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The Nobel Peace Prize 2016

Colombias President Juan Manuel Santos was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2016. Three hours after the announcement, he found his place in the Nobel...
Norway helps female victims of Boko Haram

Norway helps female victims of Boko Haram

The Government of Norway has donated $11.5 million to improve basic education and support girls and women who have been victims of sexual violence...

Norse Beer – Viking Style

Do you believe in fairy tales? Imagine a place cradled among grand mountains, waterfalls and deep fjords. Imagine a place honoring Norse mythology and...
Suburban Oslo

Suburban Oslo

Contemporary Oslo, the capital of Norway, has an annual population growth of circa 2% and viewed in a Norwegian perspective, it is growing faster...
World Famous Norwegian Attraction

World Famous Norwegian Attraction

Now you can experience the breathtaking virtual train journey, The Flåm Railway, in the comfort of your own home. This is one of the...

Christmas Mood in Oslo

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Norway: Country of Electric Vehicles

Norway: Country of Electric Vehicles

New tax exemptions on EVs until 2020 and a goal to go full-electric in 2025 is Norway’s ascent to become the world’s electric vehicle...
Scandinavian Sporting Heroes

Scandinavian Sporting Heroes

Physical activity is both a pleasure and a serious pursuit to the sporty Scandinavians. Emerging from the broad base of running, jumping, skiing, sailing,...
12 Scandinavian Universities Rank among the 300 Best in the World

12 Scandinavian Universities Rank among the 300 Best in the World

These institutions from around 60 countries have been ranked based on 12 indicators that measure their academic research performance and their global and regional...
EATIP Co-Founder Receives Prestigious Norwegian Award

EATIP Co-Founder Receives Prestigious Norwegian Award

The University of Oslo Human Rights Award 2016 goes to Argentinian psychiatrist, anti-torture activist and human rights defender Dr Diana Kordon University of Oslo's Human...

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