Latest Norway government News

Norway's prime minister on Ukraine: 'The war has to stop'

Sep. 22, 2022 19:22 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Norway's prime minister, Jonas Gahr Støre, believes the world — with one notable holdout — is on the same page: “The war has to stop.” “I heard it from China. I heard it from India. I heard it from African colleagues. And I think that’s an...

Norwegian mass-murderer sues state again over isolation

Aug. 26, 2022 09:42 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian far-right extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in 2011, is once again suing the Norway government in a bid to force an end to his isolation, Norwegian media reported Friday. Breivik has been in solitary confinement in prison...

Norway hits export record amid soaring gas prices

Aug. 15, 2022 15:23 PM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Norway's exports reached a record in July, driven mainly by natural gas prices that have soared since Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The Scandinavian country’s statistics agency on Monday said Norwegian exports reached 229 billion kroner ($24 billion) last month,...

Western nations pledge more military support for Ukraine

Aug. 11, 2022 12:12 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Western countries agreed Thursday to continue long-term funding to help Ukraine’s military keep fighting nearly 5½ months after Russia invaded its neighbor, saying 1.5 billion euros ($1.5 billion) has been pledged so far and more is coming. The money...