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Five charged after Eritrean riot in Bergen

Police have charged five people after last weekend's riot in Bergen that involved Eritreans who both support and oppose Eritrea's government. It was a...

Police want to send weapons to Ukraine

Norway's state police directorate is working on a means of sending retired weapons to Ukraine, instead of simply destroying them. Police officials have received...

Police seized drone over Royal Palace

A drone flying over Oslo's Constitution Day parade in front of the Royal Palace quickly caught the attention of police. They not only grounded...

Police brutality in Norway, too

Norway is known for its mostly unarmed and friendly police officers, but a few of them went amok against two young men in Kongsberg...

Russian vessel crews face new restrictions

Norway has controversially continued to allow Russian vessels to dock at selected ports in the north, for trade and maritime assistance reasons. Now the...

Commission recommends arming police

Norwegians seem to reluctantly be accepting that their police carry arms. Norway long prided itself on having generally unarmed police, but threats of terrorism...

Police strike back at latest rash of street violence

Calling them a bunch of "extreme bullies," Oslo police were not at all happy with groups of young men who set off more violence...

Police call for more help at Mongstad

Norway's western police district has asked the military for help, if the need for extra security around Equinor's huge oil and gas plant and...

Lack of police allowed deadly rampage

A mentally unstable man armed with a crossbow and arrows was able to carry out a violent and deadly rampage in Kongsberg last fall,...

PST boss quits under pressure

Hans Sverre Sjøvold, a former chief of police in Oslo, resigned in disgrace on Thursday as head of Norway's police intelligence agency PST. Sjøvold...

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