FROM Harald Klungtveit
Terror Suspects with Links to al Qaeda Arrested in Norway Norwegians are reeling over the news that police officials have arrested three men suspected of having links to al Qaeda. The men were detained as part of an alleged conspiracy tied to plots in the United States and Britain. Journalist Harald Klungtveit is covering security for the Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet.
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