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Norway: Abbas ‘knows the outcome’ of UN vote

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas "knows what's in store" when he attempts this week to force a vote at the United Nations on the establishment of a state largely within Israel, Norway's most-senior diplomat has warned.

Norwegian army admits losing 1,200 rifles

Norwegian army admits losing 1,200 rifles

Every 10 days, an assault rifle goes missing from the tally of assault rifles in the Norwegian Armed Forces, and some end up in the hands of criminals, a military spokesman has admitted.