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Sweden and Finland could soon join NATO

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It’s looking increasingly likely Finland and Sweden will be the newest members of NATO, with conversations about the move intensifying following Putin’s invasion of Ukraine

The recent NATO foreign ministerial meeting in Brussels was attended by ministers from both Stockholm and Helsinki.

Despite Putin’s goal to limit the spread of the strategic alliance, the invasion has only reinvigorated calls to further unify Europe.

The Russian President continues to demand NATO halts its eastern expansion and approving new memberships.

But NATO is opening its arms to new member nations, while public opinion in both Sweden and Finland about joining the defensive alliance has shifted significantly as the war wages on.

Finland’s prime minister says her country’s Parliament is set to discuss possible NATO membership “within the coming weeks”, with hopes discussions will wrap up “before midsummer.”

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Spectator dead following violent clashes at a football stadium

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One person has died in clashes at an Argentinian football stadium

Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas to stop fans from pushing into the crowded venue.

But that wasn’t enough, with many fans squeezing through fencing to escape the violence and get onto the field.

The incident took place around 50 kilometres south of the nation’s capital

The game was suspended nine minutes into play.

A 57-year-old man experienced cardiac arrest while being transferred from the stadium to the hospital.

It comes five days after 131 people died in a stampede prompted by Indonesian police firing tear gas inside a stadium.

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Bizarre antics disrupts court – but at what cost?

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Darrell Brooks, the man accused of killing 6 people during the Waukesha Christmas Parade has appeared in court, shirtless

In a bizarre series of events, the 40 year old who is representing himself, consistently disrupted the court.

So Judge Jennifer Dorow moved the defendant to another room to participate via video link with the ability to mute him.

But the antics didn’t stop there, he removed his shirt, with his back to the camera, threatening to break items nearby.

He then took off his shoe and refused to sit down.

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Biden says nuclear ‘armageddon’ threat is back

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U.S. President says the nuclear ‘armageddon’ threat is back for first time since Cuban Missile Crisis

The president was speaking at a fundraiser event, where he said Russian President Vladimir Putin was “not joking when he spoke about the use of tactical nuclear weapons.

U.S. officials have been warning that Russia could use weapons of mass destruction in Ukraine.

But they believe there’s been no change to Russia’s nuclear forces for the time being.

It comes as the leaders of more than 40 European nations convened in Prague to discuss Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Ukraine’s leader Volodymyr Zelensky spoke via video link.

UK Prime Minister Liz Truss says the summit is “not about moving closer to Europe” but “about working with Europe”.

When pressed about her working relationship with Macron, Truss admitted he is a ‘friend’.

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