Tag: Sweden

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Sweden’s Flag Raised Amongst Others at NATO HQ

On Monday, March 11th, the Swedish flag was raised...

Sweden Officially Joins NATO

Sweden is set to officially join the North Atlantic...

The Philippines Set to Acquire 14 JAS-39 Multirole Aircraft

Sometime in March 2024, Sweden and the Philippines will...

Swedish Bid into NATO Approved by Turkey after Delay

Sweden is one step closer to NATO membership after...

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Sweden Buys 321 Armored Military Vehicles from Finnish Company, Valued At 5.3B SEK

According to a press release from the Swedish Defense Material Administration (FMV) the Swedish government has signed a military arms agreement valued at 5.3B SEK (505M USD) for 321 armored vehicles under the Common Armored Vehicle System (CAVS) Agreement between Finland, Germany, Latvia, Sweden, and the manufacturing company, Patria. The...

Hungary Approves Sweden’s Ascension to NATO

A Long Time Coming The Hungarian parliament today voted in an overwhelming majority to approve Sweden's bid to join NATO. The Hungarian approval was the last barrier facing the Nordic countries ascension into NATO, which can finally take place after it first began processes two years ago. Sweden will join...

Iraq Expels Swedish Ambassador, Withdraws Charge d’Affaires from Stockholm

Update (0826 EST): Iraqi pro-militia outlet Sabereen has announced that the names and addresses of Swedish companies operating in Iraq will be published and targeted by Shia groups. The Iraqi government has already suspended the license for Swedish company Ericsson to operate in Iraqi territory. The Iraqi Media and...

Agreement Reached: Turkey Receives EU Support, Allows Sweden to Join NATO

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has announced that Turkey will finally allow the unanimous vote to accept Sweden into the alliance. Turkish state media, Andalou Agency, has hinted at an agreement related to the European Union with a quote from a senior government official, saying, "The Government of Turkiye has...

al-Qaeda Calls for Attacks in Sweden Following Quran Burning

On January 21st, 2023 a Swedish anti-NATO activist executed a planned and government-approved demonstration which included burning a Quran. Turkish officials and President Erdogan himself responses harshly, effectively communicating that Turkey would not vote Sweden into NATO. Two days ago, a similar demonstration was planned, but the Swedish government...

Swedish Security Police Arrest Two Russian Nationals In Absentia

At approximately 0400 EST, the Swedish Security Service announced that two Russian nationals had been arrested in absentia in Stockholm. The two persons were reportedly married and lived in Stockholm for ten years and in Sweden for more than twenty years. The couple migrated from Russian in the early...

Week's Recap

Recent Report Indicates Solomon Islands Prime Minister’s Corruption

On April 7th, the Organized Crime and Corruption Project...

The Case of The Budapest Two

The “Day of Honour” demonstration is a yearly demonstration...

Nicaragua Petitions International Court to Cease German Arms Exports to Israel

Nicaragua began an official court case against Germany at...

Two Men Arrested After Threatening US Ambassador in Argentina

What You Need to Know: Two Argentinians, aged 61 and...
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