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Foreign Minister: Finland engages with China and America on problem subjects

Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto (Green) says that Finland will be taking opportunities in the coming months to press China and the USA to live...

PM forced to release coronavirus papers after accusations of secrecy

Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) has been forced to order the release of papers that show how an expert committee handled coronavirus deliberations, after being...

Journalist wins Supreme Court press freedom victory over police

Finland's Supreme Court has ruled that police can't use electronic equipment seized from a journalist's home as part of their preliminary investigation into how...

Helsingin Sanomat forced to defend pro-China advert

Finland's Helsingin Sanomat has been forced to defend its decision to publish a full-page pro-China advert about Hong Kong in Sunday's newspaper. The advert framed weeks...

Washington Post backs Finnish journalist in awards row

The Washington Post newspaper has backed Finnish journalist Jessikka Aro in a dispute about an award. Aro was supposed to be given an International Women of...

Court rules raid on Helsingin Sanomat journalist’s home was legal

The Court of Appeal in Helsinki says that police acted lawfully when they raided the home of a journalist last December. Helsingin Sanomat reporter Laura...

Finland Falls Again In World Press Freedom Index

Finland has dropped down the World Press Freedom index for the second year in a row. In the annual survey of press freedoms in 180...

Finnish-Turkish Journalist Sentenced for ‘Terror Propaganda’ Article

A court in Turkey has sentenced Ayla Albayrak to two years and one month in prison, for spreading 'terrorist propaganda' supporting a banned Kurdish...