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  • Thousands protest in Norway against restricting abortion

    11/17/2018 8:34:48 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Reuters ^ | November 17, 2018 9:58 AM | Gwladys Fouche, Lefteris Karagiannopoulos
    Thousands of protesters demonstrated in Norwegian cities on Saturday against restricting women’s access to abortion, the subject of talks between the ruling minority coalition and a small party seeking to join the government. In Norway’s capital Oslo, the demonstrators, some pushing children in strollers, marched through the city center carrying banners with slogans such as “My body my right” and “Defend abortion”. “The new law that’s proposed is limiting women’s rights,” said Ine Lund, a 22-year-old criminology student. “I feel it should be up to the woman to choose.” When the Christian Democrats opened talks on teaming up with the...
  • NATO Exercise Trident Juncture 2018 In NORWAY

    11/17/2018 5:07:11 AM PST · by PIF · 17 replies
    You Tube ^ | Oct 30, 2018 | MDAmilitary
    21 min video of the recent NATO exercise with Norwegian, Italian, British, French, and US troops. Some videos of the frigate class recently sunk (F313) in collision with a tanker; planes, ships of the line, light tanks,heavy tanks, and more. Guys in dark green jackets and white pants ... The President of Norway (Female) wearing a steel helmet riding standing in a heavy tank ... LOL, mobile arty girls in action.
  • Norway's Mosques Are Multiplying, and Taxpayers Foot the Bill

    11/09/2018 1:30:55 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 21 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 9 Nov 2018 | Bruce Bawer
    Founded in 2001, Oslo-based Human Rights Service (HRS) has been instrumental in supplying useful and illuminating research about the scale, nature, and social and economic impact of immigration into Norway. Its recommendations have resulted in important policy changes, its website is very widely read by Norwegians who are skeptical about Islam, and the latest book by its information officer, Hege Storhaug (just out in English as Islam: Europe Invaded, America Warned), was a massive bestseller. In the U.S., a think tank like HRS would be funded by corporate donors and philanthropists, but, in accordance with Scandinavian practice, it gets its...
  • Norwegian warship at risk of sinking after collision with oil tanker

    11/08/2018 6:43:24 AM PST · by Gamecock · 65 replies
    CNBC ^ | 11/8/2018
    A Norwegian warship was heavily damaged in a collision with a Maltese oil tanker in the North Sea off the coast of Norway. According to Norwegian media reports Thursday, the frigate is in danger of sinking after sustaining heavy damage. The oil tanker is reportedly undamaged. Several reports confirmed that all 137 crew on the navy ship were evacuated but seven have been treated for minor injuries. "The armed forces is now reviewing all the means available in the region to assist the KNM Helge Ingstad (the damaged warship)," Lieutenant Colonel Ivar Moen told AFP. According to the website Marine...
  • Could the number of flights per person be limited? Norway is leading the way (tr)

    11/07/2018 2:20:53 PM PST · by Simon Green · 72 replies
    Blue Swan ^ | 11/05/18
    The number of flights being taken by the average person is increasing dramatically and the arrival of LCCs mean flying is more affordable for more people. Between 2005 and 2018 global passenger numbers more than doubled from around two billion to four billion and forecasts suggest that it could double again over the next 20 years. Is this growth manageable? One Norwegian politician believes that a cap should be placed on travellers, a seemingly impractical suggestion, but one that is sure to have support. Summary: As global air travel demand continues to rise, one Norwegian politician recommends a cap of...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 11/2/2018

    11/02/2018 5:08:41 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 11/2/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    <p>President Trump was in Columbia, Missouri last night on his pre mid-term election tour speaking at an airport rally.....</p> <p>Among the other US Senate races an unusual one in Mississippi where there's an "open primary special election" being held next Tuesday. Two Democrats and two Republicans are running with the top two finishers set for a runoff three weeks later.....</p>
  • NATO warned about Russian missile test

    10/30/2018 7:06:51 AM PDT · by tlozo · 1 replies
    Norway Today ^ | October 29, 2018 | Pieter Wijnen
    The Secretary-General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, says the Defence Alliance was informed last week about the Russian missile test off the Mřre Coast. – "Russia has a significant presence in the High North, even close to Norway. They exercise large forces, and they do so regularly. This is a reported exercise from the Russian side, and we note that they will practice, as they have done several times before, in the same area", Stoltenberg tells NTB on the flight to the Trident Juncture exercise in Norway. He assumes that Russia will behave professionally and properly and avoid dangerous situations. –"...
  • World War II Hero who Prevented Nazis from Getting Nuclear Bomb Dies

    10/21/2018 4:25:39 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 28 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Oct 21, 2018 | Reuters
    OSLO - The leader of a daring World War Two raid to thwart Nazi Germany's nuclear ambitions has died aged 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 plant producing heavy water, or D2O, a hydrogen-rich substance that was key to the later development of atomic bombs. Picked by Britain's war-time Special Operations Executive to lead the raid when he was only 23 years old, Roenneberg was the youngest member of Operation Gunnerside, which penetrated and destroyed key parts of the heavily...
  • Viking Ship and Cemetery Found Buried in Norway

    10/15/2018 12:06:18 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 21 replies
    Live Science ^ | October 15, 2018 | Owen Jarus
    Archaeologists using radar scans have detected a Viking ship buried beneath a cemetery in Norway. The Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU) said that the archaeologists discovered the anomaly using radar scans of an area in Řstfold County. The ship seems to be about 66 feet (20 meters) long and buried about 1.6 feet (50 centimeters) beneath the ground, they said in a statement.
  • Revisiting—and Politicizing—the 2011 Oslo Massacres

    10/13/2018 11:08:21 AM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 10/12/2018 | Bruce Bawer
    Just out on Netflix, Paul Greengrass's new film, 22 July, takes its title from the date in 2011 on which a lone maniac named Anders Behring Breivik murdered seventy-seven people in Norway. But only the first third or so of the movie covers the actual events of that date – the massive explosion Breivik set off in a parked panel truck outside the major government building in Oslo, killing eight, and the shootings he then carried out at the ruling Labor Party's annual summer youth camp on the nearby island of Utřya, which took sixty-nine lives. The second third of...
  • Sunken Nazi submarine described as an 'underwater Chernobyl' will be buried under rubble [tr]

    10/12/2018 9:31:02 AM PDT · by C19fan · 30 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 12, 2018 | Chris Dyer
    A Nazi submarine described as an 'underwater Chernobyl' is being sunk into sand to stop deadly chemicals leaking into the sea and the surrounding bed. The wreckage of the German U-boat was left with 1,800 canisters of toxic mercury seeping into the sea off Bergen in Norway. U-864 was torpedoed by a British submarine in early 1945 as it headed for Japan carrying jet parts. The vessel left Kiel in Germany on December 5, 1944, but the hull was damaged in an attack and the captain headed for Norway to carry out repairs.
  • Cultural Suicide: Norway Fetes Young Muslim Refugee Writer for Trashing Norway

    09/19/2018 9:13:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 09/19/2018 | BY BRUCE BAWER
    I only met him in person once, many years ago. We met for beers in downtown Oslo. We didn't agree on everything: among other things, he had an irrational hostility toward the United States, which I put down, in part at least, to the fact that he had never set foot in the U.S. and that his English was surprisingly poor (we spoke in Norwegian), so that his image of my country was shaped largely by the mainstream Scandinavian media and by various sources in his native tongue, Arabic. But never mind. What mattered was that he loved freedom, hated...
  • Be Sustained[charismatic Caucus]

    09/17/2018 7:40:39 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    Be sustained in ME my children for truly as I AM alive in you, eternally My living fire of Virtue is always ready to rise up and meet your Declaration of being made whole,blessed and prosperous. "Take on My Graciousness" ( (( Just Believe ! )) ) Malachi 4:1-3 The Great Day of the LORD 1“For behold, the day is coming, burning like a furnace, when all the arrogant and every evildoer will be stubble; the day is coming when I will set them ablaze,” says the LORD of Hosts. “Not a root or branch will be left to them.”...
  • Julian Assange's Associate's 'Strange Disappearance' Probed by Norway Police

    09/04/2018 7:27:21 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 11 replies
    Sputnik News ^ | 3 Sept 2018 | Staff
    This weekend, the WikiLeaks Twitter account claimed that cybersecurity expert Arjen Kamphuis went missing on August 20, two days before he was scheduled to fly to Amsterdam. This comes amid concerns about the security of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is about to end his six-year self-imposed confinement in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Norwegian police have opened an investigation into the disappearance of Arjen Kamphuis, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's associate, who was last seen in the northern Norwegian town of Bodo on August 20. ...
  • 'No question' of stripping Suu Kyi of Nobel Peace Prize: Norway committee [she keeps it]

    08/31/2018 6:26:44 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    TheLocal.no ^ | 30 August 2018 10:32 CEST+02:00 | AFP
    Norway’s Nobel Institute said Wednesday it had no intention of withdrawing its Peace Prize from Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi after a damning UN report termed the treatment of the Rohingya people as “genocide.” “There is no question of the Nobel Committee withdrawing the peace prize,” director Olav Njolstad said. “The rules of the Nobel Peace Prize do not allow it,” he added. A UN probe released Monday detailed evidence of genocide and crimes against humanity “perpetrated on a massive scale” against the Rohingya, including acts of rape, sexual violence and mass killings. At a UN Security Council session on...
  • Russia is preparing to search for a nuclear-powered missile that was lost at sea

    08/21/2018 12:54:08 PM PDT · by Innovative · 29 replies
    CNBC ^ | Aug. 21, 2018 | Amanda Macias
    Moscow is preparing to recover a nuclear-powered missile lost at sea, according to sources with direct knowledge of a U.S. intelligence report. Russian President Vladimir Putin bragged earlier this year that the new missile had unlimited range. The missile was tested four times between November and February, each resulting in a crash, according to sources who spoke to CNBC on the condition of anonymity. Crews will attempt to recover a missile that was test launched in November and landed in the Barents Sea, which is located north of Norway and Russia. The operation will include three vessels, one of which...
  • Debunking Socialist Myths: 90 Percent Of Scandinavia’s Wealth Is Privately Owned

    08/18/2018 5:17:13 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 08/18/2018 | By Giancarlo Sopo
    By Giancarlo SopoAugust 17, 2018 I woke up early one recent morning, scanned the news, and stumbled upon a tweet praising an “informative and fun podcast episode” that promised to set the record straight on Scandinavian socialism. Having read a decent amount about the Nordic model, I was curious to see what kind of wisdom Matt and Elizabeth “Liz” Bruenig, of the People’s Policy Project and Washington Post, respectively, had in store.After a light-hearted intro, Liz began with “Norway is not socialist?” alluding to a recent Forbes article that contradicted claims that Scandinavia is a socialist paradise. This prompted...
  • US doubles number of marines stationed in Norway

    08/16/2018 12:29:30 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 34 replies
    TheLocal.no ^ | 15 August 2018 22:35 CEST+02:00 | NTB/The Local
    The United States has confirmed plans to more double the number of troops based in Norway, a move Russia has already criticized as “clearly unfriendly”. The Norwegian Defense Ministry on Wednesday said that the US had recently informed them that they would push forward with a plan to increase the number of US marines stationed in Norway from 300 to “up to 700”. […] When the plans were first floated in June, Russia’s embassy to Norway complained that they contravened assurances Norway gave the Soviet Union when it joined NATO in 1949 that no foreign combat troops would be stationed...
  • Cruise ship guards' killing of polar bear sparks international outrage

    07/30/2018 5:48:28 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 75 replies
    CBS News ^ | 07/30/18
    Norwegian authorities on Monday defended the actions of guards from a German cruise ship that killed a polar bear that had attacked and injured a crew member, saying they at first tried to scare it away. Police spokesman Ole Jakob Malmo said two members of the 12-man crew that set foot on the most northern island of the Svalbard archipelago ahead of tourists on Saturday first tried to ward off the bear "by shouting and making loud noises as well as firing a signal pistol, but to no effect." A 42-year-old German man who was not identified sustained minor head...
  • Polar bear shot dead after attacking cruise ship worker in Arctic

    07/28/2018 6:20:36 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 45 replies
    N Y Post ^ | 28 July 2018
    Norwegian authorities said a polar bear attacked and injured a cruise ship employee who was leading tourists off a ship Saturday on an Arctic archipelago between mainland Norway and the North Pole. The cruise company said the polar bear was shot dead “in an act of self-defense.” It was not clear who shot the bear.