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Finland stabbing suspect may have been radicalised

Finland stabbing suspect may have been radicalised

Court documents on Monday identified the suspect in last week's stabbing spree in a Finnish city as 18-year-old Abderrahman Mechkah, with the country's intelligence agency saying he may have been radicalised.

Finland marks minute of silence for stabbing victims

Finland marks minute of silence for stabbing victims

Finland observed a minute of silence on Sunday for the victims of a stabbing attack that left two people dead in what is being investigated as the country's first-ever terror attack.

Finland stabbing was terror attack, police ID suspect as Moroccan

Finland stabbing was terror attack, police ID suspect as Moroccan

Police are now investigating a stabbing spree in Finland that left two people dead as a terrorist attack, police said Saturday, identifying the suspect as an 18-year-old Moroccan citizen.

Two dead, six injured in Finland stabbing spree

Two dead, six injured in Finland stabbing spree

Police shot and wounded a suspect after a stabbing spree in which a man killed two people and wounded six others in the Finnish city of Turku on Friday.

Kabul probes 'terrorist' attack on foreign guest house

Kabul probes 'terrorist' attack on foreign guest house

Kabul police said Monday they were investigating a ‘terrorist’ attack on an international guest house that left a German aid worker and an Afghan guard dead and a Finnish woman kidnapped.

German and Afghan killed, Finnish woman kidnapped in Kabul

German and Afghan killed, Finnish woman kidnapped in Kabul

A German aid worker and an Afghan guard were killed and a Finnish woman kidnapped as gunmen stormed an international guest house in central Kabul, officials said Sunday.

Sweden to bring back conscription: report

Sweden to bring back conscription: report

Sweden announced Thursday that it will reintroduce compulsory military service starting this summer to respond to global security challenges including from Russia.

Finland, Russia agree to close Arctic border for migrants

Finland, Russia agree to close Arctic border for migrants

Finland and Russia have signed an agreement to close their northern border crossings to migrants, blocking off the Arctic route into the European Union, Helsinki said on Wednesday.