Center-right bloc takes power in Norway

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Posted: Monday, September 9, 2013 12:00 am

OSLO, Norway (AP) - Conservative Party leader Erna Solberg - nicknamed "Iron Erna" - will become Norway's new prime minister as the leader of a center-right coalition government likely including an anti-immigration party.

Preliminary results from the oil-rich Nordic country's parliamentary elections shows the Conservative Party got 26.8 percent of votes, the best result for the party in 28 years. Solberg, who will be Norway's second female prime minister after Gro Harlem Brundtland, thanked the voters Monday for a historic victory.

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