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Opposition accuses minister of “flirting with anarchy” over police probe

Opposition MP Tom Packalén (Finns) has written an open letter to Interior Minister Maria Ohisalo (Green) accusing her of "flirting with anarchy" after a weekend protest in...

“The Kurds suffer most” – Finland’s Kurdish community voices their fears...

Hundreds of Finnish Kurds and their supporters took to the streets of Helsinki and Tampere this weekend to protest against Turkish military action in...

Pekka Haavisto: preparations underway to help possible 100,000 refugees from Syrian...

Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto (Green) says the international community is bracing itself for a possible exodus of up to 100,000 people from Kurdish-controlled areas of...

Prime Minister condemns Turkey’s offensive into Syria 

Prime Minister Antti Rinne (SDP) has condemned Turkey's offensive into northern Syria and calls for an end to all hostilities. In a statement, Finland says it...

Growing number of asylum seekers from Turkey

The number of people from Turkey arriving in Finland to claim asylum in Finland has grown to the point that Turks were the second...

“Enormous” visa scam being investigated at Finnish Embassy in Turkey

The National Bureau of Investigation NBI and the Finnish Border Guard Rajavartiolaitos have launched a criminal investigation into allegations that officials at the Finnish Embassy...

Finnish-Turkish journalist has ‘terror’ conviction quashed

A Finnish-Turkish journalist who was sentenced to more than two years in prison over an article she wrote has had her conviction thrown out...

Finland’s Weapons Trade: Middle East Market Grows

The share of Finnish weapons exports going to the Middle East reached a new high last year, according to a report by the SaferGlobe...

Senior Diplomat Flies to Ankara, as Finnish Journalist Appeals ‘Terror’ Verdict

A Finnish journalist who was sentenced to more than two years over an article she wrote for the Wall Street Journal has appealed her...