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Live updates | Zelenskyy: Russia should pay for destruction

May. 20, 2022 18:08 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine -- President Volodymyr Zelenskyy devoted his nightly video address to Ukraine’s demand that Russia be held financially responsible for the damage its forces are inflicting on Ukraine. Just on Friday, he noted, the Russian army fired a missile at the northeastern...

Russia to cut Finland's natural gas in latest energy clash

May. 20, 2022 11:12 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Russia will cut off natural gas to Finland after the Nordic country that applied for NATO membership this week refused President Vladimir Putin's demand to pay in rubles, the Finnish state-owned energy company said Friday, the latest escalation over European energy amid...

Norway: At least 3 injured in family-related stabbing attack

May. 20, 2022 06:05 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A suspect was arrested in Norway after at least three people were stabbed with a sharp object, leaving one critically injured Friday, police said. Police at first said the attack in the village of Nore as random, but later clarified that there was “a...

NATO chief sure spat over Sweden, Finland will be resolved

May. 19, 2022 15:01 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's leader flatly opposes having Sweden and Finland join NATO, but the military alliance's chief said Thursday he was confident the standoff would be resolved and the two Nordic nations would have their membership requests approved soon. Turkey’s approval of...

NATO chief says he's confident the admission dispute will be resolved and Sweden, Finland will join alliance soon

May. 19, 2022 10:05 AM EDT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — NATO chief says he's confident the admission dispute will be resolved and Sweden, Finland will join alliance soon.

4 EU nations to harness North Sea wind for green transition

May. 18, 2022 13:52 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Four European Union countries plan to speed up the continent’s green transition and help wean it off Russian energy imports through a large new project to build wind farms in the North Sea, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said Wednesday. She...

Man in Norway bow-and-arrow attack pleads guilty to murder

May. 18, 2022 06:36 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A man charged with killing five people and wounding four others in southern Norway when he attacked strangers with a bow and arrows and knives pleaded guilty Wednesday to murder and attempted murder. “I admit criminal guilt for the entire charges,”...

Turkey objects as Sweden, Finland seek NATO membership

May. 16, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Turkey´s president on Monday complicated Sweden and Finland´s historic bid to join NATO, saying he cannot allow them to become members of the alliance because of their perceived inaction against exiled Kurdish militants. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan doubled...

Danish prosecutors seek to charge former defense minister

May. 12, 2022 09:15 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s top prosecuting authority said Thursday that it would seek to have a former defense minister's parliamentary immunity lifted so he could be charged with illegally disclosing "highly classified information.” The office of the director of...

Sweden sees highest inflation rate since 1991

May. 12, 2022 05:54 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Inflation in Sweden increased last month to its highest level since 1991, officials said Thursday, as countries worldwide grapple with surging prices exacerbated by Russia's war in Ukraine. The consumer price index rose 6.4% in April from a year ago and...