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A woman takes off a life vest from a baby, shortly after crossing the Aegean sea on a dinghy, with other refugees and migrants, from Turkey to the Greek island of Lesbos, on Friday, Dec. 25, 2015.
2016-05-03, The Oslo Times
May 3, Ankara: The European Commission is to grant Turkey conditional approval this Wednesday for visa-free travel within the EU's Schengen area, as a...
Bloomberg: A bargain for shipping tycoon George Economou is bad news for creditors holding $24 billion of distressed offshore-drilling bonds. The Greek billionaire snapped up a drillship called Cerrado for less than 10 percent of its 2011 new-build price,...
Public Technologies: (Source: Viking River Cruises Inc) Los Angeles (May 5, 2016) - Less than one year ago, VikingOcean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) launched its first ship, Viking Star, and marked the arrival of the travel industry's first entirely new cruise line in a...
New York Times: This art fair’s takeover of BasketballCity includes three-on-three action. ......
Voa News: The New York-based Human Rights Foundation has awarded its 2016 Vaclav Havel Prize for CreativeDissent to an Iranian cartoonist, a Russian performance artist and an Uzbek photojournalist. "The prize celebrates those who, with bravery and ingenuity, unmask the...
The Roanoke Times: PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine company has been hired to oversee the final stages of construction for a U.S. embassy near Oslo, Norway. ......
Reuters: A nasal spray device that delivers oxytocin to the brain could help those with autism or schizophrenia, say researchers. The team says its device delivers the hormone higher up the nose than other devices, making it more effective. Jim Drury reports....
The Oslo Times: May 5, Geneva: The Papua New Guinea (PNG) government should present its plan and timeline for closing the Manus Island detention center at the upcoming Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Papua New Guinea on May 6, 2016, at the United NationsHuman Rights...
Public Technologies: (Source: SSPGroup plc) SSP NewsRelease 5-May-2016 SSP, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, has announced details of the three outlets it is scheduled to open at Bergen Airport following the company's first contract...
Public Technologies: (Source: Panoro EnergyASA) Oslo, 4 May 2016 - Panoro Energy ASA ("the Company" or "Panoro" with OSE ticker: "PEN"), the independent E&P company with assets in Nigeria and Gabon, notes the recent announcement made by its...
Public Technologies: (Source: Opera Software ASA) Oslo, Norway - May 4, 2016 New technology significantly increases browser speed A native ad blocker is integrated into both the stable version of the Opera browser for computers, as well as the Opera Mini browser for Android - out...
Public Technologies: (Source: NorthEnergyASA) 04.05.2016 07:30:00 CETOslo, 4 May 2016 North Energy ASA ('North Energy' or 'Company') recorded a net profit of NOK 94.1 million in the first quarter of 2016. A NOK 100.8 million gain from the acquisition of Explora Petroleum AS...
Public Technologies: (Source: NELASA) 8dc4c417-5a6b-4c53-99d4-defc35a6993e.pdf NEL ASA: Enters into partnership agreement with GREENSTAT (Oslo, 4 May 2016) NEL ASA (NEL) announced today that it has entered into a partnership agreement with GREENSTAT AS (GREENSTAT) for the...