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Norway to Help Update Burma Electricity Law

Posted November 5th, 2012 at 12:20 am (UTC-5)
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The Asian Development Bank says Norway has pledged $850,000 to help Burma bring its electricity law up to current international standards. Espen Barth Eide, Norway’s minister of foreign affairs, said during a visit to Burma Monday that energy access for all is a priority for Norway. He added that, without access to modern energy, there […]

Norwegian Mass Killer Ruled Sane, Returns to Prison

Posted August 24th, 2012 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A Norwegian court has found confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik sane in the commission of twin attacks last year that killed 77 people. The verdict Friday means that Breivik will go to prison for 21 years, a sentence that could be extended beyond that for as long as he is considered dangerous. The prosecution […]

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Norwegian Mass Killer Ruled Sane, Goes to Prison

Posted August 24th, 2012 at 4:25 am (UTC-5)
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A Norwegian court has found confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik sane in the commission of twin attacks last July that killed 77 people. The verdict Friday means that Breivik will go to prison for 21 years, a sentence that could be extended beyond that for as long as he is considered dangerous. The prosecution […]

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Norwegian Mass Killer Faces Verdict

Posted August 24th, 2012 at 1:55 am (UTC-5)
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A Norwegian court delivers its verdict in the trial of confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik Friday, deciding whether to send him to prison or to a mental hospital for twin attacks last July that killed 77 people. Breivik has confessed to the killings that took place during a bombing and shooting rampage on a […]

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Norway Marks Anniversary of Breivik’s Massacre

Posted July 22nd, 2012 at 9:15 am (UTC-5)
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Norway on Sunday marked the first anniversary of a bomb and gun massacre that left 77 people dead, with Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg saying the nation responded to the tragedy by reaffirming its democratic and tolerant values. During a wreath-laying ceremony at the bomb site, Mr. Stoltenberg said the bomb and the bullets were meant […]

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Norway Marks Anniversary of Breivik’s Massacre

Posted July 22nd, 2012 at 8:55 am (UTC-5)
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Norway on Sunday marked the first anniversary of a bomb and gun massacre that left 77 people dead, with Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg saying the nation responded to the tragedy by reaffirming its democratic and tolerant values. During a wreath-laying ceremony at the bomb site, Mr. Stoltenberg said the bomb and the bullets were meant […]

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Norway Marks Anniversary of Breivik’s Massacre

Posted July 22nd, 2012 at 5:05 am (UTC-5)
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Norway is marking the first anniversary Sunday of twin attacks that left 77 people dead. A number of commemorative events are scheduled across Norway as the Scandinavian nation reflects on the assaults that Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg has described as the worst in Norway since World War Two. On July 22, 2011, Anders Behring Breivik […]

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Norway Massacre Trial Ends; Verdict Due in August

Posted June 22nd, 2012 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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The trial of confessed Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik ended Friday with a declaration by the defendant that he carried out a “a small barbarism” to prevent “a greater barbarism.” Breivik told the Oslo court Friday that he killed 77 people in a pair of attacks last July in defense of his ethnic group. […]

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Defense Rebuts Insanity Claim in Breivik Trial

Posted June 22nd, 2012 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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The trial of confessed Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik entered its last day Friday with the defense seeking to prove he was sane when he launched twin attacks last July that killed 77 people. Breivik has confessed to the killings during the bombing and shooting rampage on a government building in Oslo and a […]

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Norway Killer’s Prosecutors Ask for Insanity Ruling

Posted June 21st, 2012 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Norwegian prosecutors trying confessed killer Anders Behring Breivik say they want him to undergo compulsory psychiatric treatment instead of prison. But if the court decides that Breivik is guilty, prosecutors asked for the maximum penalty of 21 years in prison, a sentence that can be extended as long as Breivik is considered a danger to […]

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