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Denmark world's happiest country, Burundi least: new report shows

ROME, March 16 - Denmark overtook Switzerland as the world's happiest place, according to a report on Wednesday that urged nations regardless of wealth to tackle inequality and protect the environment.

Helicopter with 13 aboard crashes off Norway

The seacrh is underway for the 13 occupants of a helicopter that crashed off Norway's west coast on Friday, in an area that sees frequent helicopter traffic to and from oil installations. Norwegian rescue services were still trying to determine the fate of the 13 passengers who were on board the helicopter when it crashed off Norway's west coast, near Bergen, Norway's second largest city.One eyewitness told local news that several people could be seen in the ocean and that the helicopter itself was resting on a small island.The area just west of Bergen sees frequent helicopter traffic to and from offshore oil installations.Authorities say the chopper was on its way to shore from an oil platform but the full extent of the damage was still unclear.

Airbus grounds Super Puma helicopters after Norway crash

Airbus Helicopters said all commercial passenger flights of helicopters similar to the Super Puma that crashed off Norway on Friday have been suspended.
April 30, 2016 | 09:32 am GMT+7

Norway helicopter crash investigators issue safety warning

Norwegian investigators looking into the cause of a fatal North Sea helicopter crash have sent a recommendation to European air safety authorities about a possible safety issue with the model's gearbox, they said on Wednesday.
June 02, 2016 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Chinese consortium buys Opera browser for $600 mln

The move follows Opera's failed attempt at a public share offer.
July 18, 2016 | 04:17 pm GMT+7

Norway's PM attacks Facebook 'censorship' over Vietnam photo

Facebook recently took down a Norwegian paper's post containing the Pulitzer Prize winning photo of the naked Napalm Girl. 
September 09, 2016 | 08:29 pm GMT+7

Facebook reinstates Vietnam War-era photo after outcry over censorship

Facebook reinstates the photo of a naked girl fleeing a napalm attack after its removal pitted it against Norway's prime minister.
September 10, 2016 | 06:16 am GMT+7

Facebook says will learn from mistake over Vietnam photo

"We intend to do better," Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg told Norway PM.
September 13, 2016 | 08:57 am GMT+7

Japanese scientist wins 2016 Nobel medicine prize

His discoveries led to a new paradigm in our understanding of how the cell recycles its content.
October 03, 2016 | 05:19 pm GMT+7

Swiss win inaugural team gold, Norway set medals record

Norway and Germany top the medals table on 13 golds.
February 24, 2018 | 01:37 pm GMT+7

The weird to the wonderful: football pitches of the world

Playing football, nothing could be simpler, right? All you need is a ball, a few players and, a pitch.
June 08, 2018 | 10:47 am GMT+7

Vietnamese-Norwegian striker wants to play for Vietnam

Alexander Dang, a leading striker in the Norwegian First Division, has expressed his desire to play for Vietnam.
March 05, 2019 | 08:36 pm GMT+7

Passengers airlifted from crippled cruise ship in storm off Norway

Rescue helicopters evacuated more than 150 people from a luxury cruise ship which suffered engine failure on Saturday in stormy weather off the west coast of Norway.
March 24, 2019 | 03:15 pm GMT+7

Vietnam needs to gear up for 48-team World Cup: coach Park

Coach Park Hang-seo said Vietnam should prepare thoroughly for a spot in the next World Cup if it’s expanded to 48 teams.
May 07, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7
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