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Turkey Lifting Objections To Sweden, Finland Joining NATO

Turkey Lifting Objections To Sweden, Finland Joining NATO

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has prompted Sweden and Finland to abandon their long-held nonaligned status and apply to join NATO. But Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had blocked the move, insisting the Nordic pair change their stance on Kurdish rebel...

29 June 2022
Abisko Blue Hole: A Patch Of Sky Which Is Always Clear Regardless Of The Weather Condition

Abisko Blue Hole: A Patch Of Sky Which Is Always Clear Regardless Of The Weather Condition

Along with this, Abisko provides shelter to 70,000 members of the indigenous Sami community who reside in the Arctic and sub-arctic parts of Norway, Sweden

27 June 2022

Former Kurdish Rebel Turned Lawmaker Has Key Role In Sweden's NATO Bid

Amineh Kakabaveh, a strong advocate for Kurdish self-determination in the Middle East and a fierce critic of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, holds...

World Nuclear Stockpile To Rise In Coming Years, Reversing Post-Cold War Decline: Watchdog

World Nuclear Stockpile To Rise In Coming Years, Reversing Post-Cold War Decline: Watchdog

All nuclear-armed states are not just increasing their arsenals but are also sharpening their nuclear rhetoric, said an expert at the watchdog.

13 June 2022

 NATO Chief Speaks With Erdogan About Finland, Sweden Joining

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg who visited Washington this week, tweeted late Friday that he met with Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin while there...

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04 June 2022
Our Man In Europe On The Importance Of Slow Travel

Our Man In Europe On The Importance Of Slow Travel

Journeys carry within them the potential to transform – especially the slower journeys taken in buses and trains


26 May 2022
The Most Expensive Cheese In The World

The Most Expensive Cheese In The World

We love cheese - like, a lot. But we had no idea about the value cheese can fetch in the market till we heard about a 'daring' heist that took place in...


19 May 2022
Turkey Still Sceptical About Wider NATO, Gives Mixed Signals In Meeting With US

Turkey Still Sceptical About Wider NATO, Gives Mixed Signals In Meeting With US

In a meeting with Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the UN, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu affirmed his country's support for NATO's 'open-door'...


17 May 2022
Sweden Joins Finland To Seek NATO Membership In Historic Move Prompted By Russian Invasion

Sweden Joins Finland To Seek NATO Membership In Historic Move Prompted By Russian Invasion

The move drew strong objections from Turkey, a key NATO member who declared the two nations should not be allowed to join because they have been too lax in...


15 May 2022
Finland, Sweden Move Closer To Seeking NATO Membership Amid Ukraine Russia's Invasion

Finland, Sweden Move Closer To Seeking NATO Membership Amid Ukraine Russia's Invasion

President Vladimir Putin has already warned his Finnish counterpart on Saturday that relations would be “negatively affected”.


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12 May 2022
Finland's Leaders Call For NATO Membership 'Without Delay'

Finland's Leaders Call For NATO Membership 'Without Delay'

The dramatic move by Finland was announced by President Sauli Niinisto and Prime Minister Sanna Marin. It means that Finland is all but certain to join NATO,...


02 May 2022
Finland And Sweden To Apply For NATO Membership Later This Month Following Ukraine Invasion

Finland And Sweden To Apply For NATO Membership Later This Month Following Ukraine Invasion

If invading Ukraine was  Vladimir Putin’s bid to halt NATO expansion, it has not happened. The astute Putin appears to have further endangered Russia’s...


04 April 2022
Sweden To Give 4th COVID-19 Shot To People Over 65

Sweden To Give 4th COVID-19 Shot To People Over 65

The recommendation also includes fourth shots for those between 18–64 with moderate to severe immune deficiency, Sweden's Public Health Agency said in a...


29 March 2022
Ukraine War: Volodymyr Zelenskyy Says 7 Dead In Russian Airstrike

Ukraine War: Volodymyr Zelenskyy Says 7 Dead In Russian Airstrike

Ukraine War: Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who spoke to the Danish parliament through a translator, said Tuesday's strike also left 22 people injured.


25 March 2022
Female Foreign Ministers Urge Taliban To Reverse Decision On Afghan Girls Education

Female Foreign Ministers Urge Taliban To Reverse Decision On Afghan Girls Education

Foreign ministers of Albania, Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bosnia, Canada, Estonia, Germany, Iceland, Kosovo, Malawi, Mongolia, New Zealand, Sweden, Tonga and...


28 February 2022
FIFA Suffers Euro Backlash After It Refuses To Expel Russia From 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

FIFA Suffers Euro Backlash After It Refuses To Expel Russia From 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

After Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Poland stood firm in its stand on refusal to play Russia in the 2022 FIFA World Cup playoff semifinal, in a protest...


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24 November 2021
Magdalena Andersson Becomes Sweden's First Female Prime Minister

Magdalena Andersson Becomes Sweden's First Female Prime Minister

The development marked a milestone for Sweden, viewed for decades as one of Europe's most progressive countries when it comes to gender relations, but which...


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