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Croatia-Finland ties good, emphasis should be put on economy

Croatia and Finland are friendly countries with good political relations that have a lot in common but their cooperation should be additionally strengthened on the economic front, Croatian...

Wales held by Georgia, wins for Ukraine, Croatia in WC qualifiers

Wales dropped points in their bid for World Cup qualification when they were held 1-1 by Georgia in Cardiff on Sunday.

Anti-racist protests staged in Finnish cities

Thousands of people, including the Finnish premier and a former president, took part in demonstrations against racism and violence across several cities in Finland on Saturday.

Kosovo make their point on international football stage

After becoming a FIFA member in May, Kosovo celebrate a first point and first goal in international competition after a 1-1 draw against Finland in a World Cup qualifying match.

Kosovo boosted before World Cup opener as FIFA lets players switch

World Cup debutants Kosovo are being boosted Monday before their first-ever qualifier against Finland as players are still being assessed for eligibility, world governing body FIFA said.

Russian President Putin in Finland discusses means of building trust

Efforts to reduce tensions in the Baltic Sea region took centre stage Friday when Russian President Vladimir Putin visited neighbouring Finland for talks with his Finnish counterpart.

Brexit prompts warnings from Finland, vow to back single market terms

Britain would have to sign up to "free movement of people" and not only the free flow of goods, services and capital if the country wanted access to the EU single market after leaving the bloc,...

Russian President Putin travels to Finland for talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin was set to travel to neighbouring Finland Friday for a one-day working visit and talks with his Finnish counterpart.

Finnish foreign minister: EU referendum not due in near future

Finland is not likely to stage a referendum on EU membership during the current government's term, said Foreign Minister Timo Soini, head of the eurosceptic Finns Party.

Tusk says EU and Britain would be "weaker" without each other

Both the European Union and Britain would be "distinctly weaker" if British voters approve leaving the bloc, EU President Donald Tusk said Thursday during a visit to Finland.

Finnish-Croatian gender equality project presented

The purpose of the project, to last 15 months, is to introduce the principle of gender equality in policies at all levels, the head of the Gender Equality Office, Helena Stimac Radin, said.

Finland adopts tougher asylum stance on Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia

Finland on Tuesday tightened its stance when considering asylum bids from Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia, citing "improved" security in the three conflict-ridden countries.

Finnish health professionals visit Croatian rehabilitation hospital

Naftalan is the only hospital in Europe and one of the few in the world to provide treatment for skin and inflammatory rheumatic diseases using a unique natural resource - naftalan mineral oil....

Nokia reports first-quarter net loss of 583 million dollars

Finnish telecommunications equipment maker Nokia reported a first-quarter net loss of 513 million euros (583 million dollars) on Tuesday in its first report since acquiring rival Alcatel-Lucent of...

Nokia reports fourth-quarter net profit of 563 million dollars

Finnish telecommunications equipment maker Nokia on Thursday reported a 54-per-cent rise in fourth-quarter net profit.