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  • Anti-immigrant ‘Soldiers of Odin’ raise concern in Finland

    January 13, 2016 | 10:43 am

    Wearing black jackets adorned with a symbol of a Viking and the Finnish flag, the "Soldiers of Odin" have surfaced as self-proclaimed patriots patrolling the streets to protect native Finns from immigrants, worrying the government and police.

    On the northern fringes of Europe,...

  • ‘Green and clean’ tech Finland looks to Israel for inspiration

    February 18, 2014 | 10:04 am

    Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen is determined to overhaul his economy, and cites Israel's success as a "start-up" nation brimming with high-tech innovation as his model.

    With just 5.4 million people, a world-class education system and an international mindset, Finland can...

  • European Parliament members in Israel discuss U.N. vote

    December 4, 2012 | 9:29 am

    Four members of the European Parliament met with Israeli leaders during a solidarity visit to Israel following its escalated conflict with Hamas.

    The members of the European Parliament  returned to Brussels on Monday after touring the areas hit by Hamas rockets during the...