Blinken confirms the US does not want to buy Greenland after Trump proposal

Blinken confirms the US does not want to buy Greenland after...

KANGERLUSSUAQ — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday confirmed that the United States does not seek to buy Greenland, after then-President Donald...
Russia calls for military meetings between Arctic states

Russia calls for military meetings between Arctic states

COPENHAGEN — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday urged Arctic states to resume high-level military meetings amid growing tension in the region and...
U.S. and Russian foreign ministers to meet in Iceland in bid to ease friction

U.S. and Russian foreign ministers to meet in Iceland in bid...

REYKJAVIK/MOSCOW — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov are due to hold talks on Wednesday night ahead of...
Russia, US tout cooperation ahead of Arctic Council meeting

Russia, US tout cooperation ahead of Arctic Council meeting

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW — With a warming climate melting more Arctic ice cover and global industries eager to exploit the region for shipping, fishing, drilling and...
US Secretary of State Blinken to visit Greenland

US Secretary of State Blinken to visit Greenland

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to Greenland and meet with top Greenlandic and Danish officials both there and in Denmark, as...
A future landslide-triggered tsunami in Greenland could be a lot bigger than experts first thought

A future landslide-triggered tsunami in Greenland could be a lot bigger...

When the tsunami triggered by the June 17, 2017 landslide in Greenland’s Karrat Fjord hit the hamlet of Nuugaatsiaq, it surged about 9 meters...
Top US, Russian diplomats to meet during Arctic Council ministerial

Top US, Russian diplomats to meet during Arctic Council ministerial

Top U.S. and Russian diplomats plan to meet in Iceland next week on the sidelines of the biennial Arctic Council ministerial meeting, amid mounting...
Nuclear submarine docks in Tromsø as Norway, US bolster Arctic military ties

Nuclear submarine docks in Tromsø as Norway, US bolster Arctic military...

The USS New Mexico, a United States nuclear-powered Virginia-class fast-attack submarine, made a port call to a civilian harbor just north of Tromsø in...
Canada promises two Arctic icebreakers as part of pre-election job boost

Canada promises two Arctic icebreakers as part of pre-election job boost

OTTAWA — The Canadian government on Thursday promised to build two Arctic icebreakers and create hundreds of jobs in two politically influential provinces that...
Russia’s Murmansk region sees population decline, even as military towns grow

Russia’s Murmansk region sees population decline, even as military towns grow

The Murmansk region in Russia's northeastern Arctic had a more than 1 percent drop in its population in 2020. But several of the Northern...