Norway: Bow and arrow attack leaves 5 dead
17 October 2021 | 5:12 pm
Police said the man suspected of killing five with a bow and arrow in Norway was a recent convert to Islam who had previously come to the attention of security services.
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In an interview with FRANCE 24, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg discussed the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic in her country. She also called for "stronger multilateral cooperation" and urged more countries to contribute to a multi-donor fund Norway has created at the United Nations to help developing nations deal with the consequences of the global health crisis.
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19 Dec 2020
More than 38 years after a deadly attack on a restaurant in the Jewish quarter of Paris, one of the four identified suspects, Abou Zayed, has arrived in Paris, extradited by Norway. This could pave the way for a trial in one of the oldest terrorism cases in France. Six people were killed and 22 injured when between three and five men opened fire and threw grenades into Jo Goldenberg's restaurant, "Pletzl" on August 9 1982. The restaurant has since been replaced by a shop selling clothes in fluorescent colours, reflecting the transformation of the neighbourhood into a tourist mecca. As for the witnesses of the bloody attack, they are dead, have left the neighbourhood, or prefer to remain out of the spotlight.
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4 Jun 2021
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Norwegian Prime minister Erna Solberg tells a press conference that Norway and the UK have concluded the Scandinavian country's most comprehensive free trade agreement ever, but warns that some trade barriers remain and that trade access will be inferior to what the two countries enjoyed when the UK was an EU member. of Prime minister Erna Solberg
30 Jun 2021
In inconspicuous sheds in Fredrikstad in south east Norway, two gigantic tanks are foreshadowing a salmon farming industry that is increasingly tempted to migrate to land-based facilities, which until now has been the preserve of freshwater fish. By raising the salmon on land, the industry is attempting to rid itself of the issues around the tradional submerged cages that made it controversial: costly mass escapes, harmful sea lice and the chemical treatments to get rid of them, as well as mass sludge deposits on the seabed below salmon farms.
24 Jul 2021
Ten years after the bloodiest massacre in Norwegian history, the survivors of the Utoya shooting are still looking to challenge the far-right ideology that motivated the killing of 77 innocent people. The island, located in a lake to the west of Oslo, looks very different to how it did on that fateful day when Anders Behring Breivik turned his guns on a summer camp.
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The bomb and shooting attacks by a far-right extremist have been described as the Nordic country's worst peacetime violence. Later on Thursday, Norway will come to a standstill to remember those who died.
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Norway holds a remembrance ceremony to honour the 77 people killed on July 22, 2011 in twin attacks by right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik.
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