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'We are overwhelmed,' senior refugee official says of east Congo crisis

BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo A humanitarian disaster in eastern Congo is quickly worsening as aid agencies have been forced to pull back due to growing insecurity and slashed budgets, the head of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) said on Wednesday.

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Norwegian Air plans new routes from London to South America 13 Feb 2018

LONDON Norwegian Air plans to serve new destinations in South America from London, prompted by strong demand for flights to Buenos Aires which begin this week as it ramps up its budget operation on long-haul routes.

Norway asks wealth fund to clarify risk from Saudi Aramco IPO 13 Feb 2018

OSLO Norway's finance ministry asked the central bank on Tuesday to explain what impact a potential listing of state oil giant Saudi Aramco would have on the benchmark equity index of the country's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund.

Norway wealth fund to firms - fight corruption 13 Feb 2018

OSLO Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, which is the world's largest, set out new expectations on Tuesday for how the 9,100 companies it invests in should make fighting corruption a priority.

Exclusive - EU antitrust regulators to fine NYK, Wilhelmsen, other car shipping firms: sources 12 Feb 2018

BRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators are set to fine Nippon Yusen KK (NYK) and several other Japanese shippers as well as Norwegian Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics ASA (WWL) in the coming weeks for rigging bids for shipping cars, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Norwegian police investigate 2016 hydrogen leak at Statoil refinery 12 Feb 2018

(This Feb. 9 story has been corrected to reflect that the news was first reported by Sysla Offshore.)

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Norway to buy Biogen's Spinraza medicine - broadcaster NRK 12 Feb 2018

OSLO Norwegian authorities will buy the rare-disease treatment Spinraza for patients from U.S. drugmaker Biogen Inc at a cost of 7 million Norwegian crowns (635,883.95 pounds) per year per patient, public broadcaster NRK reported on Monday.

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Statoil raises dividend and capex as oil sector picks up 07 Feb 2018

LONDON/OSLO Norway's Statoil will raise its dividend, investments and exploration spending in 2018, it said on Wednesday, after higher oil prices helped it beat fourth-quarter earnings forecasts.

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Prince William, Kate get warm welcome in chilly Norway 01 Feb 2018

OSLO Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate flew to Norway on the final leg of a Nordic trip on Thursday, and stepped out onto a red carpet laid out over a blanket of snow. | Video

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Prince William, Kate kick off Nordic visit with bandy shootout 31 Jan 2018

STOCKHOLM Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, who is expecting the couple's third child in April, started a four-day visit to Sweden and Norway on Tuesday, hitting the ice in a Stockholm park to try out the sport of bandy. | Video

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Trump - FBI missed signs on Florida shooting due to Russia probe

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump attacked the FBI and lawmakers probing suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and said an excessive focus on Russia led federal investigators to miss signs that could have prevented a deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school. | Video