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Image : Mesut Özil sparks Arsenal win over West Ham to boost Arsène Wenger's cause

Mesut Özil sparks Arsenal win over West Ham to boost Arsène Wenger's cause

person Orange Themes access_time Apr 05,2017

Arsenal vs West Ham, West Ham Mesut Özil sparks Arsenal win over West Ham to boost Arsène Wenger's cause This was the result that everybody at Arsenal had craved, not least Arsène Wenger and, in these fragile times, it was one that the club's

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Football: Manchester United agree Memphis Depay deal with Lyon - report

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 19,2017

Football: Manchester United agree Memphis Depay deal with Lyon - report LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United have agreed a deal to sell Dutch winger Memphis Depay to French club Olympique Lyon, the BBC reported on Wednesday. The fee for the

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Trade deficit returns to haunt Vietnam

person Orange Themes access_time Feb 24,2017

Vietnamnet - Vietnam had faced a trade deficit of US$1.21 billion in the year to mid-February, which resulted from shipments of some key export earners dipping, according to data of the General Department of Customs.

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It's not just Norway – some developing countries are seeing gains in happiness index, too

access_timeMar 21,2017 chat_bubble_outline29

Yahoo News The World Happiness Report, an index that rates nations based on factors such as income and life expectancy, released its 2017 list Monday at the United Nations. The list doesn’t contain any surprises among the happiest or least happy...

Why Norway is the happiest nation on Earth

access_timeMar 20,2017 chat_bubble_outline31

Yahoo News Move over, Disneyland: Norway has taken the crown for the happiest place on Earth, according to the United Nations. On Monday, World Happiness Day, the UN released its 2017 World Happiness Report, which ranks 155 countries based on the...

Norway’s model of prudence in oil wealth

access_timeFeb 28,2017 chat_bubble_outline26

Yahoo News This natural wealth has long been a tempting source of easy cash for a government’s short-term needs or budgetary holes. In recent years, the world has seen a rapid rise in the number of government-run kitties, or “sovereign wealth...

Germany welcomes Norway announcement on joint sub purchase

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Yahoo News BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Defense Ministry is welcoming an announcement by Norway that could see the two countries' navies make a joint order for half a dozen new submarines....

Norway picks Germany over France in race to supply submarines

access_timeFeb 03,2017 chat_bubble_outline14

Yahoo News Norway has picked Germany as its strategic partner for new submarines, making Thyssenkrupp the likely supplier, Defence Minister Ine Eriksen Soereide announced on Friday. The Nordic country said last April France's DCNS and ThyssenKrupp...

Hundreds of U.S. Marines land in Norway, irking Russia

access_timeJan 16,2017 chat_bubble_outline34

Yahoo News Some 300 U.S. Marines landed in Norway on Monday for a six-month deployment, the first time since World War Two that foreign troops have been allowed to be stationed there, in a deployment which has irked Norway's Arctic neighbor Russia....

Norway's Lundby wins ski jump World Cup event, Takanashi 4th

access_timeJan 15,2017 chat_bubble_outline33

Yahoo News SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Maren Lundby of Norway won a women's ski jumping World Cup event on Sunday while overall leader Sara Takanashi of Japan failed to make the podium for the first time this season....

Norway's Heidi Weng wins Tour de Ski with final leg victory

access_timeJan 08,2017 chat_bubble_outline43

Yahoo News CAVALESE, Italy (AP) — After finishing third the past three years, Norway's Heidi Weng finally won the Tour de Ski on Sunday....

Norway court to review Breivik's 'inhumane' treatment ruling

access_timeJan 08,2017 chat_bubble_outline35

Yahoo News A Norwegian court will on Tuesday examine the state's appeal against a ruling that right-wing extremist and mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik has been treated inhumanely since being jailed for killing 77 people nearly six years ago. A...

Norway embarking on shutdown of FM on national broadcasts

access_timeJan 06,2017 chat_bubble_outline47

Yahoo News - COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway will start next week on becoming the first country to phase out the analogue frequency modulation technology, or FM, for national and some regional broadcasting....

Norway to switch off FM radio in risky, unpopular shift to digital

access_timeJan 05,2017 chat_bubble_outline32

Yahoo News - By Joachim Dagenborg and Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Norway is set to become the first nation to start switching off its FM radio network next week, in a risky and unpopular leap to digital technology that will be closely watched by...

Norway aims to allow testing of self-driving cars in 2017

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The Norwegian government aims to pass a law in the spring of next year to allow testing of self-driving vehicles on Norwegian roads, it said on Thursday. Norway is one of the largest markets for Tesla Motors electric vehicles, thanks to generous...

Norway slightly eases mass killer Breivik's jail isolation

access_timeDec 21,2016 chat_bubble_outline50

By Alister Doyle and Stine Jacobsen OSLO (Reuters) - Norway has slightly relaxed the jail isolation of mass killer Anders Behring Breivik since an April court ruling that it violated his human rights by keeping him in a "locked world", legal...

Norway, China resume relations after Nobel Peace Prize spat

access_timeDec 19,2016 chat_bubble_outline55

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — After years of strained relations with China, Norway's prime minister says the country has resumed ties with Beijing....

Norway and China restart diplomatic relations after row over Nobel peace prize

access_timeDec 19,2016 chat_bubble_outline53

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway and China announced a normalization of diplomatic and political relations on Monday, which had been frozen since the 2010 award of the Nobel Peace Prize to dissident Liu Xiaobo, the Norwegian foreign ministry said in a...

Norway goes 1-2 in men's, women's cross-country World Cup

access_timeDec 10,2016 chat_bubble_outline44

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — World Cup overall champion Martin Johnsrud Sundby of Norway won a 30-kilometer freestyle race and extended his lead in the overall cross-country standings on Saturday....

Norway government aims to sign 2017 spending plan on Saturday: source

access_timeDec 03,2016 chat_bubble_outline54

Norway's right wing minority coalition expects to sign a deal with centrist partners in parliament on Saturday for a 2017 fiscal budget, which would rescue the government from collapse, a source close to the talks told Reuters. The ruling coalition...

Jansrud, Svindal finish 1-2 for Norway in World Cup super-G

access_timeDec 02,2016 chat_bubble_outline42

VAL D'ISERE, France (AP) — It was another great day for Norway in the first men's speed race of the season with Kjetil Jansrud and Aksel Lund Svindal finishing 1-2 in a super-G on Friday....

Norway wins biathlon WCup mixed relay

access_timeNov 28,2016 chat_bubble_outline50

OSTERSUND, Sweden (AP) — Norway secured first place in the biathlon World Cup mixed relay on Sunday with a 33-second win over Germany....

Snowden loses final Norway appeal for no-extradition pledge

access_timeNov 25,2016 chat_bubble_outline47

Norway's supreme court on Friday rejected a final appeal by fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden to secure assurances he would not be extradicted to the US should he travel to Norway to collect an award. Just as was the case in an original lawsuit...

3 members of digging crew killed in Norway landslide

access_timeNov 11,2016 chat_bubble_outline42

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Police in Norway say three men from Lithuania have died in a landslide northeast of the capital, Oslo....

Norway, Britain sign deal on increased defense cooperation

access_timeNov 10,2016 chat_bubble_outline49

NATO allies Britain and Norway agreed on Thursday to beef up their defense cooperation, including maritime surveillance and joint exercises on Norwegian soil, amid concerns about a more assertive Russia in northern Europe. The two countries signed...

Leak at nuclear reactor in Norway is contained: operator

access_timeOct 25,2016 chat_bubble_outline74

A leak at a small nuclear reactor in Norway has been contained, with no injuries sustained and no expected environmental damage outside the facility, the reactor's operator and the country's Radiation Protection Authority (NRPA) said on Tuesday. The...

US to deploy 330 troops in Norway

access_timeOct 25,2016 chat_bubble_outline72

The United States will deploy over 300 troops in Norway, the Norwegian government announced Monday, in a move set to upset neighbouring Russia. The 330 Marines, to be stationed on rotation around 1,000 kilometres (600 miles) from the Russian border,...

Norway's Johaug gets provisional 2-month doping suspension

access_timeOct 19,2016 chat_bubble_outline108

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Defending cross-country World Cup champion Therese Johaug was handed a two-month provisional suspension Wednesday pending a full investigation into her positive doping test....

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