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  • Germany, Norway humiliate World Cup new teams

    OTTAWA: Former champions Germany and Norway got off to winning starts at the women’s World Cup on Sunday as newcomers Ivory Coast and Thailand took a battering...

    Germany whipped the Ivory Coast 10-0 after Norway thrashed Thailand 4-0 in the opening round of Group B matches in Ottawa’s Lansdowne Stadium...

  • Pakistan, Norway have unanimous views on regional issues: Sartaj

    ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said on Thursday that Pakistan and Norway enjoyed cordial ties in multiple fields, besides having unanimity of views on regional issues...

    Addressing a press conference along with visiting Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende after their meeting at the Foreign Office, Mr Aziz said that bilateral relations had been reinforced by around 50,000-strong Pakistani...

  • Relations between Pakistan, Norway based on shared values: PM Nawaz

    OSLO: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Tuesday that relations between Pakistan and Norway are based on commonality of views and shared values of democratic pluralism and economic liberalism...

    He said this during a one-on-one meeting with Crown Prince of Norway Prince Haakon who met him on the sidelines of Oslo Summit on Education for Development this morning...

  • Pakistan, Norway ink MoU for 150MW solar power plants

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Norway signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for construction of three solar power plants to generate a total of 150MW of electricity, said a statement issued on Tuesday...

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg witnessed the signing ceremony of a MoU between Scatec Solar of Norway and Nizam Energy of Pakistan to jointly develop the solar power plants on a build-own-operate...

  • Norway, Russia, Ukraine, Pakistan sail into semis

    KARACHI: First day’s leader Pakistan managed to finish among the top four and qualify for the semi-finals of the J80 keel boat match racing as first round was completed in the 49th International Military Sports Council (CISM) Sailing Championship at the Marina Club on Sunday...

    Pakistan, who earned four points by winning as many races out of six that they have sailed the other day, won one more against Norway besides losing to Ukraine...

  • Pakistan level with Russia after upset win over Norway

    KARACHI: Pakistan were tied 1-1 in the best of five final against Russia in the 49th International Military Sports Council (CISM) Sailing Championship here at the Marina Club on Monday, having earlier upset Norway in the last four...

    Pakistan registered a magnificent 3-0 victory against Norway on the penultimate day of the championship, turning the tables on the team which had topped the first round...

  • Taliban admit to holding talks with govt team in Norway

    KABUL: The Taliban on Friday admitted taking part in informal talks in Norway with an Afghan delegation, reportedly made up of women, signalling a nascent dialogue despite an escalating militant offensive...

    Norway on Thursday said it was hosting a new round of talks between Taliban representatives and members of Afghan society, with media saying the dialogue was focused on women’s rights in Afghanistan...

  • Norway plans tax breaks for remotest Arctic oilfields

    OSLO: Norway’s government plans to make taxpayers rather than oil companies pay special UN fees for any offshore production from remote Arctic regions, according to letters sent to oil firms and seen by Reuters...

    It was criticised by opposition parties that want tighter limits on exploration in the fragile Arctic environment, days before an election in which the future of Norway’s big offshore oil and gas sector is a major issue... ...

  • Norway, Philippines envoys killed in helicopter crash, army claims no terror attack

    GILGIT: Ambassador of Philippines Domingo D Lucenario Jr, Ambassador of Norway Leif Larsen and the wives of the Malaysian and Indonesian ambassadors were among seven people killed in a helicopter crash in Naltar Valley in the Gilgit-Baltistan region on Friday...

    Two pilots and a crew member were among those killed when the Pakistan Army helicopter crash-landed on a school in Naltar Valley, Director-General Inter-Services Public...

  • Sargodha man planned to take children to Norway to film pornographic videos: FIA

    A man who was arrested on Tuesday in a child pornography bust in Sargodha had planned on travelling to Norway with children from his town to produce pornographic content, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) told Dawn...

    Saadat Amin had asked one James Lindstorm, his main client in Norway, to arrange for travel documents for visas for him and the children to travel to Norway, the FIA said...

  • Norway proposes ban on full-face veils in schools

    Norway aims to ban face-covering Muslim veils in kindergartens, schools and universities, the government said on Monday, the latest European nation to propose restrictions on wearing burqas and niqabs...

    Norway's minority government, a coalition of the centre-right Conservatives and the populist Progress Party, said it was confident it would find opposition support for the move...

  • Norway, UNODC to help Punjab police in crime management

    Highlighting achievements of the UNODC, Mr Guedes said the agency had an extensive experience of implementing programmes with police and prosecution in Pakistan, particularly Punjab, with financial support of the government of Norway...

    Building on previous efforts with the support of Norway, it [the agency] aims at furthering its engagement,” said the UNODC representative...

  • Norway finds it hard to repatriate asylum seekers

    KARACHI: While the number of Pakistani nationals seeking asylum in Norway has increased alarmingly, Oslo is finding it difficult to repatriate the asylum seekers because of “tightening of rules” by Islamabad...

    According to an article published in Aftenposten, the largest newspaper of Norway, the repatriation of “unfounded and rejected asylum seekers” from Pakistan has stalled as the Police Immigration Service (PU) needs more time to...

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