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Emergency warning system improved

Norwegian officials in charge of security and preparedness seemed to score higher Wednesday after more successful tests of their new emergency warning system. Sirens...

Security scandal shakes Norway

The leader of Norway's national security authority NSM has already quit, and now the future of the country's justice minister is in question after...

Military exercises begin in Oslo area

Military troops attached to Norway's Home Guard launched a series of exercises in the Oslo area this week. The goal is to ensure defense...

Norway starts storing grain

For the first time in 20 years, Norway plans to start storing grain to help ensure national food supplies. The government believes pandemic, war...

Civil defense test spread to mobile phones

UPDATED: Norwegian civil defense officials, scrambling to improve preparedness, warned that many mobile phones all over the country would start to vibrate and emit...

Military exercises in downtown Oslo

Norway's defense department sent out a last-minute notice on Wednesday, warning of training exercises in and over the Norwegian capital. The unusual exercises were...

‘High priority’ for defense, as tensions and potential threats rise

As Russia's war on Ukraine grows even more bloody, concerns also keep rising in Norway over its own defense. A recent rash of potential...

Billions needed to revive bomb shelters

Norway's bomb shelters have been branded as outdated and suffering from a chronic lack of maintenance. In some cases, local officials don't even have...

Cash poised for a comeback

After years of being dismissed as old-fashioned and a security risk, cash may soon re-emerge as a state-mandated means of payment in highly digitalized...

Norway stumbles into a ‘new phase’ of military preparedness

The Norwegian government announced more plans on Monday to strengthen defense preparedness, after another rash of criticism over a lack thereof. Prime Minister Jonas...

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