Editorials Aug 22, 2019

The Greenland episode's lessons

While it has become clear that Trump cannot be constrained in his utterances, it is nevertheless extraordinary that this is how the world's greatest power conducts its diplomacy.

Trump's notion of buying Greenland 'absurd,' Danish leader says

World Aug 20, 2019

Trump's notion of buying Greenland 'absurd,' Danish leader says

Greenland is not for sale, and U.S. President Donald Trump's idea of buying the semi-autonomous Danish territory in the Arctic from Denmark is "an absurd discussion," Denmark's prime minister said. Mette Frederiksen, who was visiting the world's largest island to meet Premier Kim Kielsen, told ...

Pentagon warns about risk of Chinese submarines in Arctic

Asia Pacific May 3, 2019

Pentagon warns about risk of Chinese submarines in Arctic

Deepening Chinese activities in the Arctic region could also pave the way for a strengthened military presence, including the deployment of submarines to act as deterrents against nuclear attack, the Pentagon said in a report released on Thursday. The assessment is included in the U.S. ...

World Apr 30, 2019

Trial for murder of Scandinavian hikers to open in Morocco

Two dozen suspects are set to go on trial in Morocco on Thursday for offenses linked to the gruesome murder of two young Scandinavian hikers late last year that shocked the North African country. Danish student Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, and 28-year-old Norwegian Maren Ueland ...