Monday, 23 July, 2018
  • Raja-Jooseppi border resumes after forest fire

    Raja-Jooseppi border resumes after forest fire

    The northernmost Finnish-Russian border crossing in Raja-Jooseppi reopened on Sunday morning after it was closed on Friday when forest fires on the Russian side had cut the road leading to the crossing from the east. On...

  • U.S., Russian FMs discuss Helsinki meet fruits over phone

    U.S., Russian FMs discuss Helsinki meet fruits over phone

    U.S. Department of State said here on Sunday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had earlier spoken with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov over phone to discuss the meeting fruits and issues over bilateral and...

  • Passenger flow rises 10.6% in Jan-June
    Tampere Airport

    Passenger flow rises 10.6% in Jan-June

    The number of passengers at Tampere Airport has grown 10.6 per cent in the first half of this year compared to the same period last year, said Finavia, the company that operates the country’s airports. About...

  • 1 killed in Norwegian gyrocopter crash in Kilpisjärvi

    1 killed in Norwegian gyrocopter crash in Kilpisjärvi

    One person was killed and another was slightly injured on Saturday when a Norwegian "micro helicopter" crashed in Kilpisjärvi in northern Finland, public broadcaster NRK reported. "This kind of helicopter is a so-called gyrocopter. The helicopter...

  • EU assists Sweden in fighting forest fires

    EU assists Sweden in fighting forest fires

    The European Commission said on Saturday that it has been sending resources to Sweden to battle forest fires.    The Commission said it sent 5 planes, 6 helicopters, 56 vehicles and 194 personnel, after a request...

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1 killed in Norwegian gyrocopter crash in Kilpisjärvi

One person was killed and another was slightly injured on Saturday when a Norwegian "micro helicopter" crashed in Kilpisjärvi in...

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Libyan navy rescues 116 illegal immigrants off western coast

Libyan navy on Sunday rescued 116 illegal immigrants on a rubber boat off the coast of the western city of...

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Vettel wins pole for German Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel secured pole position for the Formula One German Grand Prix in Hockenheim, Germany, on Saturday, while Lewis Hamilton...

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Passenger flow rises 10.6% in Jan-June

The number of passengers at Tampere Airport has grown 10.6 per cent in the first half of this year compared...

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Cell phone radiation may weaken memory in adolescents

Frequent use of mobile phones can lead to deterioration of memory performance of specific brain regions largely due to exposure...

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