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Assange to remain in embassy but 'happy' for Manning, lawyer says

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is "very happy for Chelsea Manning," said Assange's Swedish attorney about US President Barack Obama's decision to reduce Manning's sentence.

Norway defends strict prison regime for mass murderer Breivik

Strict prison conditions are necessary for Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, state attorneys said on Tuesday at an appeal hearing on Breivik's prison regime.

Prison staff: Norwegian mass murderer Breivik not under mental duress

Norwegian right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik has not shown signs of mental duress while incarcerated, prison and health officials said Friday at an appeal hearing.

Breivik says prison isolation made him "more radical"

Norwegian right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik says he has become "more radical" during the roughly five years he has spent isolated in incarceration.

Norwegian mass murderer needs human contact, attorney tells court

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik tried to use dating adverts to contact ideological supporters and circumvent censorship rules, a state attorney said Wednesday.

Norway becomes first country to turn off FM radio

Norway on Wednesday began turning off analogue FM radio, making it the first country in the world to fully transition to digital audio broadcasting (DAB), broadcasting officials said.

Norway defends prison conditions; Breivik makes Nazi salute in court

Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik made a defiant Nazi-style salute at the opening of an appeal hearing on his prison conditions Tuesday, as a state attorney underlined the need for the...

WikiLeaks rejects US intelligence report that Russia leaked material

WikiLeaks on Monday rejected a US intelligence report that Russia passed on leaked information to the whistle-blowing site as part of efforts to influence the recent US elections.

Greek, Italian mayors share Palme Prize for assisting migrants

Two mayors in Greece and Italy were Monday named co-winners of the 2016 Olof Palme Prize for their "inspiring leadership" in assisting "fellow human beings fleeing from war, terror, and misery."...

Agency: Sweden was the target of 100,000 cyberattacks in 2016

Foreign spies working via the internet attacked targets in Sweden 100,000 times in 2016, the Swedish intelligence agency revealed on Sunday in an interview with broadcaster SVT.

Sweden convicts five Afghan teens of raping Afghan minor

A Swedish court Friday convicted five Afghan teenagers of raping an Afghan minor, but rejected the prosecution's request that they be deported after serving their sentences.

Sweden approves extradition of racist sniper to Germany

A Swedish court Thursday approved the extradition to Germany of a man serving a life sentence for a series of sniper attacks targeting immigrants in the early 1990s.

Norway's Statoil sells remaining Canadian oil sands project

Norwegian energy group Statoil said it is selling its remaining oil sands project in Canada, a decision welcomed  Thursday by environmental groups.

Norway prosecutors urge 10-year sentence for Islamic State supporter

Norwegian prosecutors Wednesday requested a 10-year sentence for a man charged with recruiting members for the Islamic State militant group in Syria, the first such case in the Scandinavian...

Ikea's yearly profits jump by almost one-fifth to 4.2 billion euros

Swedish furniture retailer Ikea's full-year net profit rose 19.6 per cent to 4.2 billion euros (4.5 billion dollars), the group said Wednesday, citing growth in both mature and emerging markets....