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Norway prize to Ugandan sexual rights activists

An organisation aimed at protecting sexual minorities in Uganda, where homosexuality is considered a serious crime, on Thursday won Norway's Rafto Prize for human rights work.

Arab blogger eyed for Peace Prize

Arab blogger eyed for Peace Prize

Speculation is rampant in Norway that a female Egyptian journalist, blogger and activist caught up in the swirling “sand revolution” that forced political change in the Middle East will be declared a Nobel Peace Prize laureate when the announcement is made on November 7th.

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Secret Afghan talks held in Oslo: report

Diplomats from United Nations Security Council countries and states surrounding Afghanistan held talks in an Oslo hotel on Friday, newspaper Bergens Tidende has reported, citing sources.