SINGAPORE - Singapore now offers war risk insurance for ships, joining the likes of established maritime nations such as Greece, Japan, Norway and Britain.
Straits Times. Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:30:00 +0800.
Talks held near the Swedish capital Stockholm that ended Monday and included representatives from North and South Korea and the United States were constructive, Sweden's foreign ministry said.
Reuters. Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:51:20 -0500.
When Dutchman Ciaran Barr and Norwegian Jorn Bjorn Augestad decided to visit Kabul, they opted to stay with a local host for free via the website couchsurfing.com. The Afghan government says they're risking their safety.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:07:00 +0000.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - The European Union's competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, has made her name challenging Silicon Valley tech companies. ...
Kelvin Chan. Washington Times. Mon, 21 Jan 2019 04:53:26 -0500.
Norwegian artist Linda Bakke sculpted Storelgen in 2015. She said another even larger moose sculpture is also in the works to maintain their title.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sun, 20 Jan 2019 16:00:00 EST.
Swedish academic Hans Rosling has identified a worrying trend: not only do many people across advanced economies have no idea that the world is becoming a much better place, but they actually even think the opposite. This is ...
New Zealand Herald. Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:06:14 +1200.
The agreement fulfils a long-standing goal of Conservative Solberg, in power since 2013, who hopes that a majority will provide stability and help ease her path to re-election in 2021. ...
Yahoo. Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:10:47 -0500.
Facts About Scandinavia
The Scandinavian countries of northern Europe include Norway, Sweden,
and Denmark, as well as Finland and Iceland. For more news and
official information about the nations of Scandinavia, please visit
the national government websites highlighted below.
The Kingdom of Norway's
capital city is Oslo, and its currency is the Norwegian Krone.
Norwegian is the official language of Norway, and in 2007, the estimated
population of Norway was 4,628,000.
The Kingdom of Sweden's
capital city is Stockholm, and its currency is the Swedish Krona.
Swedish is the official language of Sweden, and in 2007, the estimated
population of Sweden was 9,031,000.
The Kingdom of Denmark's
capital city is Copenhagen, and its currency is the Danish Krone.
Danish is the official language of Denmark, and in 2007, the estimated
population of Denmark was 5,468,000.
The Republic of Finland's
capital city is Helsinki, and its currency is the Euro.
Finnish is the official language of Finland, and in 2007,
the estimated population of Finland was 5,238,000.
The Republic of Iceland's
capital city is Reykjavik, and its currency is the Krona.
Icelandic is the official language of Iceland, and in 2007,
the estimated population of Iceland was 302,000.