Venezuela's Guaido says Norway mediation talks will continue

World / Politics May 30, 2019

Venezuela's Guaido says Norway mediation talks will continue

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido said that talks hosted by Norway between his delegation and that of President Nicolas Maduro would continue despite Wednesday's discussions ending "without agreement." "We thank the Norwegian government for its desire to contribute to a solution to the chaos our ...

World Apr 30, 2019

Trial for murder of Scandinavian hikers to open in Morocco

Two dozen suspects are set to go on trial in Morocco on Thursday for offenses linked to the gruesome murder of two young Scandinavian hikers late last year that shocked the North African country. Danish student Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, and 28-year-old Norwegian Maren Ueland ...

Pilot strike grounds 110,000 travelers with carrier SAS

Business Apr 29, 2019

Pilot strike grounds 110,000 travelers with carrier SAS

A further 110,000 air passengers faced being left grounded after Scandinavian carrier SAS on Sunday canceled 1,213 flights as pilot strike action spiraled. Pilots demanding better pay and conditions walked off the job in Sweden, Denmark and Norway on Friday and the disruption is now ...

Stricken Norwegian cruise liner reaches port after airlift drama

World Mar 25, 2019

Stricken Norwegian cruise liner reaches port after airlift drama

A cruise liner that ran into trouble in stormy seas off Norway reached port under its own steam Sunday after hundreds of passengers were winched to safety by helicopter in a spectacular rescue operation. Escorted by tugboats, the Viking Sky arrived in the port of ...

Western 'troika' powers warn of surge in violence in South Sudan

World Feb 21, 2019

Western 'troika' powers warn of surge in violence in South Sudan

The United States, Britain and Norway on Wednesday voiced alarm over a new flare-up of violence in South Sudan, saying all sides needed to show their commitment to peace. The three powers, the so-called troika that has led diplomacy and aid efforts aimed at stabilizing ...