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Norway shifted right in elections Monday, ending eight years of center-left rule and setting the stage for a new Conservative-led government with the populist anti-immigration Progress Party as junior partner. Incumbent Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg of the Labor Party conceded defeat late in the ...
The central government is coming under increasing pressure to step in and help secure more municipal workers for post-disaster reconstruction work amid serious manpower shortages in the northeast, 2½ years after the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami. Disaster-hit municipalities are struggling to hire ...