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Solberg rallied her party troops

Prime Minister Erna Solberg, whose leadership has been directly challenged this week on several key issues, went on the offensive Friday as she opened her Conservative...

Brende defends aid to refugees

Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende has struck back at critics who claim Norway has been too slow to respond to the boat refugee crisis in...

Government agrees to send ship to Mediterranean

The Norwegian government, after months of criticism for being slow to respond to the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean, confirmed Monday it will send...

New refugee tragedy pressures coalition

Pressure grew on the Norwegian government coalition Sunday to finally send vessels to aid refugee rescue efforts in the Mediterranean, after news broke that as many...

Norway urged to aid boat refugees

Norway, known as a leading maritime nation, is facing rising calls to offer more help in tackling the thousands of boat refugees who try to cross...

Political support for more Syrians

The Norwegian Labour Party signaled on Thursday that there's now a majority in Parliament for Norway to accept as many as 10,000 more refugees from Syria who can...

Norwegian ships often save refugees

The Norwegian Shipowners Association has been sounding the alarm in recent weeks, worried that some of its members are facing far too much responsibility...

Most refugees are now from Syria

After years of receiving most of its refugees from Eritrea and Somalia, Norway is now seeing the biggest increase among those fleeing the civil...

Syrian refugees rose by 177 percent

UPDATED: The number of people seeking asylum in Norway rose sharply in the first half of 2014, hitting a five-year high. Immigration agency UDI's...

Norway halts flow of Syrian refugees

Refugees from the Syrian civil war have finally started arriving in Norway, but now Norwegian authorities are hesitating to take in more. Many of...

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