- Iran students face expulsion from Norway over sanctions
How sanctions are hurting Iranian science students in Norway.
BBC News. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:27:21 GMT.
- 2 Foreign Aid Workers Are Gunned Down in Afghanistan, Officials Say
Two women from Finland employed by an international aid organization were shot dead Thursday morning in the western city of Herat, Afghan officials said.
By Carlotta Gall. International Herald Tribune. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:01:53 GMT.
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- ArtsBeat: Taking New Music From Los Angeles to Reykjavik
A concert in August will unite composers and performers from Los Angeles with a women’s choir in Iceland.
By Allan Kozinn. International Herald Tribune. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:39:41 GMT.
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- Norway Says Islamist Militants Planning Attack in West Left Syria
A group of militant Islamists planning to carry out attacks in the West is on its way from Syria, possibly heading towards Norway, police said on Friday. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:02:42 -0400.
- Norway: group from Syria en route to commit terror
The head analyst of Norway's intelligence agency says a group of people is en route from Syria "to carry out an act of terror in the West," adding that Norway has been "concretely named" as the target.
Miami Herald. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:21 EDT.
- Aid workers shot dead in Herat
Gunmen in Afghanistan shoot dead two Finnish women working with an international Christian charity in the western city of Herat.
BBC News. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:01:09 GMT.
- Norway: 'Concrete Threat' of Terror Attack
Norway's intelligence agency says it has information about a "concrete threat" from people who are linked to radical Islamist fighters in Syria. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:36:15 -0400.
- Two Finnish Women Killed In Afghanistan
Two Finnish female workers for a nongovernmental organization have been killed in Afghanistan's western city of Herat.
Radio Liberty. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:59:48 +0000.
- Diesels, Despite Competition,Will Still Lead Fuel Frugality March - Audi
MALMO, Sweden – Diesel engines are under attack on many fronts, but Audi still believes they have a solid future and will even lead the way in saving fuel for a while yet.
By Neil Winton. Forbes. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:27:00 GMT.
- Over 25,000 attend Positivus music festival in Latvia - The Baltic Times
More than 25,000 people attended the Positivus music festival in Latvia over the weekend, LETA reports. Visitors from the Baltics, Scandinavia, Germany, Great Britain, Italy and Netherlands ...
Baltic Times. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT.
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.