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Shooting in Finland school one student dead, 12-year-old suspect arrested

A child died and two others were injured in a shooting incident in a shooting incident in Finland's Vantaa city on Tuesday (April 2, 2024).

India ranks 126 in UN-sponsored World Happiness Report, Finland tops chart

Finland topped the chart of the annual UN-sponsored World Happiness Report published on Wednesday (March 20, 2024) with India standing on the 126th spot on the list.

Finland to hold second round of Presidential election today

Helsinki/IBNS/UNI: The second round of the Finnish Presidential election will take place on Sunday, with the incumbent president, Sauli Niinisto, wrapping up his second and final six-year term.

Finland proposes new $55mln Ukraine reconstruction plan for 2025-2026

Helsinki: The Finnish Foreign Ministry on Thursday published the first part of the reconstruction plan for Ukraine that proposes a new mixed credit instrument to enable projects worth 50 million euros ($55 million) in 2025-2026.

Finland temporarily reopens two border crossings with Russia

Helsinki: The government of Finland decided on Tuesday to reopen two land crossings on its border with Russia.

US President Joe Biden visits Finland amid protest

Helsinki:  Amid rowdy street protests, U.S. President Joe Biden concluded his visit to Finland on Thursday, but failed to address the latest NATO ally's insecurity over fear of the U.S. domestic political uncertainty.

Finland to expel 9 Russian embassy employees

Helsinki: Finland has announced it is set to expel nine members of staff working at the Russian Embassy in Helsinki.

Thrust for NATO membership to continue until alliance’s July summit: Swedish Minister

Stockholm: Sweden will not stop trying to join NATO until the summit of the alliance in Lithuania in mid-July, Swedish EU Affairs Minister Jessika Roswall said on Thursday.

Finland officially joins NATO

Helsinki: Finland formally joined the NATO military alliance on Tuesday in a historic policy shift brought on by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, media reports said.

Turkish vote clears Finland's path to NATO membership

The Turkish parliament Thursday gave its unanimous approval of Finland's entry into NATO, thereby enabling Helsinki to become a member of the military alliance. However, this decision leaves Sweden excluded from joining.

Turkish parliament ratifies Finland's NATO membership protocol: Deputy Speaker

Istanbul: The Grand National Assembly of Turkey ratified the protocol on Finland's membership in NATO, Deputy Speaker Haydar Akar said.

Finland declared happiest country globally for sixth year: World Happiness Report

Finland has been declared the happiest country in the world for the sixth year in a row, as per the annual World Happiness Report.

Finland, Sweden committed to take NATO membership together, PMs say

Stockholm: Finland has reiterated its commitment to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) together with Sweden, visiting Prime Minister Sanna Marin said when she met her Swedish counterpart here on Thursday.

Finland to impose restrictions for Chinese tourists if EU makes no decision: Minister

Helsinki: Finland will impose restrictions for Chinese tourists due to the COVID-19 situation in China if no measures are proposed at the European level, Finnish Minister for Family Affairs and Social Services Krista Kiuru said.

Finnish PM Sanna Marin cleared of neglecting duties

Helsinki/UNI: Finnish PM Sanna Marin has been cleared of misconduct after a video in August showed her partying.