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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...

Russian embassy at ‘Ukraine’s Square’

UPDATED: An intersection near Russia's embassy in Oslo is about to be renamed "Ukrainas plass" (Ukraine's Square). It's recently been the site of protests against...

Embassies may start pouring cider

Like most embassies around the world, Norway's usually offer some bubbly before diplomatic dinners or other festive occasions. Now they've come under political pressure...

Taliban moves into Norway’s embassy

Nearly 60 members of the Taliban have moved into Norway's and Denmark's embassy complex in Kabul, after it was evacuated and closed in mid-August....

Norway closing its embassy in Kabul

Norway joined other western allies late Friday afternoon in announcing closure of their embassies in Afghanistan, at least temporarily. The announcement came after the...

Russia retaliates in espionage case

Norway's foreign ministry confirmed on Friday that one of its diplomats in Moscow is being expelled from Russia, after Norway expelled a Russian diplomat...

Man admits selling state info to Russia

Norway's police intelligence agency PST has charged a Norwegian man in his 50s with espionage after arresting him in an Oslo restaurant over the...

Trump sends new envoy to Norway

Just five months before he's up for re-election, US President Donald Trump has nominated a new ambassador to Norway. A local politician from the...

Russian diplomats tied to spy agency

Three diplomats at the Russian Embassy in Oslo were identified by newspaper Aftenposten on Wednesday as having ties to Russia's military intelligence agency known as...

PST scolded for registering MPs

Norway's police intelligence agency PST has been officially criticized for registering Members of Parliament (MPs) simply because they also were members of various parliamentary...

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