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Norway's closely watched prostitution ban works, study finds

Aug 12, 2014

Norway's closely watched prostitution ban works, study finds

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's ban on buying sex has reduced human trafficking and has not increased violence against women, as some had feared, a study commissioned by the government said. Following the example of its neighbour Sweden, Norway criminalised buying sex in 2009, but critics said the law would push prostitution underground, making women more vulnerable and increasing the likelihood of violence against them. #United States #India #Japan #Brazil #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #markets #Norway #Sweden #Latin America #Mexico
India wins round five at chess Olympiad

Aug 07, 2014

India wins round five at chess Olympiad

The Indian open team won its match scoring 3.5-0.5, while the eves team blanked the Austrians 4-0. #Sports #Chess #Norway #SportsTracker #Parimarjan Negi #Chess Olympiad #Tromse #K Sasikiran #Harika Dronavalli
Indian teams suffer defeat at chess Olympiad

Aug 06, 2014

Indian teams suffer defeat at chess Olympiad

India suffered serious reverse Tuesday in the 41st World Chess Olympiad now underway in Norway with both the teams - open and women - losing to Cuba and Serbia respectively. #Sports #Chess #Norway #SportsTracker #Parimarjan Negi #Chess Olympiad #Tromse #K Sasikiran #Harika Dronavalli
India's winning streak continues in Chess Olympiad

Aug 04, 2014

India's winning streak continues in Chess Olympiad

The Indian open and women's teams defeated Canada and Denmark respectively with a similar scoreline of 3.5-0.5 in the second round of the 41st World Chess Olympiad being played in the Norwegian city of Tromse on Sunday. #Sports #Chess #Norway #SportsTracker #Parimarjan Negi #Chess Olympiad #Tromse #K Sasikiran #Harika Dronavalli
World Rapid Chess Championship: Day three as it happened

Jun 19, 2014

World Rapid Chess Championship: Day three as it happened

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand kept himself in contention by notching up 3.5 points on the penultimate day of the World Rapid Chess Championship here. #Sports #India #Chess #Viswanathan Anand #Norway #Magnus Carlsen #Grandmaster #World Rapid Chess Championship

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World Rapid Chess Championship: Day three as it happened

Sep 21, 2014

Why Johnny Duhan won't send his record to radio stations here

Johnny Duhan has just released the Highlights album, a retrospective collection of some of his best work over the decades and, with a bit of luck, you might get to hear some of it on the radio - if you live in Norway, or maybe Japan. Duhan recently r... #Canada #Norway #Paul Brady #U2
World Rapid Chess Championship: Day three as it happened

Sep 19, 2014

(Image) Wayne Rooney Shows Off New Football Boots

Rooney has new weapons. Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney will wear a new pair of football boots when the Red Devils take on Leicester City at the King Power Stadium. The England skipper gave his Instagram followers a glimpse of his new Nike Hyp... #Norway #Nike #FC Barcelona #Wayne Rooney #Manchester United #Cristiano Ronaldo #Victor Valdes #Bastian Schweinsteiger #Chelsea F.C. #Arsenal Football Club #Arsene Wenger #Leicester City F.C.
World Rapid Chess Championship: Day three as it happened

Sep 19, 2014

Opinion: Scandinavians Split Over Syrian Influx

Norway is skeptical of Sweden’s open door for asylum seekers... #Sweden #Syria #Norway