Stoltenberg ‘everything we asked for’: US envoy

Stoltenberg ‘everything we asked for’: US envoy

The United States has praised Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg as “everything we asked for” in a ringing endorsement of the former Norwegian Prime Minister’s first four months in the post.

Telenor shares slump on poor Thai figures

Telenor shares slump on poor Thai figures

Norwegian phone giant Telenor has reported disappointing profits on the back of high costs and squeezed margins in its fast-growing Asian business, sending its shares down more than 6.4 percent by the end of trading on Wednesday.

Norwegian cleared of al-Shabaab Kenya attack

Norwegian cleared of al-Shabaab Kenya attack

A Norwegian-Somali arrested in Kenya in connection with two bloody Al-Shabaab massacres has been released after Nairobi police determined there was insufficient evidence against him.

Prosecutions for buying sex in Oslo plummet

Prosecutions for buying sex in Oslo plummet

The number of people prosecuted under Norway’s prostitution law in Oslo has dropped by 40% since last year, as police divert resources to other priorities.

Mass killer Breivik to take Norway to court

Mass killer Breivik to take Norway to court

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik is preparing to take Norway’s Ministry of Justice to court, arguing that his prolonged solitary confinement amounts to “torture”.