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Three Isis-linked Finnish families arrive from al-Hol refugee camp

Three Finnish families, women and children, arrived in Finland on Sunday from the al-Hol refugee camp in northern Syria. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirms...

Save the Children: Government should speed up al-Hol repatriations

Save the Children organisation says the government must speed up the evacuation of Finnish children from the al-Hol refugee camp in northern Syria, due...

Embattled Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto facing Parliament, criminal investigations

Finland's embattled Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto (Greens) whose leadership at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been beset with allegations of bullying and poor staff...

Parliament Committee wants more information in Pekka Haavisto case

Parliament's Constitutional Affairs Committee hasn't been able to find any clear resolution on whether Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto (Green) acted legally or properly in the...

Government, foreign minister, easily win no-confidence vote

The government of Sanna Marin (SDP), and Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto (Green) have survived a vote of no-confidence in them 110 to 79. The motion in parliament was tabled...

Government survives first of two parliament votes this week

The new government of Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) has passed a vote of confidence in parliament, the first of two votes this week on...

Government to repatriate al-Hol children “as soon as possible”

The Finnish government says it has an "unequivocal and common resolve to repatriate children" from the al-Hol refugee camp in Syria "as soon as...

President has to clarify al-Hol refugee position

President Sauli Niinistö has issued a statement clarifying his position on Isis-linked Finnish women and their children at al-Hol refugee camp in Syria. In recent days...

President, Helsinki mayor weigh in on al-Hol refugee camp case

President Sauli Niinistö says the new Finnish government - sworn in on Tuesday - should consider making a clear political decision about the fate of...