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European migrant crisis

Russia won't take back refugees who have crossed into Norway, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says - Reuters

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Explosion in Istanbul, January 2016

Editor's note: So far we have reports of German, Norwegian, Peruvian and South Korean nationals injured in Istanbul but this has not been confirmed by their governments or by Turkish authorities. - David

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Explosion in Istanbul, January 2016

1 Norwegian and 2 German nationals injured in Istanbul blast - @dhainternet

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Swedish postal plane crash, Jan. 8, 2016

Editor's note: The plane that crashed in northern Sweden is Swedish-registered, but generally travels between destinations in Norway, @TheLocalSweden reports. There haven't been any updates on the conditions of the two people aboard the plane. - Jillian

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Swedish postal plane crash, Jan. 8, 2016

Crash site of Swedish-registered plane has been located, local media reports - @vgnett

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Swedish postal plane crash, Jan. 8, 2016

Editor's note: Swedish news organization @Aftonbladet is reporting that a Swedish Postal Service plane has gone missing over Norway. This has not yet been confirmed, - Jillian

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North Sea

Update: Norwegian rescue coordination center says drifting barge has missed Valhall platform, danger is over - @Reuters

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North Sea

Drifting barge looks like it will miss Valhall platform in Norway, rescue coordination center says - NTB via @Reuters

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North Sea

1 person dead, 2 injured after a big wave hits rig that has been drilling in the North Sea off Norway - @Reuters

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Svalbard, Svalbard

Avalanche hits Norway's Arctic Svalbard archipelago, 1 dead - @AP

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Storm Desmond

Map: 'Red' warnings in force on Sunday: Norway, heavy rains; Sweden, flooding; Germany, strong winds - @bbcweather

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United States

Report: The US pays more for drugs, as Norway, other state-run systems drive hard bargains with drug companies - @WSJbreakingnews

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Kenya

Court rules Norway aid agency ' grossly negligent' over kidnapping of aid worker from refugee camp in Kenya - @Reuters

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European migrant crisis

Norway is strengthening its border control, reports the Norwegian News Agency NTB and broadcaster TV2 - @Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Editor's note: Islamic State has printed a claim in the latest issue of its magazine Dabiq that two hostages, one Norwegian and one Chinese, have been executed. In September, the group claimed to be holding scholar Ole Johan Grimsgaard-Ofstad, 48, and consultant Fan Jinghui, 50, and demanded ransom. We are seeking further confirmation of their deaths. - Tricia

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European migrant crisis

Norwegian scrapyard says it has been asked to destroy 3,500 bicycles, most of them new, used by refugees entering from Russia; manager says bikes don't meet Norwegian standards - @AP

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Paris attacks, Nov. 13, 2015

Norwegian police postpone decision to go unarmed following Paris attacks, will carry guns until next month; country's police force traditionally have patrolled unarmed but carried weapons for year as temporary measure - @AP

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Fight against Islamic State militants

23-year-old Polish man arrested in Warsaw after being deported from Norway; possible fighter with Islamic State in Syria, no link clear with Paris attacks - @AlexDuvalsmith

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Europe

Europe terrorism raid operation involved investigations in Britain, Norway, Finland, Germany and Switzerland, say police in Italy - @AP

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Norway

Norwegian aluminum products maker Sapa says test records at Portland, Ore., plant manipulated by employees, DOJ to investigate - @Reuters

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