Norway seeking ‘active’ role in EU’s defence strategy

Norway seeking ‘active’ role in EU’s defence strategy

Norway wants to be an active participant in the the EU's efforts to strengthen its defence and security policy cooperation, EEA and EU Affairs Minister Elisabeth Vik Aspaker said on Tuesday.

Svalbard escapes winter rainstorm unharmed

Svalbard escapes winter rainstorm unharmed

A violent storm forced some 140 people out of their homes in the in the Svalbard archipelago in the heart of the Norwegian Arctic on Monday night, but officials said no one was injured.