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Norway withholds funds for Hungary

Norway and its two partners in the European Economic Area (EEA), Iceland and Liechtenstein, have been unable to agree with the Hungarian government on...

Norway promises aid to Lebanon

Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide has expressed the Norwegian government's sympathy for the victims of Tuesday's explosion in Beirut that killed at least 135...

Norway sends more refugee aid to Syria

Norway has become highly restrictive in taking in refugees itself, but was willing this week to donate NOK 77 million (USD 8.4 million) in...

Norway boosts aid to Afghanistan

The Norwegian government is boosting its humanitarian aid to Afghanistan by NOK 48 million this year, because of drought and conflict."The humanitarian situation in...

Hungary wants ‘its money’ from Norway

The Hungarian government has been complaining once again that Norway is withholding its majority share of the financial aid the European Economic Area (EEA)...

Foreign aid subject to major reforms

Norway remains one of the world's major contributors to foreign aid, donating more than 1 percent of gross national product to development projects every year....

EU post sacrificed in favor of foreign aid

Of all the changes resulting from her goverment reshuffle, Prime Minister Erna Solberg was getting perhaps the most kudos for her decision to replace...

Red Cross red-faced over Haiti funding

The Norwegian Red Cross was resorting to damage control on Tuesday, after newspaper VG reported that it had wrongly informed donors about how it...

Charity drive raises millions for Unicef

Norway's annual charity drive organized by state broadcaster NRK and known as TV-aksjonen, raised NOK 218.5 million (USD 28 million) on Sunday for Unicef....

Prosecutor drops ministry probe

UPDATED: Norway's state prosecutor (Statsadvokaten) was raising questions Friday about how the country's foreign ministry (Utenriksdepartementet, UD) has handled a conflict of interest case involving...

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