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Finland probes mystery spike in radioactivity
Finland probes mystery spike in radioactivity

Finnish authorities are investigating a mysterious spike in levels of radioactive caesium-137 detected over Helsinki.

Finland probes mystery spike in radioactivity
Over 10,000 Finns rally in support of multiculturalism
Over 10,000 Finns rally in support of multiculturalism

Over ten thousand people rallied in Helsinki to support multiculturalism and protest recent controversial statements by a populist legislator, police said.

Over 10,000 Finns rally in support of multiculturalism
Namgar, Ole Jørn Myklebust and Nillas Holmberg. Photo © tengrinews.kz
The Spirit of Tengri builds bridges between cultures: The Shin

Participants of the Spirit of Tengri festival are in Almaty, rehearsing and awaiting the show.

The Spirit of Tengri builds bridges between cultures: The Shin
Opposition Centre wins Finnish election, ousts PM Stubb
Opposition Centre wins Finnish election, ousts PM Stubb

Finland's opposition Centre Party won Sunday's general election, ousting Prime Minister Alexander Stubb's left-right coalition.

Opposition Centre wins Finnish election, ousts PM Stubb
Bigger risk of Finnish job cuts in Nokia-Alcatel deal: minister
Bigger risk of Finnish job cuts in Nokia-Alcatel deal: minister

Finnish Finance Minister said that Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia's takeover of rival Alcatel-Lucent will put more jobs at risk in Finland than in France.

Bigger risk of Finnish job cuts in Nokia-Alcatel deal: minister
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Resurgent Russia worries Finns, but NATO not an option

Finns are once again worried about the threat posed by their resurgent eastern neighbour Russia, though they remain firmly opposed to joining NATO.

Resurgent Russia worries Finns, but NATO not an option
Hollande says Nokia must guarantee French jobs in Alcatel deal
Hollande says Nokia must guarantee French jobs in Alcatel deal

French President Francois Hollande said he supported Finnish firm Nokia's 15.6-billion-euro ($16.6 billion) bid to buy its rival Alcatel-Lucent.

Hollande says Nokia must guarantee French jobs in Alcatel deal
Nokia agrees 15.6-bn-euro deal to buy Alcatel-Lucent
Nokia agrees 15.6-bn-euro deal to buy Alcatel-Lucent

Nokia has struck a 15.6-billion-euro deal to buy its rival Alcatel-Lucent to create the world's biggest supplier of mobile phone network equipment.

Nokia agrees 15.6-bn-euro deal to buy Alcatel-Lucent
Alexey Poltoranin (Kazakhstan), Francesco De Fabiani  (Italy) and Sami Jauhojaervi (Finland).
Photo © NordicFocus
Kazakhstan's Poltoranin wins 2nd place at World Cup in Finland

Kazakhstani skier Alexey Poltoranin continues the season by successfully claiming the second place at the World Cup 15 km classic in Lahti, Finland.

Kazakhstan's Poltoranin wins 2nd place at World Cup in Finland
Yuliya Galysheva ©Roza Yesenkulova
Kazakh mogul skier wins gold at World Cup stage in Finland

Kazakh athlete Yuliya Galysheva has won a gold medal in dual moguls at Freestyle Skiing World Cup held on December 13 in Ruka, Finland.

Kazakh mogul skier wins gold at World Cup stage in Finland
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Astana Opera singer wins Finnish Vocal Competition

Kazakh singer Rosa Nurkey of Astana Opera has become one of the winners of the 3rd International Competition-festival of Choral, Instrumental Music and Academic Vocal in Turku, Finland.

Astana Opera singer wins Finnish Vocal Competition
Finland takes first step towards legalising gay marriage
Finland takes first step towards legalising gay marriage

Finland's parliament voted in favour of same-sex marriage in a victory for campaigners who gathered thousands of signatures to force parliament to examine the issue.

Finland takes first step towards legalising gay marriage
Finland Prime Minister warns of new 'Cold War'
Finland Prime Minister warns of new 'Cold War'

Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb warned that the conflict in the Ukraine was bringing the world to the "brink of a Cold War".

Finland Prime Minister warns of new 'Cold War'
©Reuters/Denis Balibouse
Switzerland tops innovation rankings for fourth year

Switzerland has claimed the top spot on the Global Innovation Index for the fourth-straight year while Sub-Saharan Africa "posted significant regional improvement".

Switzerland tops innovation rankings for fourth year
Ice Hockey: Putin watches as Russia win fifth world title
Ice Hockey: Putin watches as Russia win fifth world title

Russia's ice hockey team avenged their defeat at the Sochi Olympics as watched by President Vladimir Putin they overpowered Finland 5-2 to take gold at the world championships in Minsk.

Ice Hockey: Putin watches as Russia win fifth world title
Nursultan Nazarbayev. tengrinews.kz stock photo
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev meets Finland's President Sauli Niinisto

According to Nazarbayev, following the last year’s visit of Sauli Niinisto to Kazakhstan companies of the two nations signed contracts worth $100 million, with the trade turnover reaching $1 billion.

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev meets Finland's President Sauli Niinisto
The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©Marat Abilov
Nazarbayev to meet Finnish Speaker

The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will have a meeting with the Parliament speaker of Finland Eero Heinaluoma.

Nazarbayev to meet Finnish Speaker
Overworked nurses linked to higher death rates
Overworked nurses linked to higher death rates

Investigations in nine European countries have given statistical backing to claims that patients' lives may be at risk when nurses are overworked.

Overworked nurses linked to higher death rates
Photo a courtesy of the World Champhionship organizers
Kazakhstan bandy team fifth time bronze medalist

Kazakhstan bandy team is the fifth time bronze medalist of the World Championship.

Kazakhstan bandy team fifth time bronze medalist
British actor Ralph Fiennes. ©Reuters/Lucy Nicholson
Ralph Fiennes reveals other Dickens in 'Invisible Woman'

For his second film as director, British actor Ralph Fiennes lifts the cover on a little-known secret about classic English author Charles Dickens: his decade-long adulterous affair with a young actress.

Ralph Fiennes reveals other Dickens in 'Invisible Woman'