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Stoltenberg sees no basis for peace talks with Putin

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg was back home in Norway this week, but busy making the rounds of local news broadcasts, an appearance at...

NATO asked to protect pipelines

The leaders of both Norway and Germany want NATO to set up a special center for surveillance of underwater pipelines along with other critical...

Norway promises more aid to Ukraine

Norwegian Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt was back in Kyiv this week, along with colleagues from other Nordic and Baltic nations on their way to...

War news round-up: Russians have also sought refuge in Norway

NOTE TO READERS: Russia's invasion of Ukraine last winter has had enormous consequences for the rest of Europe, also for Norway. The following rundown...

Fewer eager to serve in military

Fully 90 percent of all Norwegians agree that the nation must have its own defense forces, but fewer are willing take part themselves. Results...

Survey reflects confidence in defense

Some of the most important vessels in the British Navy attracted lots of attention when they berthed for a three-day show of strength in...

‘Queen Elizabeth’ sails into Oslo

One of the world's largest aircraft carriers squeezed through the Oslo Fjord on Monday to spend the next few days in the Norwegian capital....

Billions needed to revive bomb shelters

Norway's bomb shelters have been branded as outdated and suffering from a chronic lack of maintenance. In some cases, local officials don't even have...

Broken promises hurt the government more than the war

NEWS ANALYSIS: Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre has lurched from crisis to crisis during his minority government's first year in office, and found himself...

Norway stumbles into a ‘new phase’ of military preparedness

The Norwegian government announced more plans on Monday to strengthen defense preparedness, after another rash of criticism over a lack thereof. Prime Minister Jonas...

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