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Norway's bow-and-arrow killings seen as 'act of terror'

KONGSBERG, Norway (AP) — The bow-and-arrow rampage by a man who killed five people in a small town near Norway's capital appeared to be a terrorist act, authorities said Thursday, a bizarre and shocki...

Activists, WHO in the frame as Nobel Peace guessing starts

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — The annual Nobel Peace Prize shines the brightest of lights on the person or group thought to have done most to promote peace. But guessing who it will be is just a stab in th...

Oil-rich Norway goes to polls with climate on the agenda

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — North Sea oil and gas has helped make Norway one of the wealthiest countries in the world. But as Norwegians head to the polls on Monday, fears about climate change have put t...

Norway mourns 77 dead a decade after extremist attack

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Church bells rang out across Norway on Thursday, marking 10 years since the country’s worst ever peacetime slaughter as commemoration ceremonies took place throughout the day. ...

Memorial divides survivors 10 years after Norway massacre

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — At 3:25 p.m. on July 22, a ray of sun should have illuminated the first of 77 bronze columns on a slice of land opposite Utoya island outside Norway's capital. Over the next t...

Breivik survivors keep fighting for their vision of Norway

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — On the 10th anniversary of Norway’s worst peacetime slaughter, survivors of Anders Behring Breivik’s assault worry that the racism which nurtured the anti-Islamic mass murdere...

Norway: Private tycoon goes public with wife's disappearance

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Tom Hagen and his wife expected to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in 2019. Today, one of Norway's wealthiest men just wants to know that Anne-Elizabeth Falkevik Hage...

Norway sees boom in electric cars, fueled by the government

OSLO, Norway (AP) — A silent revolution has transformed driving in Norway. Eerily quiet vehicles are ubiquitous on the fjord-side roads and mountain passes of this wealthy European n...

Nobel Prizes still struggle with wide gender disparity

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Nobel Prizes are the most prestigious awards on the planet but the aura of this year's announcements has been dulled by questions over why so few women have entered the panthe...

Who'd prefer their country to Trump's US? Norwegians would

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norwegians generally live longer than Americans. There's a generous safety net of health care and pensions. And although it's pricey, the country last year was named the happi...

Who'd prefer their country to Trump's US? Norwegians would

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norwegians generally live longer than Americans. There's a generous safety net of health care and pensions. And although it's pricey, the country last year was named the happi...

106 Norwegian reindeer killed by freight trains in 3 days

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — A Norwegian reindeer herder says that freight trains have killed more than 100 of the animals on the tracks in three days. Torstein Appfjell, a distraught re...

Nobel Peace Prize: The winners that soared and sank

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — The Nobel Peace Prize does more than recognize the past achievements of individuals. By honoring causes and movements, the five-member Norwegian Nobel Committee often is encou...

Norway wrestles with EU ties, national values ahead of vote

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norway's upcoming election has sparked a wide-ranging debate about national values, leaving voters wrestling with how close the Nordic country should be to the European Union ...

Norway teens say their graduation blowouts beat them all

AALGAARD, Norway (AP) — They compete to trick out the flashiest party buses, buy enough beer to level a biker club, and commission crude songs to soundtrack their graduation blowouts. And that's befor...