Tagged: Norwegian Immigration Directorate

Norway grants Iranian ex-diplomat asylum

Norway has granted asylum to an Oslo-based Iranian diplomat who resigned in January to protest his government’s violent response to opposition demonstrations in Tehran, officials said Thursday. The Norwegian Immigration Directorate gave Mohammed Reza...

Visa trouble foils Norway-North Korea friendly

Next week’s planned friendly match between Norway and North Korea’s women’s football teams has been canceled after Norwegian immigration officials refused to give the visitors entry visas. “They (the North Korean team) did not...