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Finlandia Hall lights up for Sri Lanka victims

Finlandia Hall has been illuminated in the main colours of the Sri Lanka flag, as a mark of respect for the victims of Sunday's...

President, Interim Prime Minister send Sri Lanka condolences

President Sauli Niinistö has lead Finland's messages of condolence to the nation of Sri Lanka, after a series of devastating terror attacks targeted hotels and...

Niinistö: Finland’s relations with Russia are no different than other Nordic...

President Sauli Niinistö held an hour-long bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg on Tuesday. The meeting was held in the sidelines of the...

Political hate speech targets immigrant candidates

Politicians in Finland are all too frequent targets of abusive emails and social media messages. But election candidates with immigrant backgrounds are often the...

“Significant increase” in jihadist activities in Finland

There's been a "significant increase" in the number of people involved in jihadist activities in Finland over the last decade. That's the conclusion of two...

Finland contributes to Mozambique cyclone relief efforts

The cyclone that hit Mozambique and its neighbours last Thursday may be the worst weather-related natural disaster ever in the Southern Hemisphere, according to...

Attitudes to immigration becoming more positive

The attitude of Finns towards immigration have become progressively more positive since 2000. That's the results of new research from the Finnish Business and...

Finland criticises Russia on 5th anniversary of Crimea invasion

The Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a strongly-worded rebuke of Russia, reaffirming support for sanctions and criticising the country's human rights record. The...

Local issues beat out national concerns on the campaign trail

With less than one month to go until the general election, candidates are making a big push to get their name and message out...

Report: Finland blocked Russian official’s inclusion on travel ban list

A report by an American government-funded media outlet says that Finland blocked the inclusion of a senior Russian official on a new sanctions list. The...