Photo: Photo by Sølve Sundsbø.Photo: Photo by Sølve Sundsbø

His Majesty King Harald V of Norway is visiting Washington State and Alaska, May 21-27, 2015.

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"On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Norway on your Constitution Day on May 17." --U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry

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Statements from the Nordic Ministers for Foreign Affairs' meeting in Elsinore May 5, 2015.

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington D.C. and the U.S. Embassy in Oslo are in partnership with the Barents Observer offering two American journalists a rare opportunity to work in one of the most interesting places in the world today: Norway’s Arctic North.

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Norwegian literature has experienced a blossoming presence in New York this spring, with the American release of books by three Norwegian greats; Åsne Seierstad, Per Petterson and last but not least Karl Ove Knausgaard. This week the highly expected Paris Review Norwegian-American Literary Festival is upon us.

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Ambassador Kåre R. Aas presented his credentials to President Obama at the White House on Sept. 17, 2013.

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"A Norwegian research vessel has locked itself in the shrinking ice cap to gather data needed to predict the cap's future—and that of the planet" writes National Geographic News. In January, the Norwegian Polar Institute’s research vessel, Lance, was frozen into the Arctic Ocean with climate researchers from many countries on board. Expectations are high that the project will generate important...

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What are the next steps in manned space flight? When will humans finally set foot on Mars? Which country will be the first to get there?

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