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Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Finland
, is a Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of Northern Europe. It is bordered by Sweden on the west, Norway on the north and Russia on the east, while Estonia lies to its south across the Gulf of Finland. - Source: Wikipedia
The European Court of Human Rights ruled that the refusal to recognize same-sex "marriages" does not violate the European Convention on Human Rights.
Education reformers are asking for the U.S. to follow the teacher qualifications found in Finland and Singapore.
The New York Islanders have agreed to terms with 19-year-old defenseman Ville Pokka on a three-year, entry-level contract.
Star forwards Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin scored eight minutes apart to lead Russia to a 5-2 victory over Finland in the final of the ice hockey world championship on Sunday for its second title in three years.
With the victory, Russia avenged a loss to Finland in the quarterfinals in the Sochi Olympics and earned its fifth gold since the 1991 breakup of the Soviet Union.
Finland blanked the Czech Republic 3-0 in the semifinals of the ice hockey world championship on Saturday to set up a final against Russia.
Tyler Johnson scored twice to reduce the deficit in the third but the U.S., bronze medalists last year, came up short.Finland will play the Czech Republic in the semifinals on Saturday, while Russia will meet either defending champion Sweden or Belarus.
Canada lost in the quarterfinals at a fifth consecutive ice hockey world championship when Finland scored late to win 3-2 on Thursday.
France clinched a spot in the quarterfinals of the ice hockey world championship with a 6-2 victory over Denmark on Monday, while Finland kept alive its hopes of advancing by beating Kazakhstan 4-3.
Cody Hodgson scored twice in the second period to help spark Canada's 6-1 win over Italy at the ice hockey world championship on Friday, while the United States ended a two-game losing streak by beating Kazakhstan 4-3 in overtime.
Cody Hodgson had a hat trick and Matt Read scored twice to lead Canada's 6-1 rout of Denmark at the ice hockey world championship on Thursday.
Finland blanked Germany 4-0 and Denmark beat Italy 4-1 Tuesday for their first victories at the ice hockey world championship.
Defending champion Sweden edged Norway 2-1 Tuesday for its third straight victory at the hockey world championships.
Alex Ovechkin scored his second power play goal in as many games as Russia remains unbeaten at the World Hockey Championships
Defending champion Sweden prevailed in a shootout to edge the Czech Republic 4-3 at the ice hockey world championship on Sunday and Russia handed Finland a 4-2 defeat for its second straight win.