Friday, 31 March, 2017
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  • Finland keen to host Trump-Putin meeting: Niinistö

    Finland keen to host Trump-Putin meeting: Niinistö

    President Sauli Niinistö on Thursday toned down media speculation about a possible meeting between Russian and U.S. leaders in Helsinki. In an internationally televised panel discussion at the 4th International Arctic Forum (IAF) in Northern Russia,...

  • Plans to handle returnees from conflict zones adopted

    Plans to handle returnees from conflict zones adopted

    The ministerial working group on internal security and administration of justice on Wednesday adopted a report and an operating model to deal with the returnees from the conflict zone in Middle East. The report prepared under...

  • Nordic Defence Materiel Agreement enters into force

    Nordic Defence Materiel Agreement enters into force

    The Nordic Defence Materiel Cooperation entered into force on Thursday, said an official press release. The Contracting Parties are Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. This Agreement will revise and implement the Nordic Agreement in the Defence...

  • ANSF to control country´s Air Traffic System

    ANSF to control country´s Air Traffic System

    The government on Thursday appointed Air Navigation Services Finland Oy as the air traffic service provider responsible for Finland's air traffic control, aerodrome and approach control services. The government also decided that the ownership steering of...

  • Holmström rejects maximizing profits from public sector

    Holmström rejects maximizing profits from public sector

    Bengt Holmström, the Finnish born Nobel economics laureate in 2016, surprised many Finnish parliamentarians and their guests on Wednesday by defending the role of the public sector. Addressing a festive event in his honor at the...

National

Plans to handle returnees from conflict zones adopted

The ministerial working group on internal security and administration of justice on Wednesday adopted a report and an operating model...

Europe

Worldwide

27 militants killed in eastern Afghan raid

Twenty-seven Taliban militants were killed after Afghan army's Special Forces launched an operation in the country's eastern province of Nangarhar,...

Business

Culture

Arabic becomes 3rd largest foreign-language in Finland

Arabic became third largest foreign language in Finland in 2016 surpassing Somali and English, said the Statistics Finland. A total of...

Travel

Health

New blood test identifies TB infections within hours: study

U.S. researchers said Monday they have successfully developed a blood test that can rapidly diagnose and quantitate the severity of...