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Obama: U.S., Nordic nations agree sanctions against Russia should continue | Reuters

May 14, 2016

Obama: U.S., Nordic nations agree sanctions against Russia should continue | Reuters

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday that he and leaders from five Nordic nations agreed on the need to maintain sanctions against Russia. #United States #Obama #Middle East #Norway #Denmark #article
Canada vows years-long effort to rebuild fire-struck town | Reuters

May 10, 2016

Canada vows years-long effort to rebuild fire-struck town | Reuters

LAC LA BICHE, Alberta Canadian officials will take their first look on Monday at the oil sands boomtown devastated by a wildfire that has been raging for more than a week, and the prime minister vowed a years-long commitment to rebuild the town. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the national government was working with local officials and businesses to get a better handle on the damage in Fort McMurray, whose 88,000 residents evacuated following the start of the fire on May 1. #United States #Environment #science #markets #Norway #Entertainment #article
'State kidnappings': Norway's child care policy a nightmare for foreign parents

May 03, 2016

'State kidnappings': Norway's child care policy a nightmare for foreign parents

Norway's child welfare services removes children from their homes, placing them in institutions or foster families due to perceived shortcomings in their care. #NewsTracker #Norway #Corporal punishment #Norwegian law #Pentecostal movement #Norway's child welfare services
Airbus grounds Super Puma helicopters after Norway crash | Reuters

Apr 30, 2016

Airbus grounds Super Puma helicopters after Norway crash | Reuters

PARIS Airbus Helicopters ( AIR.PA ) said all commercial passenger flights of helicopters similar to the Super Puma that crashed off Norway on Friday have been suspended. #Business #science #Europe #Norway #Entertainment
Airbus grounds Super Puma helicopters after Norway crash | Reuters

Apr 30, 2016

Airbus grounds Super Puma helicopters after Norway crash | Reuters

PARIS Airbus Helicopters ( AIR.PA ) said all commercial passenger flights of helicopters similar to the Super Puma that crashed off Norway on Friday have been suspended. #Business #science #Europe #Norway #Entertainment
Oil rig helicopter crashes off Norwegian coast, 13 presumed dead | Reuters

Apr 29, 2016

Oil rig helicopter crashes off Norwegian coast, 13 presumed dead | Reuters

OSLO A helicopter ferrying passengers from a Norwegian oil platform crashed in the North Sea on Friday, killing at least 11 of the 13 people on board, rescue officials said. The 11 passengers and two crew on the flight from the Gullfaks B oil platform, operated by Statoil, were all Norwegian except for one British and one Italian national, according to the Rescue Coordination Centre for Southern Norway. #Europe #Argentina #Norway #Amazon #Entertainment #article
Canada PM condemns 'cold-blooded murder' of hostage in Philippines | Reuters

Apr 26, 2016

Canada PM condemns 'cold-blooded murder' of hostage in Philippines | Reuters

KANANASKIS, Alberta/MANILA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned on Monday the execution of a Canadian hostage by Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippines, calling it "an act of cold-blooded murder." John Ridsdel, 68, a former mining executive, was captured by Islamist militants along with three other people in September 2015 while on vacation on a Philippine island. The Philippine army said a severed head was found on a remote island on Monday, five hours after the expiry of a ransom deadline set by militants who had threatened to execute one of four captives. "Canada condemns without reservation the brutality of the hostage-takers and this unnecessary death #Business #Islam #Europe #Norway #Entertainment #kidnapping
Snowden to take Norway to court to secure free passage | Reuters

Apr 22, 2016

Snowden to take Norway to court to secure free passage | Reuters

OSLO Edward Snowden will take the Norwegian state to court in a bid to secure free passage there, a Norwegian law firm representing the former U.S. spy contractor said on Thursday. Snowden has been invited to Norway to receive a freedom of speech award from the local branch of writers' group PEN International, but is worried that he would be handed over to the United States, his lawyers say. #science #markets #Security #Norway #Entertainment #article
El Salvador raids Mossack Fonseca office, seizes documents | Reuters

Apr 09, 2016

El Salvador raids Mossack Fonseca office, seizes documents | Reuters

SAN SALVADOR Authorities in El Salvador on Friday raided the local offices of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, seizing documents and equipment, the country's attorney general's office said. The Panama-based law firm is at the center of an international data leak scandal that has embarrassed several world leaders and shone a spotlight on the shadowy world of offshore companies. "A large quantity of computing equipment has been found in the office of Mossack Fonseca," the attorney general's office said on Twitter, adding that the company's staff had removed their sign from the entrance a day earlier. #United States #Pakistan #Russia #Norway #United Kingdom #El Salvador
Panama president, France's Hollande speak post leak, table finance ministers meet | Reuters

Apr 09, 2016

Panama president, France's Hollande speak post leak, table finance ministers meet | Reuters

PANAMA CITY Panama said on Friday President Juan Carlos Varela had spoken with his French counterpart Francois Hollande following a diplomatic standoff over a mass data leak, and had agreed their finance ministers should meet to discuss cooperation. Panama's government said in a statement the pair had proposed the meeting take place in Paris. Panama warned earlier this week it could retaliate after France announced it would put the Central American nation back on its blacklist of uncooperative tax jurisdictions, following a major leak of documents from a Panamanian law firm. #India #Norway #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion #Panama