U.S. offers assurances to Sweden, Finland over NATO application

U.S. offers assurances to Sweden, Finland over NATO application

WASHINGTON — The United States is confident it can address any security concerns Sweden and Finland may have about the period of time after...
NATO chief says alliance will increase presence in Baltic sea if Sweden applies

NATO chief says alliance will increase presence in Baltic sea if...

STOCKHOLM — NATO will increase its presence around Sweden's borders and in the Baltic sea while a potential application to join the alliance is...
Sweden says it received U.S. security assurances if it hands in NATO application

Sweden says it received U.S. security assurances if it hands in...

STOCKHOLM — Sweden has received assurances from the United States that it would receive support during the period a potential application to join NATO...
How Russia’s Ukraine war is upending international scientific research across the Bering Strait

How Russia’s Ukraine war is upending international scientific research across the...

Don Anderson, a senior scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, has been on a mission to learn about algal toxin risks in the...
Sweden’s ruling Social Democrats might speed up party’s NATO decision

Sweden’s ruling Social Democrats might speed up party’s NATO decision

STOCKHOLM — The leadership of Sweden's ruling Social Democrats will hold an extra meeting on May 15 where they could decide if the party...
Keeping any NATO ratification period short is key to Finland, says PM

Keeping any NATO ratification period short is key to Finland, says...

COPENHAGEN — Finland, which is considering whether to apply for membership to the NATO alliance, said that keeping any transition period as short as...
Equinor posts record profit as gas prices soar in Europe

Equinor posts record profit as gas prices soar in Europe

OSLO — Equinor reported record earnings on Wednesday, as the war in Ukraine triggered an energy supply crunch that sent gas prices soaring to...
Finnish nuclear power developers kick out Russian partners

Finnish nuclear power developers kick out Russian partners

After more than eight years of joint planning, the Fennovoima nuclear power company terminates its cooperation with Russian state-controlled company RAOS Project. The decision has...
What you need to know about Finland and Sweden’s path to NATO membership

What you need to know about Finland and Sweden’s path to...

HELSINKI/STOCKHOLM — Since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Finland and Sweden have been considering applying for membership of the NATO military alliance, which would mark...
Norway closes seaports and border to Russian traffic

Norway closes seaports and border to Russian traffic

The Norwegian government on Friday announced that it will follow the European Union’s decision to close seaports and borders to Russian goods traffic. The closure...