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Colombia, FARC peace talks

Colombian President Santos issues statement thanking Cuba, Norway for helping facilitate release of Colombian general - @JuanManSantos

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Colombia, FARC peace talks

Colombian government, FARC rebels agree to terms on releasing captured general and 4 others, Cuban and Norwegian representatives say - @Reuters

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Norway

Norwegian intelligence authorities say country 'likely' will be threatened or an act of terror will be attempted in Norway within next year - @AP

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ship travel

Cruise ship carrying more than 1,000 people runs aground in Norway's Lofoten archipelago; no injuries or ship damage, rescue officials say - @AP

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Oslo hospital says Norwegian doctor infected with Ebola has been cured - @AP

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Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Report: Norway foreign minister says $5.4 billion pledged for Gaza reconstruction at donor conference, Egyptian state television reports - @AP

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2022 Olympics

Norwegian government rejects Oslo's bid for 2022 Winter Olympics amid financial concerns; remaining candidates include Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan - @AP

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North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Ex-Norway Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg takes over as NATO's 13th secretary general - @dpa

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Senior official: Ukraine to receive weapons, military advisers from 5 NATO states, including US - @Reuters

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gadgets

Kuddle, a Norwegian picture sharing app designed for children and billing itself as a rival to Instagram could have 1 million users by the end of the year and plans an aggressive push into the US market, chief executive says - @Reuters

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Casey Kasem dies

Publicist: Radio icon Casey Kasem to be buried in Norway - @AP

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Russian food embargo 2014

Russia bans fruit, vegetable, meat, fish, milk and dairy imports from US, EU, Australia, Canada and Norway, Medvedev says - @Reuters

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Syrian civil war

Norway's intelligence service says it has received information about imminent 'concrete threat' against Norway linked to Syrian Islamic fighters - @AP, @NBCNews

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Tour de France 2014

Norway's Alexander Kristoff wins 15th stage of the Tour de France - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Norway's Statoil CEO Lund says could increase gas supplies to European Union but could not replace Russian gas - @Reuters

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Greenpeace protests Arctic drill site, May 2014

Greenpeace ship arrives at the Arctic location where Norway's Statoil is planning to drill the world's most northerly oil well, ahead of the company's rig which was making its way to the site - @Reuters

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Greenpeace protests Arctic drill site, May 2014

Norway police remove Greenpeace activists from Statoil rig in Arctic - @Reuters

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Norway

Norway Prime Minister Solberg pledges more tax cuts, increase on research, infrastructure spending as country prepares to reduce reliance on oil - @Reuters

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Greenpeace protests Arctic drill site, May 2014

Photo: Greenpeace activists board Statoil arctic drilling rig in the Norwegian Arctic - @pdacosta

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Canada

Canada loses appeal of EU ban of seal products; World Trade Organization says it was right to ban products from Canada on moral grounds - @CBCAlerts

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