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PST wants police to always be armed

UPDATED: Norway's civilian police intelligence unit PST has, for the first time, gone public in recommending that Norwegian police be armed at all times....

Oslo ‘vulnerable’ to vehicular terror

London's anti-terror chief, Nick Aldworth, has warned that Oslo's main "parade boulevard," Karl Johans gate, is vulnerable to attacks carried out by vehicular terrorists...

Election security may delay results

As Norwegian voters head into election booths to cast their ballots, state officials have already been working for months to ensure the highest possible security around their choices for...

‘No increase’ in terror threat

Neither immigration nor the recent spate of terrorist attacks around Europe has raised the threat of an attack in Norway, claim both government and police...

Norwegian officials following Swedes’ IT scandal closely

Norwegian security experts and government officials are concerned about a severe breach of computer security in Sweden that made it possible to spread sensitive, confidential information. Norway and...

Police disarm after the Easter holidays

Norwegian police were ordered on Tuesday to stop carrying firearms and return them to locked containers inside patrol cars. The imminent threat of a terrorist...

Secrecy hinders defense of security

NEWS ANALYSIS: The Norwegian government's insistence on withholding a highly critical State Auditor General's report on the status of national security has made it difficult if not...

‘Security so poor’ it ‘had to be hidden’

UPDATED: Newspaper Dagens Næringsliv (DN) has gained access to a State Auditor General's report on national security that was intended to be made public,...

Secrecy surrounds a lack of security

Prime Minister Erna Solberg and both her defense and justice ministers have had to admit this week, at public hearings called by the Parliament's disciplinary...

Several hundred passwords leaked

The passwords and personal information of several hundred Norwegian politicians and diplomats have been leaked in connection with attacks on social media and computer cloud...

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