Tag: Reuters

  • The extremists who want to overthrow the state

    In Iceland, a trial begins in January against two men who are suspected of terrorist plots. The men deny it, but according to the police have extreme right-wing views, and are said to have planned an armed attack against, among other things, the Alltinget, the Icelandic parliament. The threat from within has also been seen […]

  • Finland can reassess NATO’s bid Foreign Minister

    The country can imagine joining the alliance without fellow candidate Sweden, said Pekka Haavisto Sweden’s recent difficulties in obtaining Turkey’s consent to join NATO may cause Finland to seek only accession to the US-led military alliance, Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto has indicated. Helsinki and Stockholm submitted their applications for NATO membership together and would […]

  • Turkey’s president says no support for Sweden’s NATO bid

    ISTANBUL – Turkey’s president cast serious doubt on NATO expansion on Monday after warning Sweden not to expect support for its bid to join the military alliance following weekend protests in Stockholm by anti-Islam activist and pro-Kurdish groups. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized Rasmus Paludan’s protest against the Koran on Saturday, saying it was an […]

  • Turkey cancels Sweden’s defense minister’s planned visit to Ankara

    Turkey has canceled the Swedish defense minister’s planned visit to Ankara because the Nordic country gave permission to protesters to hold an anti-Turkey demonstration outside the Turkish embassy in Stockholm. Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said there was “no sense” in Sweden’s Defense Minister Pål Jonson’s trip on January 27 because Sweden has taken no […]

  • No German decision on tanks for Ukraine despite mounting pressure

    Germany said Friday that no decision had been made on providing battle tanks sought by Kyiv, despite an emotional plea from President Volodymyr Zelensky. Western defence ministers gathered at Ramstein Air Base in Germany for a crucial US-led meeting to hammer out future military aid to Ukraine. Read our live blog to see how all […]

  • Ukraine’s interior minister killed in helicopter crash

    A helicopter has crashed near a preschool on the outskirts of Kyiv, regional governor Oleksiy Kuleba says according to Reuters. Ukraine’s interior minister is one of those who died in the crash, writes Reuters. Listen to Ekot’s live broadcast with Sveriges Radio’s Russia correspondent Maria Persson Löfgren.

  • F-16 deal dependent on Turkey’s support for NATO expansion, Syria

    Washington – Turkey’s request for F-16 fighter jets from the US and the possibility of another Turkish military operation in northern Syria are expected to top the agenda during talks in Washington when Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu meets with Foreign Minister Antony Blinken on Wednesday. Analysts say any F-16 deal would be tied to […]

  • Sweden, Finland must send “terrorists” to Turkey for NATO bidding

    ankara, turkey – Sweden and Finland must deport or extradite up to 130 “terrorists” to Turkey before the Turkish parliament will approve their bid to join NATO, President Tayyip Erdogan said. The two Nordic states applied last year to join NATO after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but their bid must be approved by all 30 […]

  • Funeral is held for Greece’s former King Constantine

    European royalty from Britain to Spain have gathered in Athens for the funeral of Greece’s last monarch, Constantine the Second. Among the royals in attendance is Britain’s Princess Anne, daughter of the late Queen Elizabeth II and cousin of Constantine through her father, the late Prince Philip. King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain, as […]

  • Airplane crash in Nepal – at least 40 dead

    An airplane with 72 people on board has crashed in Nepal. This is reported by several news agencies. There were 68 passengers and four crew members on board the plane. At least 40 of them have died, the country’s aviation authority told the Reuters news agency. The plane, which belongs to Yeti Airlines, has caught […]

  • Trkiye summons Swedish ambassador over Erdogan picture

    Protesters in Stockholm hung a puppet of the Turkish leader upside down from a lamppost Ankara has accused Sweden of failing to take necessary measures against terrorism after a group of protesters hoisted a picture of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on a bridge near Stockholm City Hall. On Thursday, the Turkish Foreign Ministry summoned […]

  • Trkiye summons Swedish ambassador over Erdogan picture

    Protesters in Stockholm hung a puppet of the Turkish leader upside down from a lamppost Ankara has accused Sweden of failing to take necessary measures against terrorism after a group of protesters hoisted a picture of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on a bridge near Stockholm City Hall. On Thursday, the Turkish Foreign Ministry summoned […]

  • Live: Fierce fighting continues in eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Wednesday that fighting was still raging in Soledar, a key eastern front-line town that the Russian mercenary group Wagner previously said it controlled, as Moscow announced a new military commander in Ukraine. Follow our live blog for the latest updates on the war in Ukraine. All times are Paris […]

  • The risk of war between NATO and Russia

    When a missile struck the Polish countryside, killing two people, the world held its breath. For a moment, it seemed that Russia’s war in Ukraine had spread to another country. A country that is also a member of NATO. There are several historical examples of how wars have grown and involved more countries. Now many […]

  • Prince Harry reveals that in the new book

    With sound from NBC via Reuters. Contributor: Stephanie Zakrisson, Sveriges Radio’s correspondent in Great Britain. Host: Pablo Dalence Producer: Susanna Hållbus and Anna Liderot Ivarsson

  • Sweden on its NATO membership: Turkey is asking too much

    “Sweden is confident that Turkey will approve its application for NATO membership, but we cannot meet all Turkish demands,” Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson said on Sunday, quoted by the Reuters agency. “Turkey has confirmed that we have done what we said we would do, but they also say they want things that we cannot […]

  • China is expected to sell electric cars for 10,000 euros less than EU manufacturers

    LAS VEGAS, Nevada: In an interview with Reuters, Forvia CEO Patrick Koller said Chinese automakers can build an electric vehicle (EV) for 10,000 euros less than European automakers, which would be a significant cost advantage when working against European manufacturers in their home markets . Speaking at the Consumer Electronics Congress in Las Vegas this […]

  • Divisive social media personality Andrew Tate detained for a month in Romania

    Bucharest [Romania]December 31 (ANI): A court in Romania ordered a month-long detention of divisive social media personality Andrew Tate and his brother in connection with human trafficking and rape. Tate, his brother Tristan and two others had been detained for the first 24 hours, CNN reported, citing Romania’s Directorate for the Investigation of Organized Crime […]