Tag: Norway

US pressured Norway to arrest & extradite Snowden, seize all devices – documents

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The US repeatedly asked Norway to detain and deport whistleblower Edward Snowden if he tried to enter its territory in the aftermath of his leaks on mass US global surveillance, Norwegian media revealed citing formal requests. Norway’s Ministry of Foreign

The Dutch “Surveillance Kings of Europe” Are About to Get Even Nosier

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AMSTERDAM — When the exiled American whistleblower Edward Snowden dubbed the Dutch “the Surveillance Kings of Europe” earlier this year, he attracted little attention outside The Netherlands. But he was talking about an issue with global implications, not least for

Cold War-Style Spy Games Return to Melting Arctic

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In early March, a mysterious ship the size of a large passenger ferry left a Romanian wharf, glided through the narrow Bosporus that separates Europe and Asia, and plotted a course toward Scandinavia. About a month later, at the fenced-in

NATO War Game Tests Intelligence- Sharing

ORLAND AIR BASE, Norway—A war game the North Atlantic Treaty Organization played recently in a Norwegian fiord about 650 miles from the Russian border has a familiar ring: Tensions between two countries explode into military conflict after one supports an

Czech intelligence, police communicate with Norway on attacks

The Czech civilian counter-intelligence service (BIS) is in touch with its Norwegian colleagues and answers their questions in connection with the Friday attacks in Norway, BIS spokesman Jan Subert told CTK Monday. Norwegian Anders Behring Breivik, who confessed to the

NORWAY – Breivik was on intelligence watchlist

THE man behind one of the worst massacres in recent European history was on a Norwegian intelligence watchlist as early as March, but authorities did not believe the information was "relevant". Anders Behring Breivik, who has admitted killing 76 people

PM says Norway coopertaing with foreign intelligence

Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg said Norwegian officials are working with foreign intelligence agencies to see if there there was any international involvement in the bomb and shooting that together have killed 91 people. "We have running contact with other countries'