Africa

Ten Elections to Watch in 2019

December 14, 2018 vikingarnews 0

  Millions of people around the world voted in 2018. Russian President Vladimir Putin earned his fourth term in office, though the contest was far from free and fair. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán won a parliamentary majority that will enable him to change […]

Agriculture

Norway to Ban Deforestation-Linked Palm Oil Biofuels in Historic Vote

December 12, 2018 vikingarnews 0

  The Norwegian parliament voted this week to make Norway the world’s first country to bar its biofuel industry from importing deforestation-linked palm oil starting in 2020, The Independent reported. Environmentalists celebrated the move as a victory for rainforests, the climate and endangered species such as orangutans […]

Featured

Is norway trying for peace in kashmir?

December 2, 2018 vikingarnews 0

  On November 23, the ex-Norwegian Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik landed in Srinagar and headed directly to the top separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s residence at Hyderpora where he was also joined by […]