India  

Finland and Sweden are on the verge of joining NATO | Oneindia News

Video Credit: Oneindia - Duration: 02:46s - Published
Finland and Sweden are on the verge of joining NATO | Oneindia News

Finland and Sweden are on the verge of joining NATO | Oneindia News

Finland and Sweden are pushing ahead with their efforts to join NATO.

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has convinced Sweden to end decades of military nonalignment.

It is a momentous shift for the country.

#NATO #Sweden #OIDW


You Might Like


💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Sweden Sweden Country in Northern Europe

2022 Amazon Prime Day Is Announced [Video]

2022 Amazon Prime Day Is Announced

2022 Amazon Prime Day , Is Announced. Amazon has announced that its annual shopping event starts at 3 a.m. ET on July 12 and runs through July 13. Prime members in the following countries will have access to some of the best deals on those days:. the U.S., the U.K., Canada, Mexico, China, Portugal, Spain, Brazil. Austria, Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. Prime members in Poland and Sweden will have access to the deals for the first time ever this year. Later this summer, India, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will have access to Prime Day deals. Egypt will also be included for the first time ever. With the small businesses and national brands our members love and trust, we’re excited to offer some of our best Prime Day deals yet to even more customers around the world, Jamil Ghani, vice president of Amazon Prime, via statement. This year, we’re making it simple for members to find the best deals, from personalized deal recommendations to Alexa reminders. It’s never been easier for Prime members to shop, save, and make the most of Prime Day, Jamil Ghani, vice president of Amazon Prime, via statement. Early deals for Prime members start June 21

Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories    Duration: 01:31Published
Rolling Stones Postpone Reunion Show After Mick Jagger Tests Positive For COVID [Video]

Rolling Stones Postpone Reunion Show After Mick Jagger Tests Positive For COVID

Rolling Stones Postpone , Reunion Show After Mick Jagger , Tests Positive For COVID. On June 13, Mick Jagger announced that he had tested positive for COVID and the band would have to cancel its upcoming dates. . On June 13, Mick Jagger announced that he had tested positive for COVID and the band would have to cancel its upcoming dates. . I’m so sorry that we’ve had to postpone the Amsterdam show with such short notice tonight. I have unfortunately just tested positive for COVID, Mick Jagger, via 'Rolling Stone'. I’m so sorry that we’ve had to postpone the Amsterdam show with such short notice tonight. I have unfortunately just tested positive for COVID, Mick Jagger, via 'Rolling Stone'. We aim to reschedule the date ASAP and get back as soon as we can. Thank you all for your patience and understanding, Mick Jagger, via 'Rolling Stone'. 'Rolling Stone' reports that the announcement was made just hours before the Stones were scheduled to take the stage at Amsterdam’s Johan Cruyff Arena. The performance would have been the fourth show of the band's 60th anniversary tour. The band's next scheduled appearance at Bern, Switzerland's Wankdorf Stadium is still scheduled to take place on June 17. The band's next scheduled appearance at Bern, Switzerland's Wankdorf Stadium is still scheduled to take place on June 17. However, 'Rolling Stone' reports that the show could still be cancelled if Jagger has not recovered by then. On July 31, the tour was scheduled to wrap up at the Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. . According to the band, the now-cancelled Amsterdam show will be rebooked for some time in August. . 'Rolling Stone' reports that many other big name acts have been disrupted by COVID in 2022. Most recently, Ringo Starr postponed the remaining dates of his June tour after two of his bandmates tested positive. Most recently, Ringo Starr postponed the remaining dates of his June tour after two of his bandmates tested positive

Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories    Duration: 01:31Published
Linn Grant Becomes First Woman to Win on DP World Tour [Video]

Linn Grant Becomes First Woman to Win on DP World Tour

Linn Grant Becomes First Woman , to Win on DP World Tour. Linn Grant Becomes First Woman , to Win on DP World Tour. The Swedish golfer made history with her win on June 12. Grant came in eight-under 64 for the Scandinavian Mixed tournament at the Halmstad Golf Club. After her win, Grant stated that playing well against her male competitors was a motivating factor. For sure, that was the most important thing!, Lynn Grant, via CNN. It's a nice feeling and all week I've just felt it was the girls against the guys and whoever picked up the trophy was representing that side of the field, Lynn Grant, via CNN. I just hope that people recognize women's golf more, sponsors go to the Ladies European Tour. , Lynn Grant, via CNN. And, hopefully, this pumps up the women's game a little bit more, Lynn Grant, via CNN. The Scandanavian Mixed event had been a part of the the DP World Tour since 1991. However, the DP World Tour is a rebranding of the men's European Tour since 2020. The tournament takes place over a grueling four days. Grant stated that she didn't realize she was in the lead until near the end of the event. I didn't see it (the lead) until the 13th green, where the screen was, and it was a little bit (of a shock), Lynn Grant, via CNN. I thought maybe three or four ahead. , Lynn Grant, via CNN. But then when I saw eight, I was like I can actually breathe out a little bit and go on and do my thing, Lynn Grant, via CNN

Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories    Duration: 01:31Published
NATO's chief meets Finland's president to discuss membership bid [Video]

NATO's chief meets Finland's president to discuss membership bid

Finland, and its neighbour Sweden, applied to join NATO after Russia's invasion of Ukraine sparked security concerns.

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 01:35Published
Pride Month: Plight of LGBTQ+ refugees in Sweden highlighted in new billboard campaign [Video]

Pride Month: Plight of LGBTQ+ refugees in Sweden highlighted in new billboard campaign

Is it fair for immigration systems in Europe to ask for proof that people are LGBTQ?

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 00:49Published

Finland Finland Country in Northern Europe

Neeraj Chopra wins gold at Kuortane Games in Finland, first win of the season |Oneindia news *Sports [Video]

Neeraj Chopra wins gold at Kuortane Games in Finland, first win of the season |Oneindia news *Sports

Olympic Gold medalist, Neeraj Chopra, won his first gold of this season at the rain-washed Kuortane Games in Finland on Saturday. A throw of 86.69 m, which was his first throw of the day, won the javelin player the much deserved gold. #NeerajChopra #NeerajChopraWinsGold #KuortaneGames

Credit: Oneindia    Duration: 01:40Published
Neeraj Chopra breaks own record with 89.30m javelin throw in Paavo Nurmi Games |Oneindia News*Sports [Video]

Neeraj Chopra breaks own record with 89.30m javelin throw in Paavo Nurmi Games |Oneindia News*Sports

Neeraj Chopra set a new national record as he threw 89.30 metres at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland. #NeerajChopra # PaavoNurmiGames #Finland #SilverMedal

Credit: Oneindia    Duration: 02:02Published
Finland and Sweden prepare for large NATO naval drill, amid Turkish concerns [Video]

Finland and Sweden prepare for large NATO naval drill, amid Turkish concerns

NATO hopefuls Sweden and Finland are getting ready for an enlarged military exercise in the Baltic Sea, amid Turkish contestation.

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 01:30Published
Russia to Suspend Some Gas Exports to Germany [Video]

Russia to Suspend Some Gas Exports to Germany

Russia to Suspend , Some Gas Exports , to Germany. CNN reports that Russia plans to shut off its natural gas supplies to Shell's German customers. CNN reports that Russia plans to shut off its natural gas supplies to Shell's German customers. On May 31, Russia's state energy giant, Gazprom, said that it would suspend natural gas exports to Shell starting on June 1. Gazprom claims the decision came after Shell failed to make payments in rubles. Shell Energy Europe Limited has notified Gazprom Export LLC that it does not intend to make payments under the contract for the supply of gas to Germany in rubles, Gazprom statement, via CNN. Shell Energy Europe Limited has notified Gazprom Export LLC that it does not intend to make payments under the contract for the supply of gas to Germany in rubles, Gazprom statement, via CNN. As a result, Gazprom said that Shell would lose up to 1.2 billion cubic meters worth of gas annually. . According to Germany's economic ministry, this is just a fraction of the 95 billion meters the country consumes each year. However, CNN reports that the move is still likely to impact German industry, which relies upon Moscow for gas. Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, Germany has already slashed gas imports from Russia by 20%. The announcement by Gazprom comes one day after the company said it would halt gas exports to Danish energy company Ørsted and Dutch gas trading firm GasTerra. Weeks earlier, Russia cut off Poland, Bulgaria and Finland. In March, Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened to cut off gas supplies to countries that refused to pay in rubles.

Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories    Duration: 01:30Published

NATO NATO Intergovernmental military alliance

Thousands protest against NATO ahead of key Madrid summit [Video]

Thousands protest against NATO ahead of key Madrid summit

Thousands of people gathered in Madrid to protest against NATO just days before the alliance is due to hold a summit in the Spanish capital.

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 02:03Published

NATO to dramatically increase forces on high alert to over 300,000 from 40,000 amid Russia threat

NATO will significantly increase the number of forces on high alert to over 300,000 from 40,000 as part of the biggest overhaul of the alliance's defences since..
Sky News

PM may be abroad but he can't escape enormity of first ballot box test since confidence vote

The prime minister may be out of the UK for eight days as he embarks on a diplomatic tour taking in a triumvirate of summits - CHOGM, the G7 and NATO - but he..
Sky News
NATO to Discuss Plan to Expand Army Amid Russian Aggression [Video]

NATO to Discuss Plan to Expand Army Amid Russian Aggression

NATO to Discuss Plan, to Expand Army, Amid Russian Aggression. 'Newsweek' reports that NATO is preparing to expand its armed forces in response to Russia's ongoing invasion of Ukraine. 'Newsweek' reports that NATO is preparing to expand its armed forces in response to Russia's ongoing invasion of Ukraine. According to Sky News Security and Defense Editor Deborah Haynes, NATO has been forced to reconsider its defensive capabilities. . Russia's invasion of Ukraine has reportedly added urgency to the organization's defense plans. Russia's invasion of Ukraine has reportedly added urgency to the organization's defense plans. Overnight the mentality changed. NATO now feels like it is electrified. You can feel the energy surging through the system, Deborah Haynes, Sky News Security and Defense Editor, via 'Newsweek'. Overnight the mentality changed. NATO now feels like it is electrified. You can feel the energy surging through the system, Deborah Haynes, Sky News Security and Defense Editor, via 'Newsweek'. Officials will gather in Spain between June 28 and June 30 to discuss how the alliance's 40,000-strong NATO Response Force (NRF) can be bolstered. Officials will gather in Spain between June 28 and June 30 to discuss how the alliance's 40,000-strong NATO Response Force (NRF) can be bolstered. According to Haynes, the NRF will be rebranded and made up to six times larger. . Sources claim that the NRF will be renamed the Allied Reaction Force (AFR) amid NATO's largest overhaul of its armed forces since the Cold War. Sources claim that the NRF will be renamed the Allied Reaction Force (AFR) amid NATO's largest overhaul of its armed forces since the Cold War. We have seen the willingness by President Putin to use military force to reach his objectives. And that has changed the security reality in Europe for many, many years. , Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary General, via 'Newsweek'. We have seen the willingness by President Putin to use military force to reach his objectives. And that has changed the security reality in Europe for many, many years. , Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary General, via 'Newsweek'. So therefore, we have started the process in NATO, we have tasked our military commanders to provide options for the political leaders to take decisions on how to reset our deterrence and defense for the long term. , Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary General, via 'Newsweek'. In 2014, NATO tripled the size of the NRF in response to Russia's annexation of Crimea.

Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories    Duration: 01:31Published

Ukraine Ukraine Country in Eastern Europe

Brittney Griner’s Trial Is Scheduled by Russian Court [Video]

Brittney Griner’s Trial Is Scheduled by Russian Court

Brittney Griner’s Trial , Is Scheduled by Russian Court. CNN reports Griner's lawyer has confirmed that the WNBA star's trial will start July 1. CNN reports Griner's lawyer has confirmed that the WNBA star's trial will start July 1. The Russian court also ruled in favor of Griner's detention being extended by six months pending the outcome of the trial. The Russian court also ruled in favor of Griner's detention being extended by six months pending the outcome of the trial. The 31-year-old basketball player has been detained in Russia since being arrested at a Moscow airport on February 17. The 31-year-old basketball player has been detained in Russia since being arrested at a Moscow airport on February 17. She had cannabis vaping cartridges in her luggage, resulting in smuggling charges since marijuana is classified as a narcotic substance in Russia. She had cannabis vaping cartridges in her luggage, resulting in smuggling charges since marijuana is classified as a narcotic substance in Russia. The offense is punishable by up to a decade in prison. . The offense is punishable by up to a decade in prison. . In May, the U.S. State Department classified Griner as "wrongfully detained.". CNN reports that over 40 organizations have signed a letter calling on President Biden and Vice President Harris to negotiate for her release. . CNN reports that over 40 organizations have signed a letter calling on President Biden and Vice President Harris to negotiate for her release. . Advocates worry she may be used as a political pawn amid Russia's war with Ukraine. . Advocates worry she may be used as a political pawn amid Russia's war with Ukraine. . According to a U.S. official, an American diplomat from the U.S. Embassy in Moscow will appear at Griner's hearing on July 1. According to a U.S. official, an American diplomat from the U.S. Embassy in Moscow will appear at Griner's hearing on July 1

Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories    Duration: 01:31Published

Britain and allies face '1937 moment' following Ukraine war, head of army to warn

Britain and its allies face their "1937 moment" following Russia's invasion of Ukraine and must do everything possible to avert another world war, the new head..
Sky News

Ukraine Shopping Mall in Flames After Russian Missile Strike, At Least 3 Dead

Vladimir Putin is showing no mercy ... disgustingly firing missiles into a Ukraine shopping mall, and video following the attack shows the building -- with..
TMZ.com
Russia Defaults on Foreign Debt Following Sanctions [Video]

Russia Defaults on Foreign Debt Following Sanctions

Russia Defaults on Foreign Debt , Following Sanctions. Fox News reports Russia failed to make two payments by June 26, . resulting in the country defaulting on its foreign debt for the first time since 1918. However, the country is saying the default is artificial since it has the funds to pay, . but its foreign currency reserves have been frozen due to sanctions imposed over its war with Ukraine. There is money and there is also the readiness to pay. , Anton Siluanov, Russian Finance Minister, via Fox News. This situation, artificially created by an unfriendly country, will not have any effect on Russians’ quality of life, Anton Siluanov, Russian Finance Minister, via Fox News. Fox News reports that Russia owes close to $40 billion in foreign bonds, half of which is due to foreigners. Before sanctions were imposed on the country, it held about $640 billion in foreign currency and gold reserves. . Fox News reports that the international community came to Russia's aid in the 1990s when it defaulted on domestic debts. but considering much of the world disapproves of Putin's war with Ukraine, such help seems unlikely today

Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories    Duration: 01:31Published
Ukraine war: Zelenskyy calls on G7 to help end war with Russia 'by the end of the year' [Video]

Ukraine war: Zelenskyy calls on G7 to help end war with Russia 'by the end of the year'

The Ukrainian leader addressed the conference in Bavaria by video. He has demanded more arms and financial aid, and more sanctions against Russia.

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 03:59Published

Related videos from verified sources

Russia to Build Up Military Presence Along Western Border [Video]

Russia to Build Up Military Presence Along Western Border

Russia to Build Up , Military Presence , Along Western Border . On May 20, Russia's Defense Ministry said it would bolster its military presence along its Western Military District by the end of..

Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories     Duration: 01:31Published
Finland and Sweden might align with NATO, what will they gain? | Oneindia News [Video]

Finland and Sweden might align with NATO, what will they gain? | Oneindia News

When NATO foreign ministers gather in Berlin for an informal meeting, they will be joined by the foreign ministers of Sweden and Finland to discuss a potential NATO membership of the two..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 02:45Published
Finland and Sweden Officially File To Join NATO [Video]

Finland and Sweden Officially File To Join NATO

Finland and Sweden , Officially File To Join NATO. Finland and Sweden , Officially File To Join NATO. Fox News reports the two Nordic countries formally applied to join NATO on May 18. NATO..

Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories     Duration: 01:30Published