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Annie Loof: THE European Union is at risk of “falling apart”

Leader of the Centre Party, Annie Loof, said Sweden and other member states should choose where to invest in the EU and Sweden should only participate in the collaboration that the nation thinks fit. By – Laura Mowat  The politician added:“The alternative may be that the EU is falling apart.” She also said “the issue of Britain’s exit and a new ...

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Finland: Neo-charismatic congregations offer asylum seekers ‘express’ baptisms in public swimming pools

Asylum seekers in Oulu have been baptised as Christians in quick ceremonies in public swimming pools. By – yle.fi It appears however that not all of the new converts understand which denomination they have converted to, with some erroneously assuming that they were baptised into the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church. A Lutheran pastor working in Oulu, Arpad Kovacs, told Kotimaa Pro ...

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The IQ level in Scandinavia is falling

The intelligence level of people in Scandinavia is dropping, according to a new survey by researcher James Flynn. In the long run, the results of a falling IQ level may have a “powerful effect” By – Brünnhilde  During the 20th century, people in the world became more intelligent and performed better in tests that measure the intelligence ratio, IQ. But in ...

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Putin’s Zapad 2017 simulated a war against NATO

Since 2009, the Russian Federation’s General has been conducting the “Zapad” (“West”) exercise every four years (one was previously conducted in 1999). Its aim is to train the “defensive capacities” of the Russian Federation’s army in the Western Military Sector. Last September, the Russian army announced: “The Zapad 2017 anti-terror exercise is a purely defensive one.” By – Julian Ropcke Zapad 2017 ...

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Sweden and Finland in NATO’s Defense of the Baltic States

NATO should defend Sweden and Finland in the event of an armed aggression, although neither country is an alliance member, a senior NATO official said on Wednesday at an event that underscored growing concerns about Russia’s military buildup. Via: Brünnhilde Commodore Hans Helseth, special adviser to the NATO Joint Warfare Center in Norway, said the two nations’ growing ties to ...

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Finland: Muslim raping a ten-year-old girl case Ruling goes against public sense of justice

The Turku Court of Appeal has generated intense debate on social media by acquitting a 23-year-old man Juusuf Muhamed Abbud of the charge of aggravated rape, despite he raped a ten-year-old girl. Via: Aleksi Teivainen – HT Finns have widely expressed their outrage and bafflement with a recent ruling in a case against a Muslim 23-year-old man who raped a ten-year-old girl. The Turku Court ...

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Sipilä: Islam’s growing presence a challenge for Finland, Europe

Islam’s growing presence poses a challenge for both Finland and Europe, estimates Prime Minister Juha Sipilä Via: helsinkitimes.fi Sipilä commented on the issue while speaking to reporters at the Parliament House on Wednesday, underscoring that work remains to be done to both enhance the transparency of how religions are practised and improve the religious literacy of Finns. “If these things are ...

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Shift Of Immigration Debate In Scandinavia

Until recently, the very notion that some European neighborhoods were “no-go” zones was vehemently dismissed by politicians and commentators on both sides of the Atlantic as a myth, a lie, a vicious right-wing calumny. But even as Swedish officials were denying the existence of such zones in their own country, they were secretly mapping them out and overseeing a police ...

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Finnish landlords deny Arab men

Men with Arabic names are having difficulty in private rental housing market in Finland, according to a study. Of the requests signed with an Arab male name, 16 percent answered, while the requests signed with a Finnish female name were answered by 42 percent of the landlords. Via: friatider.se In the study from the Turku Academy, in 2016, a total of 1,459 ...

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Finland will deprive terrorists of their citizenship

The Finnish government will revise the country’s terrorist law and, among other things, deprive terrorists of their citizenship. Additionally, it is illegal to hide illegal immigrants, reports Hufvudstadsbladet. Via: hbl.fi The Finnish Government now clarifies that the legislation should be amended so that double-national terrorists lose their Finnish citizenship. According to Hufvudstadsbladet, the decision is a direct response to the Islamist Terror attack ...

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