Two-month suspension for Norwegian skier Johaug over doping

Norwegian cross-country ski star Therese Johaug has been suspended from competition for two months after failing a doping test after using a cream to treat sunburnt lips, Norway's anti-doping...

Norwegian freedom of speech group postpones Snowden award ceremony

The Norwegian branch of writers' group PEN postponed an award ceremony for Edward Snowden on Tuesday amid legal efforts to secure assurances he would not be extradited to the United States should...

Norway moves to ban veils in schools

Norway is to prepare guidelines banning female students from wearing full-face veils, the country's education minister said Thursday.

Norwegian premier attempts Pokemon hunt in parliament

Norewgian Prime Minister Erna Solberg said Wednesday she has no regrets over attempting to play the popular mobile phone game Pokemon Go during a parliament session.

Iraqi activist wins Norway's Rafto human rights prize

Activist Yanar Mohammed was Thursday awarded Norway's 2016 Rafto Prize for her "work on behalf of women and minorities in war-torn Iraq."

Norwegian court rejects Snowden petition seeking safe passage to Oslo

A Norwegian court Wednesday rejected a petition by Edward Snowden that sought assurance he would not be extradited to the United States should he visit Norway to accept an upcoming award.

Police: Norwegian tourist bites chunk out of Berliner's ear

A Norwegian tourist took a bite out of the ear of a man who tried to intervene when he was verbally assaulting a black man on a Berlin train, police said Monday.

Freed hostage returns to Norway after "year of terror" in Philippines

A Norwegian man held hostage during "a year of terror" by Islamist militants in the southern Philippines arrived Friday in his native country.

Islamist militants free Norwegian hostage in southern Philippines

Islamist militants on Saturday freed a Norwegian man held captive for almost one year in the southern Philippines, the military and a spokesman for the kidnappers said...

Norwegian hairdresser fined for discriminating against Muslim woman

A Norwegian court on Monday fined a female hairdresser for discriminating against a Muslim woman who wore a headscarf.

Facebook reinstates iconic Vietnam War photo after controversial ban

Facebook on Friday reversed its ban on a famous Vietnam War-era photo of a young girl running naked down a road after a napalm bombing, following widespread criticism of the social media giant's...

After Facebook deletes famous war photo, Norwegian daily fights back

Norway's largest newspaper accused Facebook of censorship on Friday after the social networking giant deleted a famous Vietnam War-era photo of a young girl running naked on a road after a napalm...

323 reindeer killed by lightning left to decay on Norwegian mountain

The remains of 323 reindeer killed in a lightning storm on a mountain plateau in southern Norway will be left to decay at the site, authorities said Tuesday.

Norway mulls expulsion of up to 15,000 rejected asylum seekers

Norway is preparing for the expulsion of up to 15,000 people whose asylum bids have been rejected, the head of the Norwegian immigration agency said Tuesday.

Lightning kills more than 300 reindeer in southern Norway

More than 300 wild reindeer were found dead after lightning struck a central mountain plateau in southern Norway, authorities said Sunday.