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Reaching a legal binding agreement on GERD before 2nd round of dam filling is a must: Egypt’s FM

Sun, 14 Feb 2021 - 04:03 GMT

Both ministers tackled the latest developments in the Horn of Africa, especially developments related to the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam file, said Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Ahmed Hafez in a statement.

Egyptian diplomat discusses with Finnish official cooperation in education

Thu, 28 Jan 2021 - 10:59 GMT

The Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that the meeting discussed joint cooperation between Egypt and Finland in pre-university education, higher education and scientific research.

EU ministers agree half a trillion euro coronavirus rescue plan

Fri, 10 Apr 2020 - 05:54 GMT

It only defers to the bloc's 27 national leaders whether "innovative financial instruments" should be applied, meaning many more fraught discussions on the matter were still ahead.

Finland ready to help Egypt develop education - official

Sun, 08 Sep 2019 - 10:52 GMT

Former Finnish President Tarja Halonen said she is following up current plans to develop the educational process in Egypt, expressing her country's desire to offer its experiment in this regard.

Egypt, Finland seek boosting industrial cooperation

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 - 11:27 GMT

The meeting reviewed a Finnish industrial project in Egypt in the field of producing flexible packaging materials which will be inaugurated this month.

Finnish PM: Egypt is one of biggest trade partners to Finland in ME, North Africa

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 - 09:40 GMT

Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä said Egypt is one of the biggest trade partners to his country in the Middle East and North Africa.

Four tourists from Sweden, Finland, missing after avalanche in Norway

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 - 11:30 GMT

Four tourists from Sweden and Finland were still missing on Thursday, a day after they were feared to have been swept away by an avalanche in Arctic Norway, police said.

Possibility of Finnish higher education in Egypt discussed with amb.

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 - 06:50 GMT

The minister of higher education and Finnish ambassador to Egypt discussed on Dec.13 the possibility of establishing branches of Finnish universities in Egypt

Lithuanian couple win world wife-carrying championship title in Finland

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 - 09:25 GMT

Fifty-three men slung their wives or partners over their shoulders and hurtled off on an hour-long race in the small Finnish town of Sonkajarvi on Saturday.

Finland seeks to exchange expertise with Egypt in entrepreneurship domain

Sat, 12 May 2018 - 11:35 GMT

Ambassador of Finland in Cairo attended a seminar that aims to exchange expertise, support entrepreneurship and transfer knowledge between Egypt and Finland.

Frequent sauna use may cut stroke risk: study

Wed, 02 May 2018 - 10:30 GMT

People in Finland who regularly take saunas may face a far lower stroke risk than those who go less often, said a study Wednesday.

Finland's president, wife have baby boy

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 - 03:10 GMT

Finland's President Sauli Niinisto became the first holder of the country's top job to have a baby in office when his wife Jenni Haukio gave birth to a boy.

Finland's president Niinisto tipped for re-election in first round vote

Sun, 28 Jan 2018 - 11:13 GMT

Polls opened in Finland for a presidential election in which incumbent Sauli Niinisto is seen as likely to secure re-election on the first round of voting.

New education system in Egypt to be like Finnish one

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 - 08:35 GMT

Arabic, English and an optional third language will be taught in the primary stage, and the technical education will be taught in the preparatory stage.

Education min., Finnish amb. discuss enhance joint coop.

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 - 01:07 GMT

Tarek Shawki discussed with Laura Kansikas-Debraise and her accompanying delegation means of promoting joint cooperation in the field of developing education in Egypt.

Finland suspects Russian aircraft violated airspace

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 - 11:55 GMT

Finland’s defense ministry said on Tuesday it suspected a Russian aircraft had violated Finnish airspace over the Baltic Sea earlier in the day.

Finnish amb. to cooperate with Egypt in higher education field

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 01:53 GMT

Finnish Ambassador here Laura Kansikas-Debraise said that her country's government finances about 64% of higher education services which are free in Finland.

Five things to know about Finland

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 11:52 GMT

Finland, a former Russian Grand Duchy, celebrates the 100th anniversary of its independence on Wednesday.

Finland celebrates 100th anniversary of independence

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - 07:25 GMT

The nation celebrates its 100th year with numerous events in Finland and all around the world.

Finland baker launches bread made from crushed crickets

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - 02:50 GMT

Finnish bakery and food service company Fazer launched on Thursday what it said was the world’s first insect-based bread to be offered to consumers in stores.

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