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World - War in Ukraine
1/29/2023 9:53:38 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said for the first time Sunday that Ankara could accept Finland into NATO without its Nordic neighbour Sweden.

World - War in Ukraine
1/28/2023 9:35:37 PM
The foreign ministers of Sweden and Finland reiterated in separate interviews published Saturday that the process for the two Nordic nations to join NATO is continuing despite Turkey's president saying Sweden shouldn't expect his country to approve its membership.

World - War in Ukraine
1/24/2023 11:01:42 AM
Finland's top diplomat appeared to suggest Tuesday that the country may have to join NATO without Sweden after Turkey's president cast doubt on the expansion of the military alliance.

World - War in Ukraine
1/14/2023 7:37:39 PM
Sweden and Finland are unlikely to be able to join NATO before June, a senior Turkish official said Saturday.

World - International
1/13/2023 6:45:56 PM
Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson on Friday denounced a protest by Kurds in central Stockholm, where an effigy of Turkey's president was hung from a lamppost, as an act of ``sabotage'' against Sweden's bid to join NATO.

World - International
1/8/2023 4:19:43 PM
Turkey, which has for months blocked NATO membership bids by Sweden and Finland, has made some demands that Sweden cannot accept, Sweden's prime minister said on Sunday.

Business - Energy
12/28/2022 7:05:07 PM
Finland's first floating liquefied natural gas terminal was moored Wednesday at the southern port of Inkoo where it will supply gas to the Nordic country that was cut off from Russian gas imports earlier this year amid the war in Ukraine.

World - International
12/6/2022 6:54:00 PM
Finland must publicly declare that it's lifting an arms embargo on Turkey to win Ankara's approval for its membership to NATO, the Turkish foreign minister said Tuesday.

World - International
11/28/2022 3:23:24 PM
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday that he would meet with his Swedish and Finnish counterparts to discuss their bid to join NATO on the margins of the alliance's meeting in Bucharest on Tuesday.

World - War in Ukraine
10/22/2022 5:42:59 PM
Finnish officials will arrive in Ankara on Tuesday to discuss their country's bid to join NATO, Turkey's state-run news agency reported Saturday.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
9/29/2022 2:30:14 PM
The Finnish government said Thursday it would significantly limit passenger traffic on Finland's border with Russia, banning Russian citizens travelling with tourist visas from entering the Nordic country effective Friday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/20/2022 11:19:14 PM
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Finnish counterpart Pekka Haavisto have affirmed the importance of finalising the outstanding contractual frameworks to launch a regular flight service between Egypt and Finland.

World - International
8/20/2022 10:27:26 PM
In a leaked video, Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin is seen dancing and singing with friends at a private party. The 36-year-old leader poses for the camera. She sits on her knees, hands behind her head. She's entangled in a group hug. She's having a good time.

World - International
8/20/2022 3:45:11 PM
The first surprise, for the Finnish conscripts and officers taking part in a NATO-hosted military exercise in the Arctic this spring: the sudden roar of a U.S. Marine helicopter assault force, touching down in a field right next to the Finns' well-hidden command post.

War in Ukraine - Military
8/18/2022 2:09:45 PM
Two Russian fighter jets are believed to have violated Finnish airspace on Thursday, Finland's defence ministry said, as the Nordic country seeks NATO membership following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
8/9/2022 9:22:12 PM
President Joe Biden formally welcomed Finland and Sweden joining the NATO alliance Tuesday as he signed the instruments of ratification that delivered the US's formal backing of the Nordic nations entering the mutual defense pact, part of a reshaping of the European security posture after Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
8/4/2022 9:18:19 PM
The US Senate ratifies the entry of Sweden and Finland into NATO, strongly backing the expansion of the transatlantic military alliance in the face of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
8/3/2022 3:21:00 PM
The Senate is set to ratify NATO membership for Finland and Sweden, a crucial step toward swiftly expanding the Western military alliance with a show of U.S. support in response to Russia's war with Ukraine.

World - Region
7/24/2022 10:36:20 PM
Sweden's charge d'affaires in Turkey was summoned at the weekend to explain the use of what Ankara alleges is "terrorist propaganda" in support of Kurdish militants, a diplomatic source said.

World - Region
7/18/2022 5:49:32 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday renewed his threat to "freeze" the NATO membership bids of both Sweden and Finland unless the military alliance complies with Ankara's conditions.

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