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Human rights activists disappointed

Human rights activists from around the world have gathered in Oslo this week for a conference that's partially financed by Norway's Foreign Ministry. No...

Journalist wins Rafto Prize

This year's Rafto Prize, seen by many as a prelude to the Nobel Peace Prize, was awarded to journalist and human rights activist Malahat...

Norway scolds itself in UN report

In an unusual report to the United Nations, the Norwegian government has turned a critical spotlight on itself. It admits, for example, that it...

Norway blasts Burma’s latest move against Nobel Peace Prize winner

Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre was quick to condemn what he called the Burmese military dictatorship’s latest attempt to keep Nobel Peace Prize...

Norway scolds Cuban ambassador

Cuba's ambassador to Norway was being summoned to Norway's Foreign Ministry this week for the third time, reports newspaper Aftenposten . The reason: The...

Uyghurs' anger flares up in Oslo

Two persons were injured and nearly a dozen arrested late Tuesday afternoon, when more than 100 people protesting recent violence against Uyghurs in China's...

Chechnyan peace talks in Oslo

Neither the Norwegian nor Russian governments are formally involved, but top representatives for the ruling Chechnyan government and its exiled opposition are in Oslo...

Protesters target Iranian Embassy

Hundreds of protesters demonstrated outside the Iranian Embassy in Oslo through the weekend, demanding an end to the violence in Teheran. They also want...

Norway condemns Peace Prize winner's imprisonment

Norway's foreign ministry has joined those calling for the immediate release from prison of Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi. The Burmese...



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