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Gwladys Fouche

Fed's Rosengren sees U.S. economy 'in pretty good shape'

11 Nov 2019

OSLO Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren on Monday said the U.S. economy is in good condition and nothing he has seen in recent data would change his view that the Fed's latest interest rate cut was not needed.

Norway wealth fund resumes work on blacklisting worst greenhouse gas emitters

08 Nov 2019

OSLO Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, will resume its work on blacklisting greenhouse gas emitters, a senior official told Reuters, which could lead the fund to divest investments in one or more oil, steel or cement multinationals.

On Norway's icy border with Russia, unease over military buildup

06 Nov 2019

SETERMOEN/KIRKENES, Norway Under a soft winter sun in northern Norway, U.S. Marines train in the ice and snow as they learn how to fight in the freezing cold. | Video

Norwegian Air gets lifeline to prove it can make money

06 Nov 2019

OSLO Norwegian Air's third fundraising from investors in 20 months could be the airline's final chance to prove it can make money from cheap transatlantic air travel, one of its major shareholders said on Wednesday.

Struggling Norwegian Air raises $272 million from share sale, bond issue

06 Nov 2019

OSLO Norwegian Air on Tuesday raised 2.5 billion crowns (£211.59 million) to meet the struggling airline's cash needs through 2020 with its third share sale in two years and a bond issue.

Russia's Lavrov says decision on pardoning convicted Norwegian spy will be made soon

25 Oct 2019

KIRKENES, Norway Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that a decision on whether to pardon a convicted Norwegian spy jailed in Russia, Frode Berg, would be made soon.

Ethiopia's Abiy wins Nobel Peace Prize for resolving conflict with Eritrea

11 Oct 2019

OSLO Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his peacemaking efforts which ended two decades of hostility with longtime enemy Eritrea. | Video

A Nobel for Sweden's Greta Thunberg? A tough decision for prize committee

25 Sep 2019

OSLO Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg's shaming of world leaders and air travellers over climate change has won her millions of admirers and attracted many new followers to her cause. | Video

Aluminium maker Norsk Hydro aims to cut costs again

24 Sep 2019

OSLO Norsk Hydro , one of the world's largest aluminium producers, aims to get its cost-cutting efforts back on track after major operational setbacks in the last year-and-a-half, its chief executive said on Tuesday.

Europe orders urgent Airbus helicopter checks after Norway crash

11 Sep 2019

OSLO European regulators have ordered immediate checks on recently delivered versions of some Airbus helicopters after a crash in Arctic Norway last month killed five Norwegians and their Swedish pilot.

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