Gulf Times - Finland
'World's happiest country' seeks migrants

'World's happiest country' seeks migrants

Repeatedly dubbed the happiest nation on the planet with world-beating living standards, Finland should be deluged by people wanting to relocate, but in fact it faces an acute workforce shortage.

World should not forget Afghanistan; Finish FM

World should not forget Afghanistan; Finish FM

The Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto has said that the world should not forget Afghanistan and need to focus on the country one more time.

Qatar, Finland have developing relations in many fields: Finnish Minister for Foreign Affairs

Qatar, Finland have developing relations in many fields: Finnish Minister for Foreign Affairs

Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Finland Pekka Haavisto said that the State of Qatar and Finland have developing relations in many fields, indicating that there are many opportunities ...

Finland reports first coronavirus death

Finland reports first coronavirus death

Finland on Saturday reported the country's first death from COVID-19, saying the outbreak was "moving to the next, more serious phase" in the country.

World's youngest PM takes office in Finland

World's youngest PM takes office in Finland

Finland's Sanna Marin, 34, was officially appointed as the country's prime minister on Tuesday, becoming the world's youngest sitting head of government.

Qatar, Finland hold political consultations

Qatar, Finland hold political consultations

Qatar and Finland have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish political consultations between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the two countries.

Sword attack leaves one dead, 10 injured at Finnish college

Sword attack leaves one dead, 10 injured at Finnish college

A man armed with a bladed weapon attacked students at a vocational college in eastern Finland on Tuesday, killing one person in an attack that left ten injured, including a police officer, police said.

Four tourists die in avalanche in Norway

Four tourists die in avalanche in Norway

Four tourists from Finland and Sweden were presumed dead on Friday, two days after they were feared to have been swept away by an avalanche in Norway while skiing, police said.

Four killed, 20 hurt as bus plunges off bridge in Finland

Four killed, 20 hurt as bus plunges off bridge in Finland

Four people were killed and 20 others injured when a bus collided with five cars and plunged off a bridge onto railway tracks on Friday.

Finland is world's happiest country, Burundi least content: UN

Finland is world's happiest country, Burundi least content: UN

Finland is the world's happiest country while troubled Burundi is the most discontent, according to a new UN report released Wednesday.

Finland wants to share its expertise with Qatar

Finland wants to share its expertise with Qatar

Finland can share its expertise in the field of education, healthcare, clean technology and food security with Qatar to help the country achieve its National Vision 2030, Finnish ambassador Riitta Swan has said.

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

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

The accident occurred at an unguarded railway crossing near the city of Raasepori, 90 km west of the capital Helsinki, when two military vehicles were crossing the tracks.