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Sweden in talks with the United States on closer military ties

Sweden in talks with the United States on closer military ties

OSLO — Sweden and the United States have begun negotiations to form deeper security ties in the form of a defense cooperation agreement, the...
Sweden says Turkey asking too much over NATO application

Sweden says Turkey asking too much over NATO application

STOCKHOLM — Sweden is confident that Turkey will approve its application to join the NATO military alliance, but will not meet all the conditions...
Canada strikes C$19 billion deal for Lockheed’s F-35 fighter jets

Canada strikes C$19 billion deal for Lockheed’s F-35 fighter jets

OTTAWA — Canada finalized a deal to buy 88 F-35 fighter jets from U.S. defense company Lockheed Martin Corp on Monday in a C$19...
Russia sends more Arctic oil to China and India after sanctions kick in

Russia sends more Arctic oil to China and India after sanctions...

SINGAPORE/NEW DELHI — Russia is sending more crude oil produced in the Arctic to China and India, and at steeper discounts, after Europe slammed...
Putin deploys new Zircon hypersonic cruise missiles from Arctic to Atlantic

Putin deploys new Zircon hypersonic cruise missiles from Arctic to Atlantic

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin sent a frigate from a naval base in the Arctic to the Atlantic Ocean armed with new generation hypersonic...
AIDEA approves more spending as it seeks to open Arctic refuge for drilling

AIDEA approves more spending as it seeks to open Arctic refuge...

Alaska’s state-owned development bank is continuing its efforts to open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling. Directors...
Russian pipeline gas exports to Europe collapse to a post-Soviet low

Russian pipeline gas exports to Europe collapse to a post-Soviet low

MOSCOW — Russian gas exports to Europe via pipelines plummeted to a post-Soviet low in 2022 as its largest customer cut imports due to...
Sweden’s foreign minister says NATO talks with Turkey progressing well

Sweden’s foreign minister says NATO talks with Turkey progressing well

STOCKHOLM — Talks between Sweden and Turkey are progressing well and Stockholm hopes Ankara will ratify the Nordic country's NATO application well before an...
Pilots in northern Norway report a big uptick in GPS signal jamming

Pilots in northern Norway report a big uptick in GPS signal...

Pilots are reporting loss of navigation GPS on flights both in the eastern and western parts of Finnmark, Norway’s northernmost region, newspaper iFinnmark reports. It...
Russia vows to place more troops near Nordic countries

Russia vows to place more troops near Nordic countries

New military bases will be created in Russia's western regions, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at a meeting Wednesday between top military leaders and...
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