As ‘International Day of Happiness’ nears, U.S. drops to 18th place

As ‘International Day of Happiness’ nears, U.S. drops to 18th place

by WorldTribune Staff, March 16, 2018 Can someone get the UN a Fast Pass to Disney World? It seems the world body believes that Finland is the happiest place on Earth. According to the UN’s 2018 World Happiness report released on March 14, Finland is the world’s happiest country. The Nordic nation of 5.5 million […]

N. Korean diplomatic talks in Sweden, Finland seen paving way for Trump-Kim summit

N. Korean diplomatic talks in Sweden, Finland seen paving way for Trump-Kim summit

by WorldTribune Staff, March 18, 2018 North Korea dispatched top diplomats separately to Sweden and Finland for what observers say were meetings to lay the groundwork for a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Choe Kang-Il, deputy director-general for North American affairs at the North’s foreign ministry, headed to […]

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Special to WorldTribune , December 21, 2017 Yes: 128 No: 9 Abstain: 35 Y  AFGHANISTAN Y  DOMINICA Y  LITHUANIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Y  ALBANIA A  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Y  LUXEMBOURG Y  SAUDI ARABIA Y  ALGERIA Y  ECUADOR Y  MADAGASCAR Y  SENEGAL Y  ANDORRA Y  EGYPT A  MALAWI Y  SERBIA Y  ANGOLA EL SALVADOR Y  MALAYSIA […]

Putin travels to Finland for talks amid naval exercises

Putin travels to Finland for talks amid naval exercises

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit neighboring Finland on July 27 on a one-day trip. Putin will hold talks with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and the two leaders will attend celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of Finland’s independence from the Russian Empire. Putin’s visit comes as […]

Threat from the bear has been good for Finland’s economy and national immune system

Threat from the bear has been good for Finland’s economy and national immune system

By Sol W. Sanders While the U.S. debates whether it has “a Russian problem”, little Finland [6 million] is again fearful of wrestling with its old neighbor. There is a new wrinkle in the Russia-Finland encounter, however. The Finns are always feeling threatened by their giant neighbor now planning one of its largest military exercises […]