- Norway oil fund to slash coal investments Updated: May-28-15 1:23 am
STOCKHOLM - Norway's parliamentary parties have agreed that the country's $900 billion sovereign wealth fund should stop investing in coal companies because of their impact on climate change.
- Norway's king opens Arctic drilling conference in Alaska Updated: May-27-15 7:44 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Norway's king opened a conference on Arctic offshore drilling Wednesday with a plug for incorporating his country's expertise into drilling off Alaska's northern shores.
- Myanmar's Suu Kyi is missing from global meeting on Rohingya Updated: May-26-15 1:21 pm
YANGON, Myanmar - An international gathering about the plight of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslims boasts a star-studded cast, with three Nobel Peace Prize laureates among those calling on the world to wake up to the unfolding tragedy.
- John Nash, wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, die in NJ Updated: May-24-15 1:35 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86.
- King of Norway in Washington for commencement address Updated: May-23-15 2:41 pm
SEATTLE - Pacific Lutheran University students will have a royal visit at their graduation: King Harald V of Norway will deliver the commencement address.
- Cruise ship freed from reef off Bermuda departs for Boston Updated: May-20-15 2:19 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A cruise ship that ran aground on a reef near Bermuda departed for Boston on Wednesday after repairs were made to its steering system, officials said.
- Filmmakers defend a language switch at English-heavy Cannes Updated: May-19-15 6:25 pm
CANNES, France - The Cannes Film Festival is as close to the movies' answer to the United Nations. The filmmakers and media of the world are usually represented in one way or the other. The Croisette, Cannes' seaside promenade, is usually a babble of tongues.
- At Cannes, Norway's Trier maps complex US family drama Updated: May-18-15 3:56 pm
CANNES, France - Norwegian director Joachim Trier thinks the best qualities of American cinema have moved to TV - and he wants them back.
- Norwegian police suspect 4 in penguin theft from animal park Updated: May-15-15 11:38 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Authorities say at least four Norwegian teenagers are suspected of stealing a Humboldt penguin egg and three newly-hatched penguin babies from an animal park in western Norway.
- Report: Norway terror suspect arrested at engineering firm Updated: May-11-15 11:44 am
STOCKHOLM - Norwegian authorities say they have arrested a 49-year-old man under an anti-terror law that prohibits providing instructions for carrying out a terrorist attack.
- Report: 2.2 million Iraqis displaced by Islamic State group Updated: May-06-15 9:25 am
BEIRUT - Conflicts and violence worldwide displaced a record 38 million people in 2014, with 2.2 million Iraqis alone forced to flee the Islamic State group, a Norwegian humanitarian group report released Wednesday revealed.
- Norwegian company opens small business in Mississippi Updated: May-03-15 4:34 am
COLUMBUS, Mississippi - A Norwegian company that makes supplies for high-performance clothing is expanding into the United States, and its first production site is in Mississippi.
- Statoil posts loss amid lower oil price, impairments Updated: Apr-30-15 5:20 am
STOCKHOLM - Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil has posted its third consecutive quarterly loss, citing lower oil prices and impairments on shale assets in the U.S.
- 3 football players convicted of match-fixing in Norway Updated: Apr-29-15 11:12 am
OSLO, Norway - Three football players have received prison sentences for rigging matches in Norway's third division.
- Norway's finance minister doubts global warming is man-made Updated: Apr-29-15 7:59 am
STOCKHOLM - Norway's finance minister says she doubts that global warming is man-made, seemingly contradicting the country's official position in U.N. climate talks.