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Sweden, Finland Edge Closer to NATO Despite Russia Warning

Sweden and Finland are a step closer on Wednesday to formally applying for NATO membership and abandoning neutrality despite warnings from Russia that the move would destabilize Europe. Finland Prime Minister Sanna Marin and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson have...

Central Bank of Greece Slashes Growth Projection to 3.8% This Year

The central bank of Greece cut its projection for growth in 2022 to 3.8% from a previous projection of 4.8% it announced on Thursday. The head of the central bank, Yannis Stournaras, told the bank's annual meeting of shareholders that...

War in Ukraine Dominates Opening of the Delphi Economic Forum

The war in Ukraine dominated the opening of the prestigious Delphi Economic Forum on Wednesday with remarks by several heads of state. The Forum opened in person in Delphi after two years of online and hybrid formats due to the...

Inflation Soars to 8 Percent in Greece, 7.5 Percent in the EU in March

Inflation in Greece jumped to 8 percent in March, and to 7.5 percent in the EU, according to preliminary data released on Friday by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. The inflation rate in Greece was 7.2 percent...

Anti-War Concert in Athens Draws Thousands

Thousands of people attended an anti-war concert in the center of Athens on Tuesday evening. More than a dozen Greek singers and artists participated in the event organized by "Solidarity for All", an umbrella group of peace organizations. "We condemn the...

Nuclear Bunker Sales Soar in US as Anxiety Over Russia Rises

There has been a spike in interest in purchasing nuclear bunkers in the US in response to the war in Ukraine according to business owners in the industry. The potential for World War III if the U.S. or NATO intervene...

Russia Says Its Scaling Down Offensive at Ukraine’s Capital Kyiv

On Tuesday, Russia announced it would significantly cut back its military activity in Kyiv and other parts of northern Ukraine after “meaningful” progress at peace talks in Istanbul. Russia’s deputy defense minister, Alexander Fomin, said Moscow would “radically reduce military...

Mariupol “In the Hands of the Occupiers,” According to Mayor

The city of Mariupol in southern Ukraine is "in the hands of the occupiers today," Vadym Boychenko, the city's mayor stated during an interview with the UNIAN news agency on Monday. The city has been the target of Russian attacks...

Ukraine’s President Zelensky to Address Greek Parliament

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will address the Greek parliament via teleconference next week, it was reported on Saturday. According to government sources, Ukrainian Ambassador to Greece Sergii Shutenko will be received by President of the Hellenic Parliament Constantine Tassoulas on...

Ukraine: “300 People Killed” in Mariupol Theater Bombing

Ukraine's officials at the city of Mariupol said on Friday that around 300 people were killed at the bombing of a theatre last week. Petr Andryuschenko, advisor to the deputy mayor of Mariupol, in an interview with Newshour on the...