Norway is worried by intensified Russian naval activity on its Arctic border

Norway is worried by intensified Russian naval activity on its Arctic...

LONDON — Russia has increased its naval activity in international waters close to Norway and its military capabilities are a growing concern, Norway's navy...
Denmark, Canada agree to settle Hans Island dispute

Denmark, Canada agree to settle Hans Island dispute

A long-standing dispute over what is essentially a large rock between Nunavut and Greenland may soon find its end after representatives from Denmark and...
Against a backdrop of shifting Arctic security, Iceland seeks a US trade deal

Against a backdrop of shifting Arctic security, Iceland seeks a US...

The United States and Iceland have a long history of bilateral agreements. In 1951, the United States agreed to provide military protection for Iceland...
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...
Finnish poll leaders rule out working with nationalists after vote

Finnish poll leaders rule out working with nationalists after vote

HELSINKI — The two leading candidates to become Finland's next prime minister signaled on Wednesday they would not work with the eurosceptic Finns Party...
Western Nunavut is set to get a new marine surveillance system

Western Nunavut is set to get a new marine surveillance system

The western Nunavut community of Cambridge Bay is among seven coastal communities in Canada that will test out a new marine information system.The system,...
A new Arctic Council agreement on international science cooperation is set to take effect

A new Arctic Council agreement on international science cooperation is set...

An agreement among Arctic nations to cooperate on scientific research will go into effect on May 23 and, officials hope, make it easier for...
Swedes told to prepare for conflict in Cold War-style booklet

Swedes told to prepare for conflict in Cold War-style booklet

STOCKHOLM — Sweden will send out instructions to its citizens next week on how to cope with an outbreak of war, as the country...
Busting the 2,000-acre myth about drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

Busting the 2,000-acre myth about drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

The recent Republican tax bill, signed into law by President Trump, calls for two oil and gas lease sales in the Arctic National Wildlife...
Alaska aims to steer its own course on climate change

Alaska aims to steer its own course on climate change

Alaska must transition away from fossil fuels, invest more in renewables, and cut back on carbon emissions, according to a draft policy release by...