President Trump: Greenland ‘a large real estate deal’?

U.S. 08/19/19, 18:37

President Donald Trump said the idea of buying Greenland from Denmark cropped up during talks within his administration. “I don't know. It got released somehow. It's just something we talked about,” said President Trump. He compared the possibility of a purchase ...

President Trump eyes possibility to buy Greenland for US – reports

U.S. 08/16/19, 05:37

President Donald Trump is considering the possibility of acquiring Denmark’s Greenland for the United States. The Associated Press, citing a White House adviser, confirmed on Thursday, Aug. 15, that President Trump had discussed with his aides the purchase. The confirmation comes after ...

Burger King to expand sales of new meatless burger to Europe

Europe 05/21/19, 07:27

Burger King will launch in Sweden a version of its Impossible Whopper, the plant-based burgers that have attracted attention in the United States for resembling meat far more closely than traditional veggie burgers.The food chain said Tuesday that Sweden will ...

Sweden requests detention order for WikiLeaks’ Assange

Europe 05/20/19, 02:50

Swedish authorities on Monday issued a request for a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain, a Swedish prosecutor said.Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson says if the Swedish court decided to detain Assange "on probable cause ...

Exclusive: Europe’s far-right wooing the young

Europe 05/16/19, 02:53

They are strikingly young, but emphatic that they should not be considered newcomers. Rather, they are claiming the mantle of Old Europe at its most traditional.Several of this year's far-right candidates in Europe are well under 30 — as are ...

Exclusive: Europe’s far-right parties wooing the young

Europe 05/16/19, 02:27

They are strikingly young, but emphatic that they should not be considered newcomers. Rather, they are claiming the mantle of Old Europe at its most traditional.Several of this year's far-right candidates in Europe are well under 30 — as are ...

SAS, pilots reach 3-year deal ending strike

Europe 05/03/19, 02:50

Scandinavian Airlines and its pilots have reached a three-year collective bargaining agreement that put an end to a six-day strike that grounded more than 4,000 flights and affected hundreds of thousands of passengers.CEO Richard Gustafson says the deal "provides stability ...

Enigmatic Beluga whale off Norway staying near humans

Europe 05/02/19, 05:14

A beluga whale found in Arctic Norway wearing a harness that suggests links to Russia appears to be enjoying staying near humans.Joergen Ree Wiig, of the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries, told The Associated Press "it was the first thing I ...

SAS cancels more flights as labor talks resume with pilots

Europe 05/01/19, 06:04

Scandinavian Airlines is cancelling another 280 flights across the Nordic region through Thursday afternoon (1200 GMT), affecting 20,000 more passengers, due to a pilots' strike.The cancellation comes on top of 504 flight canceled Wednesday and hundreds more since pilots began ...

Strikes grounds hundreds more Scandinavian Airlines flights

Europe 04/30/19, 05:57

Scandinavian Airlines says it will cancel another 504 flight departures across the Nordic region on Wednesday, affecting about 47,000 passengers, due to a pilots' strike.The cancellation comes on top of 546 flights canceled Tuesday and hundreds more since pilots began ...

Nationalist party enters Estonia’s government

Europe 04/29/19, 10:41

The father-and-son leaders of a divisive anti-immigrant party were sworn in Monday as Estonia's interior and finance minister.Prime Minister Juri Ratas presented his 15-member coalition Cabinet on Monday at the 101-seat Riigikogu assembly.Earlier this month, Ratas, leader of the left-leaning ...

Beluga whale with Russian harness raises alarm in Norway

Europe 04/29/19, 06:10

A beluga whale found with a tight harness that appeared to be Russian made has raised the alarm of Norwegian officials and prompted speculation that the animal may have escaped from a Russian military facility.Joergen Ree Wiig of the Norwegian ...

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