Tag: Swedens

  • Turkey lawmakers sign off on Sweden’s NATO membership, lifting key a hurdle

    Turkey lawmakers sign off on Sweden’s NATO membership, lifting key a hurdle

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    ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish legislators on Tuesday endorsed Sweden’s membership in NATO, lifting a major hurdle on the previously nonaligned country’s entry into the military alliance. The legislators ratified Sweden’s accession protocol by 287 votes to 55, with four abstentions. The ratification will come into effect after its publication in the Official Gazette, which is…

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  • Åsa Hjort Architects completes blocky home on Sweden’s southern coast

    Åsa Hjort Architects completes blocky home on Sweden’s southern coast

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    Grey brick chimneys contrast the interlocking white-rendered blocks of Hallen, a home in southern Sweden completed by local studio Åsa Hjort Architects. Designed for the studio‘s founder, Åsa Hjort, the dwelling is located on the outskirts of Kivik, where it is surrounded by woodland and enjoys views out across the Baltic Sea. Åsa Hjort Architects…

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  • Sweden’s NATO approval; Israel protests; Emmy predictions : NPR

    Sweden’s NATO approval; Israel protests; Emmy predictions : NPR

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    Good morning. You’re reading the Up First newsletter. Subscribe here to get it delivered to your inbox, and listen to the Up First podcast for all the news you need to start your day. Today’s top stories Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has agreed to secure parliamentary approval for Sweden to join the NATO alliance…

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  • Turkey agrees to back Sweden’s NATO membership bid – POLITICO

    Turkey agrees to back Sweden’s NATO membership bid – POLITICO

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    VILNIUS — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday agreed to drop his resistance to Sweden joining the NATO alliance and to submit the ratification to the Turkish parliament “as soon as possible,” the alliance’s Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters. “Sweden will become a full member of the alliance,” Stoltenberg said ahead of a summit…

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  • First Thing: Biden ratchets up efforts to secure Sweden’s Nato membership | US news

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    Good morning. Joe Biden has told the Swedish prime minister, Ulf Kristersson, that he is “looking forward” to the country’s stalled Nato membership bid winning final approval, amid doubts that Turkey will withdraw its opposition in time for a major summit next week. Speaking in the Oval Office on Wednesday, Biden said he wanted to…

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  • Sweden’s Loreen wins Eurovision 2023 : NPR

    Sweden’s Loreen wins Eurovision 2023 : NPR

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    Loreen of Sweden performs during the Grand Final of the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest in Liverpool, England, on Saturday. Martin Meissner/AP hide caption toggle caption Martin Meissner/AP Loreen of Sweden performs during the Grand Final of the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest in Liverpool, England, on Saturday. Martin Meissner/AP Swedish singer Loreen was named the winner…

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