Friday, February 03, 2023

Europe

Sweden tightens anti-terror laws as Finland makes public show of support over NATO application

The Swedish government says it will further tighten its anti-terror laws to ban more activities linked to militant Kurdish groups, in the hopes of persuading Ankara to drop objections to Sweden’s NATO membership bid. Stockholm had aleady amended its constitution in November to pave the way for the legal changes, which have been in the […]

Russia said eyeing eastern Ukraine push; Kiev targets graft

Russia is mustering its military might in the Luhansk region of Ukraine, officials said Wednesday, in what Kiev suspects is preparation for an offensive as the first anniversary of Moscow’s invasion approaches. Also Wednesday, President Volodymyr Zelensky’s government continued its crackdown on alleged corruption with the dismissal of several high-ranking officials, prominent lawmaker David Arakhamia […]

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