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2 hrs ago | Copenhagen Post

Terror threat in Norway "slightly " reduced, says security agency

The risk of a terror attack in Norway has reduced slightly, according to the Norwegian national security agency , but police will maintain a high level of national security today, following a warning last week that an extremist Islamist group could be planning an attack.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Post-gazette.com

World briefs: Militants hit Cameroon

Islamist militants believed to be associated with the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram kidnapped the wife of a Cameroonian vice prime minister Sunday, in a worrying sign that the violence in northeastern Nigeria is spreading beyond its borders.

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The Independent

Venice: Cruising by bike

Adrian Mourby is an award-winning writer and producer. He is also an international correspondent for Opera Now magazine and a regular contributor to The Independent on Sunday's travel section.

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Related Topix: Travel, Italy, World News, Venice, Italy Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel, Norway Travel,

Jerusalem Post

Erdogan's anti-Semitism

The damage done by Erdogan has helped to unleash anti-Jewish invective by Turkish imams in Germany and The Netherlands.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Jens Stoltenberg, Europe, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Opinion

United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

Jewish museums in Norway closed for fear of attacks

Police in Norway recommended the temporary closure of two Jewish museums for fear of attacks, while Danish policed dispersed a pro-Israel rally out of concern for participants' safety.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Carefully planned Norway trip memorable for surprises

Carefully planned Norway trip memorable for surprises Managing Editor Sue Halena shares her vacation experience Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/travel/2014/07/26/carefully-planned-norway-trip-memorable-surprises/13215861/ I hoped the Dane sitting next to me wasn't annoyed by my excitement when I inched closer to a ... (more)

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Towleroad

Gay Man Attacked with Glass Bottle in Oslo After Being Asked if He is Gay

Keith Brooks-Bekkestrom was attacked in a park in Oslo, Norway by two men who approached him on a bench and asked if he was gay.

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All About Jazz

The Vocal Art of Norwegian Stine Janvin Motland

These surroundings demanded Motalnd to fill and respond to the building's acoustics and to explore the scope of her voice.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

In-depth Africa

South Sudan's food insecurity situation "worst in the world"

July 26, 2014 Members of the United Nations Security Council have described the current food insecurity situation in South Sudan as the "worst in the world".

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Financial Times

The Fast Lane: Closed for the summer holidays

This weekend marks the official start of the great European summer holiday handover.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Global peril from returning Syrian fighters shown in Norway alert

Norwegian authorities said they've uncovered information pointing to a potential terror attack in the country within days by individuals linked to the conflict in Syria.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Terrorism, Aspen, CO, US Politics, US News, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives

Decorah Journal

Oneota Film Festival, Vesterheim Museum are presenting recent Norwegian films Friday, Saturday

Oneota Film Festival and Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum in special arrangement with the Norwegian Film Institute will present recent Norwegian films beginning with the award-winning documentary North of the Sun .

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Counterpunch

Letter From Gaza

Jeffrey St. Clair on Hillary Clinton's miraculous rags-to-riches method of financial success; LA CONFIDENTIAL: Lee Ballinger on race, violence and inequality in Los Angeles; PAPER DRAGON: Peter Lee on China's military; THE BATTLE OVER PAT TILLMAN: David Hoelscher provides a 10 year retrospective on the changing legacy of Pat Tillman; MY BROTHER AND ... (more)

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All About Jazz

Marius Neset / Trondheim Jazz Orchestra: Lion

Despite having yet to make a breakthrough in North America, in the space of less than five years Marius Neset has gone from virtual unknown to one of Europe's hottest properties, gigging with his quartet all around the continent, including an incendiary showcase at the 2012 Jazzahead! trade show in Germany and an even more searing set at the 2014 ... (more)

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

USVI historian to deliver keynote lecture at upcoming slavery conference in Norway

Wayne James, fashion designer, lawyer, former US Virgin Islands senator, historian, and author of the soon-to-be released book on men's manners, Manly Manners: Lifestyle and Etiquette for the Young Man of the 21st Century, has been invited to deliver the keynote address at the October 11-12, 2014, conference in Oslo, Norway.

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The Harbor Times Soup

Impressions of Norway

I just returned last week from Norway where I was attending the family reunion of my husband Duncan, where he met many cousins, aunts and uncles for the first time.

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AndhraNews

Petroleum Geo-Services ASA : Second Quarter and First Half 2014 Results

PGS Towed EM streamer voted best new geoscience technology bya jury of industry experts nominated by Harts E&P magazine "Our second quarter was impacted by lower MultiClient revenues than expected, due to lack of pre-funding from the Triton MultiClient survey in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Copenhagen Post

Norwegian authorities warn of major terrorist attack threats within the next few days

The head of the Norwegian Security Service, the Norwegian Police Commissioner and the Minister of Justice were among the participants at a press conference today in Oslo, where the public is informed about a possible imminent terrorist attack in Norway.

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The Charlotte Observer

Norway warns of 'concrete threat' linked to Syria

OSLO, Norway Norway's intelligence service says it has been warned of an imminent "concrete threat" against the nation from people with links to Islamic fighters in Syria.

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GhanaSoccerNet.com

Adu Kofi penalty propels Stabaek to Norwegian Cup quarters

Ghana youth midfielder Enock Adu Kofi's last-gasp penalty lifted Stabaek to a 2-0 victory and propelled them to the quarter-finals of the Norwegian Cup on Wednesday night.

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