Minister: Five posted workers at the Norwegian Embassy in Kabul have been returned to Norway

Minister: Five posted workers at the Norwegian Embassy in Kabul have been returned to Norway

Five posted workers at the Norwegian Embassy in Kabul have been returned to Norway, Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide (H) confirmed on Wednesday.

On Wednesday afternoon, Foreign Minister Eriksen Søreide met with the media and shared new information about the evacuation from Afghanistan.

Earlier on Wednesday, the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed that they had evacuated 14 Norwegians and one foreign citizen with legal residence in Denmark from Afghanistan in a Danish plane from Islamabad in Pakistan.

The plane took off from Islamabad in Pakistan at 21 o’clock Tuesday night Norwegian time with the 15 people on board. Pakistan is assisting in the evacuation of Danish citizens and Afghans who have worked for Denmark.

Chief of Defense Eirik Kristoffersen confirmed on Monday that all Norwegian embassy personnel from Kabul had been evacuated.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

Internet Explorer Channel Network
News Related

OTHER NEWS

Studios Claim IATSE Deal Has Been Reached, Would Avert Major Strike

illustration of striking IATSE workers After tempestuous negotiations that extended over many months, a deal for an IATSE film and television contract has been reached, the AMPTP told The Hollywood ... Read more »

Almost two-thirds of New York state is fully vaccinated

Almost two-thirds of New York state is fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Saturday. © The Hill Almost two-thirds of New York state ... Read more »

Chelsea perkukuh status pendahulu EPL

© Provided by Sinar Harian CHELSEA memperkukuhkan cengkaman pendahulu saingan Liga Perdana Inggeris (EPL) apabila melakar kemenangan 1-0 ke atas Brentford di Stadium Komuniti Brentford. Jaringan penghujung babak pertama Ben ... Read more »

Ali Harbi Ali named as terror suspect in Sir David Amess murder

© RICHARD TOWNSHEND An undated handout photograph released by the UK Parliament shows Conservative MP for Southend West, David Amess, posing for an official portrait photograph at the Houses of ... Read more »

Prince William's Earthshot Prize winners set to be revealed

The inaugural winners of Prince William‘s Earthshot Prize will be unveiled Sunday at an glittering awards ceremony at London’s Alexandra Palace — in what Kensington Palace are calling “the most ... Read more »

Ogier “never changed so much” to find Rally Spain sweet spot

The seven-time world champion headed into the penultimate round of the season motivated to wrap up an eighth world title, with Spain’s tarmac roads reducing the impact of being the ... Read more »

Queensland records zero cases of COVID-19 as CHO wants 50,000 vaccinations a day

© Provided by ABC News Queensland’s Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young speaking at a COVID press conference. (ABC News: Scott Kyle) Queensland has recorded no new cases of coronavirus overnight.  ... Read more »

Rutgers' loss to Northwestern leaves Greg Schiano searching for answers

Rutgers coach Greg Schiano AP EVANSTON, Ill. — Ryan Hilinski threw for 267 yards and two touchdown passes on Saturday afternoon to boost Northwestern to a 21-7 victory over Rutgers. ... Read more »

NCR, rest of country to have cloudy skies, isolated rains

© Bernadette A. Parco Cloudy skies weather PHOTO BY BERNADETTE A. PARCO The National Capital Region and the rest of the country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with ... Read more »

‘MAHB reshuffle' talk revives fears of Subang takeover

© Provided by Free Malaysia Today Subang airport is the only MAHB property that remained profitable during the Covid-19 pandemic. PETALING JAYA: Talk of a move to replace Malaysia Airports ... Read more »

No new cases as southern Tasmania passes halfway point of COVID snap lockdown

Premier Peter Gutwein says there have been no new COVID-19 cases detected in Tasmania, as the state’s southern region passes the halfway point of a three-day lockdown. At a press ... Read more »

James McPake: “Leigh's goal reminded me of Hibs winner v Aberdeen in Cup”. Dundee manager on Griffiths, Aberdeen win and red card

James McPake was reminded of a goal he helped set up as Leigh Griffiths scored to help Dundee record their first league win of the season. © Leigh Griffiths (centre) ... Read more »

Most lies are told by 'superliars' and the rest of people are honest

© Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo From little white lies to whoppers, it’s long been claimed that people on average tell two fibs a day. But according to a ... Read more »

Hackers targeted US drinking water and wastewater facilities as recently as August, Homeland Security says

WASHINGTON – The nation’s top civilian cybersecurity agency issued a warning Thursday about ongoing cyber threats to the U.S. drinking water supply, saying malicious hackers are targeting government water and ... Read more »

Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs ... Read more »

Venezuela suspends talks with opposition after Maduro ally extradited to U.S.

A key ally of Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro was extradited from Cape Verde to the U.S. Saturday to face money laundering charges in Florida, Bloomberg first reported. Why it matters: ... Read more »

Teenage boy dies after incident at Glasgow train station

A 14-year-old boy has died after being seriously injured in a Glasgow train station. Several police vehicles responded after officers received a report of an incident at High Street station ... Read more »

Sir David Amess murder suspect was flagged to counter-extremism officials

Boris Johnson, Sir Keir Starmer, Priti Patel and Sir Lindsay Hoyle left tributes to Sir David Amess in Leigh-on-Sea on Saturday The terror suspect being investigated for the fatal stabbing ... Read more »

Metroid Dread Hanubia items walkthrough – 100% completion guide

© Provided by GamePur Hanubia is the rainy, penultimate stage of Metroid Dread. While it’s smaller than most other zones on Planet ZDR, it’s still got a few nice pick-me-ups ... Read more »

Only 6,900 pick'ems remain perfect after group B's second round-robin at the 2021 World Championship

© Provided by Dot Esports The group stage of the 2021 League of Legends World Championship has been anything but predictable, even more so two days into the second round-robin. ... Read more »

Starc's clarity of role brings confidence in white-ball cricket

It’s been a lengthy wait for everyone between men’s T20 World Cups – five years – but it’s been even longer for Mitchell Starc who missed the 2016 event due ... Read more »

Pemimpin agama mesti pimpin pembaharuan hapus kahwin bawah umur, kata Ahli Parlimen

© Provided by Free Malaysia Today Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman berkata masih perlu ada konsensus masyarakat mengenai penghapusan perkahwinan bawah umur. PETALING JAYA: Pemimpin agama harus memimpin pembaharuan dan ... Read more »

Warga kota teruja dapat pulang ke kampung

© Provided by Sinar Harian GOMBAK – Rata-rata warga kota teruja untuk pulang ke kampung bertemu sanak saudara dan tidak perlu lagi berkomunikasi melalui panggilan video selepas kerajaan membenarkan rentas ... Read more »

Villapadu, Terengganu's best homestay experience

© Provided by Free Malaysia Today This luxurious bedroom is one of four at Villapadu Desa in Kuala Terengganu. (Muhaimin Marwan @ FMT Lifestyle) KUALA TERENGGANU: With state borders now ... Read more »

When Iwan Iwanoff designed a house it came with custom furniture and fit-outs

© Provided by ABC NEWS Iwan Iwanoff’s work is known for its smart design and awareness of the landscape. This is the view through a brick screen at Roberts House ... Read more »

February has emerged as the favourite month for an extra bank holiday, new poll shows

© Eamonn Farrell The extra bank holiday is being considered as part of plans to pay tribute to frontline workers. As part of a monthly series, The Journal and Red ... Read more »

SM Markets innovates, offers resto products

© Provided by PhilStar Global SM Markets innovates, offers resto products MANILA, Philippines — SM Markets has redeveloped the dining experience for customers of its partner stores by making their ... Read more »

Prince Charles praises son William's work to save the planet

© Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo The Prince of Wales last night praised Prince William for his work to save the planet, saying: ‘I am very proud of my ... Read more »

Fantasy Injury Updates: Latest news on Kareem Hunt, Ezekiel Elliott, Damien Harris, more RBs affecting Week 6 start 'em, sit 'em calls

Few things are worse in fantasy football than a late-afternoon player being “questionable,” and in Week 6, there are at least five key RBs (Kareem Hunt, Ezekiel Elliott, Damien Harris, ... Read more »

Kentucky's Late TD Provides Bettors With One of the Worst Beats of the Season

© Provided by Sports Illustrated Mark Stoops called a timeout with seven seconds to go on third-and-goal, and the Wildcats were able to convert for a touchdown to cover the ... Read more »

Mary Berry reveals she underwent surgery for broken hip

Dame Mary Berry has revealed she underwent surgery for a broken hip after tripping over in her garden. The former Great British Bake Off host, 86, spent 10 days in ... Read more »

Selena Gomez Says Being 'Completely Unaware' of What's Going On in Pop Culture Makes Her Happy

© Raymond Hall/GC Images There are many things that make Selena Gomez happy. One of them is her infrequent use of social media to know what is going on in ... Read more »

ISKCON temple attacked and devotee killed in Bangladesh; Delhi sees move to stir trouble

© Provided by The Indian Express An ISKCON temple in Bangladesh was vandalised and a devotee killed by a mob — this was the fifth death since Thursday — and ... Read more »

J&K: Poonch operation still on, Army death toll goes up to 9

© Provided by The Indian Express The operation to flush out militants hiding in forests in the border district of Poonch in J&K has claimed the lives of nine Army ... Read more »

Students headed home from West pay 3x pre-Covid fares

© Provided by The Times of India MUMBAI: Indian students studying abroad continue to bear the brunt of travel restrictions imposed by India on scheduled airline international flights. The latest ... Read more »

Vyara Taluka Panchayat: BJP wins majority in local body as 5 Cong members join party

© Provided by The Indian Express Five elected members of Congress in the Vyara Taluka Panchayat in Tapi district joined BJP on Saturday thereby making it the single largest party ... Read more »

Queensland records zero cases of COVID-19

© Provided by ABC News Queensland’s Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young speaking at a COVID press conference. (ABC News: Scott Kyle) Queensland has recorded no new cases of coronavirus overnight.  ... Read more »

Didn't change your Twitch password after the data leak? You should. Here's how

Popular streaming platform Twitch  confirmed that it was the victim of a data leak last week, which included source code and earnings. Twitch said it doesn’t believe credit card numbers or login credentials ... Read more »

COVID-19 underscores need to diversify Tahoe tourist economy

© Provided by Associated Press FILE – In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, Lilyana Allen, of Guam, uses a telescope to view Lake Tahoe from an observation platform at ... Read more »

Off-duty FDNY firefighter arrested for DWI after crash into parked car

Yusbin Diaz was charged with a DWI for the incident. Getty Images An off-duty FDNY firefighter was arrested Saturday morning for allegedly driving drunk and crashing a car in Brooklyn, ... Read more »