Meta has lost a legal battle to freeze an order from Norway’s data protection authority that imposes hefty fines on the Facebook and Instagram owner over advertising practices deemed to violate user privacy.
Norway drops spying claims against foreign student, says he’s being held now for a ‘financial crime’
Norwegian authorities have dropped spying allegations against an unidentified 25-year-old foreign student and are now holding him on suspicion of a “serious financial crime.”
Norway can extradite man wanted by Rwanda for his alleged role in the African nation’s 1994 genocide
A Norwegian court has ruled that a man wanted by Rwanda for his alleged role in the African nation’s 1994 genocide can be extradited.
Norwegian intelligence officials say the case of a 25-year-old unidentified foreign student, who was arrested in Norway on suspicion of illegally eavesdropping by using various technical devices, is “serious and complicated.”
Police in Norway’s capital briefly stopped four Americans who rode through an Oslo tunnel on electric scooters, and a Norwegian newspaper says one of them was rapper Lil Nas X.
Norway’s domestic security agency says there has been an increase in threats against next week’s LGBTQ+ Pride festival in Oslo following a deadly shooting last year at the annual event.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A report released Thursday into a deadly shooting during Oslo’s annual LGBTQ+ Pride festival last year blasted Norway’s domestic security agency, saying it had intelligence an attack was imminent and could have prevented the bloodshed.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the “time is now” for Turkey to drop its objections to Sweden joining NATO but says the Biden administration also believes that Turkey should be provided with upgraded F-16 fighters “as soon as possible.”
A walrus that became a global celebrity last year after it was seen frolicking and basking in a Oslo fjord before it was euthanized by the authorities has been honored with a bronze sculpture in Norway.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A court in Norway sentenced a former contractor of the Wagner Group, a private Russian military company known for brutal tactics, to 14 days in jail for disorderly conduct and for carrying an air gun in a public place.
A former member of the Russian private military contractor Wagner Group who is seeking asylum in Norway has admitted resisting arrest and carrying an air gun.
Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre has met with Indigenous Sami reindeer herders after more than a week of protests against wind farms that activists say endanger the herders’ way of life.
The Norwegian government has apologized to reindeer herders after activists spent a week protesting a wind farm that they say hinders the rights of the Indigenous Sami people in Norway.
Ahmed Qureia, a former Palestinian prime minister and one of the architects of interim peace deals with Israel, has died at age 85.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Norwegian Nobel Committee said Wednesday that 305 candidates were nominated for the 2023 Nobel Peace Prize by the Feb. 1 deadline, the lowest number in four years.
Norway’s intelligence serivce says Russia is the main security threat for Norway and Europe. The domestic security agency said Monday burnings of Islam’s holy book that occurred twice in Scandinavia in recent weeks, could possibly lead to terror attacks in the country.
Archaeologists in Norway have found a runestone which they claim is the world’s oldest. They say the inscriptions are up to 2,000 years old and date back to the earliest days of the enigmatic history of runic writing.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Two men were convicted Friday over an illegal rave in an underground bunker in Oslo that came to an abrupt end when dozens were taken to hospitals with carbon monoxide poisoning.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway’s King Harald V was discharged Wednesday from an Oslo hospital where he had received treatment with intravenous antibiotics for an infection.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway’s King Harald V has been admitted to a hospital due to an infection and is being treated with intravenous antibiotics, the Norwegian palace said in a brief statement Monday.
Imprisoned Belarusian human rights campaigner Ales Bialiatski, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize with rights groups in Russia and Ukraine, hasn’t been allowed by Belarus authorities to hand over his speech for the award ceremony.
The Ukrainian rights activist who leads the group that won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize says there will be no lasting peace in Ukraine until there is justice and human rights.
A man in his 40s who is wanted by Rwanda for his role a genocide in the African country has been arrested in Oslo upon an extradition request.
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Police in Norway say several people in a violent crowd attempted to enter the Iranian Embassy in Oslo.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Two more suspects have been arrested in connection with a deadly shooting during the Norwegian capital’s annual LGBTQ Pride festival, police said Monday.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Authorities in Norway are seeking a second suspect in a deadly shooting attack during the Norwegian capital’s annual LGBTQ Pride festival, police said Friday.
Hundreds of people have marched through the Norwegian capital in an LBGT solidarity event after a deadly shooting outside a gay bar in June forced the cancellation of this year’s Pride parade.
A private fundraising campaign is underway in Norway to erect a statue of a walrus that was euthanized after authorities concluded the massive marine mammal posed a risk to humans.
Authorities in Norway say they have euthanized a walrus that had drawn crowds of spectators in the Oslo Fjord after concluding that it posed a risk to humans.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway’s 85-year-old King Harald V has been discharged from a hospital in the Norwegian capital after receiving treatment for an undisclosed infection, the royal household in Oslo said Monday.