Joel Armia scores highlight-reel goal in Finland victory

MONTREAL -- Joel Armia closed out the preliminary round with a remarkable goal at the IIHF World Championship on Tuesday. The veteran winger capped an outstanding individual effort in the first period with his third tally of the tournament. And it ultimately proved to be the game-winner in Finland's 3-0...
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Turkey to discuss NATO bids with Finland, Sweden on Wednesday

ANKARA, May 24 (Reuters) - Turkish officials will meet with Swedish and Finnish delegations in Ankara on Wednesday to discuss Stockholm and Helsinki's applications to become members of NATO, the Turkish foreign ministry said on Tuesday. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, who has objected to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, held...
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Nigeria receives 4.4 million doses of J&J COVID vaccine from Spain

ABUJA, May 24 (Reuters) - Nigeria has received 4.4 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) COVID-19 vaccine from Spain, a government official said on Tuesday. Nigeria has already received 2 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine from Finland, Greece and Slovenia with more expected from EU countries. read more.

Johnson: Adding Finland & Sweden to NATO ‘Imperative’

There’s bipartisan support in Washington for two Nordic nations to join NATO. U.S. Senator Ron Johnson supports the admission of Finland and Sweden to the military alliance. The Wisconsin Republican calls NATO expansion “both justified and imperative,” in the face of Russia’s war in Ukraine, where he said Vladimir Putin’s forces are committing war crimes.

Global Arachnid Trade Shows Threat on Biodiversity

A small group of researchers from Thailand, Finland, and China discovered that there is a big and active arachnid trade on the internet. The group discusses their research into arachnid commerce via the internet and the potential consequences of so many of the critters being sold throughout the world in an article published in the journal Communications Biology.

You’re Telling Me This Split Has Demersal And Piet Onthel And Letterbombs And Vientre?!

What we have here is a tape featuring eight songs split between four bands hailing from three different continents, all of them playing emoviolence of a sort, each one horrendously intense in their own way. Tomb Tree Tapes and Witch Elm Records have teamed up to bring together Demersal, Piet Onthel, Letterbombs, and Vientre for the aptly titled 4-Way Split, and if you like the screamo posts we occasionally drop in here whenever one of our preferred labels uploads something cool to Bandcamp, you should probably press play on it.

Russia Bans 963 Americans From Entering Country Including President Joe Biden

(Moscow) The list of 963 Americans includes President Joe Biden and other officials, except for ex-president Donald J. Trump. On Saturday, the Russian Foreign Ministry released a list of 963 American officials and government members from entering the country, taking a further step on previously announced moves against Joe Biden and other senior officials. According to a report published by The Guardian.

Michigan, Finland collaborate on bioeconomy efforts

Michigan, Finland collaborate on bioeconomy efforts. The head of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development says a new collaboration with Finland will help reinvigorate the state’s forestry industry. Director Gary McDowell tells Brownfield using lower grade hardwoods for mass timber construction along with wood byproducts for a...

Davos updates | Finland, Sweden to hold talks with Turkey

DAVOS, Switzerland — (AP) — Finland's foreign minister said at the annual World Economic Forum meeting in Davos that a delegation from his country and Sweden will travel to the Turkish capital amid pushback from Turkey on the Nordic nations' application to join NATO. Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka...