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Norwegians bemoan shooting in US

The gun culture in the US struck Norwegians at home on Friday, after hearing news that a 37-year-old Norwegian man was shot and killed...

Police, military tied to weapon scandal

Norwegian police have revealed a fairly brisk illegal weapons trade, after finding and seizing stashes of more than 2,000 firearms believed to stem from...

Norway takes aim at new weapons law

As the number of registered private weapons rises in Norway, the government aims to send a new proposed weapons law to the Parliament. Opposition is...

Police seize huge weapons stash

Norwegian police have seized more than 1,000 illegal weapons and charged as many as 20 people in one of their largest gun crackdowns ever. Nationwide...

Police allowed to continue carrying pistols

Justice Minister Anders Anundsen has once again extended his allowance for police to bear arms, citing what he called a "major" lack of clarity...

‘Limitless’ threats keep police armed

Norway remains under serious threat of terrorist attack by "militant Islamists," police intelligence unit PST has declared. That prompted Justice Minister Anders Anundsen to...

Police can continue to carry arms

Justice Minister Anders Anundsen issued another extension this week that will allow Norwegian police to continue carrying arms at least until August 20. The...

Police seek to use expanding bullets

Norway's Police Directorate recommended on Thursday that officers switch from using regular bullets to expanding ammunition, also known as dum-dum bullets. The government has...

AUF lobbies for more gun control

Security will be higher than ever before when Norway's Labour Party holds its national meeting this weekend, and the head of its youth organization...

Many weapons in Norwegian homes

Norwegians can be quick to criticize what they consider to be liberal weapons laws in other countries, not least the US, but a new...

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