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NATO announces new leader, former Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg

NATO announces new leader, former Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg

March 28 (UPI) -- NATO announced the appointment of Jens Stoltenberg as Secretary General designate on its website Friday.
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Oettinger reassures Norway on undersea grid link to Britain

OSLO, Norway, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- A planned power interconnector between Norway and Britain now threatened by regulatory hurdles is important to Europe's future, the EU's energy chief says.

Center-right coalition gains control of Norway's government

OSLO, Norway, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- The center-right opposition in Norway swept into power, winning a clear majority and ending eight years of Labor Party rule, results indicated.

Norwegians turn right politically, 'Iron Erna' poised to become P.M.

OSLO, Norway, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Norwegians veered right politically Monday, putting Conservative Erna Solberg on track to become the country's second female prime minister, results showed.

Norway's prime minister moonlights as cabbie to take public's pulse

OSLO, Norway, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg says he did a little incognito moonlighting as a taxi driver recently to take the public's pulse.

Dubai pardons woman sentenced after she reported she was raped

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 22 (UPI) -- A Norwegian woman sentenced to prison after reporting she was raped in Dubai was pardoned by Dubai's ruler, Norway's Foreign Ministry said Monday.

Russia, Norway settle border issues

OSLO, Norway, June 5 (UPI) -- There's been no damage to Russian oil interests by enacting a treaty over maritime borders with Norway, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said.

Norway touts LNG for polluted Baltic

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, April 8 (UPI) -- The polluted Baltic Sea has the potential to become a pilot area for the use of liquified natural gas as an alternative shipping fuel, Norway's prime minister says.

Reports: Raid ends Algeria gas plant siege

IN AMENAS, Algeria, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- At least 23 hostages, an American among them, and 32 captors are dead after a Saturday raid ended the siege at an Algerian natural-gas plant, officials said.

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Norway PM apologizes for terror response

OSLO, Norway, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg has apologized for the government's poor response following last year's terror attacks by a right-wing extremist.

Norwegians show support for prime minister

OSLO, Norway, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Despite calls for his resignation, polling shows a majority of Norwegians want Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg to remain in office.

Norway newspaper calls for P.M. to resign

OSLO, Norway, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- A major Norwegian newspaper Tuesday called for Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg to resign, blaming his government for failing to prevent Anders Breivik's attack.

Norway marks grim massacre anniversary

OSLO, Norway, July 22 (UPI) -- A solemn ceremony was held Sunday in Oslo by Norway's royal couple and prime minister in remembrance of the massacre of 77 people a year ago.

Salmond touts Norway green interconnector

BERGEN, Norway, May 16 (UPI) -- A high-voltage interconnector between Scotland and Norway can help forge a powerful renewable energy alliance between the nations, a Scottish leader says.

Norway opens $1B carbon capture project

MONGSTAD, Norway, May 9 (UPI) -- Norway this week opened a $1 billion carbon capture and storage demonstration facility in hopes of advancing the greenhouse gas-reducing technology.
Syria's Assad says victory is close

Syria's Assad says victory is close

DAMASCUS, Syria, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Victory is near and Syria will emerge triumphant "when we defeat the arm of terrorism," Syrian President Bashar Assad said Tuesday.

Anniversy of south pole feat celebrated

OSLO, Norway, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Norway's prime minister observed the 100th anniversary of explorer Roald Amundsen's expedition to the south pole with a ceremony at the pole.
Obama thanks Norway for Gadhafi help

Obama thanks Norway for Gadhafi help

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama said Thursday Norway deserved credit for its role as a member of NATO in the downfall of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.
Obama's schedule for Thursday, Oct. 20

Obama's schedule for Thursday, Oct. 20

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- President Obama welcomes medal winners and the Norwegian prime minister Thursday, the White House said.
Reports: More suspects in Norway?

Reports: More suspects in Norway?

OSLO, Norway, July 23 (UPI) -- Police are looking into whether more than one person was involved in Friday's terror attacks that left at least 92 dead in Norway, officials said Saturday.
At least 80 dead in shooting, suspect held

At least 80 dead in shooting, suspect held

OSLO, Norway, July 22 (UPI) -- A suspect was being held in two explosions at a Norwegian government complex in Oslo and a shooting at a youth camp that left at least 80 dead, police said.

Norway's PM co-chair of climate group

UNITED NATIONS, June 7 (UPI) -- Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg accepted the nomination to help lead a U.N.-backed panel on climate change, the U.N. secretary-general said.

PM uses iPad to run country from airport

NEW YORK, April 16 (UPI) -- Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, stranded at an airport in New York, discovered a use for his new iPad -- governing Norway.
Obama, Stoltenberg discuss climate change

Obama, Stoltenberg discuss climate change

OSLO, Norway, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Climate change initiatives and Afghanistan involvement were discussed Thursday by U.S. President Barack Obama and Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg.
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