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Norway has stopped financially supporting NGO’s in Hungary: Olemic Thommessen

September 15th, 2014 (0)
President of the Norwegian Parliament Olemic Thommessen on the last day of the European Conference of Presidents of Parliament, spoke to The Oslo Times International News Network’s Editor-in-Chief Mr.Hatef Mokhtar, about the points discussed at the conference and Norway’s ...

Swedish MPs look to Norway for votes

September 12th, 2014 (0)
Sweden’s general election campaign has spilled over into Norway as political parties pursue votes among the tens of thousands of mostly young Swedes emigrating to find work with their Nordic neighbour. One in three voters have not yet decided ...

Crown Prince Haakon rocks the crowd

September 11th, 2014 (0)
Crown Prince Haakon plays electric guitar in Vestvågøy, North Norway. Photo: Lise Åserud / NTB scanpix Guests at a gig in Vestvågøy, North Norway, were treated to a special guest performance from Norway’s Crown Prince Haakon who took to ...

11 set for jail after superstore chain raid

September 11th, 2014 (0)
11 people arrested after Lime Minipris – one of Norway’s biggest food store chains – was raided on Monday, will be remanded in custody for a month on Thursday police hope, as their investigations continue. Police want the accused ...

Unacceptable police raid on EEA and Norway Grants fund operator in Hungary

September 9th, 2014 (0)
‘By ordering the police raid on 8 September, it is clear that the Hungarian authorities are continuing their harassment of civil society organisations, and that they have no intention of fulfilling their obligations under the agreements Hungary has entered ...

Top female fighter bids to make boxing history

September 9th, 2014 (0)
Cecilia Brækhus is Norway’s top female boxing champion. Photo: Torstein Bøe / NTB scanpix Norway’s top female boxer, Cecilia Brækhus, met her opponent on Tuesday in Oslo, ahead of their historic world championship fight this weekend. Cecilia “The First ...

Netherlands agrees to take Norway’s criminals

September 9th, 2014 (0)
Around 300 Norwegian prisoners will serve sentence in Dutch jails from 2015. Photo: Shutterstock Norway will rent prison space in the Netherlands in an effort to cope with the current overcrowding problem in the country’s jails, Norway’s justice minister said ...

Priorities for Norway at the UN General Assembly 2014

September 9th, 2014 (0)
UN General Assembly Meeting Hall. Photo: Nick Corble, UN The 69th session of the UN General Assembly will open with a week of high-level meetings from 22 to 26 September 2014. The Norwegian delegation will be led by the ...

Europe – 25 year after the fall of the Berlin Wall

September 4th, 2014 (0)
Your Majesties, President, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Norwegian Government’s annual Conference on Europe. This year – 2014 – is a year of anniversaries. A year in which to commemorate events of pivotal importance for Europe, as ...

Norway deplores Israel’s expropriation of land in the West Bank

September 2nd, 2014 (0)
‘Israel’s expropriation of land in the West Bank is in violation of international law and is a setback for the efforts to find a peaceful solution to the conflict in the Middle East,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge ...
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