A team of scientists in Norway are set to research the possibility of growing plants and food crops in outer space, it was revealed on Friday. A new EU-funded research project is set to ‘take-off’ researching how food plants grow in space and how the horticulture could supply space travellers with oxygen and food. The […]
Corruption is a major threat across the globe, impacting citizen’s perceptions of their leaders and trust for their government, regardless of the level of development or economic ranking. Corruption can also play a role in political unrest, as seen around the world from the Middle East to China to Greece.
Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt said that Norway’s tragedy should serve as a “lesson” to some regime leaders who do not understand the importance of political reform, and who continue to “violently confront” the rightful demands of their people.
A homegrown terrorist set off a deadly explosion in downtown Oslo before heading to a summer camp dressed as a police officer to commit one of the deadliest shooting sprees in history, killing at least 80 people as terrified youths ran and even swam for their lives, police said today.
A 32-year-old Norwegian man was in custody, officials said Friday, after two attacks earlier in the day that killed at least 17 people — attacks police said are definitely linked.
Three alleged al Qaeda members were arrested Thursday morning in a joint U.S. and Norwegian counterterrorism effort.
A diplomat at the Iranian embassy in Norway told Norwegian television on Wednesday that he had resigned in protest over a crackdown on demonstrators in Iran but the government in Tehran denied the report. “It was the Iranian authorities’ treatment of demonstrators during the Christmas week that made me realize I couldn’t continue,” public broadcaster […]