While the Finnish Immigration Service (Migri) has been hard-pressed to respond to the loads of asylum applications, it came under criticism of deliberately issuing negative decisions.
While demonstrators gathered in Cologne, Germany, on Sunday to protest against assaults allegedly done by asylum seekers, there have been question marks over media reports about similar sexual harassment that took place in Helsinki, Finland.
Finnish Minister for the Interior Petteri Orpo said on Tuesday there are former "Islamic State" (IS) fighters among those who are now staying in Finland and aiming to get asylum status.
As part of the celebrations for the 65th anniversary of Finnish-Chinese diplomatic relationship, dozens of students in the Normal School of Tampere University chatted on Wednesday via internet with their counterparts in Qinglai School of Mile City in China's Yunnan Province, and then started writing letters to them with Finnish-Chinese diplomatic relationship commemorative envelopes.
Alleged subversive media efforts against Finland has become a public issue lately following the publication of a book by a Defence Forces researcher and the same- day announcement by the government to start training personnel to identify and combat misinformation.
A nationwide demonstration and a series of strikes will be launched by labor unions in Finland on Friday to protest against government measures aimed at reducing labor costs.
Two military aircraft of the United States allegedly violated Finnish air space on Sunday, the Finnish government said.
Supporters of marriage equality in Finland rejoiced in November last year after the efforts behind a civil initiative, entitled Tahdon2013, eventually led to the Finnish parliament voting in favor of the legal recognition of same sex marriage.
The Bank of Finland on Wednesday predicted that Finnish economy will grow 0.2 percent this year.
Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb, of the National Coalition Party, shook hands with the Center Party leader Juha Sipila, congratulating the latter on his party's triumph in Sunday's parliamentary election.
Finland, a Nordic country forbidden to own any submarine in active duty, is planning to launch a joint submarine exercise together with Sweden.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced at a brief presser on Saturday night that House Republicans and the White House have reached a tentative deal to raise the federal gove
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad cemented his return to the Arab League (AL) Tuesday when leading Middle Eastern power Saudi Arabia, which long supported Syria's oppos
India is phasing out its largest bill, the 2000 rupee note ($24). While the bill can still be used, the central bank is asking people to deposit or exchange the note by
Xie Feng, China's new ambassador to the United States, late Tuesday stressed the importance of the relations between the two countries, saying the relationship is "too
The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called on nations to immediately ramp up funding to prevent a "catastrophe" in the Horn of Africa, which is suffe
China and the Netherlands should be united in opposing decoupling, safeguarding global supply chains and promoting global economic recovery, said Chinese State Councilo
Tens of thousands in Belgrade attended an anti-government protest on Saturday over two mass shootings that killed 18 people.On May 3, a teenage boy killed nine pupils a
At the recent Arab League Summit in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Syria's President Bashar al-Assad was warmly welcomed back after being cut off from most of the Arab community
Pita Limjaroenrat, leader of Thailand's Move Forward Party, on Monday declared victory in the country's general election and said he is ready to be the country's next p
The United Nations (UN) Security Council on Friday urged parties concerned in Sudan to immediately cease hostilities and facilitate humanitarian access.In a press state
A see-off ceremony for the three Shenzhou-16 astronauts set to travel to the China Space Station was held on Tuesday morning at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in north
Two Iranian border guards and one Taliban fighter were killed during armed clashes near a border police station between Iran and Afghanistan, according to Iran's offici
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A handful of hard-right Republican lawmakers said on Monday they would oppose a deal to raise the United States' $31.4 trillion debt ceiling, in a sign that the biparti
The man accused of shooting and killing eight people at a Texas mall appeared to have embraced white supremacist and neo-Nazi ideologies, multiple media outlets reporte
Sen. Dianne Feinstein returned to her seat on the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, aiding in advancing President Joe Biden's stalled judicial nominees as questio
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Russia said Tuesday it scrambled a Su-27 fighter jet to "prevent violations of the state border" by two U.S. Air Force strategic bombers flying over the Baltic Sea."Rus