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Flecks of Extraterrestrial Dust, All Over the Roof Click Here to Open in a New Window
A jazz musician from Norway hunted bits of cosmic debris for eight years and found it everywhere. Turns out, tons of it land every day.
On Europe’s Far Right, Female Leaders Look to Female Voters Click Here to Open in a New Window
Women are leading, or have recently led, what were once fringe parties — pushing their extremist views to the mainstream with an appeal to women who vote.
Norwegian Ex-Premier Is Stopped at Dulles Airport Over Iran Visit Click Here to Open in a New Window
The former leader, Kjell Magne Bondevik, was questioned for an hour. “I explained to the officer who I was and that I had been to Iran for a conference on extremism,” he said.
Cold War Jitters Resurface as U.S. Marines Arrive in Norway Click Here to Open in a New Window
Despite being generally welcomed, the presence of the Marines — shown on Norwegian television dragging their suitcases through the snow — also provoked concerns.
5-Year-Olds Take School Trip to Reindeer Slaughterhouse, and Outrage Follows Click Here to Open in a New Window
A school in central Norway found itself deluged by calls after it posted images, some showing carcasses and bloodstained furs, from the children’s visit.
Norway Becomes First Country to Start Switching Off FM Radio Click Here to Open in a New Window
The country began turning off FM broadcasting on Wednesday, a move to digital that has some people worried about the consequences.
How Peace Between Afghanistan and the Taliban Foundered Click Here to Open in a New Window
A Norwegian diplomat became a go-between in exploring peace talks. But amid mistrust and military and intelligence maneuvering, it all fell apart.
Norway and China Restore Ties, 6 Years After Nobel Prize Dispute Click Here to Open in a New Window
Relations deteriorated when the imprisoned pro-democracy dissident Liu Xiaobo was awarded the Peace Prize in 2010.
Will ‘Skam,’ a Norwegian Hit, Translate? Click Here to Open in a New Window
This intense series about a group of teenagers has been a success across multiple platforms. Now there are plans for an English-language version.
‘Arbeit Macht Frei’ Gate Thought to Be Stolen From Dachau Is Found Click Here to Open in a New Window
A gate bearing the Nazi slogan and believed to have been stolen from the concentration camp in 2014 has been found in a suburb of Bergen, Norway.





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