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Norway seeks to end China Nobel freeze

Norway's foreign minister on Tuesday lamented the icy relations between his country and China since last year's Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to a jailed Chinese dissident, and called on Beijing to turn the page.

Norway set to decide on bombed government HQ

Norway set to decide on bombed government HQ

Norway will decide this year whether to tear down or repair its government offices damaged in the July 22nd bombing, with the cost seen at at least half a billion dollars, the government said on Tuesday.

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Oslo mulls winter ban on diesel cars

Oslo bureaucrats have commissioned an expert group to provide shock therapy for the city’s thickly polluted winter air, a remedy expected to produce a ban on modern diesel-driven cars in the capital.

Norway’s bars brace for outdoor smoking ban

Norway’s bars brace for outdoor smoking ban

Norwegian lawmakers are ready to ban smoking in outdoor cafes and restaurants and put cigarettes out of reach for teachers and government workers.