For three decades, the Canadian city of Moose Jaw could boast that it was home to world’s tallest moose statue, but in 2015 Norway broke their record. Now, the Canadians want to take the title back with a crowdfunding campaign.
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A knife attack in a supermarket in Oslo on Thursday is being investigated as “terror-related”, the head of the Norwegian police security service (PST) said on Friday. The attack took place in the center of the Norwegian capital. A woman was...
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The Norwegian Data Protection Authority is now arguing that GPS based taxation, for the amount of kilometers driven by car, can be done within 5-6 years!
Norwegians trust the government way too much,...
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Having partially dismantled its northern defences in the 1990s following the collapse of the Soviet Union, Norway now seeks to re-establish its presence in the strategic area amid rising tensions between NATO and Russia.
Related topics: Arctic, Russia, Nato
Germany would be joining the ranks of the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Norway and others in hiking suspicion of the Chinese telecom.
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Related topics: Germany, Huawei, Australia, New Zealand, Japan
“Norway needs more children! I don’t think I need to tell anyone how this is done,” Norway’s prime minister said cheekily, but she was raising a real concern. Too few babies are being born in the Nordic region. The Nordic...
Amid a record-low fertility rate of 1.62 births per woman recorded last year, which makes the Scandinavian country increasingly rely on immigration to maintain its population, Norwegian right-wing MP Per Willy Amundsen has proposed measures to...
Norway is looking into the streaming platform after investigations from newspaper Dagens Næringsliv.
Norwegian Muslim rapper Kaveh, who was accused of inciting racism for saying "f**k Jews" during a concert last summer, said the remark was taken out of context and misinterpreted, insisting that he is neither a racist nor an anti-Semite.
Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide has stressed the lack of a plan to follow Norway's bombings of Libya as part of a NATO operation, the Scandinavian country's largest since World War II. At the same time, she argued that the world community...
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Two girls, one from Denmark and another from Norway, were found brutally slain not far from a popular hiking spot in the Atlas Mountains in the early hours of 17 December. The extremists who took their lives have described themselves as Daesh*...
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Huawei is going to have to prepare for another roadblock in its 5G network infrastructure quest, as Norway is considering banning it.
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Police fear the wife of one of Norway‘s richest men is being held ransom for an eye-watering 9 million euros ($10M) – payable only in the popular cryptocurrency Monero. On October 31, Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Hagen, who is married to...
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India's Ministry of External Affairs and the Norwegian Foreign Ministry today signed an agreement on India-Norway Ocean Dialogue to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in the area of sustainable use of marine resources.
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Visiting Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has categorically ruled out any suo-motu mediation between Indian and Pakistan, unless both countries seek her country's help in resolving differences.
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Gregg Roman, director of the Middle East Forum, was interviewed by Land of Israel podcast host Eve Harrow on July 3rd's Knesset meeting of the joint US-Israel program, the Israel Victory Caucus. Launched by the Middle East Forum in Fall 2016, the...
Related topics: Israel, Oslo, Podcasts, Caucuses
Norway got rich by selling oil—but it believes the fuel doesn’t have a future on its own roads. The country plans to end sales of all gasoline-powered cars by 2025.
Based on the latest data from 2018, it seems to be heading in the right...
Beginning in 2019, California is set to implement a new law that requires companies fill around 40 percent of corporate board positions with women. This means California is following the lead of european countries including Norway, Belgium,...
Related topics: Belgium, France