US opens a consulate in Greenland, a year after a bid to buy

US opens a consulate in Greenland, a year after a bid...

WASHINGTON — The United States on Wednesday reopened a consulate in Greenland, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, in an apparent bid to shore...
Trump calls for an accelerated expansion of the U.S. icebreaker fleet

Trump calls for an accelerated expansion of the U.S. icebreaker fleet

President Donald Trump on Tuesday called for a faster expansion of the U.S. icebreaker fleet than previously planned — including exploring the possibility of...
Greenland’s premier becomes embroiled in a row over roe

Greenland’s premier becomes embroiled in a row over roe

In 2014, Kim Kielsen, then standing for election to become Greenland’s premier, sought to illustrate to voters how he would create jobs by drawing...
Putin raises the Northern Fleet’s strategic role

Putin raises the Northern Fleet’s strategic role

In an early June decree, Russian President Vladimir Putin raised the status of the Northern Fleet to one equivalent to a military district.Beginning on...
Fuel leak risk at Arctic mining site flagged by Russia years before spill

Fuel leak risk at Arctic mining site flagged by Russia years...

MOSCOW — A Russian safety watchdog warned a subsidiary of mining giant Norilsk Nickel in 2017-2018 about dozens of violations at a fuel site...
Sweden still ‘working towards’ approval of Indigenous rights agreement

Sweden still ‘working towards’ approval of Indigenous rights agreement

Sweden remains committed to protecting the rights of its Sámi residents, but it is unable to set a date on when it can adopt...
Putin chides Nornickel, orders law change after Arctic fuel spill

Putin chides Nornickel, orders law change after Arctic fuel spill

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin chided the billionaire boss of Norilsk Nickel on Friday over a huge Arctic fuel spill and ordered changes...
The US Navy needs to rework its relationships with Iceland and Greenland, expert says

The US Navy needs to rework its relationships with Iceland and...

Climate change is reshaping the Arctic Ocean, and U.S. and NATO forces need to change their strategies in response, says Rebecca Pincus, an assistant...
A U.S. long-range bomber joined Norwegian fighter jets on an Arctic exercise

A U.S. long-range bomber joined Norwegian fighter jets on an Arctic...

At least four F-35s and three F-16s from the Norwegian Air Force flew wing-by-wing with a huge American long-range strategic bomber in exercises off...
Nome’s port expansion plan wins official Corps of Engineers approval

Nome’s port expansion plan wins official Corps of Engineers approval

The plan to expand Nome, Alaska’s port into a larger deepwater facility to service Arctic-traveling vessels won approval on Friday from the U.S. Army...