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Norway Claims Venezuela Talks Willing to ‘Move Forward’ Though Guaidó Says No Deal

The government of Norway, which has inserted itself into the struggle between Venezuelan President Juan Guaidó and socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro, claimed on Wednesday that the two sides seemed willing to “move forward” in talks hosted by Oslo. This was just hours before Guaidó claimed no deal came of the talks and he would take to the streets again.

US, S. American nations recognize Maduro opponent as interim leader

Pompeo Arrives in Finland amid Growing Chinese Encroachment in the Arctic

ROVANIEMI, FINLAND — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Finland on Monday for an Arctic Council ministerial. During the visit he will meet with seven heads of state in the region and reinforce the United States’ commitment to the Arctic amid a growing Chinese presence.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (R) shakes hands with the US' ambassador to Finland Robert Frank Pence (2nd R) after arriving in Rovaniemi, Finland, on May 6, 2019. - Pompeo is in Rovaniemi to attend the Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / POOL / AFP) (Photo …

NATO Member Norway Admits It Cannot Defend Itself

The head of the Norwegian Armed Forces’ operational headquarters (FOH) has admitted that as a result of failing to upgrade the country’s military, Norway would not be able to defend itself in an attack. Speaking to Norway’s state broadcaster NRK, Lieutenant-General

Spanish soldiers in an Pizarro tank during an exercise to capture an airfield as part of the Trident Juncture 2018, a NATO-led military exercise, on November 1, 2018 near the town of Oppdal, Norway. - Trident Juncture 2018, is a NATO-led military exercise held in Norway from 25 October to …

Norway: Russia Jamming GPS Signals ‘A New Challenge’

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) – The Norwegian Intelligence Service says GPS signal disruption as seen during major NATO drills in Norway last year “is of particular concern” for the military and “is also a threat to civil aviation in peacetime.” The

A Russian Tupolev TU-142 flies by the USS Mount Whitney of the US Navy during the NATO-led military exercise Trident Juncture on November 2, 2018 at the Norwegian sea outside Trondheim, Norway - Trident Juncture 2018, is a NATO-led military exercise held in Norway from 25 October to 7 November …

Jay-Z’s ‘Tidal’ Faces Investigation for Faking Listener Numbers

Jay-Z’s music streaming service Tidal is reportedly under investigation in Norway over allegations that the company faked listener numbers. The extent of the faked numbers could allegedly involve hundreds of millions of false plays of albums from major artists like Beyonce.

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Report: Jihadis in Morocco Hack Tourists to Death for Islamic State Video

Moroccan authorities on Thursday reportedly arrested four suspected jihadis for hacking two Scandinavian backpackers to death and beheading one of them in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains. The suspects allegedly made a video pledging allegiance to the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) before the murders.

An image grab taken from a video broadcast in Morocco's news channel 2M on December 18, 2018 shows police officers next to a tent at the scene of a crime where the bodies of two Scandinavian women were found the day before in an isolated mountainous area 10 kilometres (six …

Barack Obama Lectures Europeans About Nationalism — in Denmark

Former President Barack Obama on Friday lectured Europeans on rising nationalism across the continent and beyond while speaking before entrepreneurs in Denmark — two days after taking a swipe at the Trump administration’s environmental policy in Norway.

Former US President Barack Obama and former US First Lady Michelle Obama attend the unveiling of their portraits at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC, February 12, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)