UN names veteran Norwegian coordinator to unblock aid for Myanmar

UN names veteran Norwegian coordinator to unblock aid for Myanmar

The United Nations on Tuesday named Knut Østby as its new interim relief coordinator in Myanmar as the government continues to block demands that humanitarian workers be allowed to reach Muslim Rohingya in Rakhine state.

Body recovered after Arctic Norway helicopter crash

Body recovered after Arctic Norway helicopter crash

Norwegian authorities said Tuesday they had recovered the body of one of the eight people aboard a Russian helicopter that crashed in Norway's Svalbard archipelago last week.

Norway wants to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Norway wants to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Norway’s Telemark County wants to host the Winter Olympics in 2026.