Finland

100 years after independence from Moscow, Finland anchored firmly to West

100 years after independence from Moscow, Finland anchored firmly to West

 A century after gaining independence from its powerful neighbour Russia, Finland continues to consolidate its ties to the West, as tensions flare between Moscow and the West.

Dec 04, 2017, 08:43 AM IST

Four killed, 11 injured as train collides with army truck in Finland

Four people were killed and several injured when a train crashed into an army truck during a military exercise in southern Finland on Thursday, police and the armed forces said.

Oct 26, 2017, 20:49 PM IST

Finnish police release 3 suspects in stabbing attack

Police say he deliberately targeted women in the attack, in a market square in the port city.

Aug 26, 2017, 19:09 PM IST

Suspect admits killings in Finnish stabbing spree

The main suspect in last week`s stabbing attack in Finland admitted Tuesday to killing two people and injuring eight others but denied any intent to murder, his lawyer said.

Aug 22, 2017, 21:33 PM IST

Finland stabbing suspect may have been radicalised

Between 2015 and the end of 2017, a total of 247 Moroccan citizens applied for asylum in Finland.

Aug 21, 2017, 19:41 PM IST

Finland marks minute of silence for stabbing victims

At the market square where the attack happened, several hundred people gathered to hold a minute of silence at 10:00 am

Aug 20, 2017, 17:40 PM IST

Spain hunts suspect over Barcelona carnage

In March 2004, it was hit by what remains Europe`s deadliest attack, when bombs on commuter trains in Madrid killed 191 people in an assault claimed by Al Qaeda-inspired extremists.

Aug 19, 2017, 22:41 PM IST

Finland suspect an asylum seeker, targeted women: Police

Two women were killed in Friday`s attack, and eight other people were injured. Among the eight were six women and two men.

Aug 19, 2017, 17:55 PM IST
Police investigating Finland stabbing as terror attack

Police investigating Finland stabbing as terror attack

Police are now investigating a stabbing spree in Finland that left two people dead as a terrorist attack, police said Saturday, identifying the suspect as an 18-year-old Moroccan citizen.

Aug 19, 2017, 14:13 PM IST

Finland raises terror threat level by a notch

Finland`s intelligence and security agency Supo on Wednesday raised the country`s terror threat level by a notch, seeing an increased risk of an attack committed by the so-called Islamic State (IS).

Jun 14, 2017, 16:48 PM IST

Finnish govt survives as new populist faction emerges

Its support has almost halved from 17.7 percent in the May 2015 general election to 9.0 percent in a poll published Thursday by YLE.

Jun 13, 2017, 21:57 PM IST

Finns Party splits after leadership change and government crisis: MPs

Twenty of the party`s 37 MPs have broken away to form a more moderate faction called New Alternative. 

Jun 13, 2017, 16:38 PM IST
Indian Army to open doors to women in combat roles: General Bipin Rawat

Indian Army to open doors to women in combat roles: General Bipin Rawat

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat said the process to allow women in combat role, currently an exclusive domain of men, is moving fast and initially women will be recruited for positions in military police.

Jun 04, 2017, 19:15 PM IST
Politicians, two reporters killed in Finland shooting

Politicians, two reporters killed in Finland shooting

The municipal council head and two local journalists were also killed on Saturday night in the town of Imatra by a man who was swiftly arrested, SST news agency said.

Dec 04, 2016, 20:10 PM IST

Finland flags second airspace violation by Russian jets

Finland`s Defence Ministry said on Friday it detected a suspected violation of Finnish airspace by a Russian fighter jet, the second in less than 24 hours.

Oct 07, 2016, 12:27 PM IST

Sisodia meets Jung after returning from Finland

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today met Lt Governor Najeeb Jung, who had asked him to return to Delhi from Finland in the wake of an outbreak of dengue and chikungunya in the capital.

Sep 19, 2016, 16:21 PM IST
Ink attack on Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia outside LG's house

Ink attack on Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia outside LG's house

Lt Governor Najeeb Jung had on September 16 asked Manish Sisodia to cut short his trip to Finland and immediately return to Delhi.

Sep 19, 2016, 12:50 PM IST
AAP ministers, LG office in war of words after fax to Manish Sisodia

AAP ministers, LG office in war of words after fax to Manish Sisodia

Lt Governor Najeeb Jung yesterday asked Manish Sisodia to return to Delhi immediately from Finland.

Sep 17, 2016, 15:09 PM IST
iPad battery catches fire in Finland

iPad battery catches fire in Finland

 An iPad battery caught fire in a shopping centre in Rovaniemi, Finland, forcing the evacuation of customers, authorities said.

Sep 15, 2016, 12:14 PM IST
World Cup Qualifier: Nine players get FIFA green light to represnt Kosovo

World Cup Qualifier: Nine players get FIFA green light to represnt Kosovo

Kosovo became the 210th member of FIFA in May, but the Balkans outfit`s historic match has been marred by questions over who will be allowed to play for the team.

Sep 05, 2016, 15:35 PM IST