Gates tells Norway to invest oil fund in Africa

Gates tells Norway to invest oil fund in Africa

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has urged Norway's $800 billion oil fund to invest in roads, rail and power in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.

Roma camp to be evicted ‘before the snow’

Roma camp to be evicted ‘before the snow’

Roma immigrants camping in Sognsvann wood outside Oslo have received their final eviction notice and now have a week to leave.

Graves in Norway bagged for late payment

Graves in Norway bagged for late payment

A company contracted to run a cemetery in Norway has started putting black plastic bags over gravestones, along with late-payment notices to warn relatives that the grave will shortly be removed.

Gates lobbies new Norway PM for aid

Gates lobbies new Norway PM for aid

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates visited Norway on Friday to lobby new Prime Minister Erna Solberg to continue the country's heavy contributions to his aid foundation.

Norway may ship Syria’s chemical weapons

Norway may ship Syria’s chemical weapons

Norway said on Thursday that it would offer logistical support for the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons arsenal despite refusing to carry out the operation on its soil as requested by the United States.