Oslo is the economic and governmental centre of Norway. The city is also a hub of Norwegian trade, banking, industry and shipping. It is an important centre for maritime industries and maritime trade in Europe. The city is home to many companies within the maritime sector, some of which are among the world's largest shipping companies, shipbrokers and maritime insurance brokers. Oslo is a pilot city of the Council of Europe and the European Commission intercultural cities programme.
Oslo Central was built on the site of the older Oslo East Station (Oslo Østbanestasjon, Oslo Ø), the combining of the former east and west stations being made possible by the opening of the Oslo Tunnel. Oslo Central has nineteen tracks, thirteen of which have connections through the Oslo Tunnel. The station has two buildings, the original Oslo East building and the newer main building for Oslo Central. Each building houses a large shopping centre. The square in front of the station is called Jernbanetorget.
Though, to some degree, these countries eventually reconstructed their relations with Israel once Egypt did so in 1978, and following the MadridConference of 1991 and the Oslo Agreements, it proved to be but a fleeting gesture as Israel was unable to exploit this temporary ...
Several people have been killed and others injured by a man armed with a bow and arrow in a town west of the Norwegian capital, Oslo...Norway's newly appointed Prime MinisterJonas Gahr Stoere holds a press conference at the Prime Minister's office, in Oslo, Thursday, Oct.
in Kongsberg, located some 50 miles southwest of Oslo. The first reports came in at around 6.13 p.m., the police chief on duty, Oyvind Aas, said in a news conference ... "Our thoughts go first of all to those affected and their relatives," she said at a news conference that was called in Oslo on short notice Wednesday evening.
The police chief in the town of Kongsberg announced the deaths at a news conference ... The police chief in the town of Kongsberg announced the deaths at a news conference ... miles) southwest of Oslo.
COPENHAGEN — ...Saeverud told a news conference ... Kongsberg, a small town of some 26,000 inhabitants, is about 41 miles southwest of Oslo. Ten years ago, Norway was shaken by the terrorist rampage of a white supremacist who methodically hunted down and killed dozens of young people attending a political conference on Utoya island, near Oslo.
A senior Norwegian police officer revealed that the suspect behind Wednesday's deadly bow and arrow attacks in Kongsberg had earlier been identified by police as having been 'radicalised,' in comments made during a press conference in Oslo on Thursday ...The police followed up on these ... .