US asks Norway to join Isis fight in Syria

US asks Norway to join Isis fight in Syria

The Norwegian Ministry of Defence has confirmed that it is considering a request from the United States to up its contributions in the fight against Isis.

Fighter jet Christmas cookie uproar in Norway

Fighter jet Christmas cookie uproar in Norway

The Norwegian government felt compelled to apologize for an Instagram post after users complained that it was inappropriate.

Tunisians receive Nobel amid state of emergency

Tunisians receive Nobel amid state of emergency

The Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded on Thursday to four civil society groups who led Tunisia's transition to democracy, though the country has now been plunged into a state of emergency as it battles the threat of jihadism.