Tag: Europe

  • Putin was so wrong about Europe

    When the podcast started in January 2022, the world looked different. Putin’s Russia counted on Europe being divided and weakened. Ukraine did not believe that a large-scale war was imminent. Since then, a new security order has emerged and a united Europe has rallied behind Ukraine. Radio correspondents Russia turns one year old. Cast: Johanna […]

  • KONE is renewing its operating model

    The company’s geographical areas have greater responsibility for their commercial strategy. This gives them even more flexibility to respond to local customer needs and market conditions, and gives them better opportunities to take advantage of growth opportunities. The task of global operations is to ensure the common direction and strategic development of KONE’s business operations. […]

  • Germany’s hesitation about the tanks splits the arms alliance

    The German-made Leopard tank has increasingly come to be portrayed as the holy grail of Ukrainian defense. Finland, Poland and Latvia have said they want to send parts of their leopard stocks to Ukraine, but Germany has continued to hesitate and withheld clear statements. Hear about how charged the issue is in Germany and what […]

  • Dutch activist goes ahead with Koran-destroying spree

    Edwin Wagensveld was not arrested after agreeing not to burn the Islamic holy book Edwin Wagensveld, head of the anti-Islamic group Pegida, tore down a copy of the Koran in front of the Netherlands’ House of Representatives on Sunday in The Hague, echoing a recent stunt outside the Turkish embassy in Sweden that outraged the […]

  • Pegida leader moves ahead with Koran-destroying spree

    Edwin Wagensveld was not arrested after agreeing not to burn the Islamic holy book Edwin Wagensveld, head of the anti-Islamic group Pegida, tore down a copy of the Koran in front of the Netherlands’ House of Representatives on Sunday in The Hague, echoing a recent stunt outside the Turkish embassy in Sweden that outraged the […]

  • The Pegida leader continues his Koran-destroying spree

    Edwin Wagensveld was not arrested after agreeing not to burn the Muslim holy book Edwin Wagensveld, head of the anti-Islamic group Pegida, tore down a copy of the Koran in front of the Netherlands’ House of Representatives on Sunday in The Hague, echoing a recent stunt outside the Turkish embassy in Sweden that outraged the […]

  • The EU called for increased spending to compete with the US

    Leaders of the bloc will meet next month to discuss possible responses to what they see as unfair measures Germany and France have called on the EU to increase support for domestic industry and unleash massive investment to avoid falling behind US companies in light of the US Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which they say […]

  • EU to TikTok: Follow European rules or get banned

    BRUSSELS, Belgium: European Commissioner Thierry Breton has told Shou Zi Chew, CEO of Chinese social media giant TikTok, that his social media company could be banned from being used in the EU if it does not comply with the Digital Services Act by September. “We will not hesitate to adopt the full extent of sanctions […]

  • Iranian FM warns of reprisals over the EU’s blacklisted Revolutionary Guard

    TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) — Iran’s foreign minister said on Sunday that any retaliatory measures, including a withdrawal of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), from Iran will be possible if Europe does not change its anti-Tehran positions. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made this in an interview with the official parliamentary news agency ICANA, in response to a question […]

  • Iran condemns desecration of the Koran in Sweden

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani vehemently condemned the desecration of the Holy Quran in Sweden and criticized the venture as a brazen example of hate mongering and violence against Muslims. – Politics News – “The repetition of the desecration of the holy book of one and a half billion Muslims is […]

  • Herman Lindqvist – has solved world puzzles and written history

    Herman Lindqvist became a foreign correspondent just like his father. Nowadays he lives in Warsaw and follows the war in Ukraine closely. He is concerned about developments and sees an imminent risk that we are heading for a major war in Europe. For many, Herman Lindqvist is best known as a popular historian and expert […]

  • YLE: Finland is behind other Nordic countries in the recovery of tourism

    Slow recovery is explained by unfamiliarity. “Only 20 percent of the respondents belonging to the target groups of our target market stated that they knew something about Finland. In Great Britain and the United States, familiarity was only 10 percent. Kristiina HietasaariThe director of Visit Finland told YLE on Wednesday. Finland also did not make […]

  • Trkiye denies the connection between the F-16 agreement and Nordic NATO bids

    Ankara hopes to buy 40 new Lockheed-produced jets, but the deal has opponents in Washington Turkey’s proposed purchase of F-16 fighter jets from the US and its gatekeeping for NATO as Finland and Sweden seek to join the US-led military bloc are “not related,” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has insisted. The arms sale would […]

  • Putin is losing patience – the war industry under pressure

    The Russian Minister of Trade and Industry, Denis Manturov, presented a report that all was going well in Russian aircraft and helicopter manufacturing. Then the Russian president interrupted and said he had completely different tasks. In addition, hear lieutenant colonel Joakim Paasikivi and Russia correspondent Maria Persson Löfgren comment on the helicopter crash, where, among […]

  • The EU Parliament demands that the Iranian Guard be designated as a terrorist group

    Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has been accused of cracking down on protests at home and supplying drones to Russia The European Parliament on Wednesday called on the EU and its member states to officially designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization. The call was included in an amendment […]

  • Denmark on the podium of the world’s best countries to start a family

    Children are very welcome in Denmark. In a list dominated by European countries, the Nordic countries accounted for five of the 11 best places. Enjoy Travel placed Denmark in second place on its list of the 25 best countries in the world to start a family. The website took into account education, child care, safety, […]

  • The EU Parliament demands that the Iranian Guard be designated a terrorist group

    Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has been accused of cracking down on protests at home and supplying drones to Russia The European Parliament on Wednesday called on the EU and its member states to officially designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization. The call was included in an amendment […]

  • Tourism will return to pre-pandemic levels in some areas in 2023

    Depending, among other things, on the extent of the economic recession, the continued recovery of tourism in the Asia-Pacific region, and the development of Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. All areas will be restored More than 900 million tourists traveled internationally in 2022 – double the number in 2021, though still 63% of pre-pandemic levels, according […]