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  • Photos: The 5 most expensive cities in the world March 4, 2014

    Singapore has topped a list of 131 cities globally to become the world's most expensive cities to live in 2014, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), reported by the BBC. Here is a list of the top 5 most expensive cities in the world. ...
  • OPCW, chemical weapons watchdog in Syria, wins Nobel Peace Prize October 11, 2013

    Oslo: The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the body overseeing Syrian chemical weapons destruction, has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2013. Experts from the Haguebased global chemical weapons watchdog, supported by the United Nations, aim to help destroy Syria's chemical weapons production facilities and weaponsfilling equipment by November...
  • Oslo votes to bid for 2022 Winter Games September 10, 2013

    Oslo: Oslo residents have voted in favour of bidding for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, the Norwegian capital hoping to bring the event back to the Nordic nation of five million for a third time. With nearly all the votes counted by Monday night, 55 per cent of Oslo voters...
  • Norway child abuse: 'Difficult to explain court verdict to child' December 4, 2012

    An Indian couple from Andhra Pradesh has been sentenced to jail by a Norwegian court for mistreating their sevenyearold son. ...
  • Norway child abuse row: Indian couple jailed December 4, 2012

    Oslo: An Oslo court on Tuesday convicted the Indian couple from Andhra Pradesh who were facing charges of child abuse. The father was sentenced to 18 months and the mother to 15 months in jail by the court after being convicted of burning and hitting their sevenyearold son with belt. The...
  • Method of parenting specific to a certain culture? December 4, 2012

    The Norway Police has claimed that the Indian couple from Andhra Pradesh facing charges of child abuse burnt and hit their sevenyearold son with belt. CNNIBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discussed whether the method of parenting is specific to a certain culture on the show. Below is the full transcript of...
  • Norway child abuse case: Court verdict today December 4, 2012

    Oslo: An Oslo court is set to rule on the Indian couple Andhra Pradesh facing charges of child abuse burnt and hit their sevenyearold son with belt on Tuesday. The prosecution has asked for a 15month jail term for the mother and an 18month jail term for the father. The...
  • FTN: Should there be universal parenting norms? December 3, 2012

    The Norway Police claimed that the Indian couple from Andhra facing charges of child abuse burnt and hit their sevenyearold son with belt. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 4, 2012

    Watch today's top stories with CNNIBN EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Norway child abuse: 'Indian couple burnt, hit son' December 3, 2012

    Oslo: The Norway police on Monday claimed that the Indian couple from Andhra Pradesh facing charges of child abuse burnt and hit their sevenyearold son with belt. Speaking to CNNIBN, Oslo police official Kurt Lir said that the charges against the Vallabhanenis are from 2007 to March 2012. "The charges against...
  • Norway child abuse case: Sentencing on Tuesday December 3, 2012

    New Delhi: A Norway court has reserved its order on the sentencing of an Indian couple accused of child abuse till Tuesday. The couple, hailing from Andhra Pradesh, was arrested for reprimanding its sevenyearold son for wetting his pants. They now face up to oneandahalfyears in prison. The prosecution has...
  • Norway child row: Court to give verdict on Monday December 3, 2012

    Oslo: Verdict in the case of the Indian couple, which was arrested last week in Norway for reprimanding its sevenyearold son for wetting his pant, is likely to be pronounced by a court in Oslo on Monday. The couple is in custody and the prosecution has asked for 15 months...
  • Norway child row: 'Charges against couple false' December 1, 2012

    Hyderabad: The criminal charges slapped against an Indian couple in Norway by police of "gross or repeated maltreatment" of their children are false, their family said on Saturday. Chandrasekhar Vallabhaneni, a software professional from Andhra Pradesh, and his wife Anupama have been remanded in custody and a judgement will be...
  • Norway child row: AP couple face more than a year in jail December 1, 2012

    Oslo: The Indian couple belonging from Andhra Pradesh, which was arrested in Norway for reprimanding its sevenyearold son for wetting his pants, face up to one and a halfyears in prison. The prosecution has asked for 15month jail term for the mother and 18month for the father for allegedly illtreating...
  • Norway: Indian mission offers consular help to arrested couple November 30, 2012

    Oslo/New Delhi: India on Friday assured all help to the Indian couple arrested in Norway for allegedly trying to discipline their 7yearold son for wetting his pants. Reacting swiftly to the request made by lawyer of the Indian couple, Chandrashekar Vallabhaneni and his wife Anupama, an officer of the Indian...
  • Norway killer Breivik gets 21year jail term August 24, 2012

    Oslo: A Norwegian court sentenced Anders Behring Breivik to prison on Friday, denying prosecutors the insanity ruling they hoped would show that his massacre of 77 people was the work of a madman, not part of an antiMuslim crusade. Breivik smiled with apparent satisfaction when Judge Wenche Elisabeth Arntzen read the...
  • Norway massacre: Verdict on Breivik today August 24, 2012

    Oslo: A Norwegian court delivers its verdict in the tenweek trial of gunman Anders Behring Breivik on Friday, deciding whether to send the antiMuslim militant to jail or a mental hospital for the massacre of 77 people last summer. Prosecutors have demanded a verdict of insanity, a fate Breivik called "worse...
  • Norway killer Breivik not insane: Defence lawyers June 22, 2012

    Oslo: On the last day of his trial, Anders Behring Breivik's defence lawyers tried to cast the confessed mass killer as a political militant motivated by an extreme rightwing ideology rather than a delusional madman who killed 77 people for the sake of killing. Since Breivik has admitted to the bombandgun...
  • Build harmony, Suu Kyi tells Myanmar refugees June 18, 2012

    Oslo: Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi paid a jubilant visit on Sunday to the Norwegian city of Bergen, where she urged refugees from her ethnically divided homeland to build harmony and support ceasefires. Suu Kyi flew from Oslo to the fjordstudded west coast a day after delivering her acceptance...
  • Full text: Suu Kyi's Nobel Prize speech June 16, 2012

    Your Majesties, Your Royal Highness, Excellencies, Distinguished members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Dear Friends, Long years ago, sometimes it seems many lives ago, I was at Oxford listening to the radio programme Desert Island Discs with my young son Alexander. It was a wellknown programme (for all I know it...
  • Nobel Peace Prize shattered my isolation: Suu Kyi June 16, 2012

    Oslo: Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi declared Saturday that the Nobel Peace Prize she won while under house arrest 21 years ago helped to shatter her sense of isolation and ensured that the world would demand democracy in her militarycontrolled homeland. Suu Kyi received two standing ovations inside Oslo's...
  • Norway custody row ends as kids return to India April 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The yearlong ordeal for the Bhattacharya family in Norway ended on Tuesday as the two kids Abhigyan and Aishwarya arrived in India with their paternal uncle Arunabhash. The kids were accompanied to India by Norwegian authorities. The kids were welcomed at the airport by their grandmother and...
  • Norway court gives NRI kids' custody to uncle April 23, 2012

    Oslo: A Norway court has given the custody of the two NRI children to their uncle. The two children Abhigyan and Aishwarya will reach India on Tuesday morning. Threeyearold Abhigyan and oneyearold Aishwarya will take a flight out of Oslo to Frankfurt and then to India along with...
  • Norway custody row: Court may send kids to India April 23, 2012

    Oslo: If all goes well for the Bhattacharya family, then a Norwegian court could send the two Indian children Abhigyan and Aishwariya with their uncle back home to India. A court judgment in favour got a major boost last week when the Norwegian Child Welfare Services said it was...
  • Norway killer picked up strategies from Al Qaeda April 21, 2012

    Oslo: Norwegian killer Anders Breivik has told a court in Oslo that he picked up strategies from the Al Qaeda and said it could serve as inspiration to European farright militants. Breivik said he had been closely following Al Qaeda since 2006 and studied each of their actions. "(Al Qaeda is)...
  • Norway killer says he was a nice person April 20, 2012

    Oslo: The Norwegian antiMuslim fanatic who killed 77 people in a shooting and bombing rampage last July told a court on Friday he was basically a "nice person" who had trained himself to stifle his emotions so he could carry out the attacks. Anders Behring Breivik, 33, admits killing eight people...
  • I would have done it again: Norway killer April 17, 2012

    Oslo: Anders Behring Breivik on Tuesday defended his massacre of 77 people, insisting he would do it again and calling the bombandshooting rampage the most "spectacular" attack by a nationalist militant since World War II. Reading a prepared statement in court, the antiMuslim extremist lashed out at Norwegian and European governments...
  • Breivik defiant as Norway massacre trial begins April 16, 2012

    Oslo: The rightwing fanatic who confessed to killing 77 people in a bombandshooting massacre went on trial in Norway's capital on Monday, defiantly rejecting the authority of the court. Anders Behring Breivik, dressed in a dark suit, smiled as a guard removed his handcuffs in the crowded court room. The 33yearold...
  • Norway shootings: Breivik charged with terrorism March 9, 2012

    Oslo: Exactly 100 people were shot, some of them up to eight times, before the gunman surrendered to police. Of the 69 people killed, 56 were shot in the head. One drowned and another fell off a cliff in desperate attempts to flee the mayhem. The indictment unveiled on Wednesday against...
  • People First: The Norway kids' custody battle January 24, 2012

    New Delhi and Oslo seem to have finally agreed on a solution that of handing over the children to their grandparents in India. ...