| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The Norwegian government is mulling over the fate of five Picasso murals that survived a deadly 2011 car bombing.
The murals — "The Beach," "The Seagull, "Satyr and Faun" and two versions of "The Fisherman" — were designed by Picasso for...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 1:27 PM
French authorities on Tuesday arrested a Norwegian "black metal" musician and neo-Nazi on suspicion of planning "a large terrorist act."
Varg Vikernes is an alleged sympathizer of mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, according to the Associated Press....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:07 PM
More details emerged Wednesday concerning the case of a Norwegian "black metal" musician and neo-Nazi arrested on suspicion of planning a "a large terrorist act."
French authorities arrested Varg Vikernes and his wife Tuesday at a home near Salon-la-...
| Nov 9, 2012
Anders Behring Breivik gunned down scores of teenagers in a methodical killing spree last year on the Norwegian island of Utoya, at one point telling fleeing youths, "You're all going to die." Now behind bars, Breivik has held forth on the topic of...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 2:09 PM
Line Nersnaes, a 50-year-old legal adviser, ran from her office building after the devastating explosion that ripped through Oslo, Norway, unaware that a 12-inch spike was protruding from her skull.
Nersnaes was at her desk on the 11th floor of the...
| Aug 1, 2011
What's wrong with this picture: Even as the world is becoming increasingly interconnected and interdependent, we seem to be approaching conflicts more in zero-sum terms and with all-or-nothing politics.
Because digital networks and the global economy...
| Aug 7, 2011
Nearly a decade after the events of 9/11, the backlash against Islamic Americans shows signs of worsening. Not even the death of Osama bin Laden earlier this year has had much impact on the growing anxiety of those who can't seem to distinguish between...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:34 PM
A gunman at a Connecticut elementary school killed 26 people, including 20 children, on Friday. It is among the world's worst mass shootings. Here is a look at some others:
| Jun 19, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Norway is home to perhaps the most inmate-friendly prison in the world (as mentioned previously in "News of the Weird"), but the correctional system has an imminent crisis, as Anders Behring Breivik (the confessed killer of 77 people last year) is nearing...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 3:16 PM
(Reuters) - Here is a timeline of some of the worst shooting incidents carried out by one or two gunmen around the world in the last 25 years:
March 13, 1996 - BRITAIN - Gunman Thomas Hamilton burst into a primary school in the Scottish town of...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 5:12 PM
OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegians by the thousands gathered on Sunday at somber memorials to the 77 people killed a year ago by far-right gunman Anders Behring Breivik to show his bloody rampage had done nothing to change their dedication to an open society....