Thursday, 9 July 2020

Tag Archives: Norway

Norway to give $40 million to Lebanon for Syrian refugees

Norwegian Ambassador to Lebanon Leni Stenseth said that Norway will offer 40 million U.S. dollars annually to support Lebanon in hosting Syrian refugees, a local media outlet reported. “Lebanon ranks fifth on the list of countries supported by Norway and Lebanon receives twice the money offered to other countries hosting ...

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Telenor hit by tax reassessment expense of 2.5bn Norwegian crowns

OSLO: Norway’s Telenor received a tax reassessment order for its 2013 tax year, under which it will need to record an additional tax expense of about 2.5 billion Norwegian crowns ($278.44 million), the firm said on Thursday. “Telenor ASA received a reassessment order disallowing deduction for the loss Telenor ASA ...

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Pakistani man hailed as hero for tackling gunman in Norway mosque shooting

Retired Pakistani Air Force officer Mohammad Rafiq , 65, approached the attacker first, the mosque said. “I suddenly heard shooting from outside,” Rafiq told the reporters. He intercepted and grabbed the gunman, who stuck his finger in Rafiq’s eye. Another man ran up to help. “The man carried two shotgun-like weapons and a ...

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Kashmir conference held in British Parliament

LONDON: All parties parliamentary group on Pakistan held international conference on Kashmir in the British parliament on the eve of Kashmir Solidarity Day The Kashmir conference was attended by all parties from Pakistan and UK. More than three dozen were MPs in attendance including AJK President and opposition leaders. Dozens ...

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Eni must improve safety at Arctic oilfield, Norway watchdog

OSLO: Italian oil company Eni must do more to improve safety at its Arctic Goliat oilfield, which produces up to 100,000 barrels of crude per day, Norway’s oil safety watchdog said. The world’s northernmost oilfield has suffered a number of incidents since it started production in March 2016. While previous ...

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Thousands Protest in Norway Against Restricting Abortion

OSLO: Thousands of protesters demonstrated in Norwegian cities on Saturday against restricting women’s access to abortion, the subject of talks between the ruling minority coalition and a small party seeking to join the government. In Norway’s capital Oslo, the demonstrators, some pushing children in strollers, marched through the city center ...

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Norway’s warship collides with tanker in fjord

OSLO: An operation was underway to try to stop a Norwegian navy frigate from sinking after it collided with a Maltese oil tanker in a fjord in western Norway. Eight people received minor injuries in the accident, which took place shortly after 4:00 am (0300 GMT) in a busy waterway ...

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