Norway

Justice

How Norway threw away the term 'lone wolf'

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.

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Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Barents Sea, one of the seas where Norway drills for oil and gas. The World's Gerry Hadden reports from Oslo.

Global Politics

Iranian diplomat defects

In the past year, three Iranian diplomats have resigned in protest against the government, and have asked for asylum in Europe. The latest defection came today. Correspondent Cyrus Farivar reports.

Development & Education

The upside to climate change

Some countries could stand to benefit from the warming of the planet. Melting ice caps could lead to new transportation routes. And that could be lucrative. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks to Norway's foreign minister, Jonas Gahr St�re.

Global Politics

Nobel reading

At today's Nobel ceremony in Oslo, actress Liv Ullman read from a speech Liu Xiabo made ahead of his sentencing last year. We have an excerpt.

Environment

Norwegian seaport

For the Geo Quiz, we're looking for a Norwegian seaport up above the Arctic Circle: It's in the extreme northeast corner of Norway, near the border with Russia. This northern city is also the northern-most stop for the Hurtigruten cruise line.

Environment

Survivor: Planet Earth

Are organisms, along with a little thing called natural selection, finding a way to beat this formidable foe? We hope Warren Allmon, director of the Museum of the Earth and professor at Cornell, can shed some light on our queries.