The blue-blue government is opening up to increase Norway's war participation in NATO and the EU. In addition, Norwegian weapons production will grow more. – Very negative for Norway, says Alexander Harang in the Peace Team. The Kongsberg group is satisfied.
While Western economies are plummeting, Africa is at full speed ahead. Now Norway is waking up. Trond Giske and Erik Solheim travel on Africa tour. A new organization for Norwegian-African business cooperation sees the light of day. This fall everyone talks about Africa.
From 1. June you can hire Viviana Mihai (25) and other Romanians for gardening, washing and carpentry. An exception rule for Romania and Bulgaria has been removed, enabling Roma people to take up paid work in Norway. The Roman people are historically referred to as Europe's foremost workers. Now they get brilliant shots from Norwegian employers.
• Police have been driving girls for 3 years for genital check without asking parents. Girls' abdomen is videotaped in new circumcision controls. From 1. January the scheme will be extended. Norway's foremost expert is critical for every general practitioner to have a gender examination.
• Little girls' abdomen is videotaped in conjunction with controls to reveal circumcision. If parents do not voluntarily join the genital examination, the children may be coerced.
* The nonviolence party The Greens are making a full turnaround: After first saying no to contributing with staff officers, MDG is now supporting the government in sending 120 soldiers to Iraq and the war against ISIS.
* – We are not going any way with dialogue, says spokesperson Hilde Opoku. Election researcher believes MDG has come into conflict with itself for the first time. The center party has also turned.