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Reds bashed over NATO dissent

Norway's far-left Reds Party spoiled the Norwegian Parliament's otherwise overwhelming support for bids by Sweden and Finland to join NATO. The Reds were the...

Norway gives up on troubled helicopters

The Norwegian government has finally decided to break a decades-old contract with the European producer of its deeply troubled NH90 helicopters, following years of...

War news round-up: Norway confirms sending artillery to Ukraine

NOTE TO READERS: Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, and the consequences for Norway and the rest of Europe are enormous. The following rundown...

Americans settle in on Norwegian bases

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norway's Parliament has cleared the way for US military forces to set up their own operations on four Norwegian bases. They're not...

Military whistle blowers feel ignored

Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) has unveiled more than 70 cases of how officers in Norwegian defense forces have been the target of serious complaints, but...

Norway hails ‘historic’ NATO expansion

UPDATED: Finland and Sweden will be welcomed into NATO with open arms by their neighbouring Norwegians. There's broad support in Norway for both Finland's...

Professor blasts probe into frigate’s sinking

A retired naval commander who also serves as a law professor is harshly criticizing Norwegian prosecutors' investigation into the embarrassing sinking of the frigate...

Norway will welcome Sweden and Finland into NATO

Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre is ready to welcome Sweden and Finland into NATO, after both countries indicated interest in applying to join the...

More weapons sent to Ukraine

Norway has gone along with pleas from the Ukrainian government to send more weapons to help fend off Russia's latest attacks. This time Norway...

Corona cancels visit from Finland

The Corona virus has spoiled an official visit from the president of Finland this week. Sauli Niinistö was due to arrive in Oslo on...

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