Photo: Kripos/NCIS.Photo: Kripos/NCIS

The Norwegian rescue vessel "Peter Henry von Koss" has so far saved more than 400 lives in Operation Poseidon in Greece. The majority of those rescued states that they come from Syria. The rescue vessel is a part of a Frontex operation patrolling Schengen’s outer borders.

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Photo: Hanne Iglebæk Christensen.

Vidar Helgesen, Norwegian Minister for European Economic Area and EU Affairs, visited the Athens Solidarity Center for people affected by the economic crisis. The center is partly financed by Norway through the EEA and Norway Grants.

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Greske banker er gjenåpnet, men kapitalbegrensninger består inntil videre. Disse begrensningene gjelder kun for greske bankkontoer, hvor innehaverne kan ta ut 6o euro daglig. Utenlandske bankkontoer er ikke rammet av den samme uttaksbegrensingen. Norske besøkende kan derfor benytte uttaktjenestene fra minibank som normalt, men maksimalt ta ut 600 euro i døgnet fra minibank, med mindre ditt eget...

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Photo: Erik Moholdt.

Beck, Florence + The Machine, Susanne Sundfør, The War on Drugs, Bad Religion, In Flames, Belle & Sebastian are amongst the artists you can check out at the Øyafestival 11. -15. of August. In 2014, the Øyafestival took place in Tøyenparken for the first time. The festival uses the same site this year. Øyafestivalen aims to be among the greenest festivals in the world. This goal entails everyth

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Velgere som ikke er i Norge på valgdagen den 14. september, kan forhåndsstemme i utlandet fra 1. juli til og med 4. september.

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Through the EEA and Norway Grants, Norway will use around EUR 1.6 million to fund the day-to-day running of the reception centre on the island of Lesvos for a one-year period. . 
Photo: UNHCR/ G. Welters.

Funding from the EEA and Norway Grants will be used to set up a new reception centre on the island of Lesvos, as part of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway's contribution to alleviate the Mediterranean migrant crisis.

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Key areas of support in Greece are marine and water management, renewable energy, the NGO fund, migration and research.

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The EEA and Norway Grants fund a number of projects in Cyprus related to social development, environment and climate change, civil society, cultural heritage and research.

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