It’s relatively easy to get by in Finland's capital, Helsinki, without speaking Finnish. But meeting an American opera singer and a refugee from Iraq here taught reporter Kavita Pillay to embrace the vulnerability of learning a new language.
Author Margaret Atwood says “everyone seeing these groups of women know what they mean.”
The White House struggled on Wednesday to contain a political outcry and confusion over US President Donald Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, denying Trump ever meant to say that Moscow was no longer targeting the United States.
There's a serious word that's been thrown around a lot since Donald Trump held a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday. It's the word "treason." The thing is, Trump is not guilty of treason as the US Constitution defines the term.
At the news conference Trump was invited by reporters to offer even a single criticism of Russia, but repeatedly declined.
How is the Kremlin viewing the upcoming summit between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin? It's Russia’s symbolic return from international isolation to a global powerbroker and America needs to negotiate once more.
President Donald Trump shocked Germans during the NATO summit in Brussels this week by accusing their country of being in bed with Russia. As Trump heads to Helsinki for a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Germany is in many ways stuck between a rock and a hard place.'
For US President Donald Trump, a summit with Vladimir Putin risks a political backlash at home and abroad. For the Russian president, however, the fact the summit is even happening is already a big geopolitical win.
Finland has a law on the books that allows street harassers to be fined on the spot. But it's not as comprehensive as you might think.
Heightened tensions between Russia and the West have spurred the European Union to create a special kind of think tank on "hybrid war" in its northernmost member country.
Countries from the UK to China are rolling out extraordinary plans to eliminate fossil-fuel-guzzling automobiles. But one Nordic capital city is mixing tech and urban planning to make sure citizens do not need a car at all.