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Murder shakes a small Arctic city

Police in the far northern Norwegian city of Vadsø are baffled and residents stunned by the murder last weekend of a young Norwegian man,...

Norway faces own child refugee dispute

While Norwegian politicians joined international outrage over the US' incarceration of illegal immigrant children this week, they were faced with controversy of their own...

Debate flies over low asylum figures

Immigration and Integration Minister Sylvi Listhaug was predictably delighted by confirmation of the lowest numbers of asylum seekers arriving in Norway since 1995. Others claimed...

Most young Afghan refugees run away

As Norwegian politicians continue to negotiate over forced returns of young rejected refugees, new figures show that most of them disappear before deportations are...

‘The Emigrants’ set to cast off again

At a time when tens of thousands of immigrants and refugees have arrived in Scandinavia, Swedish and Norwegian filmmakers are preparing a new film...

Calls rise to halt Afghan returns

Norway's conservative government is under more pressure to stop sending rejected refugees back to Afghanistan, especially minors when they turn 18. Amnesty International is...

Refugee arrivals now ‘historically low’

The numbers of asylum seekers who have made it on their own to Norway have fallen to their lowest level in more than two...

More refugees arrive from Russia

Police in Norway's northernmost county of Finnmark have demanded an answer from Russian authorities as to why they allowed six asylum seekers to cross...

Refugee rescue ship back in Norway

The offshore vessel Siem Pilot has spent the past two years patrolling the waters of the Mediterranean and rescuing thousands of desperate refugees from drowning....

Half of all refugees in Norway have jobs

Just over half of the refugees in Norway aged 25-54 have jobs, reports state statistics bureau SSB (Statistics Norway). That compares to around 80 percent...

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