The ‘neutral’ countries that could join NATO next

Security concerns over the war have changed the calculus for Finland and Sweden, and caused other traditionally “neutral” countries to rethink what that term really means for them. “This is the key thing about neutrality: It means different things to different people,” historian Samuel Kruizinga of the University of Amsterdam said. The list of non-aligned … Read more

Hundreds of Ukrainian troops evacuated from Mariupol steelworks after 82-day assault

More than 260 Ukrainian soldiers, many of them wounded, have been evacuated from the besieged Azovstal steel plant in the port city of Mariupol, appearing to cede control of the city to Russia after 82 days of bombardment. Ukraine’s deputy defence minister Hanna Maliar said late on Monday that 53 heavily wounded soldiers were evacuated … Read more

Lethbridge tourism and hospitality sectors optimistic ahead of summer season – Lethbridge |

Warmer temperatures aren’t the only thing returning to southern Alberta. Tourism Lethbridge CEO Erin Crane said she is seeing more travellers stopping at the information centre, arriving at a pace similar to pre-pandemic levels. “Going back to even 2019, we’re starting to see some of those same numbers coming in,” she said. “Our visitor stats … Read more

Christian Brothers and builder seek planning changes for Swords lands

The Christian Brothers and a Bailey brother – builder Michael – are seeking planning changes to bring forward housing developments on their adjoining lands near Swords in north Co Dublin. Mr Bailey’s company Bovale and the Catholic order have engaged the same consultants to make separate submissions to Fingal County Council on a development plan … Read more

World Telecommunication And Information Society Day: All You Need To Know

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day is observed on May 17. (Representational) World Telecommunication and Information Society Day is observed on May 17. It helps raise awareness about the possibilities that the use of information and communication technologies (ICT), including the Internet, can bring to societies and economies. And how these can bridge the digital … Read more