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Taliban meetings may spark more

Last week's series of controversial meetings with the Taliban in Oslo reflect Norway's aim to revive its role as an international peace broker, and...

No fairy tale with the Taliban in Oslo

NEWS ANALYSIS: It's either ironic or intentionally symbolic that Norway's new Labour-led government hosted highly controversial talks with the Taliban at an Oslo hotel...

Government invites Taliban to Norway

Norway's foreign ministry announced Friday that the Norwegian government has invited representatives of the Taliban to Oslo early next week for "conversations" about the...

Hopes rise for would-be refugees

Several Afghan citizens who worked for Norwegian defense forces in Afghanistan have received emails from Norway's defense ministry, informing them that their applications for...

Taliban moves into Norway’s embassy

Nearly 60 members of the Taliban have moved into Norway's and Denmark's embassy complex in Kabul, after it was evacuated and closed in mid-August....

Norway calls for more US ‘humility’

The Norwegian government doesn't think the US-led withdrawal of NATO forces from Afghanistan last month was the "extraordinary success" that US President Joe Biden...

Afghan evacuees swiftly resettled

Fully 676 of the 860 Afghans flown under chaotic conditions to Norway last week have already been granted status as refugees, and 243 have...

Fate of military equipment ‘unsure’

Defense Minister Frank Bakke-Jensen said neither he nor military brass know what's happened to around NOK 600 million worth of weapons, vehicles, communications equipment...

Afghan evacuation ‘completely over’

Norway pulled its last remaining military personnel out of Afghanistan in the early morning hours of Monday. That also brings an end to the...

Bombing in Kabul halts evacuations

UPDATED: Norway's military field hospital inside the airport in Kabul was still operating and busy on Friday, after bomb blasts in and around the...

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