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Donald Trump ‘thought Finland was part of Russia’

A new book from one of Donald Trump's former top advisors claims the US president once asked him if Finland was part of Russia. It...

Russia, Baltic and Arctic on the table at Pentagon talks

Finland's Minister of Defence Antti Kaikkonen (Centre) has been in Washington DC this week, in a trip that culminated in a trilateral meeting between Finland,...

US politicians want Nordic Resistance Movement put on list of banned...

Democratic lawmakers in America have urged the Trump administration to add Finland's Nordic Resistance Movement to a list of white supremacist groups that are...

Finnish exports caught in America’s new trade tariffs

The American Government has slapped $7.5 billion tariffs on goods coming from the EU to the USA. The decision to impose the tariffs comes at...

Analysis: Thoughts and prayers for President Niinistö as he survives a...

President Sauli Niinistö had a ringside seat to a Donald Trump meltdown that played out on live television during a press conference between the two...

President Niinistö to meet President Trump for October talks

President Sauli Niinistö is going to the USA at the beginning of October for a meeting with US President Donald Trump. The meeting is set to take...

American embassy sidesteps Trump Pride flag ban

The American embassy in Helsinki has sidestepped a ban from the Trump administration on flying Pride flags on their flagpole - although there won't...

US Secretary of State delivers bullish Arctic speech in Rovaniemi

American Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has delivered a speech in Rovaniemi setting out his country's robust new strategy for the Arctic, designed to counter what...

American Secretary of State confirms Rovaniemi visit

The US State Department has confirmed that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Finland next week for a meeting of the Arctic Council. Pompeo will...

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...