Tagged: Aftenposten

A question of wording

Aftenposten apologized for use of expression evoking Holocaust M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway On Feb. 13, Aftenposten ran an editorial feature in its print and online editions on the distinction between antisemitism and critique...

A Norsk look at the US

A-magasinet wonders what happened to our hope—and what’s up with burgers M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway As pointed out in philologist Sverre Mørkhagen’s historical trilogy of Norwegian Americans (review, NAW, April 22, 2015), today...

Strange purple powder frightens Svalbard dwellers

Mysterious purple powder scares in Svalbard The waste plant in Longyearbyen is closed, and a mysterious substance has been sent in for analysis The waste plant in Longyearbyen is closed, and a mysterious substance...

Norway to spend NOK 1.2 billion on new satellite

The Norwegian Defence plans to buy a share of a new satellite, with the aim to improve communications with Norwegian forces deployed in countries like Afghanistan and Chad, and with naval units on international missions,...

Norway major Metamfetamine market

Norway has become one of the largest markets for metamfetamine, according to a new survey. Norway has the largest number of seizures, the highest amounts seized and many new users. This is shown by the...

King of Norway invites Obama to stay at Royal Palace

Norway’s King Harald V has invited US President Barack Obama to stay at the Royal Palace when he visits Oslo to accept the Nobel Peace Prize in December. Prize winners usually stay at Oslo’s...

It’s moose hunting season in Norway

The moose hunting season opened in most Norwegian counties on Sept. 25. And the price is higher than ever, reports Aftenposten.no. A total of 57 200 hunters participated in the moose hunt in the hunting year...

Norway’s Foreign Minister: a UN for our times

“Yes, we should look critically at the UN. And so we do, just as we strive to reform and improve the organisation,” writes Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre in an article published in...

Latest Poll: Clear majority for the opposition

The latest poll made by Respons for Aftenposten shows a clear majority for the opposition, just one month ahead of the Parliamentary election, with 80 seats for the red/green coalition and 89 for the...