Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel peace prize

Europe 10/11/19, 05:29

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019 in recognition of his efforts to end his country's two-decade border conflict with Eritrea. The Norwegian Nobel Institute on Friday also praised the "important reforms" that Abiy, Ethiopia's leader since April 2018, has launched at home. The ...

Norway says Venezuela mediation to resume next week

America 05/25/19, 15:41

Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition have decided to return to Norway for a mediation effort aimed at resolving the political crisis in the South American country, the Norwegian government said Saturday.Norway said it will facilitate discussions next week in Oslo, in an indication that the negotiation track is ...

Update: Venezuela gov’t, opposition reported in talks

America 05/15/19, 20:22

The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):9:15 p.m.Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the political crisis in the South American country.Members of Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress said Wednesday that senior members of both sides will ...

Schwarz leads Austrian top-3 result in 1st run of slalom

Sports 01/06/19, 08:00

Marco Schwarz led an Austrian sweep of the top three in the opening run of a men's World Cup slalom on Sunday.Five days after winning his first World Cup at a city event in Oslo, Schwarz timed 51.80 seconds on the Crveni Spust course and was 0.37 seconds faster than ...

Norway sees boom in electric cars, fueled by the government

World 12/19/18, 04:50

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 nation of 5.3 million. Some 30 percent of all new cars sport plug-in cables rather than gasoline tanks, compared with 2 percent across Europe overall and 1-2 ...

Q&A: Greengrass on confronting the alt-right in ’22 July’

Entertainment 10/11/18, 12:36

With handheld cameras in tow, British filmmaker Paul Greengrass has headed straight into real-life horrors to make visceral, immersive fiction films.After movies about a North Ireland 1972 massacre and the September 11 terrorist attacks, Greengrass' latest, "22 July," recreates the 2011 attacks in Oslo and at the Norwegian summer camp ...

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