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Finland, Sweden move ahead toward possible NATO membership

Finland, Sweden move ahead toward possible NATO membership

HELSINKI Finland: European Union nations Finland and Sweden reached important stages. On their way to possible NATO membership. As the Finnish government issued a...
Poland-Ukraine ties seen as a target of Russian disinformation

Poland-Ukraine ties seen as a target of Russian disinformation

WARSAW, Poland: Days before Poland’s Independence Day in November, vandals painted the blue-and-yellow colors of the Ukrainian flag on monuments in Krakow. The vandalism,...
Biden, Modi to speak as US presses for a hard line on Russia

Biden, Modi to speak as US presses for a hard line on Russia

WILMINGTON USA: President Joe Biden is set to speak with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he presses world leaders to take a hard...
The US doubts the new Russian war chief can end Moscow’s floundering

The US doubts the new Russian war chief can end Moscow’s floundering

WASHINGTON USA: Russia has tapped a new Ukraine war commander to take centralized control of the next phase of the battle. After its costly...
UN assembly suspends Russia from top human rights body

UN assembly suspends Russia from top human rights body

UNITED NATIONS: The U.N. General Assembly voted to suspend Russia from the world organization’s leading human rights body. Over allegations of horrific rights violations...
UN to vote on suspending Russia from the rights council.

UN to vote on suspending Russia from the rights council.

UNITED NATIONS: The U.N. General Assembly will vote on whether to suspend Russia from the U.N.’s premier human rights body. The move was initiated...
Mariupol’s dead put at 5,000 as Ukraine braces in the east.

Mariupol’s dead put at 5,000 as Ukraine braces in the east.

ANDRIIVKA, Ukraine: The mayor of the besieged port city of Mariupol put the number of civilians killed there at more than 5,000. As Ukraine...
The US hits Russia with ‘war crimes’ sanctions, Europe following.

The US hits Russia with ‘war crimes’ sanctions, Europe following.

WASHINGTON USA: The U.S. rolled out a new wave of financial sanctions on Wednesday against Russia. That President Joe Biden said would place a...
Asia’s US$350bil gas projects intensify the clean energy debate.

Asia’s US$350bil gas projects intensify the clean energy debate.

SINGAPORE: Asia is pumping billions of dollars into new gas infrastructure. Making the region pivotal in a debate over the role of fossil fuels...
Wins for pro-Putin leaders buttress autocracies in Europe.

Wins for pro-Putin leaders buttress autocracies in Europe.

BUDAPEST, Hungary: After two nationalist European strongmen won overwhelming victories in elections on Sunday. One of the first foreign leaders to congratulate both were...
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