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Norway boosts aid to Afghanistan

The Norwegian government is boosting its humanitarian aid to Afghanistan by NOK 48 million this year, because of drought and conflict."The humanitarian situation in...

Asylum murder suspect held in custody

An 18-year-old asylum seeker from Afghanistan, charged with murdering two other young asylum seekers in Trondheim earlier this week, has been ordered held in...

Norway faces own child refugee dispute

While Norwegian politicians joined international outrage over the US' incarceration of illegal immigrant children this week, they were faced with controversy of their own...

Asylum seekers decline by half

A total of 674 people sought asylum in Norway during the first three months of this year, just over half the number who sought...

Deported Afghan refugees forced to flee

Seven out of 10 Afghan refugees who've returned to Afghanistan are forced to flee again, claimed the Norwegian Refugee Council (Flyktninghjelpen) this week. It...

Norwegian injured in Kabul attack

Arne Strand, a researcher specializing in Afghanistan for the Chr Michelsens Institutt (CMI) in Bergen, was reported to be in relatively stable condition at...

Calls rise to halt Afghan returns

Norway's conservative government is under more pressure to stop sending rejected refugees back to Afghanistan, especially minors when they turn 18. Amnesty International is...

NATO seeks troops for Afghanistan

NATO's Norwegian secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg, wants his homeland to send more troops to Afghanistan. Norway has withdrawn most all its soldiers after years...

MPs debate lessons from Afghanistan

The Norwegian government and Members of Parliament (MPs) finally took time in the New Year to study and debate Norway's lengthy participation in the war in...

‘Horrible’ refugee returns questioned

Several Members of Parliament are demanding answers from Immigration Minister Sylvi Listhaug regarding her active efforts to return asylum seekers to Aghanistan. Some are calling...

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