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US, UK and Norway criticise Sudan's violence, demand ceasefire

Washington: The United States, United Kingdom, and Norway condemned the growing violence and human rights abuses in Sudan, calling for a ceasefire and unfettered humanitarian access, according to a joint statement on Friday.

Terrorism: Norway puts Pakistan under its 'scanner'

The Norwegian Police Security Service (PST) has listed Pakistan, a nation currently experiencing a financial crisis,  as one of the countries that pose a significant threat to Norway, media reports said.

Norway warns officials against using TikTok, Telegram

Oslo: The Norwegian Justice Ministry said that government officials should not install TikTok or Telegram applications on their work devices due to security concerns.

Norway Attack: Man charged with terrorism

Oslo: A 42-year-old Norwegian citizen of Iranian origin was on Saturday arrested and charged with murder, attempted murder and terrorist acts, over the shooting in the Norway capital.

Norway: Suspected nightclub shooter detained in Oslo

Oslo/UNI/Sputnik: A suspected attacker has been detained after a deadly shooting in the Norwegian capital of Oslo, police said.

Xinjiang forced labour fears: China slams Norway state fund

Beijing: China has slammed a decision taken by Norway’s sovereign wealth fund to sell off its stake in a Chinese company due to rights concerns, warning the move may cause “unnecessary losses” for Oslo.

Norway refuses to recognize Taliban Govt

Oslo/Sputnik: Norwegian Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt said Saturday that Oslo is not considering recognizing the Taliban government (under UN sanctions for terrorism) in Afghanistan.

Russia begins navy drill in Barents Sea

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: Russia's Northern Fleet on Tuesday announced that it began military exercises in the Barents Sea with the participation of about 20 ships, including the Pyotr Veliky (Peter the Great) missile cruiser and the Admiral Gorshkov frigate.

Norway: Afghans demonstrate against Taliban delegation's visit to Oslo

Oslo, Norway: Norway-based Afghans protested outside the Norwegian foreign ministry office on Sunday against a Taliban delegation, which is visiting the capital Oslo to hold a meeting with the Western diplomats.

Taliban take over Norwegian embassy in Kabul, smash ambassador's wine collection, destroy children's books

Kabul/UNI: Bearded, gun-toting members of the Taliban militia have taken over the Norwegian embassy in Kabul and smashed wine bottles and destroyed children’s books, the Norwegian Ambassador Sigvald Hauge has said.

Nations pillory China for unleashing seamless cyber attacks

Despised for its continued policy of aggrandizement and its role over the spread of coronavirus worldwide, China is now facing the wrath of several nations for hacking activities and cyberattacks by its nationals.

Taiwanese in Norway now plans to take nationality case to human rights court

Taipei: Several overseas Taiwanese in Norway are taking a case of national identity to the European Court of Human Rights in 2021, media reports said.

Norway: Clashes break out at far right rally

Oslo/UNI: Tension gripped the Norwegian capital after a clash broke out between two groups at an anti-community rally on late Saturday forcing authorities to step in and end the event early, local media reports said on Sunday.

Canada loses its four-year bid to secure a seat on UN Security Council

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada's Liberal Government has lost a four-year bid for one of two available temporary UN Security Council seats by getting the third position, behind Norway and Ireland, media reports said.

Norway charges 2019 mosque shooter with terrorism, murder

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Norwegian prosecutors on Monday pressed terrorism and murder charges against Philip Manshaus, who attacked a mosque and killed his step-sister last August.