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Norway puts down Freya the walrus that drew Oslo crowds

Aug. 14, 2022 11:42 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Norway have euthanized a walrus that had drawn crowds of spectators in the Oslo Fjord after concluding that it posed a risk to humans. The 600-kilogram (1,320-pound) female walrus, known affectionately as Freya, became a popular attraction in Norway in...

Norway's king hospitalized due to fever; in stable condition

Aug. 04, 2022 11:41 AM EDT

HELSINKI (AP) — Norway’s 85-year-old King Harald V has been admitted to a hospital in the capital Oslo due to an examination relating to fever, the Norwegian palace said in a brief statement Thursday. “His Majesty The King was admitted to Rikshospitalet today for investigation...

Russian official says Norway unblocks food for miners

Jul. 06, 2022 14:08 PM EDT

BARENTSBURG, Norway (AP) — Russian food supplies bound for an Arctic coal mining settlement have resumed transiting via mainland Norway after weeks of tension, a Russian representative said Wednesday. Sergey Gushchin, the Russian consul general based in the settlement of...

Norway: Pride attack suspect still won't talk to police

Jun. 29, 2022 10:46 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A man held over a suspected Islamist deadly weekend shooting ahead of an LGBTQ festival in Oslo is still refusing to talk to police, making it hard to establish whether he had any accomplices, Norwegian authorities said Wednesday. Zaniar Matapour, a...

Norway: Deadly Pride attack suspect jailed, refuses to talk

Jun. 27, 2022 11:05 AM EDT

OSLO, Norway (AP) — The suspect in a deadly shooting ahead of an LGBTQ festival in the Norwegian capital, which authorities are treating as an Islamist attack, was ordered held Monday in pre-trial detention for four weeks — two of them in solitary confinement. He continued to refuse to be...

Norway: Suspect in Pride Month attack won't talk to police

Jun. 26, 2022 17:39 PM EDT

OSLO, Norway (AP) — The suspect in a mass shooting during an LGBTQ festival in Norway has refused to explain his actions to investigators and will remain in pretrial custody for the next four weeks, police and his defense lawyer said Sunday. The man, whom authorities described as a...

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...

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.