Norway - The News from Norway
What They're Saying About the Norway Shooting Spree
On a July day in 2011, a right-wing extremist named Anders Behring Breivik went on a bombing and shooting spree in Norway that left 77 dead, many of them teenagers attending an island summer camp. As he went to trial in April 2011, many feared that the court would be a forum for his extremist views; Breivik claimed "self-defense" in the murders...
Anders Behring Breivik
A right-wing extremist detonated a powerful bomb outside the prime minister's headquarters in Oslo, Norway, on July 22, 2011, and then two hours later killed teens gathered for a Labor Party summer camp on Utoya island. Learn more about the confessed attacker, Anders Behring Breivik.
On July 22, 2011, a powerful bomb exploded in downtown Oslo, Norway, outside the prime minister's headquarters. Office windows were shattered up to a mile away. Two hours later and 50 miles away, a man dressed as a police officer came onto the tiny island of Utoya, where teens were at a summer camp retreat for the Labor Party. He began shooting...
CIA World Factbook - Norway
A primer on Norway's leaders, geography, demographics, economy, military, infrastructure, and more.