Danish PM suggests increasing Arctic surveillance in response to Russian activity

Reuters Tuesday, 3 December 2019
The Danish government aims to increase military surveillance of the Arctic sea and airspace in response to increased Russian activity in the region, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said ahead of a NATO summit.

💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Arctic Arctic Polar region of the Earth's northern hemisphere

Big Oil's answer to melting Arctic: cooling the ground so it can keep drilling

The oil company ConocoPhillips had a problem. It wanted to pump 160,000 more barrels of oil each day from a new project on Alaska’s North Slope. But the fossil..

Climate change: Arctic Circle teens call for help to save their homes

Teenagers living in remote Arctic communities share their concerns about the effects of climate change.
BBC News

Could COVID-19 spread to wildlife in the Arctic?

Wildlife, particularly one species of whale in the Arctic, could be susceptible to COVID-19, a team of researchers suggests.
Exploring the Arctic’s deep ocean [Video]

Exploring the Arctic’s deep ocean

As the Arctic melts and reveals swathes of ocean previously impenetrable to scientific investigation, scientists like Dr. Kirstin Thompson are among those using new technologies that can identify species currently roaming the frigid northern waters. Emma Jehle reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 02:17Published

Mette Frederiksen Mette Frederiksen Prime Minister of Denmark

PM Modi discusses global supply chain, Covid with Denmark PM in virtual summit [Video]

PM Modi discusses global supply chain, Covid with Denmark PM in virtual summit

The coronavirus pandemic has shown the risk involved in excessive dependence of the global supply chain on any single source, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said during a virtual bilateral summit on Monday with his Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen. The prime minister said India is working with Australia and Japan to diversify the supply chain, noting that like-minded countries are welcome to join the initiative. The prime minister also highlighted the government's 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' (self-reliant India) initiative as well as various reform measures in the areas of agriculture, taxation and labour market. Watch the full video for more details.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 06:38Published

NATO NATO Intergovernmental military alliance of Western states

Terror camps destroyed in 2019 Balakot airstrikes reactivated by Pakistan

Top JeM commander Juber, who was also involved in terror attacks in Afghanistan against NATO forces, has been asked to train the newly recruited terrorists in..

Ten NATO members now meet 2% defense spending benchmark, but not Germany

STUTTGART, Germany — Military spending among the U.S.’s allies in Europe and Canada increased for the sixth consecutive year in 2020 as one-third of member..

NATO chief rules out rushed, early exit from Afghanistan

BRUSSELS (AP) — As rising violence threatens to derail Afghan peace talks, the head of NATO said Wednesday that the military alliance will not leave..

Nato Secretary-General: Taliban Should Reduce ‘Violence’

NATO Secretary-General, Jens Stoltenberg says the Taliban must live up to their promises, significantly reduce violence and pave the way for a lasting truce. He..

Sweden to increase military spending by 40% as tension with Russia grows

Sweden will increase military spending by around 40% in the next five years and double the number of people conscripted into the armed forces as it aims to..

You Might Like

Related news from verified sources

Proactive Ally, Passive Partner Or Spoiler? Bulgarian Defence Policy From The Warsaw Pact To NATO – Analysis

This essay deals with the changing nature of Bulgarian defence policy during the long decades of the Cold War until its accession to NATO in 2007.  Referring to...
Eurasia Review

Ending Off-Budget Military Funding: Lessons From Chile – Analysis

By Dr Diego Lopes da Silva and Dr Nan Tian* In September 2019, Chile enacted legislation to abolish its off-budget funding mechanism of arms acquisitions...
Eurasia Review

The Legacy Of Aung San Suu Kyi’s Defense Of Military At International Court Of Justice – OpEd

In our blog on 10 December, we wrote about why Aung San Suu Kyi may have decided to personally lead the defence against charges of genocide at the International...
Eurasia Review

Tweets about this