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One company in Norway under ongoing ransomware attack: security authority

OSLO A ransomware cyber attack is taking place this afternoon in Norway and is affecting an unnamed "international company", the Nordic country's national security authority said on Tuesday.

Norway-Russia relations to deteriorate following U.S. Marines' base extension: Russian embassy

OSLO Norway's decision to extend the presence of U.S. Marines on its soil will worsen relations with neighboring Russia and could escalate tensions on NATO's northern flank, the Russian embassy in Oslo told Reuters on Saturday.

World, Russia, Jun 24 2017

Election victory remains within grasp, Norway's PM says

OSLO Norway's right-wing minority government can still win re-election in September despite lagging the center opposition in recent opinion polls, Conservative Party Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Tuesday.

World, Jun 20 2017

Norwegian Air expects to receive Boeing MAX jetliners June 29

OSLO Norwegian Air Shuttle expects to take delivery of its first two 737 MAX jetliners from Boeing on June 29, and plans to exercise further options for the aircraft to boost its fleet renewal, the budget carrier told Reuters on Thursday.

Aerospace & Defense, Jun 15 2017

Property insurer expects London fire payouts to exceed 25 million pounds

OSLO This week's fire in a 24-storey block of flats in London is expected to cost property insurers more than 25 million pounds ($31.8 million), Norwegian insurer Protector Forsikring told Reuters on Thursday.

World, Jun 15 2017

Norway cuts forecast of 2017 asylum seekers by 57 percent

OSLO Norway has cut its forecast of asylum seeker arrivals to just 3,000 people for 2017, down from a prediction of 7,000 made in March, acting Minister of Immigration and Integration Per Sandberg said on Wednesday.

World, Jun 14 2017

Norway's Protector is insurer in London tower fire

OSLO Norway's Protector Forsikring is involved as an insurer in the fire that engulfed a 24-storey block of flats in London, the company said on Wednesday.

World, Jun 14 2017

Norway proposes ban on full-face veils in schools

OSLO Norway aims to ban face-covering Muslim veils in kindergartens, schools and universities, the government said on Monday, the latest European nation to propose restrictions on wearing burqas and niqabs.

World, Jun 12 2017

Norwegian mass killer Breivik changes name to Hansen

OSLO Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, who murdered 77 people in 2011, has officially changed his name to Fjotolf Hansen, his lawyer said on Friday.

World, Jun 09 2017

Norway Supreme Court turns down mass murderer Breivik's appeal

OSLO The Norwegian Supreme Court will not take up an appeal lodged by Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik protesting against his prison conditions, the court said on Thursday.

World, Jun 08 2017