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Karl Ove Knausgaard: By the Book
The author of the six-volume autobiographical novel “My Struggle” and, most recently, “Autumn” steers clear of crime fiction: “I only read crime novels when I’m depressed, so I try to avoid them.”
Liu Xiaobo, Chinese Dissident and Nobel Laureate, Is Cremated
The small, muted funeral was attended by his wife under official watch. Mr. Liu’s ashes were later dropped into the sea.
Both Climate Leader and Oil Giant? A Norwegian Paradox
While Norway wants to wean its own citizens off fossil fuels, it remains one of the world’s biggest petroleum producers and is revving up exports.
On a Tiny Norwegian Island, America Keeps an Eye on Russia
In a sleepy town in the Arctic, the business of snooping on Russia’s fleet of nuclear submarines is flourishing thanks to an American-funded radar system.
Norway Plans to Ban Face Veils in Schools and Universities
The minority government said it was confident that the measure would find opposition support.
Inside the Svalbard Global Seed Vault
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault, a safeguard of the world’s most important crops, flooded after permafrost surrounding the entrance thawed in Norway. Look inside in 360 degrees.
For Liberals, Is It Time to Move to Norway?
We always fantasize about moving abroad to avoid Republican presidents. Under Trump, it’s different.
Lawyer and Crime Novelist to Lead Nobel Peace Prize Committee
Berit Reiss-Andersen, a former prosecutor who was Norway’s vice minister for justice from 1996 to 1997, will succeed Kaci Kullmann Five, who died in February.
‘Just See How I Shoot.’ In Norway, Women Are Joining the Hunt.
Women are increasingly taking up this traditional masculine pastime, looking to connect with nature and the food chain.
Flecks of Extraterrestrial Dust, All Over the Roof
A jazz musician from Norway hunted bits of cosmic debris for eight years and found it everywhere. Turns out, tons of it land every day.
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