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    Norway’s Telenor quits Myanmar over coup

    Agence France-Presse . Oslo | Updated at 11:08pm on July 08, 2021

    Norwegian telecoms group Telenor said on Thursday that it was selling its subsidiary in Myanmar, where it is one of the major operators, as a...

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    Norwegian pension fund sells off groups linked to Israeli settlements

    Agence France-Presse . Oslo | Updated at 11:04pm on July 05, 2021

    Norway’s largest pension fund announced on Monday that it had divested assets in 16 companies for their links to Israeli settlements in the West Bank,...

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    Norway’s Telenor telecom group weighs Myanmar presence

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:14pm on July 02, 2021

    Norway’s Telenor, a major telecom operator in Myanmar, said on Friday that it was weighing its future in the country after booking losses following a...

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    Norway's football community decides against Qatar World Cup boycott

    Agence France-Presse . Oslo, Norway | Updated at 11:46pm on June 20, 2021

    Norway's football community on Sunday voted against boycotting the 2022 World Cup in Qatar despite pressure from its grassroots over alleged human rights abuses of...

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    Over 250 arrests in Nordics in global crime sting

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 07:28pm on June 08, 2021

    Some 250 people were arrested in Sweden and Finland in the global sting on organised crime using planted encrypted phones, authorities said Tuesday, with only...

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    Norway investment on Bangladesh’s capital market hits record high

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 10:23pm on March 02, 2021

    Investment of Norway’s sovereign wealth fund (SWF), the world’s biggest fund, in Bangladesh’s capital market hit a record high in 2020 despite the coronaviruscentric sluggishness...

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    Norway says COVID-19 vaccine, post-vaccination deaths not related

    Agence France-Presse . Oslo | Updated at 11:44am on January 19, 2021

    Norway said on Monday that no link had been established between Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine and post-vaccination deaths in the country, but recommended doctors consider the...

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    Five new nations join polarised UNSC

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 10:39am on January 05, 2021

    Five new countries — India, Mexico, Norway, Ireland and Kenya — formally joined the UN Security Council on Monday at a time of growing polarisation...

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    One dead in Norway landslide

    Agence France-Presse . Oslo | Updated at 10:53am on January 02, 2021

    Rescuers on Friday found a dead body and continued searching for nine other people, including a toddler and a 13-year-old, still missing days after a...

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    Nazi warship found off Norway coast after 80 years

    Agence France-Presse. Oslo | Updated at 11:25am on September 11, 2020

    A World War II Nazi cruiser which was torpedoed and sunk off the coast of Norway in 1940 has been found by chance at a...

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