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Dutch investigators search for missing WikiLeaks associate in Norway

Dutch investigators search for missing WikiLeaks associate in Norway

The Norwegian police on Monday said Dutch investigators were helping them search for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's associate Arjen Kamphuis, who mysteriously disappeared in northern Norway three weeks ago.

Iran holiday costs Norway fisheries minister his job

Iran holiday costs Norway fisheries minister his job

Norway's rightwing Fisheries Minister Per Sandberg quit on Monday after breaching security protocol when he went on holiday to Iran with an Iranian-born former beauty queen, in a major media scandal.

Seized Gaza ship captain accuses Israel of breaking international law

Seized Gaza ship captain accuses Israel of breaking international law

The captain of a Norwegian boat carrying pro-Palestinian activists en route to Gaza has accused Israeli authorities of violating the law by boarding the vessel in international waters ...

German man to leave hospital after polar bear attack

German man to leave hospital after polar bear attack

Svalbard police said the man was one of 12 crew members on the MS Bremen cruise ship that disembarked on Saturday at one of the northernmost islands.

Polar bear shot dead after wounding cruise ship worker

Polar bear shot dead after wounding cruise ship worker

The unnamed man in his 40s suffered head injuries shortly after landing on Spitzbergen island.

Norway to ban child marriage as it seeks to set a global example

Norway to ban child marriage as it seeks to set a global example

Norway approved a law banning all child marriage on Tuesday, with campaigners saying it would set an example to others ahead of a global 2030 deadline for eradicating the practice.

Faced with global warming, aviation aims to turn green

Faced with global warming, aviation aims to turn green

Will we someday be able to fly without the guilt of causing environmental damage? A handful of firms and regulators hope that the electric revolution in cars will also take to the skies ...

Norway's justice minister quits to avert government collapse

Norway's justice minister quits to avert government collapse

Norwegian Justice Minister Sylvi Listhaug quit on Tuesday to avert a collapse of the minority government after she caused uproar with comments accusing the opposition of being too lenient on terrorism suspects.

Prince William, Kate get warm welcome in chilly Norway

Prince William, Kate get warm welcome in chilly Norway

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate flew to Norway on the final leg of a Nordic trip on Thursday, and stepped out onto a red carpet laid out over a blanket of snow.

Prince William and Kate kick off Nordic visit

Prince William and Kate kick off Nordic visit

As well as meetings with the royal families of Sweden and Norway and political leaders in the Nordic countries, the royal couple's agenda also includes briefings about the military forces in the region.

Norway's coalition expands but remains minority government

Norway's coalition expands but remains minority government

Norway's right-wing coalition on Sunday took in a small centre-right party, but remains a minority government and will continue the search for the parliamentary majority needed to ensure it can pass laws.

Norway suspends arms sales to UAE over Yemen war

Norway suspends arms sales to UAE over Yemen war

Norway has suspended exports of weapons and ammunition to the United Arab Emirates over concerns they could be used in the war in Yemen, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.