HELSINKI (AP) — The foreign ministers of Sweden and Finland reiterated in separate interviews published Saturday that the process for the two Nordic nations to join NATO is continuing despite Turkey's president saying Sweden shouldn’t expect his country to approve its membership. Swedish Foreign Minister Tobias Billström acknowledged in an interview with Swedish newspaper Expressen that Turkish anger over recent demonstrations and the burning of the Quran in front of the Turkish Embassy in Stock
BEIJING (Reuters) -Lunar New Year holiday trips inside China surged 74% from last year after authorities scrapped COVID-19 travel curbs, state media reported on Saturday, though the number of journeys was still only half of pre-pandemic levels. Between Jan. 20-26, a week that overlapped with six days of the holiday period, China registered 6,364 COVID-linked deaths, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention said on Saturday, compared to 12,658 a week earlier. Lunar New Year is the most important holiday of the year in China, when huge numbers of people working in prosperous coastal cities head to their hometowns and villages for family reunions.
Israel’s government says a power imbalance has given judges and legal advisers too much sway over law-making and governance. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged to press on with the changes despite the opposition.View on euronews
VALLADOLID, Spain — Canadian forward Cyle Larin had a dream debut for Spain's Real Valladolid CF on Sunday, scoring off the bench in the 90th minute for a 1-0 victory over Valencia CF. Larin acrobatically knocked in a cross from Venezuelan Darwin Machis to beat Valencia goalkeeper Giorgi Mamardashvili at the far post before 19,657 fans at Valladolid's Estadio Municipal Jose Zorrilla. The victory moved Valladolid (6-11-2) out of the relegation zone into 16th place in Spain's 20-team top tier. Val
MILAN (AP) — Lautaro Martínez's rich vein of scoring form produced two more goals to help Inter Milan win at bottom club Cremonese 2-1 and move into second spot in Serie A on Saturday. Cremonese took a surprise lead with a stunning strike from David Okereke but Martínez scored in each half. That took the World Cup winner to six goals in his past six matches for Inter and lifted his team two points above third-placed AC Milan, which plays Sassuolo on Sunday. Inter and Milan meet in a Serie A derb
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Former Ottawa city councillor, Catherine McKenney, recalls the descending of thousands of people onto Parliament Hill to protest COVID-19 restrictions and discusses how Canada has been impacted today.
A Palestinian boy, aged 13, shot and injured an Israeli man and his adult son in East Jerusalem. The boy was shot and disarmed by bystanders and taken to hospital in handcuffs.View on euronews
Federal prosecutors are trying to prohibit FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried from privately contacting current and former employees of the bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange to prevent potential witness tampering in a criminal case accusing him of bilking investors and customers. The request, made in a letter filed late Friday by U.S. Justice Department lawyers, prompted an indignant response from Bankman-Fried's lawyer, who accused prosecutors of twisting the facts to cast the FTX founder in a sinist
Hazel McCallion, the pint-sized 'Hurricane' who ruled Mississauga, Ont., as mayor for 12 terms, has died at the age of 101.
One man is dead and one person is in custody after a stabbing in downtown Toronto Sunday afternoon. Toronto police say they received a call reporting a stabbing near Sherbourne Street and Dundas Street East around 3:40 p.m. Emergency crews said they found a man with multiple stab wounds. Paramedics treated him on scene, but police said he died at the scene. One person has since been taken into custody in connection with the stabbing, police say. An investigation is ongoing.
More unrest in Jerusalem after a Palestinian teenager opened fire near the historic city on Saturday morning.View on euronews
Environmentalists in Nova Scotia have long warned of the dangers invasive species of plants and animals can pose to native ecosystems. The European starling is a case in point, according to Kristen Noel, council supervisor at the Nova Scotia Invasive Species Council. The boisterous European starling, a common sight across Nova Scotia with its dark iridescent plumage, is — as its name suggests — not native to North America. Predatory aquatic species like the chain pickerel and smallmouth bass wer
Black night skies spread above brightly lit arches and crowds of spectators on Sunday night as the teams competing in this year's Arctic Winter Games got their official welcome at the opening ceremonies. It was about –17 C Sunday night as athletes from the N.W.T., Nunavut and Yukon gathered outside in Fort McMurray, Alta., with fellow competitors to the sound of deafening cheers and whistles. Blaring music, dancing lights and rousing speeches kept the energy high all evening, offsetting the wint
Venezuela should release arbitrarily detained individuals and end torture, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Turk said on Saturday at the end of a trip to the country. Turk arrived in Venezuela on Thursday and met with President Nicolas Maduro on Friday, in addition to Vice President Delcy Rodriguez, senior government officials, opposition figures and victims of human rights violations. "In my meetings with the president and ministers, I called for all people who have been arbitrarily detained to be released," Turk said on Saturday in a statement.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) -Gautam Adani faces a critical day on Monday with his flagship company's $2.5 billion share sale's second day of bidding overshadowed by a $48 billion rout in the Indian billionaire's stocks which was sparked by a U.S. short seller's report. Seven listed companies belonging to the Adani conglomerate, which is led by Asia's richest man, saw sharp falls in their values after Hindenburg Research report last week flagged concerns about high debt levels and the use of tax havens. Adani Group issued a detailed response late on Sunday, saying it complies with all local laws and had made necessary regulatory disclosures.
Rosemary Barton Live speaks to Anders Asulund, a former economic adviser to Ukraine, about the war’s impact on the economies of Ukraine and Russia, as well as tanks and whether Russian President Vladimir Putin can hold on to power.
During pandemic lockdowns, millions of people turned to Maddie Lymburner’s YouTube channel, MadFit, to get in a workout at home. Now, she’s working hard to carry that success forward into a lasting career.
Peaceful protests against police violence were held in several American cities as new videos were released showing officers beating Tyre Nichols three days before he died of his injuries.View on euronews
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