Finland

16-year-old Aava Murto assumes Finland's PM post for a day in 'Girls Takeover'

Harassment that girls face online remains a major issue worldwide, the stand-in PM and the real one stressed in a joint statement.

published on : 8th October 2020

Girls' rights: Finland PM Sanna Marin hands her post to teenager for one day

Aava Murto, from Vaasky in southern Finland, said she was having an 'exciting day' as she faced media on the steps of parliament after meeting with the chancellor of justice.

published on : 7th October 2020

Three countries to assess new info about 1994 ferry sinking in Baltic Sea

A documentary aired to coincide with the 26th anniversary of the sinking of the M/S Estonia includes video images from the wreck site showing a hole in the hull measuring 4 meters on starboard side.

published on : 28th September 2020

Finland deploys 'coronavirus sniffing' dogs at country's main airport in bid to identify infected travellers

Four dogs of different breeds trained by Finland’s Smell Detection Association started working Wednesday at the Helsinki Airport as part of the government-financed trial.

published on : 24th September 2020

Finnish Air Force Command drops swastika logo as insignia

The change "to avoid false and uncomfortable associations with Nazi Germany's notorious logo" took place in January 2017 but wasn't announced publicly by the military of the Nordic nation at the time.

published on : 3rd July 2020

India's Davis Cup tie against Finland postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic

The pandemic has halted ATP and WTA tours and Wimbledon was cancelled for the first time since World War II.

published on : 26th June 2020

Raveesh Kumar appointed India's next Ambassador to Finland

Kumar, a 1995-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, served as the spokesperson of the MEA from July 2017 to April 2020.

published on : 3rd June 2020
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