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Norway struggles to rebuild its defense

NEWS ANALYSIS: Nearly 30,000 soldiers from 24 other NATO countries plus Sweden are in Norway this winter and spring, taking part in what the...

Norway braces for ‘an historic test’

An unusually united Norwegian Parliament strongly supported Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre's proposals on Friday to significantly boost Norway' defense forces and its civilian...

State set to fly refugees to Norway

The Norwegian government is responding to calls for help from Moldova, which is struggling to care for the thousands of Ukrainian refugees fleeing Russian...

Electricity bill subsidies to continue

Norwegians stunned by their recent electricity bills got a bit of comfort from the government last week. It announced it will continue to offset...

New ‘catastrophe’ for Støre, Labour

As if dealing with an energy crisis, a war and a looming refugee influx weren't enough right now: Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre also...

Ukrainian refugees unusually welcome

Norway has long had strict asylum and immigration policy, but is now literally opening its arms to Ukrainian refugees and rushing to accommodate them....

Nuke plant attack akin to ‘madness’

Demand has soared in Norway for Jodix (iodine) tablets, even before news broke Friday morning of Russia's attack on Ukraine's (and Europe's) largest nuclear...

Warnings rise over weapons to Ukraine

Norway sent off a load of weapons to Ukraine on Thursday, but several researchers and a few skeptical politicians worry that it's a big mistake....

Standing ovation for Ukraine’s people

Norwegian politicians across all party lines stood up and applauded long and loud for the people of Ukraine at a special session of Parliament...

Labour minister resigns her post

Hadia Tajik has become the first casualty of Norway's still-new Labour-Center government. She announced her resignation as the government's minister in charge of labour...

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