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DNV: Trust, teamwork and collaboration led to 100 years of successful operations in Greece

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Turkey removes opposition to Finland and Sweden joining NATO

Historic news from the NATO meeting in Spain took place on Tuesday when Turkey removed its opposition to Sweden and Finland joining the alliance. The Scandinavian nations sought membership after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, and a deal has now been struck. Nick Schifrin joins Judy Woodruff from Madrid, where a NATO summit begins this week.

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Turkey drops opposition to Sweden, Finland's NATO accession

Turkey has lifted its veto over Finland and Sweden's bid to join NATO.

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Turkey lifts veto on Finland and Sweden joining NATO, clearing path for expansion

The breakthrough came after four hours of talks just before a NATO summit began in Madrid, averting an embarrassing impasse at the gathering of 30 leaders.

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turkey has changed its mind, and has now agreed to support the nato membership applications from finland and sweden. the breakthrough came at the nato summit in madrid, where again the war in ukraine dominated the discussions. our europe editor katya adler reports from madrid. it's taken weeks of negotiations, but sweden and finland are now well on their way to becoming nato members after they signed an agreement with turkey to counter threats to each other�*s security. applause front tonight to send a clear message to vladimir putin. welcoming finland and sweden into the alliance will make them safer, nato stronger, and the mid—atlantic area more secure. this is vital as we face the biggest security crisis in decades.

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europe's security has been thrown upside down by vladimir putin, but one thing hasn't changed — when this continent is in crisis, it still relies heavily on washington. katya adler, bbc news, madrid. you're watching newsday on the bbc. still to come on the program: a shock first—round defeat for the seven—time wimbledon champion, serena williams, in herfirst singles match in a year. china marked its first day of rule in hong kong with a series of spectacular celebrations. a huge fireworks display was held in the former colony. the chinese president, jiang zemin, said unification was the start of a new era for hong kong. the world's first clone has been produced of an adult mammal. scientists in scotland have produced a sheep called dolly

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Germany: Over 2,700 antisemitic incidents reported in 2021

BERLIN (AP) -- A group tracking antisemitism in Germany said Tuesday it documented more than 2,700 incidents in the country last year, including 63 at

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Australia talks down prospect of having nuclear subs by 2030

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s new defense minister on Wednesday talked down the prospect of Australia acquiring U.S. nuclear-powered submarines by the end of the decade, describing such a timetable as “optimistic in the extreme.”

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UN urges Libya's rivals to agree on elections this week

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. political chief urged Libya’s rival factions on Monday to agree on measures governing the transition to elections during talks in Geneva later this week, expressing hope this will lead to long-awaited voting “at the earliest possible date.”

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