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News: Finland

We have started to collect the most important news related to Finland in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Finland – overview

Finland: news

Finland charges Rwandan suspect

Monday, June 1st 2009, 16:23
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Finland charges a former preacher at a Baptist church in Rwanda with genocide for his alleged role in the 1994 killings.
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Live text - International football

Saturday, March 28th 2009, 14:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scotland take on the Dutch after England and Northern Ireland both win but Wales lose.
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Motorbike crash victim gets wired with USB 'finger drive'

Tuesday, March 17th 2009, 16:45

A Finnish computer programmer who lost a finger in a motorcycle accident makes himself a prosthetic replacement with a USB drive attached.
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Finns reject Rwandan extradition

Friday, February 20th 2009, 12:58
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Finland refuses to extradite a Rwandan man suspected of genocide, saying he may not receive a fair trial at home.
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Mosquito blood 'identifies thief'

Monday, December 22nd 2008, 15:19

Police in Finland use human blood from a mosquito caught inside a stolen car to identify a suspect in the theft.
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Nobel winner urges Mid-East focus

Wednesday, December 10th 2008, 16:05

Ex-Finnish president Martti Ahtisaari calls for greater efforts to resolve the Mid-East conflict, as he accepts the peace prize.
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Ahtisaari wins Nobel Peace Prize

Friday, October 10th 2008, 10:42

Finnish ex-President Martti Ahtisaari wins this year's Nobel Peace Prize for three decades of mediation around the world.
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Finns yearn for snow in Tampere

Thursday, October 9th 2008, 9:42
related places: Tampere

James Luckhurst visits a city in southern Finland, where residents are holding their breath for a heavy snowfall this winter.
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Finland tightens gun permit rule

Tuesday, September 30th 2008, 7:34

Finland introduces stricter rules on gun permits, following last week's school shooting spree in which 11 people died.
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Finland memorial for gun victims

Sunday, September 28th 2008, 10:30

A memorial service is held in Finland for victims of a high school shooting spree in which 11 people died.
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Finnish massacres 'may be linked'

Thursday, September 25th 2008, 8:00
related places: Jokela, Kauhajoki

Finnish investigators say the Kauhajoki college shooting and the massacre in Jokela in 2007 may have been linked.
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Finnish deaths spark gun law call

Wednesday, September 24th 2008, 18:13

Finland must tighten its gun laws following a school shooting that left 10 people and the gunman dead, the PM says.
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