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UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 21, 2014.
By United Press International

Norwegian aid worker killed in Kenya in apparent robbery attempt

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- A 73-year-old Norwegian aid worker and missionary has been killed in an apparent robbery attempt in Kenya, Norwegian embassy officials said Friday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013.
By United Press International

Norway's king releases official biography

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- The anxiously awaited biography of Norway's King Harald hit the stores of Scandinavia on Thursday.

King Harald to cut back foreign duties

OSLO, Norway, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Norwegian King Harald, after several recent major operations, reportedly has decided not take on any demanding duties aboard in 2006.

King Harald leaves hospital

OSLO, Norway, April 21 (UPI) -- Norway's King Harald left the national hospital in Oslo Thursday after undergoing heart surgeries, saying he was feeling well.

Norway king recovering after surgery

OSLO, Norway, April 4 (UPI) -- Doctors said Monday they were "extremely satisfied" with the recovery of Norway's King Harald after Friday's heart surgery.

Norwegian king to get heart surgery

OSLO, Norway, March 18 (UPI) -- King Harald of Norway is expected to undergo heart surgery immediately after Easter.

Norway's king ill during Vietnam visit

HANOI, Vietnam, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Norway's King Harald canceled his appearances during a state visit to Vietnam Tuesday because of a stomach illness.
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HM The King * HM The Queen *

Harald V (born 21 February 1937) is the king of Norway. He succeeded to the throne of Norway upon the death of his father Olav V on 17 January 1991. The son of the then-Crown Prince Olav and of Princess Märtha of Sweden, Harald was born at the Crown Prince Residence at Skaugum, Asker.

A member of the House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, originally from Northern Germany, Harald became the first Norwegian-born prince since Olav IV, who was born in 1370. Harald V is the formal head of the Church of Norway and the Norwegian Armed Forces.

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