Saturday, 22 September, 2018
  • Finland to continue active role in Int´l crisis management

    Finland to continue active role in Int´l crisis management

    Finland will continue its active participation in international crisis management in line with the priorities set out in the Government Report on Finnish Foreign and Security Policy. The decision was taken at a meeting of the...

  • FM survives no-confidence motion

    FM survives no-confidence motion

    Foreign Minister Timo Soini survived a no-confidence motion on Friday, as half of the 200 lawmakers voted in favor of him, 60 against, 18 blank and 21 were either absent or did not cast their...

  • PM focuses on border security of EU states

    PM focuses on border security of EU states

    Internal security in the EU was one of the main topics in the informal meeting of the EU Heads of State or Government held on 19 and 20 September in Salzburg. The meeting also discussed migration...

  • 3m killed by harmful use of alcohol yearly: WHO

    3m killed by harmful use of alcohol yearly: WHO

    Harmful use of alcohol killed more than three million people worldwide, or one in 20 deaths, in 2016, representing over five percent of the global disease burden, according to a report released by the World...

  • Proposal for reserve police force goes to parliament

    Proposal for reserve police force goes to parliament

    The government on Thursday submitted a proposal to Parliament for legislation on reserve police and certain related acts. If the proposal is passed, it will allow for a more effective response to a changed security situation...

National

FM survives no-confidence motion

Foreign Minister Timo Soini survived a no-confidence motion on Friday, as half of the 200 lawmakers voted in favor of...

Europe

Worldwide

Death toll rises to 131 in Tanzania's ferry sinking

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday announced a four-day mourning for victims of a ferry accident in Lake Victoria as...

Business

Sports

Uruguay renews contract with coach Tabarez

Uruguay's long-serving coach Oscar Tabarez has signed a new deal to lead the national team for another four years, the...

Weather

Travel

Rail communications disrupted at southern region

Trail communications remained suspended in southern Finland for about one and a half hours late Wednesday night due to technical...

Culture

Education

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...

Health

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