Trump’s Interior pick to clarify stance on developing federal land, including in Arctic

Trump’s Interior pick to clarify stance on developing federal land, including...

WASHINGTON — A U.S. Senate committee will grill President-elect Donald Trump's pick to run the Department of the Interior, Congressman Ryan Zinke of Montana, during...
Canada’s northern territories reach new health funding deal with Ottawa

Canada’s northern territories reach new health funding deal with Ottawa

The governments of Nunavut, Northwest Territories and Yukon will get some small extra amounts of money for home care and mental health over the next...
Despite backdrop of independence, Greenland’s premier keeps focus on the present, not future

Despite backdrop of independence, Greenland’s premier keeps focus on the present,...

Unlike many in his profession, Kim Kielsen, Greenland’s premier, rarely seeks out the limelight. Full-blown interviews with the domestic press are few. Internationally, it...
Trump aides deny Sunday Times report of Putin Iceland summit

Trump aides deny Sunday Times report of Putin Iceland summit

Two senior aides to Donald Trump denied a report that his advisers had told U.K. officials the incoming president's first foreign trip will be...
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...
Secretary of State nominee Tillerson veers from Trump on key issues

Secretary of State nominee Tillerson veers from Trump on key issues

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson expressed views on Wednesday at odds with President-elect Donald Trump's positions on key foreign policy issues like...
Canada’s PM picks foreign minister for Trump, Russia challenges

Canada’s PM picks foreign minister for Trump, Russia challenges

OTTAWA — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau picked a Russia critic as the country's new top diplomat on Tuesday to work with the incoming U.S....
Norway may participate in Putin’s Arkhangelsk Arctic conference

Norway may participate in Putin’s Arkhangelsk Arctic conference

A thaw in political contacts between Norway and Russia is currently blowin in the wind.For the first time since Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in...
New Icelandic center-right coalition to give parliament vote on EU referendum

New Icelandic center-right coalition to give parliament vote on EU referendum

REYKJAVIK — Iceland's center-right Independence, Reform and Bright Future parties agreed on Tuesday to form a coalition government after a two-month impasse and said they...
Tillerson must answer for Trump, Big Oil, even Putin in hearing

Tillerson must answer for Trump, Big Oil, even Putin in hearing

Rex Tillerson helped seal multibillion-dollar deals from Venezuela to Russia as ExxonMobil's CEO. Now senators weighing his nomination for secretary of state will want...