Tag: Norway

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European Court of Human Rights Rejects Anders Breivik Appeal

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) – The European Court of Human Rights has rejected that an appeal by Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik who claimed his incarceration in Norway violates his rights. The Strasbourg, France-based court said Thursday the case “doesn’t

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Uber Shuts Down Its UberPop Service in Norway

Uber has shut down its UberPop service in Norway, expressing hope for a change in the law which currently makes the company’s operation and expansion difficult, according to a report.

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John Kerry: Middle East Leaders Called on U.S. to Bomb Iran

Former Secretary of State John Kerry lobbied for the Iran nuclear deal on Wednesday by saying it helped the U.S. avoid armed conflict, and that leaders of some Middle East countries wanted the U.S. to attack Iran.

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Norway to Ban Muslim Veil in All Schools

The Norwegian government on Monday proposed a bill to ban the full-face Muslim veil in all schools, from nurseries to universities, saying it hinders communication between students and teachers.

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Norwegian Police Destroy ‘Bomb-Like’ Device in Controlled Explosion

OSLO (AFP) – Norwegian police said Sunday they had destroyed a suspect “bomb-like” device in the capital Oslo and made one arrest, on the heels of a deadly truck attack in neighbouring Sweden killed four people. “Bomb disposal officers carried out a