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Helsinki airport uses dogs to test travelers for coronavirus

Specially trained dogs are able to detect coronavirus with great accuracy, almost a week before an infected person develops symptoms.

27/09/2020
Finnish neo-nazis start their Independence Day march with swastika flags in Helsinki, Finland Decemb

Finland upholds ban of neo-Nazi 'Pan Nordic' group

The NRM is active in five different Scandinavian nations, including functioning as a political party in Sweden.

Finland's flag flutters in Helsinki, Finland, May 3, 2017

Pro-Israel protest in Finland counters anti-Israel protest

The pro-Israel protest was organized within 30 hours, and had more than double the attendance of the other protest.

02/07/2020
Amnesty International

Finnish Amnesty Int'l board member says Israel worse than Hezbollah

This is not the first time that Amnesty International has faced allegations of being biased.

06/05/2020
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Finland rejects 104,000 kilos of Israeli oranges with banned pesticide

Authorities rejected eight consignments of oranges since February due to the discovery of bromopropylate, which has been banned in the EU.

29/04/2020

Finnish Evangelical pastor, MP under investigation over anti-LGBTQ booklet

The 24-page booklet, titled 'Male and Female He Created Them – Homosexual relationships challenge the Christian concept of humanity,' was published in 2004 and is still available online.

23/02/2020
Defense Ministry begins construction of smart-fence along Gaza border.

Finnish MP arrested after breaking through Gaza border fence

The five-person group was trying to call attention to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza by crossing through the barrier, according to the

Estonia apologizes after minister calls Finland's young PM a 'sales girl'

"Now we see how one sales girl has become a prime minister and how some other street activists and non-educated people have also joined the cabinet," Mart Helme said on his party's radio talk show.

By REUTERS
17/12/2019

Finnish minister apologizes over Instagram poll on repatriating ISIS women

Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin, said on Wednesday the government had given its “silent blessing” for the foreign ministry to go ahead with a plan to repatriate the children.

The next prime minister of Finland, Sanna Marin, after the SDP's prime minister candidate vote in He

Finland's Sanna Marin to become country's youngest ever prime minister

Sanna Marin, 34, the world's youngest premier, will have a finance minister two years her junior in a new women-led coalition cabinet.

By REUTERS
09/12/2019
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