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Nazi hub The Daily Stormer finds refuge in Hong Kong.

Andrew Weev' Auernheimer, a collaborator of Daily Stormer, a sophomoric neo-Nazi website, wants you to know that he's a fan of Anders Breivik, the Norwegian far-right terrorist who slaughtered 77 people in July of 2011....

- The Raw Story - US

Poroshenko tells Stoltenberg Ukraine interested in deeper cooperation with NATO.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has told NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at a meeting in Brussels that Ukraine is interested in further promoting cooperation with the alliance. Poroshenko “reaffirmed Ukraine's interest in further deepening cooperation with NATO through the efficient use of the relevant ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Turkey hosts NATO drill.

Turkey is hosting a NATO drill on November 24 with the participation of naval, air force and coast guard commanders as well as troops from Turkey and NATO countries amid strained ties over Norway incident.

- AzerNews - AZ

'I'm a street fighter': Notorious one-time Open Text pursuer sets sights on media empire.

Norwegian Christen Ager-Hanssen, with a string of spectacular business failures and a Trumpian fondness for fibbing, has made a hostile bid for Britain's Johnston Press

- Financial Post - CA

Sub-sections of genres confusing: Norwegian DJ Kygo.

New Delhi, Nov 24 Known initially as the "tropical house" artiste, Norwegian DJ and record producer Kyrre Gorvell-Dahll, who goes by the stage name Kygo, is now counted among the top disc jockeys in the world. Kygo, 26, is on a three-city tour in India, performing for Ola Sunburn Arena brought to the country by Percept ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund, Unicef set up children's rights network.

More than ten companies in which the fund has holdings will attend the first network event in Geneva The post Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund, Unicef set up children's rights network appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

NATO To Open Liaison Office in Moldova.

A NATO office will open next week in Chisinau, it was announced, after Moldova's Prime Minister, Pavel Filip, met NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels on Thursday.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Bayan laments 'wasted chance for peace' amid cancelled talks with Reds.

A wasted opportunity. This was how Bagong Alyansang Makabayan secretary general Renato Reyes Jr. described the terminated peace talks between the National Democratic Front and the Philippine government , noting that President Rodrigo Duterte did not just waste both parties' efforts but also that of the Royal Norwegian ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Philippines' Duterte ditches peace process with Maoist rebels.

The president signed on Thursday the proclamation terminating the peace talks, which were being brokered by Norway.

- The Hindu - IN

Meadows beat out shrubs when it comes to storing carbon.

While the world focuses on controlling global warming caused by carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels, less attention has been paid to the capacity of vegetation and soils to take up and store carbon. A remote field site in the Norwegian mountains is improving our understanding of carbon cycling in high-latitude alpine ...

- ScienceDaily - US

John Ivison: Scientists say Canada is 'losing ground' in Arctic research.

'Other countries are investing more — Norway, France, Germany, the U.K., even China is building new research ice-breakers'

- National Post - CA

Serbia and Norway 'could improve economic cooperation'

Political and bilateral relations of Serbia and Norway are "very good and friendly and that there is a lot of room for improvement of economic cooperation." This is what Prime Minister Ana Brnabic and Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg agreed on Wednesday in Oslo, the Serbian government announced.

- B92 - SK

There will be no such thing ever again, NATO chief says over drill scandal

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg gave a guarantee to Turkey, saying that an incident like this would never happen again, in regards to a scandal targeting Atatürk, the founder of the Republic of Turkey and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

- Hürriyet - TR

Norway puts brakes on plans for 'Tesla tax'

OSLO, Nov 23 — Norway, a world leader of zero-emission vehicles, has abandoned plans for a proposed Tesla tax', a controversial measure that would have cut a tax rebate granted to heavy electric cars. Plans for the tax, which was to have...

- The Malay Mail - MY

NATO Chief, Azerbaijani President Discuss Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev discussed the conflict over Azerbaijan's breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh in Brussels on November 23, with Aliyev reiterating Baku's harsh criticism of neighboring Armenia in the decades-long standoff.

- Radio Free Europe - US

"Israel Victory Project" launches new round on Israeli campuses

Israel Victory Project holds conferences in Israeli universities focusing on the Oslo Accords.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Norwegian researcher jumps into raging debate about management of large predatory animals

A researcher in Norway launched the latest salvo Wednesday in a fierce, sometimes caustic debate on how legal hunting affects the poaching of large predators.Many ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Norway's $35B Oil Stock Dump Could Hurt The Industry

Last week the world's biggest sovereign wealth fund—Norway's $1-trillion oil fund—proposed to ditch $35 billion worth of oil and gas stocks, sending shockwaves through the European oil indexes and rekindling the debate on the rationale of owning oil stocks in the long term.   The proposal to remove oil and gas ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Raging debate: Does culling wolves curb poaching?

A researcher in Norway launched the latest salvo Wednesday in a fierce, sometimes caustic debate on how legal hunting impacts the poaching of large predators.

- PhysOrg - NL

Colombians live in fear one year after peace deal

Source: Norwegian Refugee Council Country: Colombia An estimated 100,000 people will likely be displaced by the armed conflict in Colombia at end-2017. The number of displacement incidents increased by 36 percent against last year.'The reality for many Colombians is in stark contrast to the positive picture painted by the ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

PM Brnabic on official visit to Norway

Prime Minister Ana Brnabic starts an official two-day visit to the Kingdom of Norway on 22 November by a meeting with Norwegian Prime Minister Ernen Solberg. The theme of this meeting will be the overall political and economic relations between Serbia and Norway, as well as the improvement of economic and economic ...

- B92 - SK

Turkey to NATO: Ankara won't leave shooting range incident unanswered

Turkey will not leave the shooting range incident during NATO exercises in Norway unanswered, the Turkish media quoted the National Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli as saying on November 22.

- AzerNews - AZ

Finns Want to Look for Remains of Arctic Meteorite

The remains of a blazing meteorite that lit up the dark skies of the Arctic last week are believed scattered near a lake in northern Finland, amateur Finnish astronomers said Wednesday. The Ursa astronomical association says their calculations show the parts would have crashed in a remote area near the Norwegian and Russian ...

- Voice of America - US

'Excited' Sunny Leone to host starry bash for DJ Kygo

Seems like Bollywood hottie Sunny Leone has planned 'something big' for Norwegian DJ Kygo. The 'Jism 2' actress will be throwing a lavish star-studded party for Kygo. Expressing her happiness, the 36-year-old actress said, 'I have already told Kygo how fans go bananas in India and that he is going to a kickass time here and ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Lundin Norway Makes Non-Commercial Gas Discovery

Lundin Norway AS makes a non-commercial gas discovery in the southern Barents Sea.

- Rigzone.com - US

Foreign Policy Perspectives from the North

Members 4 Dec 2017 - 18:30 to 19:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Ine Eriksen Søreide, Minister of Foreign Affairs, NorwayChair: Dame Mariot Leslie DCMG, Associate Fellow, Europe Programme, Chatham House Register Register Norway's foreign minister will discuss her government's major ...

- Chatham House - UK

Norway's Police Downgrade Threat Level

Norwegian police said on Wednesday they had lowered the national threat assessment, but still regarded an attack by militants as a possibility, reported Reuters.  The risk level was lowered to possible' from likely', reversing an April decision to raise the threat assessment following an Oslo bomb scare and an attack in ...

- Novinite - BG

Sunny Leone to host party for DJ Kygo

Mumbai, Nov 22 Actress Sunny Leone is gearing up to host a party for Norwegian DJ and music producer Kygo after his gig in Mumbai on Sunday. Kygo is coming to India to perform at the Ola Sunburn Arena. Sunny will throw a party with the guest list including celebrities like Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif and Malaika Arora Khan ...

- Yahoo! News - US

New wind farm in service off the British coast

Norwegian energy company Statoil said Wednesday its Dudgeon wind farm off the British coast is now feeding the grid from its 67 wind turbines.

- UPI - US

60-year-old Canadian man kayaks solo from Norway to Greece in a paddle for peace

Mark Fuhrmann, a hobby kayaker from Vancouver paddled for 183 days through seas, rivers and the channels of 15 European countries on a 5,400 kilometre journey that began in April.

- Global News - CA

Statoil Looks To Lighter Oil To Boost Profitability

Norway's oil major Statoil is exploring for lighter oil offshore Norway and Brazil, and is not pursuing oil sands or heavy oil development, because it's assessing the carbon and cost competitiveness of the oil varieties, chief executive Eldar Sætre said in an interview with Reuters published on Tuesday. A lot of fossil ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Has The Big Oil Fire Sale Started?

The world's largest sovereign wealth fund is exiting the oil market—a fact that is sure to have shaken Big Oil to the core. Divesting $35 billion worth of supermajor stocks is no small thing. Yet opinions are divided on what this means for the industry. On the one hand, the divestment is all bad news for an industry ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Norwegian court blocks wolf culling

Plans to allow the culling of 50 wolves in Norway have been halted by the Oslo District Court.

- UPI - US

Warning of massive health crisis in Bangladesh refugee camps

Source: Norwegian Capacity Country: Bangladesh, Myanmar "The crisis facing 800,000 refugees in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazaar today is alarming, but we're on the brink of a large-scale health catastrophe if the situation isn't turned around," warns Norcap. The crisis facing 800,000 refugees in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazaar today is ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Norway court grants reprieve to seven wolves

A Norwegian court on Tuesday granted a reprieve to seven wolves near Oslo caught in the middle of a battle between environmental activists and sheep farmers.

- PhysOrg - NL

Statoil plants flag in Big Oil's race for 'cleaner' crude

LONDON - There's oil and then there's oil, says Norway's Statoil, which is pitched in a race to develop the cleanest crude as countries wean themselves off fossil fuels.

- Reuters - US

Aker BP leads partners into 'all-for-one' alliance

Forming a partnership across a range of expertise gives drilling service players a leg up for at least five years, mostly Norwegian-focused companies said.

- UPI - US

Norway's oil production slowed by weather and safety issues

Weather and safety issues at oil and gas fields offshore Norway were singled out by the government as reasons why production was lower than expected.

- UPI - US

Norwegian Production Increases

Norwegian production has increased month-on-month, according to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate's preliminary output figures for October.

- Rigzone.com - US

International Emmy Awards: Kenneth Branagh, Anna Friel Among Winners - Complete List

The winners for the 45th annual International Emmy Awards were announced tonight, with Kenneth Branagh winning Best Actor for his role in Wallander and Anna Friel taking Best Actress for Marcella. Both series are from the United Kingdom. Steve Coogan's Alan Partridge's Scissor Isle taking home the trophy for Best Comedy, ...

- Deadline.com - US

Kenneth Branagh, Anna Friel, 'Alan Partridge,' and 'Mammon II' Win International Emmy Awards

Kenneth Branagh, Anna Friel, “Alan Partridge's Scissored Isle,” and Norway's “Mammon II” claimed wins at the 45th annual International Emmy Awards. Branagh was recognized as best actor for his role in BBC's detective drama “Wallender.” Friel won best actress for her work in the Netflix ...

- Variety - US

$50K Iceberg Contest Leads to 'Flabbergasting' Response

Crowdsourcing has been used to help make everything from movies to music recordings, and now it just might help figure out how best to avoid icebergs. The Centre for Cold Ocean Research Engineering and Norwegian energy company Statoil recently kicked off the Iceberg Classifier Challenge to find an "algorithm that...

- Newser - US

Norway Oil Bosses Insist End Isn't Nigh After $35 Billion Shock

Can Norway dump $35B in oil and gas investments, and simultaneously convince that same industry to throw money into the country's own fossil-fuel future?

- Rigzone.com - US

Norway receives first SAR helicopter from Leonardo

Leonardo has delivered the first AW101, a medium-lift, all-weather search and rescue helicopter, to the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security.

- UPI - US

UN Women’s Rights Experts Issue Findings

UN Women’s Rights Experts Issue Findings on Burkina Faso, Singapore, Paraguay, Nauru, Israel, Kuwait, Kenya, Oman, Norway, DPRK, Monaco and Guatemala

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Ankara Asks For Further Probe into NATO Drill Incident

Turkey's EU Affairs Minister Ömer Çelik on Sunday called for investigating the chain of command involved in the NATO drill in Norway during which the reputation of Turkish president and founder were tarnished, Anadolu Agency reported.Turkey withdrew from the Trident Javelin exercise in Norway on Friday after a civilian ...

- Novinite - BG

Norwegian payment systems Vipps, BankAxept and BankID plan to merge

Norway's banks have signed a declaration of intent to merge the payment systems Vipps, BankAxept and BankID Norge, according to a report by news agency ANB-NTB . The aim is to have the merged entity up and running by 01 August, and there are plans to compete on the international market, too. The deal will require ...

- Telecompaper - NL

Nagasaki mayor to attend Nobel Peace Prize ceremony

Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue plans to attend the award ceremony for the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize on Dec. 10 in Oslo.The International Campaign to Abolish ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Norway receives first AW101 SAR helicopter

Norway has received the first of 16 AgustaWestland AW101 search-and-rescue helicopters, it was announced on 20 November. The helicopter was handed over to the Norwegian Ministry of Justice & Public Security after departing Leonardo's Yeovil facility in the United Kingdom on 17

- Jane’s - US

Norwegian man sentenced to more than 7 years for joining IS

A Norwegian court has sentenced a 34-year-old man to seven and a half years of prison for joining the Islamic State group and fighting alongside the terror group in Syria.

- FOX News - US

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