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11 set for jail after superstore chain raid

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 to remain in custody for up to four weeks as police fear evidence connected with the case will be lost ...Full Article

Isis gang of four sparked Norway’s terror alert

What next for PST chief Benedicte Bjørnland and Norway’s terror threat? Photo: Berit Roald / NTB scanpix Four terrorists connected to Isis were responsible for the recent terror alert ...Full Article

Hagel Discusses Security With Norway’s Defense Minister

SA Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Norwegian Defense Minister Ine Eriksen Soreide discussed a wide range of security issues during a meeting today at the Pentagon. Press Secretary Navy ...Full Article

Norway and the US concerned about developments in Hungary

‘Norway and the US share concerns about the situation for civil society in Hungary,’ said Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Vidar Helgesen, following a meeting with US Deputy ...Full Article

Government wants to stop welfare payments to illegal immigrants

Individuals who reside in Norway without a residence permit will no longer be able to receive welfare payments. Instead, the government wants to offer food coupons and a bed ...Full Article

Norway concerned for civil society in Hungary

‘I am deeply concerned about the actions of the Hungarian authorities in relation to civil society and their attempts to limit freedom of expression. The EEA and Norway Grants ...Full Article

Hon. Dr. Barnaba Marial Benjamin, Foreigen Minister of South Sudan

Hon. Dr. Barnaba Marial Benjamin, Foreign Minister of South Sudan (top right), Bol Wek Agoth, Ambassador of The Republic of South Sudan in Norway (bottom right), Hatef Mokhtar, Editor ...Full Article

Minister calls meeting on Utøya memorial

Norway’s local government minister Jan Tore Sanner has called an emergency meeting on the controversial memorial to the 2011 Utøya massacre, after locals threatened to sue to prevent it ...Full Article

Oil&Gas: Statoil enters Myanmar offshore

Norwegian energy provider Statoil, together with partner ConocoPhillips, have been awarded a deep-water exploration block in the Myanmar waters of Bay of Bengal. The award represents a new country entry ...Full Article