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35 min ago | The Free Dictionary

Treaty of Fredrikshamn Signed

The treaty concluded the Finnish War and was signed in the Finnish town of Hamina . Russia was represented by Nikolai Rumyantsev and David Alopaeus , while Sweden by Infantry General Kurt von Stedingk and Colonel Anders Skjldebrand.

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4 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

Correction to the stock exchange release: Notification pursuant to...

Correction to the stock exchange release: Notification pursuant to Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Finnish Securities Market Act on 12 September 2014 at 5:50 p.m. Vacon Plc, Stock Exchange Release, 16 September 2014 at 1.45 p.m. Vacon Plc has on 16 September 2014 received a specification to the notification of major shareholdings pursuant to Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act given by Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company on 12 September 2014. The specification to the notification concerns the description of the undertaking that is the reason to the notification.

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9 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Arab Knesset members' anti-Israel rhetoric

I had the chance to witness an interesting event on September 8 at the university of Helsinki, Finland. A member of the Knesset, Jamal Zahalka, was speaking about the situation in Gaza.

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12 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Hitachi, Ltd. - Reseller Agreement with Finnish Company, Comptel...

Within recent years, data communication traffic through mobile networks has been dramatically increasing due to the rapid uptake of mobile devices, such as smart phones and tablet devices, and creation of variety of contents, including social network and video services. Network carriers are rapidly bringing new services to market in response to users' needs, and are now in need to build network platforms that can flexibly respond to these increasing market changes.

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16 hrs ago | RISI

President of Uruguay Jos Mujica visits UPMa s Biofore House in Helsinki, Finland

As part of an official working visit to Finland, Uruguay's President JosA© Mujica today visited UPM's Biofore House in Helsinki hosted by UPM's CEO Jussi Pesonen. In the meeting Jussi Pesonen expressed UPM's appreciation to the President and the Government of Uruguay for their continuing support for the development of UPM's operations and the forestry sector in Uruguay.

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20 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

Lemmink inen and the Finnish Parliament sign agreement on the...

Lemminkainen and the Finnish Parliament sign agreement on the renovation of the Parliament Building and alteration of the Sibelius Academy building as temporary facilities LemminkA inen and the Parliament of Finland signed an agreement today whereby LemminkA inen will renovate the Parliament Building and carry out modifications at the Sibelius Academy building where the Parliament will be relocated for the duration of the renovation. The project will be executed as a target-priced management contract.

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21 hrs ago | Nerve News

Genes decide why some people love music

Are you clueless about why your partner has an innate drive for music while you just cannot understand hip-hop or all that jazz? Blame it on your genes. Research suggests that genes that affect hearing and cognitive function may play roles in one's musical aptitude - the ability to understand and perceive rhythm, pitch, timbre, tone durations and formal structure in music.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Hispanic Business

Composition of Tieto's Shareholders' Nomination Board

Tieto's Shareholders' Nomination Board comprises four members annually nominated by the largest shareholders and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company. The largest shareholders were determined on the basis of the shareholdings registered in the Finnish and Swedish book-entry systems on .

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Science Daily

Creation of the Vuoksi River preceded a significant cultural shift

The creation of the Vuoksi River and the subsequent rapid decrease in the water level of Lake Saimaa approximately 6,000 years ago revealed thousands of square kilometers of new, fertile land in eastern Finland. Researchers have studied the role that the decrease in water levels has played in the interaction between nature and humans.

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VentureBeat

Lionsgate exec: 'We're looking at our games business as the third leg of the stool'

People might know Lionsgate for its movies and television shows. But by building on the success of titles based on its franchises, like The Hunger Games , Lionsgate intends to go much deeper into the game business.

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AllAfrica.com

Africa: Focus On Poverty - Education Isn't a Magic Bullet

Everyone from Time magazine to SciDev.Net seems to be talking about inequality at the moment. Thomas Piketty's book about it is a best seller.

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The Washington Post

Finnish Greens Threaten to Quit Government Over Atomic Power

Finland's Green League threatened to step down from government over nuclear power, putting at risk the coalition's majority among lawmakers and increasing the probability of early elections. The Green League will quit the five-party alliance if ministers on Sept.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

GlobeNewswire

100,000 Orion A shares converted into B shares

ORION CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 15 SEPTEMBER 2014 at 9.05 a.m. EEST 100,000 Orion A shares converted into B shares In accordance with Section 3 of the Articles of Association of Orion Corporation, 100,000 A shares have been converted into 100,000 B shares. The conversion has been entered into the Trade Register on 15 September 2014.

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WNYC-AM New York

Envisioning Landscapes Of Our Very Distant Future

A few minutes before my flight to Helsinki touched down, I looked out the window at Finland's flat, snowy, forested landscape. It appeared still and serene.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Lancashire Evening Post

Leading professor to guest speak at European conference in Finland

A professor from the University of Central Lancashire is to be a guest speaker at a European conference as a reward for his dedication to teaching. Professor James Selfe has been invited to give the keynote speech at the 20th anniversary of Satakunta University of Applied Sciences' English language physiotherapy programme.

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Anchorage Daily News

Finland: English dominance worries language teachers

Traditional grammar-focused language teaching is no longer effective in adult education in Finland, as older generations shy away from it. Today's adult students of languages want practical exercise sand are happy to do homework.

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TrekEarth

West Meets East

This is not Shanghai or Hong Kong, this is the Sibelius Park in Helsinki, Finland. I walked to the park, a short distance from the city centre, on my last full day in Helsinki last month, only to find that I was the only visitor who didn't come from East Asia.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

GlobeNewswire

YIT's strategic focus areas unchanged - " new competitiveness...

YIT's Board of Directors has decided to keep the company's strategic focus areas unchanged. The weakened macroeconomic outlook in Russia and Finland underlines the importance of sufficient financial operating space.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Autoimmune Diseases Tied to Eating Disorders

Sept. 12, 2014 -- Several autoimmune diseases have been linked to, and may even play a role in the development of, eating disorders , new research suggests. In a large study of more than 2,000 Finnish people with eating disorders, investigators found they were more likely to have an autoimmune disease compared with healthy people.

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GlobeNewswire

Notification pursuant to Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act

Vacon Plc, Stock Exchange Release, 12 September 2014 at 5.40 p.m. Vacon Plc has on 12 September 2014 received a notification of major shareholdings pursuant to Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Finnish Securities Market Act. 1. Full name of the issuer of shares: Vacon Plc 2. Full name of the person subject to notification obligation: Danfoss A/S 3. Chain of controlled undertakings: Oy Danfoss Ab is 100 per cent directly owned by Danish company Danfoss International A/S.

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