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Finnish, Swedish FMs: NATO membership process hasn't stopped

Yahoo Daily News 29 Jan 2023
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.
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Sweden's NATO process paused, says FM

China Daily 29 Jan 2023
"The events of the last few weeks have temporarily caused the process to a pause," Billstrom told Expressen newspaper, adding that the Swedish government was now investing energy and time to try to push forward the process ... subside after such a big event.
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Finnish, Swedish FMs: NATO membership process hasn’t stopped

Arab News 28 Jan 2023
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 Turkiye’s president saying Sweden shouldn’t expect his country to approve its membership.
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Provocations in Sweden behind Finnish decision to consider joining NATO without Sweden

Anadolu Agency 26 Jan 2023
On Tuesday, Finland's Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto said the country may consider joining NATO without Sweden if the approval by Türkiye is further delayed ... He also said the events that took place in Sweden are having negative impact on everyone in Finland and Sweden and that they are "totally unnecessary.".
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Blur and Wizkid lead new names for Flow Festival 2023

NME 25 Jan 2023
Flow Festival has announced a second wave of acts for 2023 including Blur and Wizkid. READ MORE. Flow Festival ... The event is due to take place in Helsinki, Finland between August 11 and August 13 ... Wizkid, meanwhile, is set to make his first-ever appearance in Finland as part of this summer’s festival ... Check out the announcement post below ... Program.
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Right-wing Quran burning in Sweden enrages Turkey and throws a new wrench in Nordics’ NATO bid

CNBC 24 Jan 2023
Sweden and Finland have worked to try and improve their relations with Turkey, but recent events have thrown fresh wrenches into any hopes for progress ... .
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Minnesota team takes top honors in World Snow Sculpting Championship

Pioneer Press 24 Jan 2023
Team House of Thune, consisting of David Aichenger, Kelly Thune and Dustin Thune, won first place in the World Snow Sculpting Championship held Jan. 18-22, 2023 in Stillwater ... The Minnesota team beat out 11 other teams from around the world in the event, which is sanctioned by Finland-based Association Internationale de Sculpture sur Neige et Glase ... .
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Sweden Should Not Count on Turkey's Support for Joining NATO - Erdogan

Urdu Point 23 Jan 2023
On May 18 last year, against the backdrop of the events in Ukraine, Finland and Sweden handed over an application for joining NATO to the alliance's secretary general ... Turkey, Sweden and Finland signed a trilateral security memorandum that takes into account all Ankara's concerns.
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India open to hosting Sudirman Cup, Junior Worlds; formally writes to BWF

India TV 23 Jan 2023
Suzhou was due to host the championships in 2021 but, due to the COVID-19 situation in China, the BWF was not able to stage any tournaments in the country and the event was shifted to Vantaa in Finland ... The country also hosted the Badminton Asia Championships in 1965, 1983 2005 and 2010 before hosting the Team Event in 2016.
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Paralympic medallist Kazmaier named DOSB’s elite student of the year 2022

Inside The Games 23 Jan 2023
Paralympic medallist Linn Kazmaier has been named as the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) Elite Student of the Year. The award recognises the academic and sporting achievements of young athletes in sports ... Kazmaier earned the first two World Cup victories of her career in the season-opening event in Vuokatti, Finland ...  . .
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Turkey condemns burning of Qur’an during far-right protest in Sweden

The Observer 22 Jan 2023
Turkey pushes back vote on Sweden and Finland’s Nato accession ... Far-right politician Rasmus Paludan, who staged the event, gave an hour-long speech against Islam and immigration before setting fire to a copy of the Qur’an ... Sweden and Finland have gained the approval of 28 Nato members so far, bar Hungary and Turkey.
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A Tour Around Beijing for A Happy Chinese New Year|2023 Overseas “Happy Chinese New Year” ...

Hastings Tribune 22 Jan 2023
The 2023 Overseas “Happy Chinese New YearOnline Gala is sponsored by People's Government of Beijing Municipality, City of Helsinki, and embassies of China in Finland, Estonia, Greece, Belgium and Canada ... The event invites Chinese and foreign friends to Beijing Overseas Cultural Exchanges Center for a happy gathering.
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'How can L-G repeatedly scuttle it?': Delhi govt re-sends Finland teachers' training proposal to Raj Niwas

Indian Express 21 Jan 2023
... to Kejriwal, Saxena argued that irrespective of whether a 5-day trip to Finland would serve any purpose of \u201csubstantive training\u201d to the visitors or would act as \u201can event to be played up in the media\u201d, he did not reject the proposal in the first place.
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From tragic accident to Paralympic glory: Silverthorne’s Garrett Geros focuses on the process of improvement ...

Summit Daily 21 Jan 2023
Six years ago Silverthorne’s Garrett Geros’ life forever changed in a matter of seconds ... The scene from the crash can be described as nothing short of graphic ... Geros has not notched a podium finish this year quite yet but has finished fourth in two races including at the 2023 Para Snowboard World Cup event at Pyha Ski Resort in Finland ... 7-9. .
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‘Feudal mind’: Sisodia says file for teachers’ training abroad sent to LG again

Hindustan Times 20 Jan 2023
“Irrespective of whether a 05-day trip to Finland, will serve any purpose of substantive training to the visitors or would serve as an event to be played up in the media, I did not reject the proposal thereof.

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