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Stories with place: Helsinki
  • UN chief names choices for top UN environments posts 
    Updated: May-03-16 7:58 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - The newly-appointed head of the U.N. environment agency said Tuesday he wants to change the organization to relate more to the average person and plans to further engage the private sector to achieve global environmental goals.

  • Finnish broadcaster fights taxman demand for Panama Papers 
    Updated: May-02-16 1:27 pm

    HELSINKI - Finnish broadcaster YLE won't provide documents related to the Panama Papers to the country's tax authority, which has demanded access to them in an apparent move to trace tax dodgers with offshore accounts, the company said Monday.

  • Finnish report highlights Russian threat of NATO membership 
    Updated: Apr-29-16 8:55 am

    HELSINKI - Finland could expect "harsh" reactions from Russia if it decided to join NATO, but would be better off doing so together with neighboring Sweden, an expert panel told the Finnish government on Friday.