A majority in Sweden’s parliament backs ‘NATO option’ after Sweden Democrats shift stance

A majority in Sweden’s parliament backs ‘NATO option’ after Sweden Democrats...

STOCKHOLM — A Swedish parliamentary majority in favor of readiness to join NATO as a possible security policy option has emerged for the first...
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...
Russia’s FSB sees a threat from foreign Arctic researchers and Indigenous peoples activists

Russia’s FSB sees a threat from foreign Arctic researchers and Indigenous...

The head of Russia's Border Guard Service, a branch of the federal security service FSB, says that foreign researchers and Indigenous peoples activists operating...
Sweden plans to re-establish a northern regiment

Sweden plans to re-establish a northern regiment

Sweden's plans to increase defense spending and capabilities includes adding more troops in the nation's North. Sweden’s military partly disarmed after the Cold War but...
Finland’s PM suggests Russia could be responsible for GPS jamming during NATO war games

Finland’s PM suggests Russia could be responsible for GPS jamming during...

HELSINKI/MOSCOW — Finland's GPS signal was intentionally disrupted during NATO war games in the Nordic countries over the past few weeks and the culprit...
Understanding climate change is key to Arctic diplomacy, experts say

Understanding climate change is key to Arctic diplomacy, experts say

Arctic diplomacy requires a deep understanding of climate change, researchers say — but scientists are struggling to predict and convey the unprecedented changes taking...
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...
A cult German board game teams up with the Svalbard seed bank to highlight crop diversity

A cult German board game teams up with the Svalbard seed...

ROME — A cult German board game whose fans include Hollywood actors Mila Kunis and Woody Harrelson may not seem the most obvious vehicle...
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...
China’s interest in a Nunavut gold mine is commercial, legal expert says

China’s interest in a Nunavut gold mine is commercial, legal expert...

The recent news that TMAC Resources Inc., a Canadian junior mining company in western Nunavut, wants to sell its Hope Bay gold mine to a...