Tagged: Barack Obama

Yes he can – US Ambassador visit to NTNU

American President Barack Obama has only been in office a year but has steadfastly tackled some of the most pressing problems facing the United States, from health care reform to nuclear proliferation in Iran,...

Obama cancels lunch with Norway’s king

The leader of Norway’s right-wing Progress Party said U.S. President Barack Obama‘s decision to cancel lunch with King Harald is wrong, and poll results agree. Results of an InFact poll indicated 44 percent of...

President Obama proclaims Leif Erikson Day 2009

Presidential Proclamation: Leif Erikson Day Oct. 9, 2009 On this day in 1825, the ship Restauration landed in New York City after sailing for 3 months from Stavanger, Norway. The 52 passengers aboard represented...

President Obama awarded Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Committee’s announcement from Nobelpeaceprize.org: The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2009 is to be awarded to President Barack Obama for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international...

President Obama congratulates Prime Minster Stoltenberg

President Barack Obama today congratulated Norway’s Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg on the renewal of Stoltenberg’s mandate as Prime Minister and his party’s success in Norway’s recent elections, writes the Norwegian Government on their website....

Norway’s GGS says Iran survey attracts US interest

OSLO, Feb 25 (Reuters) -Norwegian seismic surveyor Global Geo Services (GGS) (GGS.OL), a supplier to the oil and gas industry, said on Wednesday a U.S.-based energy firm had shown interest in its survey offshore...