One year after Somalia's worst famine disaster, the attention of the international community is facing other crises. But the need for relief is still critical in Somalia.
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce states that the requirement for sterilization for legal gender change is contrary to human rights and Swedish government cooperation. When will Norway follow suit?
With oil money, the Azerbaijan regime has bought supporters among a number of governments. But the calls for freedom from the Middle East and North Africa also reach here.
Autonomy. There are many good, radical reasons for opposing increased nationalism in Europe. But Greenland, the Faroe Islands and Scotland are nuancing the debate.
In recent months, the province of Manicaland has attracted local, regional and international attention, but for erroneous reasons.
As extremists win in Serbia and Greece - Egypt took a historic step closer to democratic normality on Wednesday. The economic crisis also presents new political opportunities.
This text is a translated excerpt from Manji's new book Allah, Liberty and Love (Allah, freedom and love), which is also available as an "app" in English for smartphones and tablets. The excerpt is printed exclusively in Norway for MODERN TIMES.
The textile industry in Asia has only gotten worse. Last year's activism was good and good, but the clothing chains must accept their full responsibility for solving the problems.
MSF is not on Norway's side in the war in Afghanistan. Neutrality is our only defense.
The annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert will capture the entire family and Europe in a matter of hours. It's no easy task.
Susanne SundfÃ¸r and Bertine Zetlitz, both out with a new record, meet us listeners in the middle of time.
On Monday this week, the Government Pension Fund Global (the Norwegian Oil Fund) presented its annual report. The fund, which is managed by the Ministry of Finance, owns assets of more than 4040 billion.
Leader II in MODERN TIMES 26.02.2010:
It is with disappointment that we see that SV leader Kristin Halvorsen this week also draws on the predictable hard drive of the Norwegian media and politicians against the Muslim minority.
On Wednesday, there was the little girl hijab Knowledge Minister Halvorsen open to force of the girls. But other girls are still going to get sex by letting them wear a bikini from the age of three.
For those who have doubts: MODERN TIMES continues to go against the flow by being an Islam hysteria-free zone.
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The red-green has apparently put out stumbling blocks for the new government. Maybe just fine. What is the problem with seeing the world from below?
The notion that there are first-rate and second-rate Norwegians spread. It is a development that should worry most people.