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No bans on politics at Holmenkollen

NEWS ANALYSIS: The contrast could hardly be greater: Norwegian athletes were warned to avoid any criticism of China's authoritarian regime or human rights violations...

Nuke plant attack akin to ‘madness’

Demand has soared in Norway for Jodix (iodine) tablets, even before news broke Friday morning of Russia's attack on Ukraine's (and Europe's) largest nuclear...

Warnings rise over weapons to Ukraine

Norway sent off a load of weapons to Ukraine on Thursday, but several researchers and a few skeptical politicians worry that it's a big mistake....

Standing ovation for Ukraine’s people

Norwegian politicians across all party lines stood up and applauded long and loud for the people of Ukraine at a special session of Parliament...

Cultural institutions light up for Ukraine

The Norwegian Opera and Ballet in Oslo is just one of the many cultural institutions around Norway literally lighting up in the colours of...

Sparks flew over ban on Russian skiers

UPDATED:Russia's war on Ukraine was unleashing sports drama in Norway this week, where World Cup competition is finally due to resume in Drammen and...

Ukraine crisis can raise new EU debate

NEWS ANALYSIS: Rarely do the Norwegian government and opposition parties in Parliament mount such a united front as they have since Russia invaded Ukraine...

Norway is disgusted by Putin’s war

Oslo police felt obliged to offer the Russian Embassy some protection on Thursday. Demonstrations are expected through the weekend, after Russian President Vladimir Putin...

Norway boosts its cyber defense

Norwegian gas installations, universities, government websites and banking systems are among those urged to boost their cyber defense, for fear of potential Russian attacks....

‘We condemn Putin, not the Russians’

In a case of remarkable timing, an annual conference devoted to cooperation in the High North got underway Wednesday in the Norwegian city closest...

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