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Hackers tried to attack Nobel prizes

Both the Norwegian Nobel Institute in Oslo and the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm were targets of a cyberattack on the very day last month...

Tutu lost respect for Norway

As Norwegians paid their respects this week to the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who died Sunday at an age of 90, they were reminded...

Last year’s Nobel winner also spoke

David Beasley, head of the UN's World Food Programme (WFP), didn't get a chance to deliver an acceptance speech when WFP won the Nobel...

New Nobel Laureate blasts Facebook

Maria Ressa, one of two journalists awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their efforts to protect democracy through freedom of speech and...

Nobel week hit by lots of challenges

This week's annual celebrations of the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo have been marred by disturbing events abroad involving former prize winners, and lots...

Norwegians urged to leave Ethiopia

Norway's foreign ministry was calling on Norwegian citizens to leave war-torn Ethiopia during the weekend. Norwegian missionaries were being evacuated, confirmed two Norwegian Lutheran...

Reaction favourable to Nobel winners

Reaction was quickly rolling in to this year's choice of journalists as winners of the Nobel Peace Prize, and it was highly favourable. Outgoing...

Peace Prize hails brave journalists

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has formally recognized the role that independent and professional journalism plays in warding off war and conflict. In specifically honouring...

Climate warms up Nobel speculation

As the Norwegian Nobel Committee prepares to announce this year's winner of the Nobel Peace Prize next week, champions of climate- and human rights...

‘Norway can’t afford Nobel Peace Prize’

That's the ironic headline Berit Reiss-Andersen, leader of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, jokes about seeing after newspaper Dagens Næringsliv (DN) revealed financial problems at the...

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