Two-thirds majority of US Senate backs Finland and Sweden’s joining NATO

Two-thirds majority of US Senate backs Finland and Sweden’s joining NATO

A view of the flags of Finland, NATO and Sweden during a ceremony to mark Sweden’s and Finland’s application for membership in Brussels, Belgium, May 18, 2022. REUTERS/Johanna Geron/Pool Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 3 (Reuters) – More than two-thirds of the US Senate approved on Wednesday Finland and … Read more

Italy ratifies NATO membership for Finland, Sweden

Italy ratifies NATO membership for Finland, Sweden

Brothers of Italy party leader Giorgia Meloni arrives for a meeting at the Quirinale Palace in Rome, Italy January 29, 2021. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ROME, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Italy’s parliament on Wednesday gave its final approval to a bill ratifying the accession of Finland and … Read more

Rogers service restored after Canada-wide outage, blames router malfunction

Rogers service restored after Canada-wide outage, blames router malfunction

General view of the Rogers Building, quarters of Rogers Communications in Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 22, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 9 (Reuters) – Rogers Communications (RCIb.TO) said on Saturday that its services were closed to fully operational after a massive outage it blamed on a router … Read more

Rogers network outage across Canada hits banks, businesses and consumers

Rogers service restored after Canada-wide outage, blames router malfunction

General view of the Rogers Building, quarters of Rogers Communications in Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 22, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Rogers dominates Canada’s telecom sector Banking services down, transportation disrupted Outage renews criticism over telecom sector competition TORONTO/OTTAWA, July 8 (Reuters) – A major network outage at … Read more

NATO chief says Sweden has taken “important steps” to meet Turkey’s demands

NATO chief says Sweden has taken “important steps” to meet Turkey’s demands

STOCKHOLM, June 13 (Reuters) – Sweden has taken important steps to meet Turkey’s demands for approving Stockholm’s NATO membership application, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday during a visit to Sweden. Sweden and Finland applied to join the alliance last month, in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Their applications have faced unexpected … Read more

Estonia summons Russian envoy to protest Putin remarks

Estonia summons Russian envoy to protest Putin remarks

June 10 (Reuters) – Estonia on Friday summoned the Russian ambassador to condemn President Vladimir Putin’s “completely unacceptable” praise for an 18th century Russian ruler who captured a city that is now Estonian. Putin paid tribute on Thursday to Tsar Peter the Great, who he said had taken back territory that was Russia’s during a … Read more

Swiss say Germany can freely dispose of Leopard 2 tanks sold back to Rheinmetall

Swiss say Germany can freely dispose of Leopard 2 tanks sold back to Rheinmetall

Leopard 2 tanks take position during a visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel at NATO new spearhead force “VJTF 2019” in Munster, Germany May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN, June 3 (Reuters) – Switzerland’s defense procurement office said on Friday it had given the go-ahead for … Read more

Finnish group says Russian-built nuclear plant plan

Finnish group says Russian-built nuclear plant plan

HELSINKI, May 2 (Reuters) – Finnish-led consortium Fennovoima said on Monday it had scrapped a contract for Russia’s state-owned Rosatom to build a nuclear power plant in Finland, citing delays and increased risks due to the war in Ukraine. The announcement ended months of uncertainty and years of political wrangling over the planned Hanhikivi 1 … Read more

Russia says it would have to ‘rebalance’ if Finland and Sweden join NATO

Russia says it would have to ‘rebalance’ if Finland and Sweden join NATO

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov attends a joint news conference of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko in Moscow, Russia February 18, 2022. Sputnik/Sergey Guneev/Kremlin via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, April 7 (Reuters) – Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday that if Finland and … Read more