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Erdogan slams the door on Sweden, Finland's NATO bids

The Turkish President says there's no reason for his country to accept Sweden and Finland's bids since they will end up 'just like Greece.'

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Watch: Russia deploys nukes to Finnish border following NATO bid

Russia has allegedly deployed a unit of Iskander nukes in retaliation for the country's bid to join NATO.

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Watch: Erdogan slams Sweden, Finland NATO bids

The Turkish leader said the two Baltic states were harbingers of terror groups.

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Russia threatens to destroy the UK, Finland in 'seconds'

Russia accused the West of waging a 'hybrid war', as a Putin ally threatened to nuke the UK in just over 3 minutes and Finland in 10 secs.

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Putin: Finland joining NATO 'will become a threat to Russia'

Kremlin announces that Finland’s intention to join NATO poses a direct threat to Russia and intends to respond with "necessary measures."

Putin: Finland joining NATO 'will become a threat to Russia'

Sweden, Finland looking to join NATO fearing Russian invasion

The Baltic states' clear interest in NATO membership has the Russian President furious.

Sweden, Finland looking to join NATO fearing Russian invasion player

EU antisemitism envoy calls on Finland to combat antisemitism

Katharina von Schnurbein urges Finland to increase measures against antisemitism.

EU antisemitism envoy calls on Finland to combat antisemitism

Putin's next target? Russia moving missiles towards Finland

Unverified footage appears to indicate Russian weapons systems being moved toward the Finnish capital.

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Russian planes breach Finnish airspace following cyber attacks

Zelenskyy warned that Finland could be next on Putin's hitlist as the country weighs joining NATO following Russia's aggression in Ukraine.

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Finland cancels one of last remaining trains connecting EU to Russia

Finland’s national railway company has suspended the Allegro – one of the last remaining train services between the EU and Russia.

Finland cancels one of last trains connecting EU to Russia

Finland: Pegasus detected in diplomats' phones

Finnish foreign ministry says it detected NSO's spyware in several phones used by its diplomats abroad.

Finland: Pegasus detected in diplomats' phones

Finnish Christian group cuts ties with Palestinian Arab organization blacklisted by Israel

Finnish Christian missionary group Felm cuts ties with one of six PFLP affiliates labelled a terrorist organization by Israel.

Finnish group cuts ties with organization blacklisted by Israel

Finnish tourists make Nazi salutes at Dachau

Three men banned for life from memorial site at Dachau after photographing each other making Nazi salute there.

Finnish tourists make Nazi salutes at Dachau

Majority of Finnish parties support banning Nazi symbols

Discussion about banning swastika comes after Finnish court throws out case against men accused of flying Nazi flag during a 2018 parade.

Majority of Finnish parties support banning Nazi symbols

Finnish court throws out charges against swastika flag wavers

Case against 5 men accused of flying Nazi flag during Independence Day parade will be taken to higher court by state prosecutor.

Finnish court throws out charges against swastika flag wavers

Watch: How Finland plans to solve the nuclear waste dilemma

Finland is building the largest, most powerful reactor in Europe - and plans to solve the issue of 250K of nuclear waste worldwide.

Watch: How Finland plans to solve the nuclear waste dilemmaplayer

Proposal to ban circumcision of boys scrapped from Finland bill

Lawmakers remove language banning nonmedical circumcision of boys from a bill on female genital mutilation.

Proposal to ban circumcision of boys scrapped from Finland bill

Red paint found on synagogue in Finland

Speckles and blotches of paint found on facade of synagogue in Turku, 70 miles of Helsinki.

Red paint found on synagogue in Finland

Racism, intolerance 'escalating' in Finland: Council of Europe

Report by Council of Europe hits Finland over 'escalating' racism, anti-Semitism, and other forms of bigotry.

Racism, intolerance 'escalating' in Finland: Council of Europe

Israeli Embassy in Finland attacked for 15th time

Neo-Nazis, right-wing extremists vandalize Israeli embassy in Finland over the weekend, 15th time in the last year and a half.

Israeli Embassy in Finland attacked for 15th time

Finnish citizens support Jews in Pittsburgh

Citizens from Finland, on tour of Judea and Samaria, express support for the Pittsburgh Jewish community.

Finnish citizens support Jews in Pittsburgh

Hotovely: Two-state solution does not work

Deputy FM Hotovely to Finnish counterpart: Two-state solution is not the main issue, Israel expects its friends to support historical truth.

Hotovely: Two-state solution does not work

Finland to probe troops’ alleged role in the Holocaust

Finland will investigate evidence suggesting that soldiers of its army were involved in murdering Jews during the Holocaust.

Finland to probe troops’ alleged role in the Holocaust

European rabbis: Reform movement is today's great challenge

European rabbis gather in Finland, place emphasis on Reform movement which they say is "one of the main challenges of our time."

European rabbis: Reform movement is today's great challenge

Two people killed in stabbings in Finland

Two people killed and six wounded in stabbings in the city of Turku in western Finland.

Two people killed in stabbings in Finland

Finnish TV has solution to 'rape-fugee' crisis?

Funny? Sad? Alarming? Finland's public broadcasting channel's video on how to defend against rape shows a disconnect from reality.

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Anti-Semitic Attacks Target Jews Worldwide

Three separate anti-Semitic attacks in Russia, Finland, and the US over Passover demonstrate global scourge that is anti-Semitism.

Anti-Semitic Attacks Over Passover Shake Jews Worldwide player

Dr. Inna Rogatchi Awarded Patmos Solidarity Prize

Pro-Israel Finnish humanitarian foundation grants award for writer Inna Rogatchi's "creative approach in the hard labor of memory".

Dr. Inna Rogatchi Awarded 2014 Patmos Solidarity Prize

Yad L'achim: Beware Missionary Threat in South

Christian missionaries have in recent weeks begun targeting cities in southern Israel, activists for the Yad L'achim organization said.

Yad L'achim: Beware Missionary Threat in Southern Israel

Finland Apologizes for 1938 Anti-Semitism

In a small but symbolic gesture, Finnish Amateur Athletic Association apologizes for unfairly denying Jewish athlete's 1938 victory.

Finland: Apology for 'Anti-Semitic' Athletics Ruling in 1938

Anti-Semitic Paper Promises to 'Tone it Down'

A Finnish paper notorious for its anti-Semitic content has said it would tone down its editorial line after being criticized.

Anti-Semitic Finnish Paper Promises to 'Tone it Down'

Finland, Denmark Upgrade PA's Diplomatic Missions

Finland and Denmark upgrade the status of the Palestinian Authority’s diplomatic missions to 'Palestinian embassies'.

Finland, Denmark Upgrade PA's Diplomatic Missions

Finnish Official: Jews Control Money, Media in US

Finnish official asserts on state television that Jews hold vast control over wealth, media, thus impeding neutrality in US Mideast stance.

Finnish Official: Jews Control Money, Impede US Neutrality

Israel Warns Finland Over Latest Flotilla Ship

Israel warns Finland that it will stop a boat with activists on board by force if it tries to break the blockade on Gaza.

Israel Warns Finland Over Latest Flotilla Ship

Spain's Interest Rate Reaches Point Of No Return

European finance ministers hit resistance while trying to stave off a rout prompted by skyrocketing interest charges on Spanish debt.

Italian PM Lashes Out At 'Inappropriate' Remarks by EU Members

Secret Israeli-Finnish Nuclear Talks

A senior Finnish diplomat reportedly visited to discuss whether Israel would attend an NPT conference on the Middle East in Helsinki.

Secret Israeli-Finnish Nuclear Talks

No Euro Solution in Sight

While attention has been focused on the Arab world, the European debt crisis is still with us and becoming more intractable.

The Euro Crisis is Still with Us

Finnish President: Goal is Peace

Tarja Halonen, the president of Finland, planted an olive tree this week in the Jerusalem Forest as physical expression of her desire for peace.

Finnish President: Her Goal is Peace