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1 day ago
Finland and Sweden on Wednesday handed in their bids to join the US-led alliance NATO, after Russia's invasion of Ukraine up-ended decades of military non-alignment. "The applications you have made today are a historic step. Allies will now consider the next steps on your path to NATO," NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said, after receiving the…
3 days ago
Russia warned Finland and Sweden Monday they were making a "grave mistake" in their moves to join NATO as Ukraine braced for a new push by Moscow's forces in its eastern Donbas region.
11 May
Wary of provoking Russia's ire over possible NATO bids, Finland and Sweden have spent recent weeks seeking assurances from NATO members that they would be protected while awaiting full membership.
10 May
Finland and Sweden are expected to announce this week whether to apply to join NATO following Russia's Ukraine invasion, in what would be a stunning reversal of decades-long non-alignment policies.
28 Apr
Sweden's central bank on Thursday raised its key interest rate from zero to 0.25 percent to counter soaring inflation linked to the Ukraine war and the Covid pandemic.
18 Apr
Sweden has arrested 26 people after weekend clashes between police and protesters rallying against plans by a far-right group to burn copies of the Koran, police said on Monday.
17 Apr
Plans by a far-right group to publicly burn copies of the Koran sparked violent clashes with counter-demonstrators for the third day running in Sweden, police said on Sunday. Litter bins, a bus and a car were all set on fire in a series of incidents in the southern city of Malmo overnight, police said in…
11 Apr
So much has been said and written about the Russian invasion of neighbouring Ukraine on 24th February 2022. But unfortunately, the narratives have been largely monolithic and unbalanced
30 Mar
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has said he will continue playing international football for "as long as possible" despite Sweden's failure to qualify for the 2022 World Cup.
28 Mar
Either Robert Lewandowski or Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss out on the chance to play at the 2022 World Cup when Poland and Sweden clash in Tuesday's play-off.
10 Mar
This is the zero hours. This is the time. We are in a time of war. Russia invades Ukraine in 2022 (The first was in 2014).
9 Mar
Sweden's top epidemiologist, who became the face of the country's controversial Covid strategy, is quitting his job for a senior role at the World Health Organization, officials said Wednesday.

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