Norwegians watching news out of Charleston, South Carolina are reminded of another mass shooting, in July 2011. An Oslo newspaper columnist recalls that her colleagues were unequivocal about calling Anders Behring Breivik a terrorist, and she thinks American media should not be shy about calling the Charleston church shooting an act of terrorism.
Paul Lowe grew up in Oslo, Norway baking cakes with his grandmother and great aunt. Now, he lives in New York and is famous for his baked treats, like his almond bun recipe. In fact, he's known online as "Sweet Paul."
Israeli-Palestinian collaboration is rare enough in the fractious Middle East. But harmony? Two pianists are showing personal peace is possible, along with world-class performance in Europe and the Middle East.
Former Norwegian Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik talks about how clinical depression forced him to leave office ten years ago, and his recent advocacy work to help end the stigma of mental illness.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Norwegian town of Geilo. Each year on the first full moon, the town hosts an annual Ice Music Festival that features music played on instruments carved entirely out of ice.
Twenty-one year old violin student Xiang Yu plays a Bach violin sonata during a visit to our studio today and tells anchor Marco Werman about his recent experience at the 2010 Menuhin Competition for Young Violinists in Oslo, Norway.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with The World's Mary Kay Magistad in Beijing to find out whether people in China were able to follow the Nobel Peace Prize; it was awarded to imprisoned dissident Liu Xiaobo. His absence was marked by an empty chair.
For an assessment of how this will end and what America's responsibility will be under an Obama Administration, we are joined by Daniel Levy. Mr. Levy is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Middle East Initiative at the New America Foundation.
President Obama immediately named former Senate majority leader George Mitchell as special envoy to the Middle East and former United Nations ambassador Richard Holbrooke as envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, making it clear foreign policy is a priority.
President Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize early this morning for 'his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.' according to the Nobel Committee in Oslo. We take a look at the significance of this.
Jeff Zeleny (The New York Times), Shuja Nawaz (Atlantic Council) and Steve Cohen (The Earth Institute, Columbia University) evaluate the President's policies ? diplomacy, Middle East outreach and climate change ? that won him the Nobel Peach Prize.