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Norway ‘regrets’ drama in Egypt

Norway's foreign ministry carefully avoided using the word "coup" when addressing the Egyptian military's decision to seize power Wednesday night, but announced Thursday that...

‘Breakthrough’ in Colombian talks

Norwegian Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide confirmed Sunday night what he called "the most important breakthrough" so far in peace talks between the government...

Most Norwegians hope Obama wins

Fully eight out of 10 members of the Norwegian Parliament hope US President Barack Obama wins re-election next week, according to a survey conducted...

Colombian talks start peacefully

Historic peace talks between the Colombian government and the guerrilla group FARC finally got officially underway in Norway on Thursday and the tone seemed...

Colombian peace talks delayed again

UPDATED: Delegations from both the Colombian government and the guerrilla group FARC postponed their departure for Oslo early this week, reportedly because of bad...

Taiwan waits for a nod from Norway

Autumn is high season for diplomatic gatherings in Oslo, when local embassies host receptions or celebrate national holidays. One country is almost always left...

Colombian peace talks postponed

Peace talks between the government of Colombia and the country's long-standing left-wing guerrilla group FARC were due to begin in Oslo early this month...

No soft start for new foreign minister

Espen Barth Eide, who suddenly took over as Norway's new foreign minister on Friday, really had to hit the ground running. He was already...

Diplomatic shuffle may include Solheim

Two of Norway's most important ambassador posts, in Washington DC and Moscow, will be opening up this summer as part of routine moves within...

Norway unhappy with Russia and China over Syria

The Norwegian government is holding Russia and China "especially" responsible for preventing the UN Security Council from making serious attempts to halt the violence...

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