Tillerson plans to skip NATO meeting, visit Russia in April

Tillerson plans to skip NATO meeting, visit Russia in April

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to skip a meeting with NATO foreign ministers next month in order to stay home for...
Nunavut MLAs choose Paul Aarulaaq Quassa for premier

Nunavut MLAs choose Paul Aarulaaq Quassa for premier

Nunavut’s newly elected MLAs have rallied behind Aggu MLA Paul Quassa, electing him to serve as the territory’s next premier when Nunavut’s fifth legislative...
After 20 years, the Arctic Council reconsiders the role of observers

After 20 years, the Arctic Council reconsiders the role of observers

Few, by this point, question whether the Arctic Council is the leading forum when it comes discussing regional issues.Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, the...
Euro parliament in row over Arctic environment rules

Euro parliament in row over Arctic environment rules

Members of the European Parliament are at loggerheads over whether to demand that firms seeking to sell products from the Arctic to Europeans should...
Russia ready to work with non-NATO states that border the Baltic: Putin

Russia ready to work with non-NATO states that border the Baltic:...

SAVONLINNA, Finland — Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia was ready to cooperate with neutral countries that bordered the Baltic Sea like Finland which is not...
Russia aims for ‘Barents Davos’ in Murmansk

Russia aims for ‘Barents Davos’ in Murmansk

In an interview with TASS, Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov suggested establishing a permanent regional high-level forum for the Barents."We will not prevent fresh...
Norway isn’t happy with Gazprom-OMV asset swap deal, says energy minister

Norway isn’t happy with Gazprom-OMV asset swap deal, says energy minister

OSLO — Norway is not happy with an asset swap deal between Austria's OMV and Gazprom that would give the Russian gas giant access...
Trump moves to counter Obama climate legacy—but could be thwarted by energy economics

Trump moves to counter Obama climate legacy—but could be thwarted by...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will take the most significant step yet in obliterating his predecessor's environmental record Tuesday, instructing federal regulators to rewrite...
New naval ships advance Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic

New naval ships advance Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic

There’s a small glass porthole in the captain’s cabin of HMCS Charlottetown. Besides a handful of windshields, the pie-sized lookout is the only true...
With eye on China, EU parliament pushes tougher line on investments

With eye on China, EU parliament pushes tougher line on investments

BERLIN/BRUSSELS — Members of the European Parliament are nearing agreement on a proposal that would broaden the powers of the European Commission to scrutinize...