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Russia expels Norwegian diplomats

Three Norwegian diplomats working at Norway's embassy in Moscow have been declared unwelcome in Russia. Their looming expulsion comes as a response to Norway's...

Sri Lanka closing its embassy in Oslo

Sri Lanka, currently caught in an economic crisis, has decided to close its embassy in Oslo on April 30. Sri Lankan officials attributed the...

Turkey backs away from expelling diplomats

Turkey's authoritarian president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has withdrawn his threat of expelling several ambassadors including Norway's Erling Skjønsberg, after they'd urged the release of...

Ambassador rebuked in Turkey

Norway's Embassy in Turkey has been scolded and its ambassador among those called in for a rebuke by the Turkish government on Tuesday. His...

UD broke rules with its funding of IPI

UPDATED: Norway's state auditor general is strongly criticizing Norway's foreign ministry (Utenriksdepartementet, UD) over its own largely uncritical funding of the International Peace Institute...

Norway relieved over ceasefire

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norwegian Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide was on national radio Friday morning, expressing relief that the Israelis and Palestinians had finally gone...

Famed diplomat resigns in shame

Terje Rød-Larsen has long been one of Norway's most well-known diplomats, not least for his large global network of people in powerful positions. Now,...

Diplomat questioned over Epstein ties

Norway's foreign ministry has joined those questioning the ties that one of its most well-known former diplomats, Terje Rød-Larsen, had to disgraced financier and...

Hungary lashes out at the Nordics

Norway's ambassador to Hungary was called in for a rebuke on Monday, along with his diplomatic colleagues from all the other Nordic countries. Hungary's...

Norway won’t give up on Venezuela

The parties involved failed to reach any agreement, but Norway's foreign ministry isn't giving up efforts to resolve the political, social and economic crisis...

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