNIAN: Stoltenberg says Donbas war reason NATO strengthening eastern flanks

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg expects France and Germany to raise the issue of the implementation of Minsk agreements during the meeting of the Alliance leaders on May 25, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels. The post UNIAN: Stoltenberg says Donbas war reason NATO strengthening eastern flanks appeared ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Most Norwegian Oil Workers Agree Wage Deal, Mediation For Rest

Energy firms operating offshore Norway agree wage deals for 2017 with the 2 largest trade unions representing oil and gas workers.

- Rigzone.com - US

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