Thursday, December 1, 2022

Sweden

New government formed in Sweden

The new government of Sweden was announced on Tuesday, composed of freshly-elected Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson and 23 ministers from the Moderate Party, the Christian Democrats, and the Liberal Party. The minority government will cooperate on budget and policy matters...

Biden formalises US support for Finland, Sweden joining NATO

President Joe Biden formally welcomed Finland and Sweden joining the NATO alliance Tuesday as he signed the instruments of ratification that delivered the U.S.’s formal backing of the Nordic nations entering the mutual defense pact, part of a reshaping...

Stanway stunner sends England past Spain into Euro semis

England’s Georgia Stanway scored with a wonderful extra-time strike to earn them a 2-1 win over Spain on Wednesday in an excellent Euro 2022 quarter-final that sent the Lionesses into the last four.Hosts England were facing an exit from...

Women’s Euro: Eng make winning start

The women’s European Championship got under way with pre-game fireworks for a tournament record crowd but there was little sparkle from hosts England as they laboured to a 1-0 win over Austria at Old Trafford on Wednesday.The crowd of...

NATO nations sign accessionprotocols for Sweden, Finland

The 30 NATO allies signed off on the accession protocols for Sweden and Finland on Tuesday, sending the membership bids of the two nations to the alliance capitals for legislative approvals.The move further increases Russia’s strategic isolation in the...

Turkey lifting objections to Sweden, Finland joining NATO

Turkey agreed Tuesday to lift its opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, a breakthrough in an impasse clouding a leaders’ summit in Madrid amid Europe’s worst security crisis in decades triggered by the war in Ukraine.After urgent top-level...

We want to grow as a footballing nation, says coach Suren Chettri

Indian women’s team head coach Suren Chettri believes that the national side will be brave when they face Sweden U23 on Wednesday, in the WU23 3-Nations tournament, in their intent to grow as a footballing nation.“We aim to put...

NATO to discuss weapons for Ukraine

NATO defence ministers attending a two-day meeting starting Wednesday will discuss beefing up weapons supplies to Ukraine, and Sweden and Finland’s applications to join the transatlantic military alliance, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said. The meeting, less two weeks before a...

Delegations from Sweden and Finland in Turkey for NATO talks

Senior officials from Sweden and Finland met with Turkish counterparts in Ankara on Wednesday in an effort to overcome Turkey’s strong objections to the Nordic nations’ bids to join NATO.Sweden and Finland submitted their written applications to join NATO...

Turkish prez holds talks over NATO bids

Turkey’s president says he is engaged in “telephone diplomacy” with foreign counterparts over the bids by Sweden and Finland to join NATO.President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reiterated on Friday that his country is determined not to approve membership of the...