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Oslo (Norway)

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  • Justin Bieber won't be charged in altercation with photographer

     
    Citing insufficient evidence, prosecutors announced Wednesday that they will not pursue criminal charges in connection with an altercation last May in Calabasas in which pop star Justin Bieber allegedly punched and kicked a photographer. Los Angeles...
  • Justin Bieber concerts foil Norway schools' midterm exam schedule

    Justin Bieber concerts foil Norway schools' midterm exam schedule
    Five schools in Norway have cried "Uncle" in the face of the force that is Justin Bieber. "Believe" it or not, they're moving midterms up a week so as not to conflict with the pop star's scheduled shows in Oslo on April 16 and 17, the original testing...
  • Nobel Peace Prize Recognizes WWII Reconciliation

    Nobel Peace Prize Recognizes WWII Reconciliation
    The Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Friday to the European Union for peaceful reconciliation after World War II between former foes Germany and France, and for spreading democracy and human rights through Europe. "In the...
  • Deconstructing Norway: A tune for travel, on backroads and byways

    Deconstructing Norway: A tune for travel, on backroads and byways
    LILLEHAMMER, Norway - The visitors touring Maihaugen Heritage Village were itching with curiosity. They'd wandered the site's narrow lanes and peered inside the 200-year-old log cabins. They'd explored the craft shops and traditional hand-hewn barns...
  • Dig deeper and you'll find the other Oslo

    Dig deeper and you'll find the other Oslo
    In the Norwegian capital of Oslo, a big statue of a tiger sits in front of the train station. A local once explained that Oslo is nicknamed the Tiger City because in the 19th century, when country boys visited the wild and crazy "New York City of Norway,"...
  • Jo Nesbo could be poised for a breakthrough

    Jo Nesbo could be poised for a breakthrough
    His friends knew he had a way with words. So when some filmmakers acquainted with Jo Nesbo asked the Norwegian crime writer to suggest a title for their upcoming horror movie, he tried to oblige. After musing on the story — friends go on a...
  • Q & A: The Saudi woman who dared to drive

     
    Manal Sharif has been jailed, insulted and threatened. Her death was faked by her foes, a hamhanded bid to make an example of her. This year, she says, she was forced out of her job. Her life has been turned upside down by a crime that isn’t even...
  • Norway police chief steps down after scathing report on massacre

     
    The Norwegian police chief has stepped down after a government-commissioned report found that police could have cut short the devastating massacre carried out last year by Anders Behring Breivik sooner and should have been able to prevent a bomb attack...
  • Norway killer could have been stopped sooner, report says

     
    Norwegian police could have stopped Anders Behring Breivik sooner, cutting short his shooting rampage on Utoya Island, a government-appointed commission found in a report....
  • Norway mass killer Anders Behring Breivik is found guilty, declared sane

     
    An Oslo court found confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik guilty in the killings of 77 people last year, opting not to declare him insane. Breivik, 33, faces at least 21 years in prison for the twin attacks in July 2011, a sentence that can be...
  • Norwegian leader apologizes for poor police response to massacre

     
    Norway’s prime minister said Tuesday that he bore ultimate responsibility for the botched police response to last year’s bomb and shooting attacks by right-wing fanatic Anders Behring Breivik and vowed to take steps to prevent such mistakes in...