EU chairman delays summit to Oct. 1-2 after going into quarantine
European Council President Charles Michel postponed a summit of European Union leaders on Thursday and Friday until the start of October after going into coronavirus quarantine due to contact with an infected security guard, his spokesman said.
119 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday said that 119 illegal immigrants have been rescued off Libyas western coast, reported Xinhua. "A total of 119 refugees and migrants, aboard two rubber boats,...
Finnish Neo-Nazi group's appeal rejected, ban on organisation confirmed
The Supreme Court has upheld on appeal a decision to ban the Nordic Resistance Movement (Finnish acronym PVL) in Finland.The National Police Board had originally asked for the organisation to be banned, and that prohibition has now been upheld by the highest court in the land after several rounds of appeals.
World powers set to take the stage, virtually, at UN debate
The U.N.’s first virtual meeting of world leaders was set to start Tuesday with pre-recorded speeches from some of the planet’s biggest powers, kept at home by the coronavirus pandemic that will likely be a dominant theme at their video gathering this year.Among those expected to speak Tuesday are U.S.
Govt to probe into Trafigura ´s money laundering claims
Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä on Monday said that the government was planning to investigate into the allegations of millions of euros money laundering through tax havens by Trafigura, a minority shareholder of the...
European Council president reiterates multilateralism at UN meeting
UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- European Council President Charles Michel said on Monday that this world needs multilateralism and a strong and effective United Nations for all people across the world.
Govt to probe money laundering by Trafigura
Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä on Monday said that the government was planning to investigate the allegations of money laundering of millions of euros through tax havens by Trafigura, a minority shareholder of the...