Helsinki

Us Withdrawal From Open Skies Treaty 'distasteful, Ill-advised' - Helsinki Commission Head

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Trump administration withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty weakens transatlantic security and is otherwise ill-advised, Helsinki Commission Chairman Congressman Alcee Hastings said in a statement.
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Oneplus Puts In Motion Major Layoffs In Europe To Focus On Key Markets: Report

OnePlus has reportedly asked some employees to move to Helsinki, which is where the company's new European headquarter has allegedly been shifted. The post OnePlus puts in motion major layoffs in Europe to focus on key markets: Report appeared first...
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Diverse Livelihoods Helped Resilient Levänluhta People Survive A Climate Disaster

A multidisciplinary research group coordinated by the University of Helsinki dated the bones of dozens of Iron Age residents of the Levänluhta site in Finland, and studied the carbon and nitrogen stable isotope ratios. The results provide an...
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Unemployment Rate In Finland Rises By 0.3% To 7.3% In March Year-on-year

HELSINKI (Sputnik) - The unemployment rate in Finland increased by 0.3 percentage points in March 2020 year-on-year amid restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the country's Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment said on Thursday.
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Coronavirus Shoos Foreign Beggars From Helsinki Streets

Self-isolation and social distancing have wiped away the crowds from the streets, depriving panhandlers of their income.
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Over 12,000 Finnish Households Remain Without Power Amid Storm Dennis – Energy Companies

HELSINKI (Sputnik) – Over 12,000 of households in Finland remain without electricity amid strong winds caused by Storm Dennis, a spokesperson of the country’s energy company association said.
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Estonian Interior Chief Backs Ban On Russian Tv Channels

HELSINKI (Sputnik) - Security services in neighboring Latvia have recently raided the Baltic Media Alliance, which owns First Baltic Channel, on suspicion that its co-owner has violated anti-Russia sanctions.
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Schiff: Trump's Helsinki Treason Summit With Putin Was 'an Intelligence Coup' For Putin

I've been waiting for a long time for someone to reach back to that disastrous Helsinki press conference where the so-called president stood side-by-side with Vladimir Putin and denied his own intelligence services in favor of Putin's talking points...
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I Flew Basic Economy On Finnair From New York To Helsinki And It Was Surprisingly Great Despite My...

Flying in basic economy can be viewed as punishment with all the strict rules, especially on a long-haul flight. Unless you fly the right airline.
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Finland’s Family Cafes Are Helping Solve One Of Parenting’s Biggest Problems

Snow blankets the Finnish city of Espoo, on the outskirts of Helsinki, on a Friday morning in November. A dozen strollers are parked to the side of a cream-colored house. The chimney is fuming, and screams and laughter can be heard from the back of...
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Cities Struggle To Boost Ridership With ‘uber For Transit’ Schemes

Helsinki, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Singapore, and other metros have been experimenting with on-demand buses—and not seeing a lot of success.
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How Helsinki Is Using A Big Cash Prize To Find A Sustainable Solution To Heating The City

The director of the city’s Energy Challenge explains how they hope to reshape the city’s heating system—and then share the knowledge with the world In April of this year, the Mayor of Helsinki, Finland, Jan Vapaavuori, launched...
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Helsinki’s Speechly Raises €2m Seed For Its ‘natural Language Understanding’ Api

Speechly, a startup out of Helsinki that boasts an experienced team of speech recognition and “natural language understanding” experts, has raised €2 million in seed funding to make it easier for developers to add a voice UI to their...
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Social Ad Company Smartly.io Sells A Majority Stake To Providence Equity Partners

Smartly.io, a company helping advertisers automate their campaigns across Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest, has sold a majority stake to Providence Equity Partners for €200 million (approximately $223 million). Helsinki-headquartered Smartly.io ...
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Finland Offers Crash Course In Artificial Intelligence To Eu

HELSINKI — Finland is offering a techy Christmas gift to all European Union citizens — a free-of-charge online course in artificial intelligence in their own language, officials said Tuesday. The tech-savvy Nordic nation, headed by the...
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Five Nordic States Sign Anti-terror Code At Summit In Stockholm

HELSINKI (Sputnik) - Mayors of Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, Helsinki, and Reykjavik have signed the Nordic Capital Code of Action aimed at combating terror at the Nordic Safe City Summit 2019 in Stockholm, the press service of Nordic Cooperation...
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“she Comes, They Are Happy”: How Communal Grandparents Are Helping Raise Finnish Children

It’s Wednesday morning, so toddlers in the Tammi nursery in Helsinki, Finland, are excited—their communal grandparent, or “kylämummi,” is here. This classroom’s “kylämummi” is Marjatta Ahonen, a 71-year old retired psychotherapist....
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Finland: Leftist Muslim Migrant Politician Admits He Fabricated Story About Man Who Told Him “go...

Here we go again. There are so few instances of actual “Islamophobia” that the victimhood narrative and hysteria surrounding Muslims in the West has to be constantly shored up with fake hate crimes. “Helsinki city councillor apologises for...
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New Book Claims That Trump Was 'surprised' When Nikki Haley Confronted Him Over His Head-scratching...

Haley told Trump that she was "very uncomfortable" with his press conference with Putin where Trump skirted questions about Russian election meddling.
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Stop Making Bad Legal Arguments About Impeachment, It Only Helps Democrats

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, accompanied by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. and other congress members speaks during a news conference on Trump Putin Helsinki Summit at Capitol Hill in...
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