Monday, 21 August, 2017
  • Supo warned of violence ahead of Turku stabbings

    Supo warned of violence ahead of Turku stabbings

    The Finnish Security Intelligence Service (SUPO) had received a warning of possible violent assault before the stabbings occurred in the southwest port city of Turku on Friday, national broadcaster Yle reported Monday. A private person had...

  • Turku stabber interrogated: Police

    Turku stabber interrogated: Police

    The police were able to interrogate on Sunday afternoon the main suspect for Friday's stabbings in Turku, but released no details. Crista Granroth, officer in charge of the investigation, told Finnish News Agency that there were...

  • Minute of silence marked to honour Turku victims

    Minute of silence marked to honour Turku victims

    The nation stopped still at 10:00am on Sunday as people across the country observed a one-minute silence in memory of the victims of Turku Market Square incident. Prime Minister Juha Sipilä from a press conference on...

  • Christian Democrats to back Niinistö in Presidential poll

    Christian Democrats to back Niinistö in Presidential poll

    SuomenKristillisdemokraatit (Christian Democrats of Finland) Party convention over the weekend decided not to nominate a presidential candidate, but instead to support the second term of current President Sauli Niinistö. A slight majority of respondents to an...

  • Night stays by foreign tourists up by 12% in June

    Night stays by foreign tourists up by 12% in June

    Nights spent by foreign tourists at Finnish accommodation establishments continued growing, by 12.1 per cent in June this year compared to the corresponding period of last year, according to Statistics Finland. Nearly 602,000 nights were recorded...

National

Number of human trafficking victims on rise

The number of clients of the country’s Assistance System for Victims of Human Trafficking has been on a non-stop rise...

Europe

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115 militants killed in Afghan forces' operations in 24 hours

Up to 115 armed militants were killed and 105 others wounded during operations launched by the Afghan security forces within...

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Sports

Dortmund, Schalke start with victory into Bundesliga season

Dortmund overcame Wolfsburg 3-0 after Christian Pulisic provided a goal and an assist meanwhile Schalke edged last-season's runners-up Leipzig 2-0...

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Culture

Hytönen to join Murmansk Int´l Poetry Festival

The second International Poetry Festival  ‘Taburetka’ will begin at Monchegorsk of Murmansk in Russia on August 26 where more than...

Education

Health

Skipping breakfast may affect children's intake of key nutrients

Children who do not maintain a regular habit of having breakfast may not be consuming the daily amounts of key...

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