Gulf Times - Norway
Faced with global warming, aviation aims to turn green

Faced with global warming, aviation aims to turn green

Will we someday be able to fly without the guilt of causing environmental damage? A handful of firms and regulators hope that the electric revolution in cars will also take to the skies ...

Norway's justice minister quits to avert government collapse

Norway's justice minister quits to avert government collapse

Norwegian Justice Minister Sylvi Listhaug quit on Tuesday to avert a collapse of the minority government after she caused uproar with comments accusing the opposition of being too lenient on terrorism suspects.

Prince William, Kate get warm welcome in chilly Norway

Prince William, Kate get warm welcome in chilly Norway

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate flew to Norway on the final leg of a Nordic trip on Thursday, and stepped out onto a red carpet laid out over a blanket of snow.

Prince William and Kate kick off Nordic visit

Prince William and Kate kick off Nordic visit

As well as meetings with the royal families of Sweden and Norway and political leaders in the Nordic countries, the royal couple's agenda also includes briefings about the military forces in the region.

Norway's coalition expands but remains minority government

Norway's coalition expands but remains minority government

Norway's right-wing coalition on Sunday took in a small centre-right party, but remains a minority government and will continue the search for the parliamentary majority needed to ensure it can pass laws.

Norway suspends arms sales to UAE over Yemen war

Norway suspends arms sales to UAE over Yemen war

Norway has suspended exports of weapons and ammunition to the United Arab Emirates over concerns they could be used in the war in Yemen, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

Over 100 reindeer killed on Norwegian railway tracks

Over 100 reindeer killed on Norwegian railway tracks

More than 100 reindeer have been struck and killed by freight trains in Norway in recent days, in what has been described by radio broadcaster NRK as a "kilometre-long blood bath."

Nato chief apologises to Turkey over Norway 'incident'

Nato chief apologises to Turkey over Norway 'incident'

The head of Nato apologised on Friday over a training exercise in Norway after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan withdrew troops in protest at an incident he deemed offensive.

Missing Russian chopper found on Arctic seabed, eight presumed dead

Missing Russian chopper found on Arctic seabed, eight presumed dead

A Russian helicopter that went down off the coast of Norway's Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic this week has been found and the eight Russians on board are presumed dead, Norwegian rescue crews said on Sunday.

Hopes fade for 8 Russians missing in Arctic helicopter accident

Hopes fade for 8 Russians missing in Arctic helicopter accident

Hopes of finding survivors from a Russian helicopter which disappeared off the coast of the Arctic Svalbard archipelago faded on Friday as Norwegian rescuers searched in vain for a second day in ice-cold waters.

Norway appoints its first female foreign minister

Norway appoints its first female foreign minister

Ine Eriksen Soereide replaces Boerge Brende, who last month was appointed president of the World Economic Forum.

Qatar hails Norway's stance on Gulf crisis

Qatar hails Norway's stance on Gulf crisis

Qatar's Foreign Minister HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met in Oslo on Friday with his Norwegian counterpart Borge Brende.