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Norway mourns victims of Oslo shooting with memorial service

Jun. 26, 2022 11:04 AM EDT

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Norway's prime minister and members of the royal family joined mourners at a memorial service Sunday at Oslo Cathedral for the victims of a shooting attack as the capital held its annual LGBTQ Pride festival. A gunman opened fire in central Oslo's nightlife...

After attacks, "huge" police presence at Florida Pride event

Jun. 25, 2022 15:05 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Even before a gunman opened fire Saturday at an annual LGBTQ Pride festival in Norway, police officials in a Florida city that hosts one of the largest Pride celebrations in the southeast U.S. were gearing up for “all hands on deck" to make sure the three days of...

Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival

Jun. 25, 2022 14:05 PM EDT

OSLO, Norway (AP) — A gunman opened fire in Oslo’s nightlife district early Saturday, killing two people and leaving more than 20 wounded in what the Norwegian security service called an "Islamist terror act" during the capital’s annual LGBTQ Pride festival. Investigators said...

Norwegian security service raises terror alert level after mass shooting

Jun. 25, 2022 08:18 AM EDT
OSLO, Norway (AP) — Norwegian security service raises terror alert level after mass shooting.

Oslo police say they believe mass shooting that killed 2, wounded 14 was a terror attack

Jun. 25, 2022 03:15 AM EDT
OSLO, Norway (AP) — Oslo police say they believe mass shooting that killed 2, wounded 14 was a terror attack.

Oslo Pride organizers have canceled Saturday's Pride parade after overnight mass shooting

Jun. 25, 2022 02:51 AM EDT
OSLO, Norway (AP) — Oslo Pride organizers have canceled Saturday's Pride parade after overnight mass shooting.

Norwegian police say 2 people have been killed and more than a dozen injured in a mass shooting in Oslo

Jun. 24, 2022 23:06 PM EDT
OSLO, Norway (AP) — Norwegian police say 2 people have been killed and more than a dozen injured in a mass shooting in Oslo.

Norwegian man convicted of killing 5 in bow-and-arrow attack

Jun. 24, 2022 05:12 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A man was found guilty Friday of murder and attempted murder for fatally stabbing five people and wounding four others in southern Norway when he attacked strangers with a bow and arrows and knives. The Buskerud District Court sentenced Espen Andersen...

Norway central bank hikes key policy interest rate to 1.25%

Jun. 23, 2022 05:27 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway’s central bank raised its key policy interest rate from 0.75% to 1.25% on Thursday, saying “the prospects for a more prolonged period of high inflation suggest a faster rise in the policy rate than projected earlier.” In a statement, Norges...

Ireland, Norway, Turkey want UN to extend aid to Syria

Jun. 15, 2022 15:18 PM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The foreign ministers of Ireland, Norway and Turkey say aid deliveries from Turkey to rebel-held northwest Syria must continue, warning Wednesday of a humanitarian crisis if the only remaining border gate is closed. Russia’s deputy U.N. ambassador has told...