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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIngvil Ladehaug is battery challenged. Her laptop is running out of juice. Her cellphone is down to its last electrons. But the director of communications for Norway's Think -- beginning production in September of perhaps the best electric car in the...
Bibi is back. Unlikely as it seemed after his resounding electoral defeat in 1999, Benjamin Netanyahu, the leader of Israel's right-wing Likud Party, has returned triumphantly from the political wilderness and was inaugurated -- for the second time --...
Anne Brown Gershwin's singer 'Bess' Anne Brown, 96, the soprano who originated the role of Bess in George Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess," died Friday in Oslo, Norway. Brown starred in the original production of the folk opera. Gershwin was so impressed...
Patrick Tyler is a veteran foreign and Washington correspondent who more recently has applied his formidable reporting skills and narrative gifts to diplomatic history. His latest effort, "A World of Trouble: The White House and the Middle East -- From...
'If you want peace, prepare for war," counseled the Roman general Flavius Vegetius Renatus more than 1,600 years ago, echoing the sage advice given nine centuries earlier by the Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu. But in a film I saw recently at Oslo's...
Tags: Ohio, Death, United Nations, National Security, Politics
Times Staff And Wire ReportsNorwegian architect Sverre Fehn, whose unique style of blending modern forms with Scandinavian traditions earned him the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize, has died. He was 84. Fehn died in a retirement home in Oslo on Feb. 23, his grandson Jacob...
Tags: Obituaries, Death, Arts and Culture, Landforms, Norway
There is no longer a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Forget the endless arguments about who offered what and who spurned whom and whether the Oslo peace process died when Yasser Arafat walked away from the bargaining table or...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterHonked off by Los Angeles pump prices? Cheer up. You could be commuting in Oslo, where gasoline costs $9.85 a gallon and filling up a Mini Cooper would set you back $130. That's the priciest petrol on a list of world gas prices released Wednesday by...
Yesterday, as the Annapolis summit on the Middle East came to a close, The Times' editorial board conceded that the meeting managed to defy "rock-bottom expectations" but concluded that, "where there is even the faintest hope, we must protect and...
American presidents have never had an easy time in the Middle East. For 60 years, they have been trying to make peace, or just prevent recurrent wars, and the record of success is thin while the death toll from the violence is disturbingly high. The...
Arne Naess, a Norwegian philosopher who coined the term "deep ecology" to indicate that humans are no more important than other species, ecosystems or natural processes, died Jan. 12 in Oslo. He was 96. Naess founded the deep ecology movement in 1973...
Tags: Death, Biology, Science, Politics, Demonstration
GETTING THERE: From LAX, Air France, British, Continental, KLM and Lufthansa have connecting service (change of plane) to Oslo. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $556. TELEPHONES: To call the numbers below from the U.S., dial 011 (the...
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