NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (left) with Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin during the North Atlantic Council’s visit in Helsinki, on Oct.25, 2021. File/Agence France-Presse
With Finland and Sweden taking steps to join NATO amid Russia’s war in Ukraine, the list of “neutral” or nonaligned countries in Europe appears poised to shrink. Like the two Nordic countries, other nations joined the European Union for its promise
Follwing Russia's February 24 invasion of Ukraine, Moscow has asked clients from "unfriendly countries" — including EU member states — pay for gas in rubles, a way to sidestep Western financial sanctions against its central bank.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has morphed into a war of miscalculation and misinformation. Russian President Vladimir Putin miscalculated when he thought a massive deployment of troops on Ukraine’s frontiers would compel Kyiv to renounce
Emirati adventurer Nayla Al Baloushi became the first woman from the UAE to reach the top of Mt.Everest at 8848.86m. Nayla completed the feat on May 14, 2022,
If there is one unique thing about the Australian elections which just concluded, it is that there was a groundswell of support for candidates campaigning for more climate action.
Many voters in heavily Democratic Los Angeles are seething over rising crime and homelessness and that could prompt the city to take a turn to the political right for the first time in decades.