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In this Monday, July 20, 2020 file photo, French President Emmanuel Macron speaks on his mobile phone during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels. French newspaper Le Monde is reporting that the cellphones of French President Emmanuel Macron and 15 members of the French government in 2019 may have been among potential targets of surveillance by spyware made by the Israel-based NSO Group.
AP / John Thys, Pool Photo via AP, File
2022-05-26, Urdu Point
Turkish PresidentRecep Tayyip Erdogan discussed the accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO with his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, during a telephone conversation...
Russian President Vladimir Putin Putin chairs a meeting of the State Council in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, May 25, 2022.
AP / Sergei Guneyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo
2022-05-25, The Associated Press
MOSCOW — Russian PresidentVladimir Putin on Wednesday announced a 10% raise to the minimum wage rate and pensions in the coming weeks, a move that comes as the Russian...
Image showing Sweden's Political Director, Ann Linde, during the Informal EU Foreign Ministers Meeting, in New York, USA, September 20, 2021.
European Community / Andrea Renault
2022-05-25, Wtop
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Delegations from Sweden and Finland were scheduled on Wednesday to hold talks in Ankara with senior Turkish officials in an effort to overcome...
Atlanta Journal: TAMPERE, Finland (AP) — Drake Batherson scored on a power play 43 seconds into overtime to give Canada a 4-3 comeback victory over Sweden on Thursday night in the world hockey quarterfinals. In the semifinals Saturday, defending champion Canada will face the...
Bitcoin Magazine: Lightning is poised to seamlessly integrate into our everyday operations much in the same way the internet has. Every time you google something, every time you goof off do serious research on YouTube or Instagram, every time you order an Uber, every time you...
Inside The Games: Despite their fitful start to the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship in Finland, Canada are now two wins away from making a successful defence of their title after beating Sweden4-3 in a dramatic overtime quarter-final. Meanwhile...
Michigan Live: Moritz Seider’s World Championship run with Germany ended in disappointment Thursday, but a pair of his Detroit Red Wings teammates advanced to the semifinals. Czechia, with Jakub Vrana and Filip Hronek, defeated Germany 4-1 in the quarterfinals in Helsinki,...
Michigan Live: Jeremy Swayman made 33 saves Thursday to lead the United States past top-seeded Switzerland 3-0 in the quarterfinals of the World Championship in Helsinki, Finland. The U.S. advanced to Saturday’s semifinals. It was a disappointing...
Stars and Stripes: WASHINGTON — The nominee to be the next commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Europe told senators on Thursday that expanding the alliance would change the security landscape in the region to Russia’s detriment. Gen. Christopher Cavoli, the U.S. Army’s top...
OWP: On April 27th, Union of Catholic Asian News reported that separatists affiliated with the Free Papua Movement (Organisasi Papua Merdeka, O.P.M.) in the Indonesian province of Papua murdered a construction worker, more than likely in response to security forces...
Urdu Point: WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 27th May, 2022) More than 45 maritime units, 75 aircraft, and approximately 7,000 personnel will participate in the upcoming exercises dubbed BALTOPS 22 in Europe, PentagonPress SecretaryJohn Kirby said on Thursday....
Reuters: KYIV, May 26 (Reuters) - Finland's prime minister said on Thursday Russia's actions in Ukraine were a turning point for the world and relations with Moscow could not go back to how they were before its invasion. Prime MinisterSannaMarin made her...
Yahoo Daily News: Oslo is the best city for work-life balance, a study found.Jorg Greuel/Getty ImagesNorway's capital Oslo is the world's best city for work-life balance, a study found. The study measured benefits like average vacation days and paid parental leave, among other...
FX Empire: By Natalia Zinets KYIV (Reuters) – Finland’s prime minister said on Thursday Russia’s actions in Ukraine were a turning point for the world and relations with Moscow could not go back to how they were before its invasion. Prime MinisterSannaMarin made her...
Radio Free Europe: The U.S. ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has condemned the “sheer barbarity, sadistic cruelty, and lawlessness” of Russia’s war in Ukraine. AmbassadorMichael Carpenter also warned in a speech to the OSCE Permanent...