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Norway Elections Conservatives concede defeat as center, left forces advance in Norwegian parliamentary elections

The ruling conservative coalition in Norway led by Erna Solberg lost the parliamentary elections and coalition of the social democratic Labour Party, Centre Party, and the left-wing Socialist Left party is likely to form the new government

Norwegian organizations demand intervention in state-owned firm’s labor dispute in Chile

The workers of the ‘Los Lagos’ hydroelectric power project in Chile undertaken by the Norwegian energy producer, Statkraft, have been protesting the unilateral changes in shifts of working days and lack of COVID-19 safety measures

Activists in Norway protest proposed docking of nuclear submarines in Tromsø

The Norwegian government has signed strategic agreements with the US to open up and upgrade its air bases and ports to cater to US military exercises and maneuvers

Norway protests George Floyd Protesters hit streets in Norway demanding justice for George Floyd

Protests have been organized by leftist youth and students groups such as the Kamkomiteen against racism and prejudice in the context of the killing of George Floyd by the police in the US

Norway Railways Norwegian workers protest implementation of EU’s 4th railway regulations package

Unions said that the EU’s fourth railway regulations package would strip Norwegian officials of their regulatory authority, endanger the safety of passengers and promote competition and privatization

norway election Left and progressive parties make significant gains in Norwegian local body elections

Even though the Labour Party and the Conservatives emerged as the leading parties, they lost 8.2% and 3.1% of their vote share when compared to the 2015 elections.

norway-shooting Perpetrator of racist attack on Norway mosque to be prosecuted under anti-terror laws

The shooter, with known pro-Nazi opinions on social media, is also accused of murdering his half-sister

Protests break out in Norway over decision to shut down Nord University campuses What happens when you close a university in Norway?

Peoples Dispatch spoke with Anne-Lise Wie about the potential impacts of the closure of two Nord university campuses

Protests break out in Norway over decision to shut down Nord University campuses Protests break out in Norway over decision to shut down Nord University campuses

The campuses of Nord University at Sandnessjøen and Nesna will be closed and many of the faculty and workers will have to shift to other locations

Norway right wing rise Rise of the right and anti-immigrant narrative in Norway

In an interview to Peoples Dispatch, Victoria Siernes of LAC talks about the cases of state backed witch-hunting against refugees in the country.

Sweden pilots strike Pilots walkout in strike at the Scandinavian Airlines

The pilots’ association had decided to strike over low wages and unpredictable work schedules if a deal was not arrived at by April 26

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