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Counter-demonstrators arrested

Seven people were arrested after police in Sandefjord had to use tear gas to subdue an estimated 300 demonstrators who objected to another demonstration...

Police want to relocate Koran-burning demonstration

Police in Oslo have not authorized a Koran-burning demonstration planned by the small but noisy organization SIAN (Stop the Islamization of Norway) on Friday....

Anti-oil protests clogged traffic

Police in Oslo arrested 29 young activists from the radical environmental group Extinction Rebellion Norway on Monday, after they blocked traffic at a busy...

Police targeted in demonstrations

For the third time in a row, Norway's state police force has become targets in demonstrations where they've had to protect a Norwegian anti-Islamist...

Demonstration provoked violence

Police in Bergen arrested 15 people after a demonstration by the anti-Islam organization SIAN turned violent on Saturday. Most of those taken into custody...

Historians puzzled after statue razed

Norwegian officials were surprised and saddened by news that the statue of a Norwegian-American anti-slavery activist is among the latest to be toppled and...

Sparks fly over Koran burning in Kristiansand

Turkey's foreign ministry has issued a formal complaint following a demonstration in Norway's southern city of Kristiansand over the weekend, during which an anti-Islamic...

Local Kurds blast Norway’s response to Turkey

Kurdish residents of Norway are calling on Norwegian officials to demand more of their NATO ally Turkey, and stop being so "passive" regarding Turkey's...

Kurds’ demonstrations peaceful this time

The latest in a series of demonstrations by groups opposing Turkey's military offensive in Northern Syria were carried out during the weekend, this time...

Storm stops oil drilling protest

Stormy seas and bad weather prevented climate and environmental activists from trying to stop a large drilling rig's controversial oil exploration efforts near a...

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