World / Crime & Legal Dec 21, 2018

First ever Arctic bank robbery goes south

A man has robbed a bank on the northernmost settlement in the world — a remote Arctic island in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard — but was caught hours later, authorities said on Friday. The heist was the first ever bank robbery in living memory ...

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 ...

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 ...