Finland is announcing its candidacy to join NATO in a historic move

Finland is announcing its candidacy to join NATO in a historic move

A French soldier is taking part in a major exercise as part of NATO’s EFP (Strengthening Presence Ahead) operation at the Estonian Army’s Tapa camp near Rakvere on February 6, 2022. Alain Jocard | Afp | Getty Images Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and Prime Minister Sana Marin said on Thursday that the country should apply … Read more

The U.S. Senate confirmed economist Philip Jefferson on the Fed board

The U.S. Senate confirmed economist Philip Jefferson on the Fed board

Philip Jefferson speaks during the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee in Washington, D.C., on February 3, 2022. The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to confirm Philip Jefferson, economist and dean of Davidson College, Federal Reserve Board. Ken Cedeno Bloomberg | Getty Images The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to confirm Philip Jefferson, an … Read more

Philip Morris International is offering $ 16 billion for a Swedish match

Philip Morris International is offering $ 16 billion for a Swedish match

Swedish Match makes most of its profits from sniffing smokeless tobacco in the Swedish style, also known as ‘snus’. Olivier Morin Afp | Getty Images Marlboro producer Philip Maurice International on Wednesday confirmed a $ 16 billion offer to buy a rival Swedish match as part of an accelerated push towards smoke-free tobacco alternatives. Stocks … Read more

Lithuanian Foreign Minister calls for Putin’s removal, predicts Russian leader will become more volatile as losses increase

Lithuanian Foreign Minister calls for Putin’s removal, predicts Russian leader will become more volatile as losses increase

Speaking to CNN in Washington on Tuesday, Landsbergis also said his nation was seeking the continued presence of US troops, calling it “the biggest deterrent to aggressors like Russia”, as well as increased NATO support at next month’s summit in Madrid. . Lithuania has strongly supported Ukraine since the beginning of the war more than … Read more

US and European allies blame Russia for cyber attack on satellite provider when invasion of Ukraine begins

US and European allies blame Russia for cyber attack on satellite provider when invasion of Ukraine begins

“The United States is joining its allies and partners in condemning Russia’s destructive cyber activities against Ukraine,” US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said in a statement on Tuesday. The cyber attack on the satellite network owned by the American telecommunication company Viasat is one of the most important cyber incidents in the war in … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens on Tuesday, 10

5 things to know before the stock market opens on Tuesday, 10

Here are the most important news, trends and analyzes that investors need to start the trading day: 1. Wall Street will grow after the S&P 500 reached its lowest level in more than a year Traders work on the New York Stock Exchange (NISE) in New York, March 22, 2022. Brendan McDermid Reuters Futures on … Read more

Election results in the Philippines: Bongbong Marcos Jr. on the verge of victory

Election results in the Philippines: Bongbong Marcos Jr. on the verge of victory

CNN – Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the son of a former Philippine dictator, is one step away from winning the Philippine presidential election convincingly, according to preliminary and unofficial results, taking the Marcos dynasty one step closer to Malakanjang Palace, 36 years after the family fled the mass uprising. Marcos Jr. has about 30 million votes … Read more

Biden signed a draft law on military aid to Ukraine at the time of the Russian invasion

Biden signed a draft law on military aid to Ukraine at the time of the Russian invasion

US President Joe Biden signs an executive order banning trade and investment between American individuals and two breakaway regions of eastern Ukraine that Russia has recognized as independent, at the White House in Washington, USA, on February 21, 2022. White House Reuters WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden signed a draft law on Monday that will … Read more

Linda Thomas-Greenfield Putin has admitted he has no victory to celebrate, says US ambassador to UN

Linda Thomas-Greenfield Putin has admitted he has no victory to celebrate, says US ambassador to UN

But the Russian leader also gave no indication that he planned to end the war in Ukraine, she warned. In the first reaction of Biden administration officials to Putin’s speech, Thomas Greenfield told CNN that Putin did not use his remarks to announce his withdrawal from Ukraine – which the United States would welcome – … Read more