Wednesday, 19 September, 2018
  • FM's appearance in anti-abortion event problematic: CJ

    FM's appearance in anti-abortion event problematic: CJ

    The Chancellor of Justice Tuomas Poysti determined that the participation of Foreign Minister Timo Soini in an anti-abortion event in Canada last May was "problematic", the Chancellor's office said on Tuesday. The Chancellor took the stand...

  • Finland ranks 3rd in Global Development Index

    Finland ranks 3rd in Global Development Index

    Finland ranked third in the annual Commitment to Development Index (CDI) announced by the Center for Global Development on Tuesday. Two other Nordic countries Sweden and Denmark secured the first and second places respectively in the...

  • School running test arouses controversy after pupil death

    School running test arouses controversy after pupil death

    The Finnish national school administration is not going to withdraw immediately "running tests" despite the death of a pupil following such a test last week in Espoo, southern Finland, the administration said on Monday. Matti Pietila,...

  • Finland mulls border wall to block wild boars from Russia

    Finland mulls border wall to block wild boars from Russia

    Finland is considering the construction of a wall on the Finnish-Russian border to prevent wild boars that can bring the African swine fever to Finland, media reports said on Monday. Sirpa Thessler, a senior official at...

  • NBI chief suspended, 8 cops face trial in Oct

    NBI chief suspended, 8 cops face trial in Oct

    The interior ministry has suspended National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Director Robin Lardot with immediate effect, reported the national broadcaster Yle on Monday. Eight present and former top-ranking police officials including Lardot have been charged with...

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Finland ranks 3rd in Global Development Index

Finland ranked third in the annual Commitment to Development Index (CDI) announced by the Center for Global Development on Tuesday. Two...

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Cuba moves to final stage of probe into deadly plane crash

Cuban civil aviation authorities said on Tuesday they have finished recuperating the contents of two black boxes from the plane...

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Ronaldo returns to Spain for Juventus, Valencia fixture

There is no doubt over who will be the center of attention when Valencia return to the Champions League after...

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Hebei aims to boost tourism ties with Finland

Finland and China aim to bolster cultural exchanges between Finland and Hebei Province of China in order to improve bilateral...

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School running test arouses controversy after pupil death

The Finnish national school administration is not going to withdraw immediately "running tests" despite the death of a pupil following...

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