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.
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.
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.
US NAVAL FORCES have joined up with dozens of warships from 18 countries, including Germany and Denmark, in the Baltic Sea for one of the largest NATO exercises of the year.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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.
AROUND 150 MIGRANTS from various countries have jumped the border fence at Ceuta, a Spanish enclave in North Africa, in one of the largest concerted crossings in recent history.
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.
TECH GIANT GOOGLE HAS OPENED a 'Digital Garage' in central Helsinki with the express purpose of providing skills, experience, and expertise to jobseekers and entrepreneurs in the capital.
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.