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Finland ger alltjämt vaga svar om IS-kvinnorna - hur man än gör väntas kritik | Inrikes |

YLE - 2019-08-23 11:50

Iranian Kurdistan: Open Letter to the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Finland, Sweden and Norway

UNPO - 2019-08-21 22:14

UNPO: Iranian Kurdistan: Open Letter to the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Finland, Sweden and Norway

UNPO - 2019-08-20 13:23

Irans utrikesminister Zarif besöker Finland, kommenterade inte Stena Impero | Inrikes |

YLE - 2019-08-19 15:23

LIVE KL. 13.25: Irans utrikesminister besöker Finland | Inrikes |

YLE - 2019-08-19 12:36

Hasankeyf on Swedish and Finnish media

ANF - 2019-08-17 12:14
Articles in Finland and Sweden media report about the flooding of Hasankeyf by the Turkish state. ...

Merkel: European mission in Strait of Hormuz likely to be discussed in Finland

Gulan Media - 2019-08-14 17:03

Finland government said it won't take back families of ISIS

ANF - 2019-07-05 12:30
Finnish government said it will not take back mothers and children of Islamic State Finnish militants. ...

Biaudet om IS-kvinnorna och barnen: ”Garanterat större chans att de ställs till svars om de är i Finland”

HBL - 2019-07-05 08:12

Finska myndigheter diskuterade al-Hol-lägret med kurderna: "Finland borde aktivera sig" | Utrikes |

YLE - 2019-07-04 18:10

Kurds go 1-1 on mixed martial arts' largest stage in Sweden

Rûdaw - 2019-06-02 13:41
“I’m so happy for me, for Finland, for Kurdistan ...

Finland Seizes “Illegal Dual-Use Product Consignment” Heading for Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-14 15:52
ERBIL — Finish Customs Tulli has revealed that it intercepted an illegal shipment at Helsinki Airport that was heading for Iraq. The intersection was in December 2017 when the customs officers discovered a consignment from a Finnish company with the dest ...

TASS: Press Review - Press review: What Lavrov, Pompeo discussed in Finland and what caused the Superjet fire

TASS - 2019-05-07 12:27

Watchdog concerned with press freedom in Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey

Rûdaw - 2019-04-20 06:11
Norway, Finland and Sweden topped the list ...

Finland left tipped to win on anti-austerity vote

Gulan Media - 2019-04-15 06:14

6 Oldest Swimming Pools In The World

Waar Media - 2019-03-30 16:04
WAAR_DUHOK 6. Yrjönkatu, Helsinki, Finland, 1928 Yrjönkatu is the oldest indoors pool in Helsinki with a built-in electric, firewood, and steam saunas. It was built in 1928 and measures 25 m. It’s just a regular old pool, just kinda old and quite beautif ...

Finland tops world's happiest countries list again: U.N. report

Kurdiu - 2019-03-21 06:04

CNN och ABC: Kvinna och hennes 13-åriga dotter vill återvända från Syrien till Finland | Inrikes |

YLE - 2019-03-06 19:56

Finländska "Sanna” reste till IS-området – nu vill hon tillbaka till Finland

HBL - 2019-03-06 16:00

Sweden and Finland don’t want ISIS members back

ANF - 2019-03-06 15:00
Officials from governments in Sweden and Finland announced that they won’t be repatriating their citizens who joined ISIS in Syria and Iraq. ...

Supreme Administrative Court rules Finland should grant asylum to Turkish Kurd | Yle Uutiset |

YLE - 2019-02-13 12:52

Israeli historian lauds Finland for report on WWII killings

Yahoo - 2019-02-10 14:20

Nygrundade Akademin för rörliga människor och bilder ska se till att nyinflyttade till Finland får berätta sina egna historier | Kultur och nöje |

YLE - 2019-01-26 09:05

Trump's forest remarks 'rake news' for Finland

Yahoo - 2019-01-23 22:24

Finland's president disputes Trump 'leaves raking' comment

Yahoo - 2019-01-16 22:54

Eero Markkanens agent försvarar flytten till Indonesien: "Jag har skrattat åt att man är så negativa och har svårt att se den stora bilden i Finland" | Sport |

YLE - 2019-01-16 20:38

Donald Trump Arrives In Finland's Helsinki Ahead Of Putin Summit

NDTV - 2019-01-16 01:20

Trump, Finland’s president at odds over 'raking' talk

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-01-14 21:05

TV: Förlust för Blågult mot Finland - efter Irandusts galna miss

Fotbollskanalen - 2019-01-11 23:10

Finland Orders Imprisonment for Iraqi Ex-soldier over War Crimes

BAS News - 2019-01-10 20:46
ERBIL - A court in Finland has sentenced a former Iraqi soldier to 18 months in jail after he was seen in a footage beheading an Islamic State (IS) dead militant. According to a report by Justiceinfonet, identified as Ahmed Jabbar Hasan, 41, who served i ...

Germany, Finland, Sweden support Peshmerga to become part of UN peacekeeping force

Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-06 07:07

Officiellt: Gefle-anfallare flyttar till Finland - gör sin andra sejour i ligan

Fotbollskanalen - 2018-12-21 18:18

Svenskt slarv bäddade för Finland - Sport - Enköpings-Posten

Eposten - 2018-12-07 18:01

Nyhetsbanken: 10 000 kvinnor och flickor könsstympade i Finland

Nyhetsbanken - 2018-11-25 19:09

Kremlin: Putin, Trump may hold substantive meeting at G20 in Argentina

Waar Media - 2018-11-02 20:13
U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin shake hands during a joint news conference after their meeting in Helsinki, Finland, July 16, 2018. WAAR-DUHOK: An extensive and substantive meeting between Russian President Vladimir Puti ...

Finland suspends all deportations of failed Iraqi asylum seekers

Kurdistan24 - 2018-10-27 17:18

Finland Halts Deportation of Iraqi Asylum Seekers

BAS News - 2018-10-27 12:56
ERBIL — Finland has decided to halt the deportation of all Iraqi nationals whose asylum applications have been rejected, Huvudstadsbladet reported. Suspending the deportation of Iraqi asylum seekers has reportedly begun since the beginning of October aft ...

Kremlin: Trump-Putin meeting may take place, but no preparations undertaken so far

Waar Media - 2018-10-08 15:16
President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold a joint press conference on July 16, 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. WAAR-DUHOK: Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov did not rule out the possibility of a meeting between Russian Presid ...

11 000 flickor riskerar att bli könsstympade i Sverige – I Finland saknas statistiken helt och hållet

HBL - 2018-10-06 21:41

11 000 flickor riskerar att bli könsstympade i Sverige – I Finland saknas siffror - Vasabladet

Vasabladet - 2018-10-05 04:12

Finland will reopen embassy in Iraq after nearly 3 decades

Rûdaw - 2018-08-31 21:24
"Finland has a fairly large Iraqi diaspora community, which means that cooperation between the citizens of the countries and other collaboration are increasing ...

Far right, anti-fascists protest in Finland a year after knife attack

Reuters - 2018-08-18 20:25
Supporters of the far right and anti-fascists staged rival marches on Saturday in the city of Turku, the scene of Finland's first militant Islamist attack a year ago. ...

Finland to Send Military Advisors to Train Iraqi Forces

BAS News - 2018-08-11 11:57
ERBIL — The Finnish government has announced that it will send a number of military advisors to Iraq to take part in NATO training mission for Iraqi troops. “The President of the Republic and the Ministerial Committee on Foreign and Security Policy decid ...

Välkommen till Dalkurd, Eero Markkanen

DalKurd - 2018-08-10 15:52
Dalkurd har gjort klart med den finländske anfallsspelaren Eero Markkanen, som närmast kommer från AIK. Markkanen inledde sin fotbollskarriär i JJK Jyväskylä hemma i Finland. De första åren spenderade han... Inlägget Välkommen till Dalkurd, Eero Markkane ...

Summer heat kills off Finland's mosquitoes

BBC - 2018-08-08 00:43
The unusually warm summer weather is ravaging insect pests, but unfortunately, other bugs are thriving. ...

Protests crop up in Helsinki ahead of Putin-Trump summit

Waar Media - 2018-07-16 12:45
WAAR-DUHOK: Several demonstrations are taking place in Finland’s capital of Helsinki on Monday ahead of the highly-talked about meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump, a TASS correspondent reported, adding th ...

Almanya li ser civîna bi Putin re hişyarî da Trump

Rûdaw - 2018-07-15 16:57
Serokê Amerîkayê Donald Trump û Serokê Rûsyayê Vladimir Putin dê roja Duşemiyê li Finlandê bicivin ...

Tîrêj: Kombûna Trump – Putin û Rewşa Sûriyê

Dengê Amerîka - 2018-07-14 18:38
Biryare roja Duşembê Serokê Amerîka Donald Trump û serokê Rûsya Viladimêr Putin li paytexta Finland Helsinkî li ser çend mijarên gring û ji wana şerê Sûriyê kom bin. ...

Finland’s Nokia signs 1 billion euro deal with China Mobile

Waar Media - 2018-07-10 16:40
WAAR-DUHOK: Nokia has signed a one billion euro ($1.17 billion) deal to support China Mobile, the Finnish network gear maker said on Tuesday. Under the terms of the one-year deal, which was signed at Sino-German Economic Forum, Nokia will provide the Chi ...

Trump and Putin will have ‘comprehensive’ talks on Syria: Kremlin

Rûdaw - 2018-06-30 13:51
Trump and Putin will meet in Helsinki, Finland on July 16 ...

US media: Putin, Trump to meet in Helsinki

Waar Media - 2018-06-28 15:56
WAAR-DUHOK: Finland’s capital of Helsinki will host a summit between Russian and US Presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, Fox News reported on Thursday citing a source. “We’ve just learnt that Helsinki, Finland, will be the site of a planned summit ...

Baghdad Sends Rejected Iraqi Asylum Seekers Back to Finland

BAS News - 2018-06-19 23:18
ERBIL — Baghdad authorities have sent back a number of Iraqi nationals whose asylum applications were rejected in Finland. According to activists cited by Sputnik, the authorities at the Baghdad International Airport refused to take in the Iraqi deportee ...

Finland's capital gives away its old trams

BBC - 2018-06-19 01:48
The city wants rid of its antiquated trams, but getting hold of one comes with strings attached. ...

Kurdish woman in Finland awarded ‘Refugee of the Year’ title

Rûdaw - 2018-05-03 15:21
"They want me to be a good example for other refugees in the country" ...

Iraqi National Arrested in Finland over Rape Case

BAS News - 2018-04-24 23:06
ERBIL — Finnish police earlier this week arrested an Iraqi national who was suspected of rape. In the early hours of Sunday morning, investigators of the Sexual Crimes Unit of the Police and Border Guard Board's (PPA) North Prefecture arrested a 35-year- ...

Collective Security without an Alliance: Finland’s Defense Relationship with Sweden

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-04-05 15:39
Recent concerns over Russian aggression have led countries all around the Baltic Sea to take their security more seriously. Poland certainly has; Sweden has, too. Those concerns have also driven Sweden closer to Finland. A country well-accustomed to the ...

Finland deploys police trainers to support security in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2018-03-28 20:52
Finland has since February 2018 deployed five Finnish police experts to crisis management assignments in Iraq in order to support training of police officers, organised by the Global Coalition to Counter Daesh. L’article Finland deploys police trainers t ...

Piştî Serdana Helsinkî Ciyê Serokê Berê yê Katalonya Nediyar E

Dengê Amerîka - 2018-03-24 19:03
Desthilta Îspanya daxwaza desteser kirina serokê berê yê herêma Katalonya ji desthilata Finlandî dike, piştî Carles Puigdemont bi seredanekê çûye wî welatî. ...

Kurdish Protestors Clash with Police in Finland

BAS News - 2018-03-17 21:46
ERBIL — Clashes erupted between a number of Kurdish diaspora with the Finnish police while attempting to stage a protest against the Turkish military attacks on the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin. Footages circulating on social media show the tensions b ...

Finland is world's happiest country, Burundi least content: U.N.

NRT - 2018-03-16 15:38

Russia, U.S. and Finland have similar stances on Karabakh: interview — Politics, Russia — EADaily

Eadaily - 2018-03-02 11:47

Iraqi refugee commits suicide in Finland amid forced deportation (Video)

NRT - 2018-02-25 15:45

Barzanî: Kurdistan dê bi hêzeke zêdetir derkeve meydanê

Navkurd - 2017-12-06 00:01
Şêwirmendê Encumena Asayişa Herêma Kurdistanê Mesrûr Barzanî di hevdîtina li gel Balyoza Finlandê ya li Iraqê de ragihand ku, Herêma Kurdistanê dê bi awayekê yekgirtî û bi hêzeke zêdetir derkeve meydanê û rûbirûyê pêşhatan bibe. Roja Sêşemî, 5ê Berfanbar ...

Masrour Barzani: Kurdistan Region Has Always Rejected Violent Means

BAS News - 2017-12-05 17:37
KRSC Chancellor met with Finnish Envoy to Iraq ERBIL — Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani met with Päivi Laine, Ambassador of Finland to Iraq, on Tuesday in Erbil. The sides discussed the latest developments in the ...

Mesrûr Barzanî: Kurdistan dê bi hêzeke zêdetir derkeve meydanê

Rûdaw - 2017-12-05 17:33
Balyoza Finlandê ya li Iraqê Pavi Laine peyama welatê xwe gihande Mesrûr Barzanî ...

Barzanî: Kurdistan wê bi hêzeke hîn xurt derkeve meydanê

Sputnik - 2017-12-05 17:06
Şêwirmendê Encûmena Asayiş a Herêma Kurdistanê Mesrûr Barzanî di civîna xwe ya li gel Balyoza Finlandê ya li Iraqê de diyar kir ku Herêma Kurdistanê dê bi awayekî yekgirtî û bi hêzeke hîn xurt derkeve meydanê û bi tiştên qewimî re rû bir û bibe. ...

Finland’s advisory task to be expanded in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2017-10-24 23:14
The Finnish advisory task force has completed its mission in Iraq and the last advisers returned to Finland in mid-August. The number of trainers in the area will be increased, however, by the end of the year The post Finland’s advisory task to be expand ...

Kurdistan MPs Reassure Finish Counterparts about Timing of Referendum

BAS News - 2017-09-08 11:20
ERBIL— Lawmakers from the ruling party of Finland will defend holding the independence referendum of the Kurdistan Region in the meeting of their party, the Center Party, said a lawmaker from the Kurdistan Parliament. Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) off ...

Finland against stopping Turkey's EU accession bid as ministers meet | Reuters

Reuters - 2017-09-07 12:34

Kurdish MPs discuss independence referendum at Finland's parliament

Rûdaw - 2017-09-05 21:11

Finland ska utbilda fler i Irak - Vasabladet

Vasabladet - 2017-09-04 20:15

Kurdistan delegation visits Finland, focus on security

Rûdaw - 2017-08-31 08:03

A. Mechkah: Finland’s first 18 year old suspected Islamic terrorist testifies

Neweurope - 2017-08-24 00:03

Finland to Deport 800 Iraqi Asylum Seekers

BAS News - 2017-08-23 10:57
They were denied the refugee status application ERBIL — The Finnish government decided to deport the refugees whose asylum applications have been turned down, including 800 Iraqis. The Finnish Interior Minister Paula Risiko said on Tuesday that everythin ...

Is Israel a model for Europe confronting terror? Yes, and no

Seth Frantzman - 2017-08-23 00:31
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN In the wake of the car-ramming attack in Spain and the stabbing in Finland several important articles appeared looking at how Europe is learning from Israel […] ...

YPG fighters from Finland: No coincidence Turku attacker targeted women

Rûdaw - 2017-08-21 10:13
comes from the choice of the barbaric ideology ...

Finnish police search new sites, talk to suspect in knife rampage probe

Reuters - 2017-08-20 17:45
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Police searched premises in the city of Turku and interviewed the chief suspect on Sunday as part of an investigation into Finland's first suspected Islamist militant attack. ...

Young Kurd Rocks Finish Media After Encountering Friday’s Terrorist Attacker

BAS News - 2017-08-20 15:42
ERBIL — A young Kurdish resident has made headlines after encountering a knifeman who carried out an attack last Friday in Finland’s south-western city of Turku. According to Ilta-Sanomat, Ariya Rashidi, 24, attacked the terrorist with a baseball bat aft ...

Finland killings: Knifeman 'targeted women in Turku terror attack'

BBC - 2017-08-20 00:05
Police cite a terrorist attack as an 18-year-old Moroccan is held over Friday's double killing. ...

Moroccan asylum seeker 'targeted women' in Finland knife attack

Reuters - 2017-08-19 22:08
HELSINKI/TURKU, Finland (Reuters) - A Moroccan man who was arrested for killing two women in a knife rampage was an asylum seeker who appeared to have targeted women in Finland's first terrorism-related attack, police and a Red Cross official said on Satu ...

Two dead, eight wounded in Finland knife attack

NRT - 2017-08-19 09:15

Finland stabbings: Two dead and suspect shot in Turku

BBC - 2017-08-19 00:00
A man wielding a knife is shot and wounded by police after attacking people in the centre of Turku. ...

Finland stabbings: We won't give in, says eyewitness

BBC - 2017-08-19 00:00
Hear the defiant message of Anttoni Numminen, who was in a bar close to the attack in the city of Turku. ...

VOA60 World PM - 1 Dead, 8 People Injured in Finland Stabbing

Dengî Amerîka - 2017-08-18 21:55
1 Dead, 8 People Injured in Finland Stabbing ...

Absurt steriliseringstvång i Finland

HBL - 2017-07-29 00:03

Finland to deport Turkish Kurds facing prison terms in home country | Yle Uutiset |

YLE - 2017-06-27 23:03

Finland probes 'racist' police comments on Facebook

BBC - 2017-06-06 00:01
A Finnish prosecutor examines comments left by police in a far-right Facebook group. ...

Finland’s training contributes to troops’ capabilities in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2017-06-03 03:58
The security sector training provided by Finland in Iraq has improved the troops’ capacity to operate as a harmonised unit and developed their ability to survive in combat. Furthermore, the emergency medical care offered by the Finns has saved many lives. ...

Afgaistan'da STÖ çalışanlarına saldırı: Biri Alman, 2 ölü

BAS News - 2017-05-22 08:00
BasNews-Afganistan’da İsveçli bir sivil toplum örgütü çalışanlarının kaldığı konukevine silahlı saldırı düzenlendi.Kabil’de bulunan misafirhaneye yapılan saldırıda biri güvenlik görevlisi diğeri Alman yardım gönüllüsü iki kişi hayatını kaybetti, Finlandı ...

German woman killed and Afghan guard beheaded in Kabul

BBC - 2017-05-21 09:26
A third woman from Finland is missing and may have been kidnapped. ...

The risk of deportation member of the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan, from Finland to Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-20 12:57
The Kurdistan Human Rights Association , Aso Abdulqader Nezakat of Finland for the purpose of deportation to Iran has been arrested by the police. It should be noted that Aso Abdulqader Nezakat of 2013 in Finland, and his request for asylum has been rejec ...

Watch: Iraqi Asylum Seeker Found Dead After Finland Rejected His Application

BAS News - 2017-05-09 00:43
ERBIL — An Iraqi asylum seeker on Monday committed suicide after his application was rejected by the Finnish government. The Iraqi asylum seeker, whose identity is yet to be revealed to the media, was reportedly transferred to a controlled camp recently ...

Finlandîya: Rismê Alan Kurdî li ser pereyê hesinî

Rûpela Nû - 2017-05-03 04:14
Finlandîya: Rismê Alan Kurdî li ser pereyê hesinîKovara Time jî vî rismê xistibû nava100 rismên herî bi tesîrtir yên her demî ...

Finland designs coin depicting drowned Aylan Kurdi

NRT - 2017-05-02 20:56

Finland aims to fast-track new intelligence laws to avert terrorism

Reuters - 2017-04-19 17:45
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland's center-right government is planning to give authorities new powers to monitor citizens online in a fast-track legislative move aimed at countering threats like terrorism and spying. ...

Three Kurds Elected as Council Members in Finland

BAS News - 2017-04-13 01:29
ISTANBUL — Three Kurdish men from the National Coalition Party (NCP) were elected as council members in Finland on Sunday. This is the third consecutive victory of the National Coalition Party (NCP) in the municipal elections. In this election, 36 of the ...

Three Kurds win Finland municipal election, become council members

Kurdistan24 - 2017-04-12 17:51

Iraqi Kurdish gay marries under Finland’s new same-sex marriage law

E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
HELSINKI,— A law passed in 2014 by Finland’s parliament to legalize same-sex marriages came into effect in the beginning of this month and has since enabled many gay couples, including Kurds, to formally tie the knot. This year is special to the history ...

‘Proud gay Kurd’ marries under Finland’s new same-sex marriage law

Rûdaw - 2017-03-19 12:18
'I have decided to marry a man...This is my nature which I am proud of ...

Kurdish hopefuls to run for Finland’s provincial elections

Rûdaw - 2017-03-16 12:11
Kurdish candidates are hopeful to secure a number of legislative offices ...
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