Norway said on Thursday that up to 5,000 NATO troops would take part in anti-submarine warfare exercises off its coast in early May, amid growing regional unease over suspected submarine sightings.
The Norwegian rescue crew sent to Kathmandu have rescued a 27-year-old woman who had been trapped under the rubble ever since the city was hit by a devastating earthquake on Saturday.
Norway said on Thursday that it would increase its financial aid to Syrian refugees to nearly 120 million euros ($134 million), making it one of the largest donors in the world.
Norwegian oil giant Statoil said on Thursday that it had fallen deep into the red in the first quarter, owing mainly to writedowns on US assets, including shale, as well as plunging oil prices.
Norway’s government plans to send two ships to the Mediterranean to join the EU’s Frontex force, a sea rescue vessel with long experience of saving North Sea fishermen, and a larger ship with enough deck space to accommodate 500 people.