Category: News

Norwegian military aircraft

Evacuation efforts continue

The Norwegian Ministry of Defense is working to identify former Afghan defense employees who could potentially be granted asylum in Norway.

embassy

Embassies taken over

Members of the Taliban have moved into Kabul premises of the Norwegain Embassy. The future is uncertain.

Norwegian soldiers deplaning

Tragedy in Afghanistan

On of Aug. 30, a plane landed with the last Norwegian soldiers serving in Afghanistan, signifying the end of 20 years of presence in the war-torn country.

Norwegian military aircraft

Norwegian police sent to Kabul

The Norwegian Ministry of Justice announced that Norwegian police personnel have been sent to Kabul to assist in the evacuation work in Afghanistan.

Extinction Rebellion

Climate activists stage protests

Climate action group Extinction Rebellion blocked off several streets and buildings in Oslo in protest of the government’s choice to keep drilling for oil.

a newborn baby

Pandemic baby boom unexpected

Birth rates in Norway have increased by 4.4% compared to last year, taking many statisticians by surprise given the uncertainty of the pandemic.

an electric scooter in Oslo

Oslo scooter clampdown

After a surge of scooter-related accidents, the Oslo City Council is rolling out new regulations to limit the number of electric scooters in the capital.