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Norway rushes aid to quake victims

Norway rushes aid to quake victims
As the death toll from Saturday's killer quake in Nepal kept rising, Norway was joining international efforts to help survivors. Foreign Minister Børge Brende, a former head of the Norwegian Red Cross, had his priorities clear while he also worried …
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The hazards of service
Leif Larsen, Norway's ambassador to Pakistan, also died in the crash, along with Habibah Mahmud and Heri Listyawati Burhan Muhammad, the wives of the Malaysian and Indonesian ambassadors, respectively. … We place a great responsibility on them to …
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Norway Regrets Selling Warships to Ex-Niger Delta Militant, Tompolo
CAS Global was used to evade a requirement by Norway that arms dealers obtain export license from their country's foreign affairs ministry, the report adds. Mr. Ekpemupolo runs Global West Vessel Service, which handles maritime security issues for the …
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Norway Intelligence Service is Concerned about Foreign Intelligence Services
PST identified the intelligence of the two countries as the biggest potential threat to Norway. PST chief Benedicte Bjørnland further said they uncovered individuals with ties to foreign intelligence services tried to get a job at PST. – Foreign …
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Half of Norway's waiting staff foreign – report
Another contributor to the report was Economic Analysis Norway, a group of economists that perform analysis and consultancy work. Roger Bjørnstad, chief economist at the group, tells the Foreigner why he believes that there are so many foreigners and …
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Norway deports most foreign criminals ever
“With the help of our competent police districts, we have managed to deport a record number of foreigners,” Magne Løvø in Norway's Police Immigration Service told Norwegian broadcaster NRK. “Many of them had been charged for multiple criminal offences, …
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Labour migration to Norway high, improvements possible – report
… manufacturing. Firms with seasonal agriculture needs also recruited abroad. … The OECD's report also shows that highly-skilled workers that come to Norway often leave, even though the employer would prefer to continue their employment. This could …
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FEATURE: How to get a job in Norway
Norway has been ranked as the most attractive country for migrant workers in Scandinavia. But that doesn't mean it's easy. According to a recent study by the University of Bergen, Norwegian employers favour ethnic Norwegians even when a foreigner is …
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Why Finland and Norway still shun university tuition fees – even for
Jussi Välimaa has received funding from the European Science Foundation, The Finnish Academy, European Commission, Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture, Finnish Work environment Development Foundation and from other public funding …
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Norway eco group a 'foreign agent': Russia
Russia has just permitted groups named as "foreign agents" to go to court to try to get the label lifted, but Zolotkov said this was not an option for his small organisation. "We don't want to do pointless and expensive work. You need to go to court in …
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