What a Trump presidency might mean for Canada’s Arctic

What a Trump presidency might mean for Canada’s Arctic

Under the leadership of Donald Trump, the new president-elect of the United States, the Arctic could get a lot warmer.That’s among several possible developments—such...
NATO chief tells Trump: no conditions on defending allies

NATO chief tells Trump: no conditions on defending allies

BRUSSELS -- NATO's promise to defend and protect any ally under attack is an unconditional guarantee set out in the Western alliance's founding treaty, the...
Putin congratulates Trump on victory, seeks better ties

Putin congratulates Trump on victory, seeks better ties

President Vladimir Putin congratulated Donald Trump on his victory in the U.S. presidential election and said he would do everything he could to repair...
Nordic countries agree on Arctic dialogue with Russia

Nordic countries agree on Arctic dialogue with Russia

Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg has invited all her Nordic colleagues to Tromsø next January, and Russia’s Foreign Minister might be in town at...
Arctic improvements are part of Canada’s $1.5 billion oceans plan

Arctic improvements are part of Canada’s $1.5 billion oceans plan

Canada’s new $1.5 billion oceans protections plan, unveiled Nov. 8 by three federal government departments, targets the Arctic, among other coastal regions, for big,...
In the battle for sovereignty of a disputed Arctic Island, Canada and Denmark use whisky and schnapps

In the battle for sovereignty of a disputed Arctic Island, Canada...

International disputes over territory can be ugly affairs, waged with all the nastiness of a divorce, backed with the force of armies. Just in...
Is it time for Greenland to have its own Arctic strategy?

Is it time for Greenland to have its own Arctic strategy?

Poland and Italy have them. So do Japan and Korea. Even the Faroe Islands has an Arctic strategy.Greenland, though, does not.But, as the country’s...
Nordic, Baltic states firm on Russian sanctions

Nordic, Baltic states firm on Russian sanctions

Nordic and Baltic prime ministers say their nations will stand firm on sanctions against Russia until peace is reached in Ukraine.“Russia is now challenging...
In Iceland, center-right Independence Party is given mandate to form new government

In Iceland, center-right Independence Party is given mandate to form new...

The leader of Iceland’s Independence Party, Bjarni Benediktsson, will be given first crack of the whip at forming a new national government.Benediktsson was invited...
Iceland shows what beats populist parties: Growth and jobs

Iceland shows what beats populist parties: Growth and jobs

The man who probably will be Iceland's next prime minister says he knows how to deal with the global wave of populism that's threatening...