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Tuesday, 16 July, 2024
Strike disrupts flights operation
2 granted President´s clemency, 18 rejected
Unemployment rate reduces slightly
Finland grants Iraq EUR 5000,000 in aid
Move to repeal same-sex marriage law foiled
Govt publishes defence policy report
2 granted President´s clemency, 18 rejected
President Sauli Niinistö on Friday granted clemency to two convicts from jail sentences to conditional imprisonment. The President, however, rejected 18 applications of clemency, national broadcaster Yle reported. The two, who granted clemency were convicted of aggravated drug offenses, drug use and theft. One of them was sentenced to one year and two months’ imprisonment while the rest was sentenced to three and ... details
Finland grants Iraq EUR 5000,000 in aid
Finland will grant EUR 500,000 to the Finnish Red Cross for humanitarian aid activities in Iraq. The government has taken the ... details
Move to repeal same-sex marriage law foiled
The parliament on Friday rejected a bill, which was placed with the view to repeal the same-sex marriage law. The citizen ... details
Govt publishes defence policy report
The government on Thursday published the first ever defence policy report which defines defence policy guidelines for maintaining, developing and ... details
Niinistö to attend Munich Security Conference
President Sauli Niinistö will attend the international Munich Security Conference to be held from February 16 to February 19, said ... details
Finland, Uruguay to stiffen economic tie
Finland and Uruguay on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the bioeconomy and circular economy in ... details
Lacking of decision implementation raises problems: PM
New US policies worry EU leaders
Prime Minister Juha Sipilä on Friday said that many problems raised in the European Union (EU) due to lack of ... details
Finland censures US immigration ban
The President, Sauli Niinistö on Monday strongly criticized the decision of imposing ban on sev-en Muslim majority countries taken by ... details
Mayor to walk to downtown meetings to keep city green
Rovaniemi residents urged to promise climate actions
  Rovaniemi City policymakers have taken a number of moves to keep the city green and pollution-free.   Some of them have already ... details
Finland, Iraq discuss refugee return issue
The authorities of Finland and Iraq on Tuesday held a meeting in Helsinki to find out a way to ensure ... details
Finland, Ukraine sign MoU on cooperation in energy sector
Finland for territorial sovereignty of Ukraine
President Sauli Niinistö on Tuesday reiterated strong support for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine and emphasized to immediate ... details
Finland-Norway economic ties to boost Nordic cooperation: PM
Arctic Council becomes forum of int´l dialogue
Prime Minister Juha Sipilä on Monday underscored the importance of the economic relations between Finland and Norway and said that ... details
Govt moves to probe into forced marriage
The Ministry of Justice has requested the Institute of Criminology and Legal Policy at the University of Helsinki to investigate ... details
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