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Norway notifies Russia of NATO multinational exercise

Norway notifies Russia of NATO multinational exercise

The Norwegian Armed Forces Command has notified Russia’s Northern Fleet of the Cold Response 2022 multinational exercise, the Fleet’s press office reported. "Chief of the Norwegian Joint Headquarters Lieutenant-General …

Five killed, two hurt in bow and arrow attack in Norway

Five killed, two hurt in bow and arrow attack in Norway

Five people were killed and two more were hurt in an attack in Norway’s Kungsberg, local police spokesman Oyvind Aas said on Thursday. According to Aas, one of those hurt is a policeman. The official said that the …

Azerbaijani wrestler wins bronze at World Championship in Norway

Azerbaijani wrestler wins bronze at World Championship in Norway

Azerbaijani freestyle wrestler Abubakr Abakarov won a bronze medal at the World Championships in Oslo, Norway. Abakarov, performing in the weight category of 86 kg, reached the semifinals, defeating Akhmed Dudarov from Germany, Muhammad …

UN Security Council meets on Israel but U.S. blocks statement

UN Security Council meets on Israel but U.S. blocks statement

The UN Security Council held another emergency meeting Wednesday on worsening hostilities between Israel and Palestinians, again without agreeing on a joint statement due to opposition from the United States, Israel's key ally, according to …

Three health workers in Norway suffered after AstraZeneca jab

Three health workers in Norway suffered after AstraZeneca jab

Three health workers in Norway who recently received the AstraZeneca vaccine against COVID-19 are being treated in hospital for bleeding, blood clots and a low count of blood platelets, Norwegian health authorities said on Saturday, Reuters …

How one COVID-19 case dominates the market

How one COVID-19 case dominates the market

Oil markets recovered on Monday morning after closing lower last Friday. The discharge of the U.S. President from hospital generated a sort of relief in the markets, Oil Price writes

Turkey closes border for passengers from 14 countries

Turkey closes border for passengers from 14 countries

Ankara, as part of the fight against the spread of coronavirus, has introduced a ban on the entry of foreign citizens from 14 countries, the Turkish Interior Ministry informed. The Interior Ministry said that citizens of Iran, Iraq, …

Belarus to import oil from Norway

Belarus to import oil from Norway

Belarus oil company BNK will import crude from Norway’s Johan Sverdrup field via Lithuania’s Klaipeda port this month because of a supply row with Russia, Belarus state company Belneftekhim that controls BNK said. It …

10 traditional winter festivals in Europe

10 traditional winter festivals in Europe

Across Europe festivities and parades full of spirits and demons, dances and drinks bring cheer – and sometimes mayhem – to the winter months