Omicron variant

Germany to 'shut off' public life for unjabbed, US to set new travel rules

More than two dozen countries and territories have now detected cases, including India on Thursday and the United States on Wednesday

US President Joe Biden speaks about the administration’s response to Covid-19 and the Omicron variant at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland on 2 December 2021

Man Utd finally sack Solskjaer after dismal run

Manchester United ended Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's three-year reign as manager at Old Trafford on Sunday following a run of one win in seven Premier League games.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

FIFA World Cup qualifier

Dutch book ticket to Qatar with win over Norway

Two late goals by Steven Bergwijn and Memphis Depay on Tuesday saw the Netherlands book a ticket to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, as they held Norway at bay with a 2-0 victory in Rotterdam

Netherlands' forward Steven Bergwijn (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's first goal during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifying round Group G football match between Netherlands and Norway at the Feijenoord stadium in Rotterdam on 16 November, 2021

Footballer collapses from heart attack during game in Norway

Icelandic midfielder Emil Palsson collapsed during a football game in Norway's second division Monday evening after suffering a cardiac arrest

Icelandic midfielder Emil Palsson


Top NGO leader presses Taliban on letting women work

The Taliban “basically agreed” to allow women to work, and they admitted that “it is going too slow in many places,” said Jan Egeland, director-general of the Norwegian Refugee Council

This picture taken on 27 September 2021 shows Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Secretary General, Jan Egeland, gesturing as he talks at his office in Kabul

Norway to start COVID vaccination of children aged 12 years and older

Some 72 per cent of all Norwegians have now received a first dose of a Covid vaccine and 57 per cent of the population is fully vaccinated, according to the Institute of Public Health

Norway to start COVID vaccination of children aged 12 years and older

Denmark, Norway shut Kabul embassies, Finland evacuates staff

On Friday, Germany announced it was reducing its diplomatic staff in Kabul to the "absolute minimum" in the face of the Taliban offensive, which is approaching the Afghan capital

Denmark, Norway shut Kabul embassies, Finland evacuates staff

Decision on Sundarbans World Heritage status next year

Tian Xuejun called on Bangladesh to submit SEA, EIA and impact of industries on the World Heritage Site reports, to be completed within August following the operational guidelines of the World ...

A herd of deer in the Sundarbans.

Can you mix-and-match Covid-19 vaccines?

The prospect of mixing vaccine doses offers a chance to bolster vaccine rollouts and, potentially boost the immunity provided, but evidence around the wisdom of this approach is scarce when it comes ...

An employee checks a freezer that can store Covid-19 vaccines at the headquarter of Froilabo company in Meyzieu, near Lyon, south-eastern France, on 27 November 2020

Norway prime minister fined by police over virus rules violation

The fine is for 20,000 Norwegian crowns ($2,352), police chief Ole Saeverud told a news conference.

Norway prime minister fined by police over virus rules violation
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