Yokoyama leads Nadeshiko Japan past Norway

Mar 7, 2017

Yokoyama leads Nadeshiko Japan past Norway

Kumi Yokoyama struck twice in the second half as Nadeshiko Japan defeated Norway 2-0 at the Algarve Cup on Monday. Yokoyama opened the scoring just before the hour and sealed victory one minute to time for Asako Takakura's side, which finished runnes-up in Group B ...

Wooden 'plyscrapers' challenge concrete and steel

Feb 23, 2017

Wooden 'plyscrapers' challenge concrete and steel

High-rise wooden buildings, led by The Tree, a 52.8-meter (173-foot) apartment block in Norway, are claiming a place on city skylines as the timber industry challenges the supremacy of concrete and steel. New, ultra-strong wood materials are creating a small but fast-growing market for timber ...

Dec 19, 2016

Norway and China normalize ties after Nobel Peace Prize flap

Norway and China on Monday normalized diplomatic and political ties that were frozen since 2010 when Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Norwegian Foreign Minister Boerge Brende said the two countries would immediately resume negotiations on a free trade deal. "Through meticulous ...