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PST wins right to store what Norwegians write online

The Norwegian government has decided to allow the police intelligence agency PST to store all comments written on public platforms for five years and...

Commission recommends arming police

Norwegians seem to reluctantly be accepting that their police carry arms. Norway long prided itself on having generally unarmed police, but threats of terrorism...

Government invites Taliban to Norway

Norway's foreign ministry announced Friday that the Norwegian government has invited representatives of the Taliban to Oslo early next week for "conversations" about the...

12-year jail term for terrorism

A 25-year-old man from Skien, southwest of Oslo, has once again been found guilty on several counts of terrorism and sentenced to 12 years in...

Objections rise over terrorist’s letters

Several of the survivors of an ultra right-wing extremist's deadly attacks on the Norwegian government and Labour Party youth on the island of Utøya...

Government won’t fetch IS women

Norway's new left-center government doesn't intend to bring home Norwegian women who voluntarily traveled to Syria to join the brutal terrorist organization IS. One...

Secret US-Russia meeting ‘important’

A secretly arranged meeting in Finland on Wednesday between top US- and Russian defense officials was being viewed as "important" for Norway, too. The...

Memorials prod a new consensus

After 10 years of suppressing difficult debate, Norwegian officials are finally acknowledging the political aspects of a home-grown white supremacist's terrorist attacks on July...

Online activity lands terror suspect in jail

A 25-year-old Norwegian who'd encouraged terrorist acts online has been sentenced to 12 years in jail by the Oslo County Court. It's the first...

Bells tolled for terror victims

UPDATED: Norway was in the midst of a long and full day of speeches, ceremonies and bells tolling nationwide on Thursday, as the country...

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