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New Zealand: We want Finland’s help to tackle online extremism after...

The New Zealand government would welcome Finland's support as it launches a new initiative to try and tackle extremist content online. The initiative, to be...

Finns Party candidate makes ‘false flag’ claims as party leaders react...

A Finns Party candidate for parliament has claimed that an attack on Foreign Minister Timo Soini might have been a 'false flag' operation carried out just...

Attempted attack on Timo Soini at election campaign event

UPDATE: Timo Soini has written about the attack on his blog. "Today, there was a terrible incident that nobody wanted or hoped for. The threatening...

Timo Soini signals the end of his parliamentary career

Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini (Blue) has said he won't run for parliament in April's elections. It signals the end of a 16-year stint as a member...

Devout Soini heads for Pope meet-and-greet during Italy trip

Foreign Minister Timo Soini (Blue) is visiting Rome and the Vatican this week, marking 100 years of diplomatic relations between Finland and Italy. On the agenda...

Government “deeply concerned” about Russia-Ukraine tensions

The Finnish government says it is "deeply concerned" about an escalation of tensions between Russia and Ukraine. Posting on Twitter, Foreign Minister Timo Soini (Blue) says...

Timo Soini admitted to hospital with ‘high grade fever’

Foreign Minister Timo Soini (Blue) has been admitted to hospital suffering from a "high grade fever" according to a statement from the Ministry of...

Finland navigates the UN with focused agenda and high profile representation

The 73rd United Nations General Assembly begins in New York this week, and President  Sauli Niinistö is leading a Finnish delegation which also includes embattled Foreign Minister Timo...

Timo Soini survives parliament vote of no confidence

Foreign Minister Timo Soini (Blue) has survived a parliament vote of no confidence by a wide margin of 100-60. The no confidence motion was brought...

Timo Soini faces parliament showdown over abortion stance

Foreign Minister Timo Soini (Blue) is facing a no-confidence vote in parliament this afternoon. The motion has been brought by opposition parties after numerous controversial comments that Soini...