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King of Norway invites Obama to stay at Royal Palace

Norway’s King Harald V has invited US President Barack Obama to stay at the Royal Palace when he visits Oslo to accept the Nobel Peace Prize in December. Prize winners usually stay at Oslo’s...

Norway’s Field of Peace

Small Design Firm from Cambridge, Mass. was selected to help design and implement four large interactive installations for the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Norway. The Nobel Field, honoring each Laureate, is an illuminated garden of LCD...

Nobel Peace Prize Gets a Record 205 Nominees for 2009

Nominations for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize totaled a record 205, the largest group of potential winners put forward in the award’s 108-year history, reports Bloomberg on Feb. 27.   Of the nominees, 33...

Thorbjørn Jagland elected to head Nobel Committee

Norwegian Parliament Speaker Thorbjørn Jagland was Thursday elected new chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee that selects the Nobel Peace Prize winner. The veteran Social Democrat has also held the posts of prime minister...