Tagged: President Barack Obama

Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg one million gift

WASHINGTON DC (Dagbladet): Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg had with him a gift from home on day two of the Summit on nuclear safety in Washington: Norway contributes NOK 20 million for the International Atomic...

Rybak meets Obama, Jean, Smith, Westlife

The ruling king of the Eurovision Song Contest, Alexander Rybak, and the President of the United States, Barack Obama, had a chance to meet yesterday in Norway. As announced already before, Rybak is set...

White House Notebook: Short stay miffs Norwegians

OSLO — President Barack Obama’s decision to break with tradition and not follow the lead of past Nobel Peace Prize winners bewildered some Norwegians. Others thought he was being impolite. Obama had quite a...

Nobel Peace Prize 2009

Their Majesties The King and Queen and Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess attended the 10 December ceremony at Oslo City Hall at which President Barack Obama received the Nobel Peace...

Accepting Peace Prize, Obama Evokes ‘Just War’

OSLO — President Obama, accepting the Nobel Peace Prize here on Thursday, acknowledged the age-old tensions between war and peace but argued that his recent decision to escalate the conflict in Afghanistan was justified to...

Obama arrives in Norway to accept Nobel prize

OSLO (Reuters) – President Barack Obama arrived on Thursday in Norway to receive his Nobel Peace Prize, with live television pictures showing his plane touching down safely at Oslo‘s main airport. To read the...

Norway positive to new US strategy for Afghanistan

“A stronger and broader US involvement in order to ensure development and stability in Afghanistan is important, and this gives direction to the international efforts that Norway is supporting, Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre...

Meet the new US Ambassador to Norway

Ambassador Barry White, the new US Ambassador to Norway, speaks about presenting his credentials to His Majesty King Harald, and his plans and ambitions for his time here in Norway. Source: USEmbassyOslo

Obama to visit Oslo

The White House has confirmed that President Barack Obama will personally come to Oslo to accept the Nobel Peace Prize in December, and the Norwegian capital is gearing up for the visit, reports the Norwegian...