– Scrapping Submarine Cable to Svalbard is Intolerable

– Scrapping Submarine Cable to Svalbard is Intolerable

16/01/2018

– Scrapping the submarine cable opportunity as a potential power supply source to Svalbard without a feasibility study is quite remarkable says Dag Ivar Brekke, former deputy director of Store Norske Spitsbergen Kullkompani (SNSK).




Wrestling match between Russia and Norway during the Barents Winter Games in Murmansk, a people-to-people project that has received funding through the Barens Secretariat. At present, further funding of its operations is debated in Norway. (Photo: Jonas Karlsbakk/the Barents Secretariat)

Pengekrangel om Barentssatsing

16/01/2018

Det hersker tilsynelatende stor usikkerhet, og klar uenighet, omkring den videre finansieringen av Barentssekretariatet i Kirkenes.



Restoration of US air base in Iceland does not mean troops will follow, Navy says

16/01/2018

The Navy’s construction of a former air base in Iceland does not necessarily mean that U.S. troops will again be stationed in the country, according to Navy officials.



Iceland In Top 10 Countries Participating In “Veganuary”

16/01/2018

Iceland is in 6th place amongst the top 20 countries participating in Veganuary in terms of per capita participation.



Ønsker Arctic Race of Norway til Russland

12/01/2018

– Det er ingen hemmelighet at vi ser lenger nordover, sier daglig leder Knut Eirik Dybdal i Arctic Race of Norway, til NRK.



Odd Roger Enoksen, President and CEO of Andøya Space Center (left) and Mayor Jonni Solsvik (Conservatives) work intensely to establish a new rocket launch base at Andøya island in Northern Norway. (Photo: Hege Eilertsen)

Andøya kan plassere Norge i verdenstoppen på satellitter

12/01/2018

Markedet er i eksplosiv vekst, og Norge er allerede bakpå. Men går det veien for Andøya Space Center kan det om et par år være Norge som er europaledende på oppskyting av kommersielle satellitter. Det kan gi 200-300 nye arbeidsplasser lokalt, og betydelige ringvirkninger nasjonalt.



Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg (Conservatives) was warmlyl welcomed by US President Donald Trump in the White House yesterday. Their meeting focused much on trade; however, defense and security policy was also on the agenda. (Photo: Stein J. Bjørge, Aftenposten)

Norge stadig viktigere i USAs avskrekking av Russland

11/01/2018

USA styrker den militære tilstedeværelsen i Europa, og Norge får også i år en sentral rolle i de avskrekkende tiltakene mot Russland. Totalt skal USA bruke 37 milliarder norske kroner på opptrappingen. Det tilsvarer en økning på 12 milliarder kroner sammenlignet med i 2017.



US President Donald Trump today receives Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg in the White House. We have spoken with experts who suggest she should talk about Norway and the US’ shared interest in development of the High North. (Photo: Michael Vadon)

Solberg møter Trump: Nord på dagsorden

10/01/2018

Statsminister Erna Solberg møter president Trump etter en av de kaldeste ukene i Washingtons historie. Dersom klima blir et tema kan det også bli kjølig foran peisen i det ovale kontor.