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No Norwegians on board MH17

UPDATED: Foreign Minister Børge Brende said on Friday morning there was nothing to suggest any Norwegians had been on board Malaysian Airlines flight MH17...

Brende heads to Middle East talks

Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende announced he'd travel to Israel and Palestine on Tuesday as part of efforts to secure a ceasefire and peace...

Norway sued for gender discrimination

An American woman who worked for three years at the Norwegian consulate in Minneapolis is suing the Norwegian government after she was paid USD...

More aid for Philippines recovery

Norway's foreign minister has pledged an extra NOK 50 million (USD 8.1 million) to the typhoon recovery effort during  a visit to the Philippines....

Youthful unrest at the foreign ministry

Young diplomats at Norway's foreign ministry think they're forced to wait far too long to finally become ambassadors abroad. More than 100 of them...

Cancer claims renown diplomat

Hans Wilhelm Longva has been called Norway's most important diplomat in the Middle East, and certainly among its most fearless. Colleagues and journalists alike...

Ministry launches ‘Team Norway’

Norway's foreign ministry, which has assembled all its ambassadors and station chiefs in Oslo this week, unveiled a new program to them that aims...

Most new top diplomats are women

For the first time ever, Norway's foreign ministry has named more women than men to head the country's embassies and general consulates around the...

UD faces claims of discrimination

Staff employed locally at Norwegian embassies around the world, all run by Norway's foreign ministry (Utenriksdepartementet, UD), claim they're often treated quite differently than...

Norway pledges funds for maternal health care

Norwegian officials announced they'd be donating USD 80 million (around NOK 500 million) to a new US-initiated international program aimed at improving maternal health...

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