Tag: Human

  • Sweden votes in NATO

    Sweden votes in NATO

    A year after applying to join the US-led military bloc, Stockholm receives parliamentary approval Sweden’s Riksdag voted on Wednesday to join NATO, almost a year after the government in Stockholm applied for membership. The formal vote in the Riksdag was adopted with 269 votes to 37 and 43 members abstained from voting. “Historic decision today […]

  • China’s espionage, data theft cause concern for Norway, Netherlands

    China’s espionage, data theft cause concern for Norway, Netherlands

    Oslo [Norway]March 21 (ANI): China’s “state-sponsored” hackers, who did contract work in the service of state espionage, and data theft have become the main problem for Norway and the Netherlands, according to an article on Portal Plus authored by Valerio Fabbri. The hackers use a sophisticated mix of social engineering techniques, including using dating sites, […]

  • Racism Awareness Week encourages combating discrimination in the workplace

    Racism Awareness Week encourages combating discrimination in the workplace

    Racism Awareness Week encourages people to recognize and oppose racism in their everyday lives. People with a foreign background experience discrimination especially in the attitudes, advancement and salary negotiations of colleagues and supervisors. Nevertheless, only 7% of those who experienced discrimination at work or during a job interview reported it. “Racism can be a conscious […]

  • The study reveals a high level of support for supervised drug use rooms in Finland

    The study reveals a high level of support for supervised drug use rooms in Finland

    The report also emphasizes the need to get more information about the nature of addiction, as Finland is still one of the leading countries in Europe in terms of the number of young people who die from drug use. Acting Director of A-Clinic Foundation managing director, Hanna Paikkala, emphasizes that drug addiction is a disease […]

  • Poland is the first NATO member to pledge fighter jets to Ukraine

    Poland is the first NATO member to pledge fighter jets to Ukraine

    Duda added: “As for the MiG-29s, which continue to serve as defenders of Polish airspace, the decision has been made at the highest level, we can say with confidence that we will send MiGs to Ukraine.” Warsaw has taken the lead among NATO allies by supplying Kiev with heavy weapons. Poland’s statement that it will […]

  • Thomas Hammarberg – an angry human rights fighter on the children’s side

    Thomas Hammarberg – an angry human rights fighter on the children’s side

    Amnesty, Save the Children, the UN, Swedish Radio and the Swedish Riksdag. It is difficult to summarize 81-year-old Thomas Hammarberg’s career when he has been both a diplomat, opinion leader, activist, politician and journalist. At the same time as he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1977 on stage on behalf of Amnesty, he was […]

  • The new Aalto2 museum center fulfills Alvar Aalto’s wish

    The new Aalto2 museum center fulfills Alvar Aalto’s wish

    A fresh concept Museum center Aalto2 consists of two buildings designed by Alvar Aalto – the Alvar Aalto Museum (1971–73, 2023) and the Museum of Central Finland (1956–61, 1991, 2019) – and a new extension that will be built to connect them (2023). ). Together, these are more than 5,000 square meters, forming the premises […]

  • How art inspired by peatlands can help us face the climate crisis

    How art inspired by peatlands can help us face the climate crisis

    As environments, peatlands have undergone a remarkable transformation in recent decades from ‘Cinderella’ habitats, considered ecologically worthless in the 1980s, to today’s ecosystem superstars – crucial for biodiversity, carbon sequestration and regulation of water supply. This new estimate has seen a increased media coverage of these special places. But peatlands all over the world have […]

  • Ahead of the FIFA president’s re-election today, the expert questions whether Europe is out of touch with the world game?

    In just a few hours, the media will confirm the re-election of Gianni Infantino, 52, as president of FIFA at its congress in Kigali, Rwanda. The Swiss football boss was booed countless times during the 2022 World Cup: in stadiums, where his face appeared on screens and around the world, especially when he supported hosts […]

  • The Danish Parliament approves a billion kroner Ukraine fund

    Weapons, business and rebuildingTogether with the government, opposition parties on both sides of the island – SF, Danmarksdemokraterne, Liberal Alliance, Konservative, Radikale, Dansk Folkeparti and Nye Borgerlige – signed the agreement. The overall framework will include DKK 7 billion for 2023 alone, while funds will also be earmarked in 2024-27 to cover expenses associated with […]

  • Norovirus found in oysters: What you need to know

    Norovirus found in oysters: What you need to know

    It is important to note that eating raw oysters is always a risk, even if not all oysters are contaminated. Oysters filter and collect norovirus from feces-contaminated water, which is a risk for human consumption. Rapid heating does not necessarily destroy the virus, as the virus is destroyed when the food is heated to +90 […]

  • Purra: Living on benefits too easy for immigrants, not Finns

    Purra: Living on benefits too easy for immigrants, not Finns

    On Monday, he confirmed to the daily newspaper that he was specifically referring to immigrants. “As my answer to the open question of the voting guides suggests, I was talking about immigrants. An immigrant can become part of the welfare system and social security with a maximum of 700 euros, he said. “The labor productivity […]

  • Roger Waters fights cancellation culture and stands up for free speech

    Roger Waters fights cancellation culture and stands up for free speech

    These actions were based on false accusations of anti-Semitism against Waters, who is a vocal critic of the Israeli government and its policies towards the Palestinians. Waters’ lawyers argue that the proposed cancellations are unconstitutional, unwarranted and a violation of her basic human right to free speech. They plan to overturn the decision and ensure […]

  • Why Old Norse myths persist in popular culture

    Why Old Norse myths persist in popular culture

    From Wagner to William Morris in the late 19th century, via Tolkien’s dwarves and CS Lewis The final battleuntil last year controversial film The NorthmanScandinavian gods and heroes have been central to the stories we tell ourselves. As a professor of medieval European literature, I have been exploring Old Norse mythology since my undergraduate degree. […]

  • Prime Minister travels to North Africa to smear the Egyptians

    Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has flown to Egypt to discuss climate, migration and the war in Ukraine, DR reports. In a change of policy, however, she will not officially bring up the North African country’s shaky relationship with human rights and democracy. Although Egypt is a dictatorship, the government considers it an invaluable business partner […]

  • Climate activist Greta Thunberg deletes her ‘end of the world’ tweet

    Climate activist Greta Thunberg deletes her ‘end of the world’ tweet

    Stockholm [Sweden]March 13 (ANI): Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has deleted a tweet she made in 2018 expressing concern that unless fossil fuels are phased out by 2023, climate change will “wipe out the entire human race,” Russia Today reported. In the post, Thunberg quoted a “leading climate scientist” who claimed that if we don’t […]

  • Japan’s Kenzaburo Oe, Nobel laureate for poetic fiction, dies

    Japan’s Kenzaburo Oe, Nobel laureate for poetic fiction, dies

    Tokyo – Nobel laureate Kenzaburo Oe, whose darkly poetic novels were built from his childhood memories during Japan’s post-war occupation and from parenting a disabled son, has died. He was 88. Oe, who was also an outspoken anti-nuclear and peace activist, died on March 3, his publisher, Kodansha Ltd., said in a statement on Monday. […]

  • Greta Thunberg deletes end-of-the-world tweet

    Greta Thunberg deletes end-of-the-world tweet

    The climate campaigner claimed in 2018 that humanity had until this year to prevent its demise Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has deleted a 2018 tweet in which she shared a warning that climate change “will wipe out all of humanity” unless fossil fuels are phased out by 2023. In the tweet, Thunberg quoted a […]

  • Fragments of the plane and a human skull were found

    Fragments of the plane and a human skull were found

    The crew of the trawler Hrafn Sveinbjarnarson GK-255 recovered the plane’s wreckage and a human skull while fishing in Jökuldýpi, about 50 miles west of the Reykjanes peninsula in south-west Iceland. The news was first reported by Vísir.is. Captain Kristján Ólafsson tells mbl.is that it’s part of the plane’s tail, part of the outer skin […]

  • A Dane abroad:

    In a recent article in the New York Times, tech writer Kevin Roose reported on a bizarre encounter he had with a Bing chatbot, in which it told him, among other things, that it dreamed of being human, that Roose should divorce his wife and that it wanted to steal nuclear bomb codes. Don’t leave […]

  • A year for most children is a lifetime…

    A year for most children is a lifetime…

    A year ago, the conflict hit close to home when war broke out in Ukraine. It is a year of uncertainty, fear, broken dreams, broken families and disrupted lives. About 6.5 million people have been displaced from their homes, 1.2 million of whom are children. Almost 7 million children are at risk due to attacks […]

  • Inside Israel’s Secret Spy Industry

    Inside Israel’s Secret Spy Industry

    Spyware like Pegasus is a valuable tool for law enforcement agencies around the world. But several revelations show that Pegasus has fallen into the wrong hands and has been used to monitor journalists, human rights activists and dissidents worldwide. Konflikt, as one of the few editors, has been granted an interview with the cyber weapons […]

  • Finland is sending EUR 29 million in humanitarian aid to Ukraine

    Finland is sending EUR 29 million in humanitarian aid to Ukraine

    Some of the funds will be used to help the country’s estimated 17.5 million people in need, including food, education and nuclear safety support.

  • The training program accelerates nursing education against the shortage

    The training program accelerates nursing education against the shortage

    You can apply to the program during the joint application process from 15 to 30 March 2023. The training is intended especially for those who have completed the CNA program. Thanks to the educational background, students can complete their degree in part-time studies in about half the normal time. “The content of the entrance exams […]

  • The training program accelerates nursing education against the shortage

    The training program accelerates nursing education against the shortage

    You can apply to the program during the joint application process from 15 to 30 March 2023. The training is intended especially for those who have completed the CNA program. Thanks to the educational background, students can complete their degree in part-time studies in about half the normal time. “The content of the entrance exams […]

  • C-reactive protein reduces the immune response in inflammatory disease

    C-reactive protein reduces the immune response in inflammatory disease

    Linköping [Sweden]March 9 (ANI): The biological function of C-reactive protein (CRP) has long been unknown. Researchers at Linköping University in Sweden have discovered that this protein is beneficial in the inflammatory disease systemic lupus erythematosus or SLE. According to the study published in the Journal of Autoimmunity, this is only valid for one of CRP’s […]

  • Long covid linked to air pollution exposure in young adults – new study

    Long covid linked to air pollution exposure in young adults – new study

    Although covid-19 infections are usually less severe in young adults, this does not mean that they are not still at risk of complications from covid-19. For example around one in 25 adults over 16 have reported suffering from prolonged covid-19 symptoms after their first infection. For some, these symptoms lasted almost two years. While we […]

  • Germany announces new ‘feminist’ foreign policy

    Germany’s center-left government on Wednesday announced new feminist guidelines to shape its diplomacy and development work. This includes the creation of a new role of “feminist foreign policy ambassador”. Germany will lobby to ensure that women’s issues are more in focus globally, that women are better represented and that the country’s generous development funds are […]

  • Russian prodigy wins music competition in Germany

    Russian prodigy wins music competition in Germany

    12-year-old Elisey Mysin’s triumph comes at a time when other European competitions exclude his nationals Elisey Mysin, a young Russian pianist, has been awarded the first prize in her age category of the International Robert Schumann Competition in Düsseldorf. The event was organized at the end of February. Russia’s pianist won the jury’s affection by […]

  • Russian piano prodigy wins prestigious prize in Germany

    Russian piano prodigy wins prestigious prize in Germany

    The triumph for 12-year-old Elisey Mysin comes as other European competitions exclude his nationals Young Russian pianist Elisey Mysin has been awarded first prize in her age category at the International Robert Schumann Competition in Düsseldorf, Germany. The event was organized at the end of February. The 12-year-old Russian musician impressed the jury by first […]

  • THL: Low risk of avian influenza infecting humans

    THL: Low risk of avian influenza infecting humans

    Bird flu has spread among wild birds in Finland in recent years.

  • Sex work in South Africa: why both buying and selling should be legal

    Sex work in South Africa: why both buying and selling should be legal

    It is illegal to buy or sell sex in South Africa. But this could soon be a thing of the past if a recently published draft bill to decriminalize sex work is passed. Researchers and activists Marlise Richter and Monique Huysamen outline what is in the new law, what is good about it and what […]

  • Jaishankar holds bilateral meeting with foreign ministers from Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Sweden

    Jaishankar holds bilateral meeting with foreign ministers from Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Sweden

    New Delhi [India]March 3 (ANI): Foreign Minister S Jaishankar on Friday held bilateral meetings with Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, Saudi Arabia’s counterpart Faisal bin Farhan and Sweden’s Tobias Billström on the sidelines of the Raisina Dialogue. “Happy to meet FM Sameh Shoukry from Egypt. Welcomed his participation in the G20 meeting yesterday. Our discussions […]

  • Europe gets caught up in Myanmar’s junta leaders, supporters

    Europe gets caught up in Myanmar’s junta leaders, supporters

    On February 20, the European Union announced a sixth round of sanctions against nine individuals and seven entities in military-ruled Myanmar in light of the “continued escalation of violence, serious human rights violations and threats to the peace, security and stability of Myanmar” two years after the February 1, 2021, coup. The sanctions involve travel […]

  • The Sámi Council Act failed due to political will, not content: the Sámi council chairman

    The Sámi Council Act failed due to political will, not content: the Sámi council chairman

    In his Finnish text, Juuso explains the work of the legal committee and the Sámi Council’s negotiation work in the parliament across party lines. “It is important that everyone knows the twists and turns of the law reform process,” Juuso said. The twists and turns of the Sámi Council Act have also received significant attention […]

  • A new fitness supplement: SARMs

    Products such as protein powders and creatine supplements are popular among fitness and bodybuilding enthusiasts. They improve the development of muscles and help them recover faster after a workout. In recent years, supplements known as Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators, or SARMs for short, have become increasingly popular among people involved in various types of training […]

  • In Helsinki, about 150 cases of food poisoning caused by oysters

    In Helsinki, about 150 cases of food poisoning caused by oysters

    The study of food samples is still in progress, but some patient samples have already been completed. So far, seven people have tested positive for the norovirus associated with this outbreak. Those who ate oysters are advised to contact environmental services and provide information for the ongoing investigation. A report on the outbreak will be […]

  • More than 21 million people in Yemen need help, protection: UN chief

    More than 21 million people in Yemen need help, protection: UN chief

    GENEVA – More than 21 million people – two out of three Yemeni children, women and men – need help and protection, said the UN chief. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres spoke at a conference in Geneva – hosted by Switzerland and Sweden – where an appeal was made for US$4.3 billion to support the most […]

  • Nokia implements six-pillar strategy reform plan, announces new logo

    Nokia implements six-pillar strategy reform plan, announces new logo

    Pekka LundmarkCEO of Nokia, told According to Helsingin Sanomat, the company has decided to “put its food on the gas pedal” after noticing the improved technical position. He said that Nokia currently has a 25-26 percent share of mobile communications networks and a less than 20 percent share of optical networks in regions outside of […]

  • Donors pledge $1.2 billion in Yemen aid, far short of UN target

    Donors pledge $1.2 billion in Yemen aid, far short of UN target

    The United Nations collected $1.2 billion in humanitarian aid for Yemen, but the amount is far short of a $4.3 billion goal the United Nations set to help the war-torn country. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told a global donor conference in Geneva on Monday that the US would provide $444 million in humanitarian […]

  • Always look on the bright side – the costs of NATO membership

    Always look on the bright side – the costs of NATO membership

    Military disasters and corporate failures pave the way for groupthink. However, all is not lost. “Always look on the bright side of life,” they say Monty Python who would be in a good position to replace their “Finland” song with a “NATO” song covering Finland’s current membership intrigues. In April 2022, the fanfare arising from […]

  • The European Union agreed on new sanctions against Russia on the anniversary of the war

    The European Union agreed on new sanctions against Russia on the anniversary of the war

    President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen had promised the president of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky According to DW, during his visit to Kiev earlier this month, the EU would “seek to have the tenth sanctions package in place” by the year mark of the Russian invasion. The new sanctions target entities that support […]

  • European Union agrees to new sanctions against Russia on war day

    European Union agrees to new sanctions against Russia on war day

    Brussels [Belgium]February 25 (ANI): The European Union on Friday, the first anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, agreed to a new round of sanctions against Moscow, Deutsche Welle (DW) reported. This comes as the tenth package of sanctions adopted by EU member states. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen had promised Ukrainian President […]

  • NATO pledges to support Ukraine ‘as long as needed’

    NATO pledges to support Ukraine ‘as long as needed’

    ISTANBUL – NATO on Friday reaffirmed its solidarity with Ukraine in the “heroic defense” of its nation as the alliance “solemnly” marks one year of Moscow’s “brutal” war against Kiev. “We pay tribute to the lives lost, and we deplore the tragic human suffering and destruction, including of Ukraine’s residential and civilian and energy infrastructures, […]

  • Several cases of food poisoning caused by oysters have been confirmed in Helsinki

    Several cases of food poisoning caused by oysters have been confirmed in Helsinki

    The food safety unit asks everyone who has eaten oysters at Fisken på Disken, Restaurant Natura, Restaurant Gillet, The Cock, Restaurant Meripaviljonki and at the Pop-up event at Restaurant Sake bar & Izakaya in February 2023 and became ill from the meal, to contact the food safety unit. Illnesses can also be related to other […]

  • EU calls for arms embargo to end military atrocities in Myanmar

    EU calls for arms embargo to end military atrocities in Myanmar

    YANGON, Myanmar – The European Union has imposed asset freezes and travel bans on 16 individuals and entities in military-ruled Myanmar, including the energy minister, influential businessmen and senior officers, for “serious” human rights abuses in the country. Politicians and administrators in Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon, are also being sanctioned for their alleged involvement in […]

  • EU Envoy, Ukraine Charge d’Affaires commemorates the victims of the war between Russia and Ukraine

    EU Envoy, Ukraine Charge d’Affaires commemorates the victims of the war between Russia and Ukraine

    New Delhi [India]February 24 (ANI): On the one-year anniversary of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict, the EU Ambassador, Head of Mission of EU Member States and Like-minded Nations, along with Ukraine’s Charge d’Affaires Ivan Konovalov, on Friday held a meeting to honor the victims. The envoys held a minute’s silence to pay tribute to the victims […]

  • "War is not the solution, war is the problem," UN chief Guterres marks one year of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine

    "War is not the solution, war is the problem," UN chief Guterres marks one year of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine

    Ukrainians, Russians and people far away need peace. Although the outlook may look bleak today, we must all work knowing that genuine, lasting peace must be based on the United Nations Charter and international law. The longer the fighting goes on, the harder this job will be. We don’t have a moment to lose.” The […]

  • Letter from HE Deniz Çakari, Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey

    Letter from HE Deniz Çakari, Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey

    The earthquakes have affected a large area that consists of 10 cities and is home to a total of 13.5 million people, i.e. almost a sixth of the country’s total population. To give you a better idea of ​​the earthquake, the earthquake area is larger than several European countries, such as Austria, Switzerland or Bulgaria, […]

  • Anti-war demonstrations in Washington, Munich and Helsinki

    Anti-war demonstrations in Washington, Munich and Helsinki

    Former US Congressman and presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard warned that Ukraine’s proxy war against Russia could turn into a direct conflict between the US/NATO and Russia, with catastrophic consequences. He criticized those who talk about “how we fight and win” as if a war with a nuclear-armed country could ever be won. “Whether intentional or […]

  • Refugees from Ukraine are at risk of falling into poverty in neighboring countries, a study reveals

    Refugees from Ukraine are at risk of falling into poverty in neighboring countries, a study reveals

    The report found that refugees do not receive enough income and support to meet their basic needs, with 68 percent of respondents saying they cannot afford essentials such as food, water, clothing, shelter and healthcare. Mothers of children, pensioners, the disabled and those without regular income face the most financial pressure. The most common negative […]

  • Evidence of US guilt for Nord Stream more than a smoking gun Russia

    Evidence of US guilt for Nord Stream more than a smoking gun Russia

    Blocking a UN probe would make the West look even more suspicious, Moscow’s ambassador told Security Council The destruction of the Nord Stream pipelines was an act of international terrorism and must be addressed to avoid “chaos” on the high seas, Moscow’s UN ambassador, Vassily Nebenzia, told the UN Security Council on Tuesday. Russia has […]

  • The right to speak

    The right to speak

    Mathilda is 26 years old and when she lives in Australia, in Melbourne. On a Friday afternoon, she stands in a fitting room. She’s trying on clothes one second, the next she wakes up on the floor, she can’t get up. She tries to crawl out and scream for help, but the scream gets stuck […]

  • I-League: Ajay Chhetri’s strike helps RoundGlass Punjab FC beat NEROCA FC 1-0

    I-League: Ajay Chhetri’s strike helps RoundGlass Punjab FC beat NEROCA FC 1-0

    Imphal (Manipur) [India]February 21 (ANI): I-League title contenders RoundGlass Punjab FC picked up three more vital points, beating NEROCA FC 1-0 at the Khuman Lampak Stadium in Imphal. RoundGlass Punjab are back on 40 points with Sreenidi Deccan, who currently hold the top spot thanks to their superior head-to-head record over Staikos Vergeti’s side. It […]

  • Nigeria demands that Finland end the Lahti-authorized armed rebellion in southeastern Nigeria

    Nigeria demands that Finland end the Lahti-authorized armed rebellion in southeastern Nigeria

    Ekpa’s exact role in the separatist group was unclear, but over the past 18 months he has called on millions of people in southeastern Nigeria to join anti-government protests. Ekpa is a feared figure in Nigeria, and the forces he leads have allegedly threatened people who disobey the Monday curfew imposed by the separatists. According […]

  • US Sends Another $100 Million in Earthquake Aid to Turkey, Syria

    US Sends Another $100 Million in Earthquake Aid to Turkey, Syria

    The United States is sending an additional $100 million in humanitarian aid to Turkey and Syria to help the two countries cope with the devastating earthquake that has killed more than 46,000 people and left millions homeless. The new aid brings total US assistance to $185 million and will be given to international and non-governmental […]

  • Study: The right time for physical activity increases fat metabolism

    Study: The right time for physical activity increases fat metabolism

    Solna [Sweden]February 18 (ANI): According to a recent study from Sweden’s Karolinska Institute and Denmark’s University of Copenhagen, mice that exercised during an early active phase, which is comparable to morning exercise in humans, had higher metabolic rates than mice that exercised during a time when they usually rested. The results of the study were […]

  • The Road Less Taken: If Books Could Talk

    Most of us know the feeling of getting lost in a good story: the experience when a character etches itself so deeply into our psyche that we think about their stories long after the book is finished. Neuroscientists claim that we can actually improve our empathic response by reading fiction. When we experience other people’s […]

  • Are there any downsides to our obsession with serial killers?

    Are there any downsides to our obsession with serial killers?

    In today’s program we dig into this serial killer craze. Many serial killers are given a place in the culture in the form of TV series and movies, but could it become a problem that we make them too human? We talk to the director Ali Abbasi, current with the film Holy Spider – about […]

  • Public artworks exploring humanity and technology are spreading across Helsinki’s Kalasatama area

    Public artworks exploring humanity and technology are spreading across Helsinki’s Kalasatama area

    The four artists involved in the project are Laura Beloff, Flis Holland, Josefina Nelimarkkaand Jenna Sutela. Everyone approaches the curatorial concept within the framework of their own artistic activity. The curatorial project is implemented Aleksandra Kiskonen and Kristiina LjokkoiPublic Art Curators at HAM Helsinki Art Museum. The project is connected to the Smart Kalasatama Urban […]

  • Study: Doing physical activity at the right time of day increases fat metabolism

    Study: Doing physical activity at the right time of day increases fat metabolism

    Solna [Sweden], Feb 16 (ANI): At least in mice, physical activity at the appropriate time of day seems to be able to improve fat metabolism. According to a recent study from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, mice that exercised during an early active phase, which is comparable to […]

  • HS: Basic Finns is a clear favorite among first-time voters

    HS: Basic Finns is a clear favorite among first-time voters

    Basic Finns was the most popular party among both men and women, and it was supported by more than a third of the male respondents and about a fifth of the female respondents. The party ranked number one all over Finland and received particularly high opinions from young people in the northern and eastern parts […]

  • Finland grants refugee status to Afghan women and girls

    Finland grants refugee status to Afghan women and girls

    According to the director of the asylum unit Antti Lehtinen, gender alone is now a sufficient basis for applying for asylum, whereas previously it was only one of many aspects taken into account in the decision-making process. The decision is a proactive measure by the Swedish Immigration Service in response to the deteriorating situation of […]

  • The wellness hysteria

    The wellness hysteria

    Humans have long strived to reach an optimal state of health, but we have probably never been more receptive to various dietary supplements, mindfulness exercises or ancient herbal medicines than now. In a stressful and performance-driven modern working life and in a media landscape with thousands of impressions a day, more and more people are […]

  • YLE: Migri’s arguments about deporting parents have no legal basis, experts say

    YLE: Migri’s arguments about deporting parents have no legal basis, experts say

    The report is based on an analysis of the decision related to the residence permit application of approximately 500 parents of Finnish children born abroad. Almost a third of the applications were rejected. Finland’s public broadcasting company wrote that the decisions seem to place less emphasis on the interests of the child than on previous […]

  • How investments have changed the way we spend

    How investments have changed the way we spend

    Ranking has a long history, and the exact origin of the concept is difficult to determine. However, there are some early examples of placements in various fields that can be traced back to ancient civilizations. One of the earliest examples of ranking can be found in ancient Greece, where Olympics was held. The ancient Greeks […]

  • I-League: NEROCA FC defeat Mumbai Kenkre 1-0

    I-League: NEROCA FC defeat Mumbai Kenkre 1-0

    Imphal (Manipur) [India]February 9 (ANI): NEROCA FC defeated Mumbai Kenkre FC 1-0 in the I-League here at the Khuman Lampak Stadium on Wednesday. A competition between teams trying to avoid relegation is generally a stingy affair. That was the case today, but NEROCA had the upper hand throughout, as evidenced by their 15 shots on […]

  • Andrew Tate – the self-proclaimed knight of men

    Andrew Tate – the self-proclaimed knight of men

    Andrew Tate has been called both the internet’s scariest man and the face of male toxicity. He’s a former kickboxer who got kicked out of the reality show Big Brother, ran a webcam business and became a self-help guru to loads of guys and young men around the world. But it was in December that […]

  • An interview with Chat GPT

    An interview with Chat GPT

    In this interview, we delve into the workings of ChatGPT and explore some of the challenges and opportunities presented by this remarkable AI technology. From its training data and hardware requirements to its potential impact on the job market, we ask ChatGPT some of the most pressing questions about the role of AI in today’s […]

  • Winter Break: Orbs of Unfathomable Distortion

    Huge billiardsends Feb 26, open Wed-Sun 11am-5pm, Mon-Tue closed, until 9pm on Thu; Skovvej 100, Ishøj; over 18 years: DKK 140, under 18 years: free adm; arken.dk From the 1966 film Fantastic Voyage to Inner Space 21 years later, there has always been something appealing about being miniature, and museums know this better than most, […]

  • Did you know that ChatGPT can (almost) pass the US Medical Licensing Exam?

    Did you know that ChatGPT can (almost) pass the US Medical Licensing Exam?

    A large language model (LLM) or new artificial intelligence (AI) system called ChatGPT is intended to produce writing that resembles a person by predicting future sequences of words. Unlike most chatbots, ChatGPT cannot do online searches. Instead, it produces text based on word relationships that are predicted by internal processes. Kung and colleagues tested ChatGPT’s […]

  • José González – low-key world artist with a scientific agenda

    José González – low-key world artist with a scientific agenda

    He is full of duplicity. José Gonzalez is the teenager who was in a hardcore band while playing Bach at home on his classical guitar. He is the quiet and introverted researcher who is not afraid to sit alone on stage in front of thousands of concertgoers. In 2004 José Gonzalez knocked the whole world […]

  • The Internet and its many opportunities to get a loan

    The Internet has revolutionized how we do business, and it has especially changed how people borrow money. Today, there are a number of services available online that allow people to secure loans regardless of their credit score or personal circumstances. One method that has gained popularity over the past few years is finding ways to […]

  • UN chief Guterres fears that the world is heading towards a wider war

    UN chief Guterres fears that the world is heading towards a wider war

    In a speech to the 193-member UN General Assembly on Monday, he laid out his priorities for 2023, Al Jazeera reported. The nearly year-long conflict has intensified in recent weeks as Ukrainian and Russian forces fight fiercely for control of cities in eastern Ukraine. He pointed to the war in Ukraine, a “runaway climate catastrophe, […]

  • Finland suspends issuing visas to Thai berry pickers due to human smuggling

    Finland suspends issuing visas to Thai berry pickers due to human smuggling

    The embassy was told to stop issuing visas in November 2022. – The Ministry of Economic Affairs has prepared a proposal to amend the seasonal worker regulation so that the picking of natural products requires the conclusion of an employment contract. press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. – The public consultation of the […]

  • Iceland ‘abuses solitary confinement’ in detention

    Iceland ‘abuses solitary confinement’ in detention

    Iceland is “extensively abusing” solitary confinement in pre-trial detention, according to a new report published by Amnesty International. The director of the Icelandic association Afstaða agrees with the conclusions of the report. A total of 825 people have been placed in pre-trial solitary confinement over the past decade. On Tuesday, Amnesty International, an international human […]

  • The war in Ukraine had a large impact on immigration to Finland

    The war in Ukraine had a large impact on immigration to Finland

    “Russia’s attack on Ukraine affected immigration to Finland in many ways. In addition to temporary protection, its effect was seen, for example, in the number of experts and seasonal workers,” said the CEO. Ilkka Haahtela. Temporary protection mechanism activated for the first time Finland grants temporary protection to those fleeing Ukraine as a result of […]

  • Google’s new artificial intelligence can create music from text

    Google’s new artificial intelligence can create music from text

    The examples are impressive. There are 30-second snippets of what sound like real songs, created from song-length descriptions that dictate genre, mood, and even specific instruments, and five-minute songs created from one or two words, like “melodic techno.” “ The demo site also has examples of what the model produces when asked to create 10-second […]

  • The fight to convict Putin of war crimes

    The fight to convict Putin of war crimes

    Cast: Zoya Vaschenkomother whose 32-year-old son was killed by shrapnel as he slept, one of about 70,000 cases being investigated as war crimes in Ukraine, Sviatoslav Ruban and Oleksandra Romantsova at the Center for Civil Liberties which investigates war crimes in Ukraine, Ove Bringinternational law expert and professor emeritus of international law, Olga and Arseny […]

  • Traffic pollution affects brain function: Research

    Traffic pollution affects brain function: Research

    “For many decades, researchers believed that the brain could be protected from the harmful effects of air pollution,” said senior researcher Dr. Chris Carlsten, professor and director of respiratory medicine and Canada Research Director for Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases at UBC. “This study, which is the first of its kind in the world, provides […]

  • Performance Preview: Different surroundings, but the same high level of quality from a playwright who knows his technique

    Performance Preview: Different surroundings, but the same high level of quality from a playwright who knows his technique

    Not all stories set on Mars are like ‘War of the Worlds’, the classic HG Wells novel written in the 1890s that changed the way we thought about outer space forever. Granted, some are just as far-fetched, like ‘Total Recall’, while others are more realistic, like the recent Ridley Scott film ‘The Martian’. But rarely […]

  • The Council of Muslim Elders condemns the burning of the Holy Koran by extremists in Sweden

    The Council of Muslim Elders condemns the burning of the Holy Koran by extremists in Sweden

    ABU DHABI, 23rd January 2023 (WAM) — The Council of Muslim Elders, chaired by the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Dr Ahmed Al-Tayeb, has expressed its utmost condemnation of the burning of the Holy Quran by an extremist in Sweden. The Council strongly condemned such heinous acts that provoke and offend nearly two billion Muslims around […]

  • The Global Council for Tolerance and Peace condemns the burning of the Holy Koran by extremists in Sweden

    The Global Council for Tolerance and Peace condemns the burning of the Holy Koran by extremists in Sweden

    ABU DHABI, 22nd January 2023 (WAM) – The Global Council for Tolerance and Peace has expressed its utmost condemnation of the burning of the Holy Quran by an extremist in Sweden. Ahmed bin Mohamed Al Jarwan, President of the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace, underlined the Council’s condemnation of this criminal behavior, which is […]

  • The United Arab Emirates condemns the burning of a copy of the Holy Koran in Sweden

    ABU DHABI, 21st January 2023 (WAM) — The United Arab Emirates has strongly condemned the burning of a copy of the Holy Quran in front of the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Sweden, by an extremist. In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) reaffirmed the UAE’s rejection of […]

  • Heli Jantunen, Martti Koskenniemi and Merja Penttilä will receive the honorary title of Academician of Science

    Heli Jantunen, Martti Koskenniemi and Merja Penttilä will receive the honorary title of Academician of Science

    and research professor Merja Penttilä has expertise in biotechnology and synthetic biology. They are all respected scientists and researchers with pioneering experience in their respective fields of research. Their work has wide-ranging importance in different sectors of society and thus helps to solve global challenges. A maximum of 16 distinguished Finnish scientists can have the […]

  • Social media influencer Andrew Tate, brother remains in Romanian police custody until February 27

    Social media influencer Andrew Tate, brother remains in Romanian police custody until February 27

    Bucharest [Romania]January 21 (ANI): Social media influencer Andrew Tate and his brother Tristan Tate will remain in police custody till February 27. This comes as a Romanian court on Friday extended their detention, Tate’s lawyers told CNN affiliate Antena 3. The brothers are currently being investigated over allegations of human trafficking and rape. According to […]

  • China Introduces IceBurial Technology Amid Rising Covid Deaths

    Peking [China]Jan 20 (ANI): Amid rising death toll in China due to covid-19, IceBurial technology has been introduced, alleged inconvenient truths by Jennifer Zeng covering first-hand information and unique insights about China and the Chinese Communist Party. “This type of burial has been carried out in Wuhan City on an experimental basis. Corpses can be […]

  • The EU Parliament demands that the Iranian Guard be designated as a terrorist group

    The EU Parliament demands that the Iranian Guard be designated as a terrorist group

    Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has been accused of cracking down on protests at home and supplying drones to Russia The European Parliament on Wednesday called on the EU and its member states to officially designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization. The call was included in an amendment […]

  • The EU Parliament demands that the Iranian Guard be designated a terrorist group

    The EU Parliament demands that the Iranian Guard be designated a terrorist group

    Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has been accused of cracking down on protests at home and supplying drones to Russia The European Parliament on Wednesday called on the EU and its member states to officially designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization. The call was included in an amendment […]

  • F-16 deal dependent on Turkey’s support for NATO expansion, Syria

    F-16 deal dependent on Turkey’s support for NATO expansion, Syria

    Washington – Turkey’s request for F-16 fighter jets from the US and the possibility of another Turkish military operation in northern Syria are expected to top the agenda during talks in Washington when Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu meets with Foreign Minister Antony Blinken on Wednesday. Analysts say any F-16 deal would be tied to […]

  • Scientists discover protein used by the parasite and how it changes the identity of immune cells

    Scientists discover protein used by the parasite and how it changes the identity of immune cells

    Stockholm [Sweden]November 5 (ANI): Toxoplasma is a parasite that affects the majority of people worldwide. Now scientists have discovered how this tiny parasite spreads so successfully throughout the body, including to the brain. After infection, the parasite takes over immune cells. The study was led by researchers at Stockholm University and published in the scientific […]

  • Live: Water, power supply in Kyiv restored after missile attack

    Live: Water, power supply in Kyiv restored after missile attack

    Kiev’s mayor said water and electricity had been restored to residents after “massive” missile strikes on the capital by Russian forces. Meanwhile, Russian-installed officials in Ukraine’s southern Kherson region announced the extension of an evacuation zone further from the Dnipro River, saying Ukraine may prepare to attack the Kakhovka dam and flood the region. Follow […]

  • RLI: Bulgaria at the bottom of Europe in terms of the rule of law

    Bulgaria has improved its results on the rule of law, moving up two positions to 60th from last year’s 62nd place among 140 countries, according to The World Justice Project’s (WJP) Rule of Law Index (RLI) for 2022. The country of Bulgaria has 55 points (1 more than last year) out of a possible 100. […]

  • Lena Hallengren (S): The Tidö agreement pits groups against each other

    Lena Hallengren (S): The Tidö agreement pits groups against each other

    It is not stricter migration policy or harsher punishments per se that Lena Hallengren primarily opposes. But she believes that the Tidö Agreement, the agreement the government reached with the Sweden Democrats, contributes to dividing Sweden. “I mean that the division is in the tone you have, the hate speech that still creeps in when […]

  • Green spotlight: Time for brave choices

    Green spotlight: Time for brave choices

    Turn off the light when not in use. Keep your shower short. Do not turn on the heat too early in autumn. Suddenly the energy companies want to save energy! “It’s all about the pennies and not the climate,” complains Charlotte, a 26-year-old newly graduated engineer. Obsessed with plastic pollution, it took her many months […]

  • Sayeed Hasan Khan: a versatile individual

    The power of REKApitulation is a rare phenomenon and those gifted with this asset are worthy of admiration. Sayeed Hasan Khan, a veteran journalist and intellectual who breathed his last in Karachi on Monday after reaching the nonagenarian mark, was no exception. Sayeed Hasan Khan, popularly known as Nawab Sahib or Saeed Bhai, was a […]

  • According to the UN, 4 million children were driven into poverty when the war between Ukraine and Russia escalated

    According to the UN, 4 million children were driven into poverty when the war between Ukraine and Russia escalated

    “Children bear the heaviest burden of the economic crisis caused by the war in Ukraine,” UNICEF said. The report further stated that due to the ongoing economic downturn, 2.8 million children now live in households below the poverty line. In addition, there are still 110,000 children living in poverty in Romania, Al Jazeera reported. “Children […]

  • Protests galvanize Iranians abroad in hope, concern and unity

    Protests galvanize Iranians abroad in hope, concern and unity

    London – As anti-government protests roil towns and cities in Iran for a fourth week, tens of thousands of Iranians living abroad have marched in the streets of Europe, North America and beyond to support what many believe is a watershed moment for their homeland. From those who fled in the 1980s after Iran’s 1979 […]

  • The weaknesses of Putin’s occupation plan

    The weaknesses of Putin’s occupation plan

    Recently, what Russia called “referendums” were held in four regions of Ukraine, but these votes were described by independent observers as faked sham votes. Soldiers with guns have been walking around forcing people to vote. But despite the polls being completely illegitimate, Russian President Vladimir Putin has used the results to claim that the people […]