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Solberg rejects Russian ‘rhetoric’

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has forcefully rejected what she called "Cold War rhetoric" from Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev over the weekend. Just...

Jan Egeland coordinating Syrian aid

Veteran Norwegian diplomat Jan Egeland, a former UN special envoy who most recently has been heading the Norwegian Refugee Council, has been tapped to...

Donor conference raised USD 6 billion for Syria

The tallies are in, showing that the Norwegian-initiated international donor conference for Syria last week resulted in pledges of nearly USD 6 billion (NOK 52...

Aid in the billions heading for Syria

Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Foreign Minister Børge Brende have been busy this week raising more money for aid to Syria, and vowed that...

Norway won’t join bombing of IS

The Norwegian government looks unlikely to send any of its F16 fighter jets to take part in bombing raids of IS targets in Syria...

Winds of war on Peace Prize day

NEWS ANALYSIS: Strong and unseasonably warm winds threatened to blow out the torches traditionally lit around Oslo's City Hall on the morning of December...

US asks for more help to fight IS

Norway's defense minstry confirmed Monday night that it has received a formal request from the US to contribute more military might to the fight...

High court upholds filmmaker’s rights

Norway's Supreme Court has overturned two earlier court decisions that allowed police intelligence unit PST to seize unpublished video shot for a documentary on...

Norway’s foreign ministry charted IS hostage-takers’ ‘disgusting’ methods

Members of the terrorist organization IS not only called Norway's foreign ministry but also sent more than a dozen emails over the past eight months, accompanied by...

‘No reason to doubt’ executions

UPDATED: The Islamic extremist organization IS claimed on Wednesday that it has executed both a Norwegian and a Chinese hostage they'd captured earlier this year. Prime...

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