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Help Remove Landmines From the Path of Peace in Colombia
[Norwaynews] [12.05.2016, 08:30pm, Thu. GMT]
Ferney Cifuentes, like so many Colombian children from his area, was helping his father herd cattle in Montecristo in January 2015 when a violent blast lifted the Earth and sent shrapnel flying.

The 14-year-old had stepped on a landmine. His death -- tragically -- was not unique. More than 11,000 Colombians have been wounded or killed by landmines and other unexploded ordnance in the past quarter century.

Landmines are singularly dangerous because they can lay dormant for years, only to kill and maim innocent people without warning. In Colombia last year, 285 people, including 40 children, were killed by landmines, a toll surpassed only by Afghanistan. At current mine clearance rates, decades will pass before the country is mine free.
Norway condemns terrorist attacks in Iraq
[Norwaynews] [13.05.2016, 07:19pm, Fri. GMT]
'We were horrified and deeply saddened to receive the news of Wednesday's terrorist attacks in Baghdad. I would like to convey my deepest condolences to the Iraqi people, who are so often the target of terrorist attacks. The attacks are a clear demonstration of ISIL's contempt for human life and norms of human decency,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

'We were horrified and deeply saddened to receive the news of Wednesday's terrorist attacks in Baghdad. I would like to convey my deepest condolences to the Iraqi people, who are so often the target of terrorist attacks. The attacks are a clear demonstration of ISIL's contempt for human life and norms of human decency,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

Yesterday morning, reports emerged of an attack on a market in the Shia-dominated Sadr City district of Baghdad. 64 people are reported to have been killed and 87 injured in this attack alone, among them many women and children. A further two attacks took place in other parts of Baghdad later in the day. In total, at least 94 people are reported to have been killed in yesterday's three attacks at separate locations in Baghdad, and at least 150 people have been injured.
ISIS Branch in Philippines Threaten to Behead Foreign Captive in New VIDEO
[Norwaynews] [18.04.2016, 10:36am, Mon. GMT]
Islamist militants in the Philippines on Friday (April 15) announced a new deadline of April 25 for the execution of three foreign captives and a Filipino, but scaled back their ransom demand in a video posted on social media. The captives - two Canadian men, a Norwegian man and a Filipino woman - were kidnapped from a beach resort on a southern island last September.
Norway searches for war criminals among refugees
[Norwaynews] [18.01.2016, 11:30am, Mon. GMT]
Norwegian police are looking at 20 suspected war criminals from Syria, following tips from refugees and local immigration authorities, a police official said. “We are taking a closer look at around 20 individuals, and we are currently assessing whether there is a basis to start an investigation,” Sigurd Moe, the superintendent of the war crimes section of the National Criminal Investigation Service, said in an interview.
ISIS fighter suspected of planning terror attacks in Scandinavia caught
[Norwaynews] [20.11.2015, 07:41pm, Fri. GMT]
Norway and Sweden were put on high alert as the 25-year-old ISIS fighter eluded intelligence services after he entered Sweden on Wednesday. Majid entered the Scandinavian country after fighting for ISIS in Syria. At a press conference Swedish police revealed ISIS fighter Majid entered the country via Germany, and it was believed he had crossed the border to Norway, however the jihadist was caught in Sweden tonight.
Mullah Krekar Jailed For Eighteen Months
[Norwaynews] [01.11.2015, 04:30pm, Sun. GMT]
A Norwegian District Court sentenced controversial Kurdish cleric Najmuddin Faraj Ahmad, better known as mullah Krekar, to a year and a half in prison on Friday for threatening a Kurdish activist. “The threats were made under aggravated circumstances,” the court said in it’s ruling, cited by the local Norwegian Aftenposten newspaper.
Isis in Philippines: Norwegian pleading for life
[Norwaynews] [14.10.2015, 07:32pm, Wed. GMT]
Two Canadian tourists and a Norwegian resort manager, as well as a Filipino woman, abducted by the Islamic State (Isis) affiliates from a popular resort in Philippines, appeared on a video released by the group late night on Tuesday. The four hostages were kidnapped from the Samal island in southern Philippines, and were taken to the Mindanao mainland on a boat by the gunmen on 21 September. Since then the Philippines army has been trying to locate them.
Pole held in Norway on suspected ISIS links
[Norwaynews] [15.09.2015, 06:12pm, Tue. GMT]
A Pole who allegedly fought in the ranks of Islamic State has been arrested in Norway. Radio ZET reports to this effect were confirmed by a spokesperson for Poland’s Internal Security Agency (ABW). The Polish citizen is now being held in a Norwegian prison, awaiting a decision on whether he will be extradited for trial in Poland.
Norway Rules Out Paying Ransom for Citizen Held by ISIS
[Norwaynews] [10.09.2015, 08:32am, Thu. GMT]
Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Wednesday that her country will not pay ransom for a Norwegian man believed to be in the hands of the Islamic State. "The government is taking this very seriously," Solberg said. "We cannot and will not give in to pressure from terrorists and criminals.
Norwegian Migrant Confirmed As Kenya Mall Terrorist
[Norwaynews] [06.09.2015, 05:57pm, Sun. GMT]
It has taken two years but Norwegian security services have finally confirmed a Norwegian man of Somali descent was one of the terrorists who attacked a Kenyan shopping mall in 2013. On 21 September 2013, a group of terrorists attacked the Westgate Mall, an upmarket shopping centre in an affluent part of Nairobi, Kenya.
Norwegian court convicts man of fighting for militants in Syria
[Norwaynews] [14.07.2015, 02:58pm, Tue. GMT]
An Oslo court sentenced a Norwegian man to eight years in prison on Monday for fighting for Islamic militants in Syria, in the second case of its kind in the Nordic country. Ishaq Ahmed, 24, had pleaded not guilty to the charges and had said he travelled to Syria to do humanitarian work. He was arrested last year when he returned to Norway after being shot in the leg in Syria.
Norway to send 60 soldiers to train Syrians fighting ISIS
[Norwaynews] [03.05.2016, 06:47am, Tue. GMT]
Norway announced Monday that it would deploy 60 soldiers to train Syrians fighting ISIS, boosting its involvement in the international coalition against the extremists.

The soldiers belonging to the Norwegian special forces would conduct the training in Jordan, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said at a press conference in Oslo.

"The brutal acts by IS (ISIS) have cost many civilians their lives and led an even greater number to flee (the country)," Solberg said.

ISIS has also "brought terrorism to Europe and young people are radicalized and recruited in order to have foreign fighters," she added.

The Syrian groups that will be trained by the Norwegian soldiers were not identified, but according to Defense Minister Ine Eriksen SoreidIne Eriksen, they were chosen following a "thorough and systematic" selection process.
Mullah Krekar freed from police custody after acquittal by Norwegian court
[Norwaynews] [22.03.2016, 06:16am, Tue. GMT]
The Iraqi-Kurdish cleric Mullah Krekar has been released from police custody, after a Norwegian court found him not guilty of having threatened a fellow Kurd on television for burning the Quran. In October Krekar, whose real name is Najmuddin Faraj Ahmad, was sentenced to 18 years in prison after threatening a fellow Kurd, Halmat Goran, during a television interview in Norway in February 2015.
Norway calls for anti-ISIL coalition to do more
[Norwaynews] [13.01.2016, 11:26am, Wed. GMT]
The coalition fighting terrorism in Syria and Iraq should do more to combat ISIL, Norway's foreign minister said during a visit to Turkey that coincided with a deadly suicide attack on Istanbul's tourist district. Borge Brende said the fight against terror should be stepped up as he made a trip to capital Ankara on Tuesday -- the day a suicide attack in Istanbul’s Sultanahmet district killed ten people, mostly German tourists.
13 arrested as police break up European terror-recruiting ring
[Norwaynews] [12.11.2015, 09:01pm, Thu. GMT]
A Norway-based Iraqi Kurdish terror recruitment ring that sent people to fight in Iraq and Syria alongside Islamic State has been broken up, with 13 arrests made in Italy, Britain and Norway. Italian Carabinieri General Giuseppe Governale called it "the most important police operation in Europe in 20 years".
Police Warning: Radical Islamists 'Recruiting' At Norwegian Migrant Centres
[Norwaynews] [24.10.2015, 11:00am, Sat. GMT]
Radical Islamists have been caught infiltrating migrant reception centres in Norway and trying to recruit new arrivals to their cause, the Norwegian Police Security Service (PST) has warned. The extremists have been so visible that some migrants have asked whether or not they are really in Europe and free of the religious fundamentalism they claim to be escaping.
Ex-extremist group recruiter becomes peace activist
[Norwaynews] [30.09.2015, 02:19pm, Wed. GMT]
On Monday, global youth Counter Violent Extremism (CVE) summit in New York found an unusual speaker. Yousef Assidiq, a former recruiter for Norway's radical outfit, Prophet's Ummah, shared stage with youths from various countries and spoke on how radicalization and violent extremism had marginalized him in the society and he now finds hismself a "free Muslim" after leaving radical thoughts behind. The Summit was roganised by the Department of States and over two dozen youths, working on the subject, were invited from across the world.
ISIS wants to exchange Norwegian hostage for imprisoned radical Islamist
[Norwaynews] [12.09.2015, 08:17am, Sat. GMT]
On social media, IS-fighters and sympathizers have called for an exchange of the Norwegian hostage Ole Johan Grimsgaard-Ofstad, for currently imprisoned radical Islamist Mullah Krekar. After the Islamic State (IS) in their last magazine announced that they keep the Norwegian Ole Johan Grimsgaard-Ofstad (48) hostage, supporters and members of IS have tweeted actively on the issue.
ISIS has taken Norwegian hostage
[Norwaynews] [10.09.2015, 07:09am, Thu. GMT]
The terror group ISIS claims to hold the Norwegian, Ole Johan Grimsgaard-Ofstad (pictured), hostage in Syria. Prime Minister Erna Solberg confirms that a Norwegian citizen has been kidnapped and is being held captive in Syria. A crisis team headed by the Norwegian Foreign Ministry has worked on it for some time, NTB reports.
'Showing Breivik artifacts extremely important,' Norway says on massacre anniversary
[Norwaynews] [23.07.2015, 05:23am, Thu. GMT]
Norway's government has held a ceremony to mark the fourth anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in the country's recent history. A museum was also opened that displays items used by Breivik in the July 22 attacks.
Norway condemns attack on Kuwait mosque
[Norway] [09.07.2015, 06:47am, Thu. GMT]
‘I condemn today’s terrorist attack on a mosque in Kuwait City. An attack on people gathered for prayer is a monstrous and ruthless act of violence. Our thoughts go to the families of the victims,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.
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