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Combating piracy in the world’s most dangerous waters

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The United Nations Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution on combating piracy in West Africa. Norway and Ghana introduced the initiative and led the...

US, UK, Norway urge end to blockades in eastern Sudan

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The United States, United Kingdom and Norway on Friday called for an end to blockades of port and transportation infrastructure in eastern Sudan. The so-called...

Norway’s parliament hit by new hack attack

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Hackers have infiltrated the Norwegian Parliament’s computer systems and extracted data, officials said on Wednesday, just six months after a previous cyber attack was...

Russia behind Norwegian cyberattack – claim

Russia was behind a cyberattack launched against the Norwegian parliament in August, the Norwegian foreign minister said in an accusation Russia denied. On September 1,...

Norway’s parliament says it was hit by ‘significant’ cyber attack

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The Norwegian parliament suffered a cyber attack during the past week and the e-mail accounts of several elected members as well as employees were...

Norway will not send troops to Mali

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The Norwegian government has told French authorities that Norway will not send troops to the French-led Task Force Takuba in Mali. Norway, along with several...

Libya evacuees will go to Norway

Norway this year will take in 600 people evacuated to Rwanda from Libyan detention centres, the Nordic country said as it sought to discourage...

Landmine death toll rises

The global casualty toll from landmines doubled in 2018 from a 2013 low due to conflicts in Afghanistan, Syria and Mali and increased use...

Norway supports UN operation in Mali for two more years

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Norway will extend its contribution to the UN peacekeeping operation MINUSMA in Mali for two more years, until 2022. “Norway supports the UN in the...

Norway set to ban semi-automatic weapons

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Norway is set to ban semi-automatic weapons almost seven years after a far right-wing extremist killed 77 people in a bomb and...

UK, Norway to lift ban on offshore flights of 2 Super...

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Britain and Norway plan to lift a ban on offshore flights using two types of Super Puma helicopters, 17 months after a...

Norway and Germany sign on to growing A330MRTT global fleet

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Norway has expanded its defense industrial relationships to provide for its 21st century defense capabilities. This includes F-35, P-8, Joint Strike Missile exports,...

Fisheries officials training will benefit Operation Phakisa

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Law enforcement and peace officer (LEPO) training for the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) fisheries management branch is underway thanks...

Norway interested in 5-6 Boeing P-8 maritime spy planes

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Norway has expressed interest in buying five to six Boeing Co P-8 maritime surveillance planes, a senior U.S. Navy official said on...

Norway and South Africa co-operating on stopping illegal and unlawful fishing

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South Africa's law enforcement efforts at sea, particularly as far as illegal fishing is concerned, have been boosted by Norway which is...

Norwegian citizen possibly involved in Kenya mall attack: Norway

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Norway said on Thursday that one of its citizens may have been involved in the attack on a Kenyan shopping mall last...

Norway takes delivery of first NH90

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The Norwegian Armed Forces have taken delivery of their first NH90 NFH helicopter. The delivery ceremony took place on November 30 at...

Norway killer says 80 militant cells in Europe – police

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Anders Behring Breivik, who has confessed to the bomb and shooting attacks that killed 77 people in Norway in July, says there...

Norway killer tells court keeping him in isolation is “torture”

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Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik complained at a court hearing that keeping him in solitary confinement in prison was a form...

Reutech’s RSR 210N Air/Sea Surveillance Radar completes final qualification

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Reutech Radar Systems (RRS) says its RSR 210N multi-purpose 2D general surveillance radar has successfully completed its final qualification review following sea...

Norway withdraws F-16s from Libya

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Norway's remaining four F-16s assigned to NATO operations over Libya have returned home, as the Nordic country ends its role in Operation...

Norway soul-searches on crime after rampage

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Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg urged parliament yesterday to preserve the democratic values of Norway as public pressure grew for stiffer sentences for...

Strator: Norway – lessons from a successful lone wolf attacker

On the afternoon of July 22, a powerful explosion ripped through the streets of Oslo, Norway, as a large improvised explosive device...

Norway police face review, think killer acted alone

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Police are increasingly certain that mass killer Anders Behring Breivik acted alone, but are leaving no stone unturned in the hunt for...

Norway mass killer wants time in court to tell why

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Anders Behring Breivik wants to tell Norway and the world why he killed at least 93 people in a bomb attack and...