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Powerful underwater quake strikes off Norwegian Arctic island

World Nov 9, 2018

Powerful underwater quake strikes off Norwegian Arctic island

A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 struck in the Arctic Ocean Friday, northwest of a largely uninhabited and remote Norwegian island, officials said. No injuries or damage were reported. The Norwegian earthquake center NORSAR says the quake was recorded at 2:49 a.m. ...

Iran suspected of seeking to assassinate Iranian-Norwegian in Denmark

World Nov 2, 2018

Iran suspected of seeking to assassinate Iranian-Norwegian in Denmark

Norway summoned the Iranian ambassador on Thursday over a suspected assassination plot against an Iranian Arab opposition figure in Denmark involving a Norwegian citizen of Iranian background. Denmark said on Tuesday it suspected the Iranian government intelligence service had tried to carry out an assassination ...

World Oct 25, 2018

NATO shows Russia its military might in giant exercises

Norway hosts NATO's biggest exercises since the end of the Cold War from Thursday, to remind Russia the alliance stands united despite seeds of doubt planted by U.S. President Donald Trump. Some 50,000 soldiers, 10,000 vehicles, 65 ships and 250 aircraft from 31 countries are ...

Norwegian commando who foiled Nazi nuclear plan dies at 99

World Oct 22, 2018

Norwegian commando who foiled Nazi nuclear plan dies at 99

The leader of a daring World War II raid to thwart Nazi Germany's nuclear ambitions has died at age 99, Norwegian government officials said on Sunday. Joachim Roenneberg, serving behind enemy lines in his native Norway during the German occupation, in 1943 blew up a ...

World / Crime & Legal Sep 25, 2018

Russia summons Norway envoy over 'spy' arrest

Moscow on Monday summoned Norway's ambassador over the arrest in Oslo of a Russian national on suspicion of spying, and urged that country's government to release him. Norway's PST intelligence service announced Sunday it had arrested a 51-year-old Russian suspected of "illegal intelligence activity. The Russian ...