Burma democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in Norway yesterday to finally deliver her Nobel lecture — more than two decades after winning the peace prize for her dogged campaign to free her people.
Sat, 16 Jun, 2012
To Anders Breivik, the Norway explosion and shootings that killed at least 93 people were a “marketing method” for his manifesto, which reveals his attack methods and encourages like-thinkers to carry out their own mass killing.
Mon, 25 Jul, 2011
NORWEGIAN police have defended their response to the massacre on Utoya island on Friday, as it emerged it took them more than an hour to reach the scene.
The death toll from Norway’s bomb attack and mass shooting rose to 93 today as reports emerged of the attacker’s links to the British far right.
Sun, 24 Jul, 2011
The man blamed for attacks on Norway’s government headquarters and a youth retreat that left at least 92 dead was motivated by a desire to bring about a revolution in Norwegian society, his lawyer said today.
Clapping solemnly, dignitaries in Norway paid tribute to Nobel Peace Prize winner, imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo – with an empty chair.
Fri, 10 Dec, 2010
Chinese security agents launched a wide-ranging clampdown on dissidents today, hours before the award Nobel Peace Prize award to imprisoned democracy activist Liu Xiaobo.
NOBEL peace prize laureate Martti Ahtisaari urged US president-elect Barack Obama yesterday to delve into solving the Middle East conflict in his first year in office, calling it a knot that could be untied.
Thu, 11 Dec, 2008
President Mary McAleese today travels to Norway for a three-day state visit.
Mon, 13 Oct, 2008
President Mary McAleese will travel to Norway next week for a three-day state visit.
Fri, 10 Oct, 2008
Al Gore accepted the Nobel Peace Prize today and called on humanity to mobilise at once against the dangers of a changing climate.
Mon, 10 Dec, 2007
Al Gore and the UN climate panel’s chief scientist will accept the Nobel Peace Prize in Norway today for sounding the alarm over what the former US vice president called the “planetary emergency” of global warming.
CORK’S public museum was the most visited local authority museum in the country last year.
Thu, 04 Jan, 2007
THE King and Queen of Norway found a safe harbour in Cork yesterday as the country was lashed by the tail end of a hurricane.
Thu, 21 Sep, 2006
The King and Queen of Norway continue their three-day state visit to Ireland today with Queen Sonja attending the opening of a seminar on Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen at Trinity College, Dublin.
Tue, 19 Sep, 2006
THE King and Queen of Norway will witness the signing of a major education deal in Cork tomorrow between Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) and a Norwegian college.
King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway today begin a three-day state visit to the Republic of Ireland.
Mon, 18 Sep, 2006
Nuclear watchdog agency chief Mohamed ElBaradei warned today in accepting the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize that humanity faces a choice between nuclear weapons and survival.
Sat, 10 Dec, 2005
MONACO prepared to say farewell to long-time ruler Prince Rainier with a solemn funeral in the Mediterranean statelet’s cathedral, attended by a smattering of European royals and political figures.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2005
NORWAY’S Princess Martha Louise and her husband, writer Ari Behn, are expecting their second child.
Tue, 21 Sep, 2004
IRAN’S Shirin Ebadi became the first Muslim woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize yesterday and sent a bold anti-war message to the West, accusing it of hiding behind the September 11 attacks to violate human rights.
Thu, 11 Dec, 2003
SAYING that war is always evil, former US President Jimmy Carter received the Nobel Peace Prize yesterday and urged the world to accept UN leadership in tackling challenges from the Middle East to global poverty.
Wed, 11 Dec, 2002
The crew and owners of a Norwegian freighter that staged a daring high seas rescue of 438 asylum seekers last year were presented the Nansen Refugee Prize today as part of events marking World Refugee Day.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2002
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