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World - International
1/4/2024 2:26:36 PM
Extremely cold temperatures compounded by gale-force winds and snow wreaked havoc across the Nordic region Thursday, leaving thousands without power while others braved the cold for hours stuck in their cars along clogged highways.

World - International
2/28/2023 4:42:02 PM
NATO membership for Finland and Sweden is “a top priority,” the military alliance's chief Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday, urging members Turkey and Hungary to urgently ratify the Nordic countries’ accession.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
6/29/2022 1:30:50 PM
Turkey said Wednesday it would seek the extradition of 33 alleged Kurdish militants from Sweden and Finland under a deal to secure Ankara's support for the Nordic countries' NATO membership bids.

World - International
6/5/2022 9:00:00 AM
Top US General Mark Milley said Saturday that the United States is determined to support Sweden and Finland as the countries pursue NATO membership, a statement underscored by his visit to the USS Kearsarge after it became the largest US warship ever to dock in Stockholm.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
6/2/2022 10:10:13 AM
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday said he's convening a meeting of senior officials from Finland, Sweden and Turkey to try to overcome Ankara's objections to the two Nordic countries joining the alliance.

World - International
5/18/2022 9:29:58 PM
NATO envoys failed to reach a consensus Wednesday on whether to start membership talks with Finland and Sweden, diplomats said, as Turkey renewed its objections to the two Nordic countries joining.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/17/2022 7:54:57 PM
Finland and Sweden will submit their bids to join NATO together Wednesday, the two Nordic countries announced, despite Turkey's threat to block the military alliance's expansion.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/17/2022 5:32:08 PM
Sweden and Finland on Tuesday pushed ahead with their bids to join NATO even as Turkey insisted it won't let the previously non-aligned Nordic countries into the alliance because of their alleged support for Kurdish militants.

War in Ukraine - Military
4/6/2022 7:16:55 PM
NATO would quickly welcome Finland and Sweden into its ranks with open arms if they decided to apply, the military alliance's top civilian official said Wednesday, as Russia's war on Ukraine spurs public support in the two Nordic countries for membership.

World - International
4/10/2015 12:11:10 PM