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New defense minister already under fire

NEWS ANALYSIS: A former small town mayor with little international experience was appointed as Norway's new defense minister on Tuesday. Bjørn Arild Gram of...

Defense minister resigns in shame

Norwegian Defense Minister Odd Roger Enoksen has had to resign his post, right in the middle of war in Europe and the biggest security...

Putin’s ‘ruthlessness’ fires up Norwegian defense

Norway's Andøya Air Base, located at the tip of a stratregically important island in the north, is due to reopen as a permanent base...

Norway expels Russian diplomats

The Norwegian government joined others all over Europe in expelling three Russian diplomats on Wednesday. Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt said they were conducting themselves...

State extends electricity subsidies

Norwegians reeling from the highest monthly electricity bills ever will continue to get financial assistance from the state government, some of it even sweetened....

Norway learns to live with Corona

UPDATED: Norwegian health authorities want to further ease the few Corona-related restrictions that remain. Anyone testing positive for Covid-19 won't even be asked to...

Norwegian leaders feeling dismayed and betrayed

NEWS ANALYSIS: Former Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg unleashed a torrent of criticism against Russian President Vladimir Putin during her Conservative Party's national meeting...

Støre urged Putin to end war on Ukraine

Stressing that "Russia is our neighbour,"  Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre spent "around an hour" on the phone Thursday with Russian President Vladimir...

Jonas & Co fall in the polls again

Crises often bring people together and boost support for their government, but that's not happening in Norway. Both the Labour and Center parties have...

Norway gears up for more refugees

The Norwegian government announced plans on Friday for record high investment in reception centers for refugees. The goal is to ensure that local communities...

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