Protesters in central Helsinki on Saturday (image: Lehtikuva)

PROTESTERS GATHERED IN CENTRAL HELSINKI on Saturday to protest the deportations of Afghan asylum seekers, a practice that Amnesty International has repeatedly condemned and which is likely in breach of UN guidelines. 

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Central American migrants and asylum seekers await a bus near the US border on Friday (Image: Lehtikuva)

THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES has upheld a Trump Administration law that prevents virtually all Central and South American migrants from seeking asylum in the country, reversing decades of asylum policy. 

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Far right protesters square off with police in Whitehall on Saturday (Image: Lehtikuva)

MEMBERS OF NUMEROUS FAR-RIGHT GROUPS clashed with police and pro-EU demonstrators in central London on Saturday, following a week of Brexit drama which has seen the British parliament move to wrest control of the process from Prime Minister Boris Johnson. 

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A satellite image of the photo on Monday afternoon (Image: Lehtikuva)

THE CATEGORY 5 STORM HURRICANE DORIAN has now been battering The Bahamas non-stop for a full 24-hours, with scientists saying it is on track to become one of the most severe storms in the region in recorded history. 

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A former prisoner embraces relatives at Kyiv's Boryspil Airport (Image: Lehtikuva)

RUSSIA AND UKRAINE have exchanged dozens of prisoners in a landmark deal which represents the most significant diplomatic gesture between the two countries since Russia's invasion of Crimea in 2014. 

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A shot of the blaze at Pietasaari on Monday morning (Image: Lehtikuva)

A LARGE FIRE HAS ENGULFED a pile of old tires in Pietasaari, in Ostrobothnia. The fire is reportedly over 100 metres long and 20 meters wide, with authorities as yet unsure as to how the blaze started. 

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An image of the type of armoured personnel carrier involved in the accident (Image: Lehtikuva)

A COLLISION BETWEEN TWO ARMOURED PERSONNEL CARRIERS in Finnish Lapland has left over a dozen conscripts injured and hospitalized. The collision is believed to have occurred in an attempt to avoid a reindeer on the road.

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Mugabe during his swearing-in for a sixth term as president in 2008 (Image: Lehtikuva)

ROBERT MUGABE, THE FREEDOM FIGHTER TURNED STRONGMAN who ruled Zimbabwe for an uninterrupted 37-year stretch, has died at the age of 95. Mugabe was removed from power in 2017 following years of economic and social collapse in a country that was once described as 'Africa Breadbasket'. 

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Early morning sun in Southern Finland on Friday (Image: Lehtikuva)

THE FINNISH METEOROLOGICAL INSTITUTE has stated that today will be the last day of summer weather, at least in Southern Finland. Following several weeks of unseasonably warm late summer weather, the sunny spells are due to end this week. 

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Kashmiri youth wounded by pellet guns protest in Islamabad this week (image: Lehtikuva)

INDIA AND PAKISTAN are set to make their opposing cases for Kashmir in front of assembled world governments at the 42nd UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva this week, the first such meeting since India unilaterally removed Kashmir's semi-autonomous status last month. 

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Eerie skies over North Carolina on Thursday morning (Image: Lehtikuva)

HURRICANE DORIAN IS DUE TO HIT the United States mainland shortly, prompting one of the largest mass evacuations in the country's history. An estimated eight million people across the Eastern Seaboard have been evacuated from the homes this week. 

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A British Airways flight at London City Airport on Monday (Image: Lehtikuva)

BRITISH AIRWAYS has been forced to cancel "almost 100%" of its flights on Monday and Tuesday, as the result of an ongoing pay dispute which has resulted in a widespread staff strike among pilots. 

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Greta's carbon-free yacht pulls into New York Harbour (Image: Lehtikuva)

TEENAGE CLIMATE ACTIVIST GRETA THUNBERG has arrived in New York after a 15-day carbon-free voyage across the Atlantic. She was greeted by a flotilla of yachts as her vessel rounded the Statue of Liberty yesterday evening. 

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