Eide strengthens ties with Indonesia

Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide and his Indonesian colleague Marty Natalegawa agreed to form a joint commission on Wednesday, paving the way for increased cooperation in areas of mutual interest to the two resource-rich countries. Following talks in Jakarta on greenhouse gas emissions, deforestation in Indonesia and other issues, the ministers signed a so-called memorandum […]

Embassy evacuated after bombings

The Norwegian Embassy in Jakarta was evacuated and a Norwegian woman was among the injured after bombs went off at two luxury hotels in Indonesia’s capital early Friday. Norway’s embassy is located next door to one of the hotels, believed to be a target of coordinated terrorist attacks. The JW Marriott Hotel adjacent to the […]