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Norway mourns bow-and-arrow victims, recalls 2011 attack

Oct. 14, 2021 14:08 PM EDT

HELSINKI (AP) — Many Norwegians recall it all too well: politicians, residents and Norway's royal family together mourning an act of home-grown mass violence that profoundly shook a Scandinavian nation where such tragedies are rare. A...

Assailant with bow and arrows kills 5 people in Norway

Oct. 14, 2021 01:37 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A man armed with a bow fired arrows at shoppers in a small Norwegian town Wednesday, killing five people before he was arrested, authorities said. The police chief in the community of Kongsberg, near the capital of Oslo, said there was “a...

Polish art show defies 'cancel culture' but some see racism

Aug. 27, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An exhibition at a Polish state museum that opened Friday features the works of provocative artists in what organizers describe as a celebration of free speech, and a challenge to political correctness and “cancel culture” on the political left. ...

Germany: Extremism probe for driver who caused 13 crashes

Aug. 06, 2021 11:45 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin police said on Friday that they are investigating whether Polish man a detained in connection with more than a dozen traffic accidents in the German capital had extremist motives in causing the crashes. Police said witnesses reported seeing the...

Norway mourns 77 slain a decade ago in extremist attack

Jul. 22, 2021 15:28 PM EDT

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Church bells rang out across Norway on Thursday to mark the 10th anniversary of the country’s worst peacetime slaughter as leaders called for renewed efforts to fight the extremism behind the attack that left 77 people dead. Norway was united in...

Today in History

Jul. 22, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2021. There are 162 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln presented to his Cabinet a preliminary draft of...

Memorial divides survivors 10 years after Norway massacre

Jul. 21, 2021 04:48 AM EDT

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — At 3:25 p.m. on July 22, a ray of sun should have illuminated the first of 77 bronze columns on a slice of land opposite Utoya island outside Norway's capital. Over the next three hours and eight minutes, it would have brushed each column in turn, commemorating...