Roundup: Possible illegal entries from Russia arouse concern in Finland

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Roundup: Possible illegal entries from Russia arouse concern in Finland 

HELSINKI, Jan. 22 — While the number of asylum seekers arriving in Finland via Sweden and the Baltic Sea has dwindled, there is growing concern in Finland about possible border crossings from Russia.

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Foreigner becomes target of threats, attack in Finland

December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Foreigner becomes target of threats, attack in Finland 

HELSINKI, Dec. 27 — A man of foreign origin became the target of repeated threats and later victim of violence in the town of Kajaani, northern Finland, on Christmas Day.

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Finland caught off guard by influx of asylum seekers

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Finland caught off guard by influx of asylum seekers 

HELSINKI, Dec. 21 — Finnish authorities have admitted the country was caught off the guard as an influx of asylum seekers started using the land border with Sweden in the north.

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Finland to send more troops to NATO's naval exercise in Baltic Sea

May 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on Finland to send more troops to NATO's naval exercise in Baltic Sea 

HELSINKI, May 15 — Finland will send more troops to take part in a massive NATO naval exercise in the Baltic Sea due in mid June, Finnish media reported on Thursday.

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Labor movement fears worsening conditions in Finland

May 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Labor movement fears worsening conditions in Finland 

HELSINKI, May 2 — Anxiety caused by fear of worsening labor conditions was reflected in the International Labor Day statements in Finland on Friday.

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Finland's first artificial heart transplant performed successfully

April 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Finland's first artificial heart transplant performed successfully 

HELSINKI, April 23 — Finland's first artificial heart transplant has been successfully conducted in Helsinki Meilahti Hospital last week, reported Finnish daily Helsingin Sanomat on Wednesday.

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Finnair launches low fare option for passengers only carrying hand baggage

March 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Finnair launches low fare option for passengers only carrying hand baggage 

HELSINKI, March 11 — In a new effort to attract customers, Finnish national carrier Finnair announced on Tuesday that it is introducing a new type of ticket for passengers traveling with hand baggage only.

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Sympathy labor action strands passengers in Finland

March 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sympathy labor action strands passengers in Finland 

HELSINKI, March 9 — Hundreds of passengers were stranded at the Helsinki-Vantaa airport on Sunday after labor action forced low-cost carrier Norwegian to cancel flights, Finnish national radio Yle quoted the Finnish airport authority Finavia as saying.

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Iran safe for technical, engineering firms

March 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Iran safe for technical, engineering firms 

TEHRAN, March 2 — Representative of a Finnish company in Iran said international firms feel safe for activities in Iran’s mining sector which is one the most alluring markets in the world.

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Finland's FM to visit Cambodia to boost ties

February 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Finland's FM to visit Cambodia to boost ties 

PHNOM PENH, Feb. 16 — Finland's Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja will lead a delegation to pay a two-day official visit to cambodia on Wednesday, according to a statement from the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday.

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