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Suspect In Finland Stabbing Rampage Identified As 18-Year-Old Moroccan.

Police in Finland say the man suspected of killing two people and injuring six others in the city of Turku Friday is an 18-year old Moroccan citizen who was previously known to authorities.

- NPR - US

Suspect in Finnish terror attack lived in Germany in late 2015.

Germany's interior ministry confirmed on Monday that a Moroccan man who is suspected of stabbing two women to death on Friday in Finland's first ever terror attack lived in Germany in late 2015.

- The Local - INT

Finnish intelligence received tip-off on Moroccan stabbing suspect.

By Jussi Rosendahl, Lefteris Karagiannopoulos and Tuomas Forsell

- Reuters - US

Cold-tolerant yeast strains for cider and wine makers to improve product quality.

The new cold-tolerant hybrid strains developed by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland enable fermentation at lower and higher temperatures than before. Production at lower temperature reduces the risk of contamination and possibly allows reduction of the use of sulphates. Modulating temperatures can be used to ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Daily News 21 / 08 / 2017.

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 21 / 08 / 2017 Brussels, 21 August 2017 Statement by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker following the incident in Turku, Finland "It is with great concern that I have learnt of the violent attacks in Turku, Finland.

- EU - EU

Finland stabbing suspect may have been radicalised.

Between 2015 and the end of 2017, a total of 247 Moroccan citizens applied for asylum in Finland.

- Zee News - IN

Finland Attack Suspect, a Moroccan Youth, Faces Murder Charges.

The authorities said they had been tipped off about the 18-year-old, identified as Abderrahman Mechkah, but the information had not been treated as a priority.

- International NY Times - US

Finland names suspect in stabbings that killed 2, wounded 8.

A court in Finland has named the suspect in a stabbing rampage that killed two and wounded eight as 18-year-old Moroccan Abderrahman Mechkah, who is being treated in hospital after police shot him in the leg to subdue him in the south-western city of Turku.

- FOX News - US

Finland names Moroccan suspect in stabbings that killed 2, wounded 8.

A court in Finland has named the suspect in a stabbing rampage that killed two and wounded eight as 18-year-old Moroccan Abderrahman Mechkah, who is being treated in hospital after police shot him in the leg to subdue him in the south-western city of Turku.

- FOX News - US

Finland honors stabbing victims; wounded suspect questioned.

HELSINKI " Finland has observed a minute of silence for the victims of a stabbing attack in the western city of Turku that left two people dead and eight injured.Hundreds of people gathered in Turku's central market square...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Finland seeks pre-trial detention for 5 suspects in fatal knife attack.

The knife attack left two dead, and injured another eight people.

- Global News - CA

Haugesund: Sisters' Tale 'Miami' Gets World Sales Deal with LevelK

HAUGESUND, Norway , Portraying The Good Son' in her 2011 feature, which won top prizes at the Chicago International Film Festival and the Mons International Festival of Love Films, adding a Jussi, Finland's national film award, Finnish director Zaida Bergroth is now reuniting two sisters in her third feature, Miami.' It ...

- Variety - US

Italian stabbed in Finnish terror attack not in critical condition

An Italian woman who was stabbed in a terror atack in the southern Finnish town of Turku is in a stable condition, according to reports.

- The Local - IT

Italy increases protection of key sites after Spain attacks

Italy on Sunday boosted terror prevention measures surrounding the country's architectural and artistic treasures and major pedestrian areas in response to the attacks in Spain, Finland and Russia.

- The Local - IT

Finland identifies knife attack suspect as Abderrahman Mechkah

Two women were killed in the Friday attack in the city of Turku

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Pope Francis Prays For an End to 'Inhuman Violence' of Terrorism

Pope Francis on Sunday prayed that God will liberate the world from the "inhuman violence" of terrorism, in the wake of incidents over the past week in Burkina Faso, Barcelona and Finland that left a total of 34 people dead. The pontiff has long condemned terrorism, especially when it's religiously-inspired, insisting that ...

- Novinite - BG

Finland's knife attack suspect to appear in court, may be via video link 

An 18-year-old Moroccan asylum seeker will appear in court on Tuesday over a knife attack in the city of Turku that killed two women and wounded eight people in what police suspect is Finland's first terrorism-related assault.

- BDNews24 - BD

Finland names Turku terror suspect as Moroccan asylum seeker Abderrahman Mechkah

Teenager could appear in court this week after two women died.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Moroccan suspect named over Finland stabbings in Turku

An 18-year-old asylum seeker - shot in the leg - is to appear in court on Tuesday.

- BBC - UK

Finland's knife attack suspect to appear in court, may be via video link

HELSINKI - An 18-year-old Moroccan asylum seeker will appear in court on Tuesday over a knife attack in the city of Turku that killed two women and wounded eight people in what police suspect is Finland's first terrorism-related assault.

- Reuters - US

Finland's knife attack suspect to appear in court, may be via video link

An 18-year-old Moroccan asylum seeker will appear in court on Tuesday over a knife attack in the city of Turku that killed two women and wounded eight people in what police suspect is Finland's first terrorism-related assault

- The Daily Star - LB

Volunteers from seven countries clear historic Jewish cemetery in Poland

WARSAW, Poland , An international group of 18 volunteers from Spain, Denmark, the Netherlands, Germany, Finland, the Czech Republic and Turkey with the help of 7 volunteer Polish scouts from Poznan are cleaning a Jewish cemetery in Warsaw. The work on the Jewish cemetery at Okopowa Street in Warsaw began on August 16, ...

- JTA - US

Pope Francis prays for end to 'inhuman violence' after recent terrorist attacks

Vatican City, Aug 20, 2017 / 08:22 am .- On Sunday Pope Francis prayed for the victims of recent terrorist attacks in Spain, Burkina Faso and Finland, asking the Lord to bring peace and to end the violence of terrorism around the world. After praying the Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis led the 10,000 people present in St. ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Finland marks minute of silence for stabbing victims

Finland marks minute of silence for stabbing victims...

- MENAFN - JO

Finland struggles to come to terms with terror attack

Intelligence officials monitor rising jihadi propaganda against Nordic country

- Financial Times - US

Finland observes silence in honor of stabbing victims, quizzes wounded suspect

Finland has observed a minute of silence for the victims of a stabbing attack in the western city of Turku that left two people dead ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Finland honours stabbing victims as wounded suspect is questioned

Finland has observed a minute's silence for the victims of a stabbing attack in the western city of Turku that left two people dead and eight injured.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

British man who went to aid of Finland attack victims heard 'heart breaking scream'

A British man who said he was not a hero after being stabbed in a suspected terror attack in Finland has told how he tried to save a woman's life after hearing a "heart-breaking scream".'

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Crowd gathers in memory of Finland stab spree victims

FINLAND observed a minute’s silence yesterday for the victims of a stabbing that left two people dead in what is being investigated as the country’s first terror attack. Another eight people were wounded in the stabbing spree on Friday in the southwestern port city of Turku. At the market square where the attack ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Finnish police talk to suspect in knife rampage

Police searched premises in the city of Turku and interviewed the chief suspect Sunday as part of an investigation into Finland's first suspected Islamist militant attack.

- The Daily Star - LB

Finland Stabbing Probe Continues With Terror Focus

Police in Finland on Sunday continued trying to reconstruct the sequence of events around a spree of stabbings deemed a terror attack that left two people dead and eight more injured in the Nordic country.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Hassan Zubier says he's 'no hero' after being caught up in Finland attack

Hassan Zubier was stabbed as he tried to save a woman caught up in the terror attack in Finland

- BBC - UK

Finland marks minute of silence for stabbing victims

Finland observed a minute of silence on Sunday for the victims of a stabbing attack that left two people dead in what is being investigated as the country's first-ever terror attack.

- The Daily Star - LB

Finland honors stabbing victims; wounded suspect questioned

Finland has observed a minute of silence for the victims of a stabbing attack in the western city of Turku that left two people dead and eight injured.

- FOX News - US

Finnish police search new sites, talk to suspect in knife rampage probe | Reuters

The post Finnish police search new sites, talk to suspect in knife rampage probe | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Finnish police search new sites, talk to suspect in knife rampage probe

HELSINKI - Police searched premises in the city of Turku and interviewed the chief suspect on Sunday as part of an investigation into Finland's first suspected Islamist militant attack.

- Reuters - US

Finland Terror Attacker Targeted Women, Police Investigate Ties to Spain

HELSINKI — The knife attack in western Finland that left two people dead and seven others wounded is a likely terror act,' Finland's intelligence agency said Saturday, while police said Europol was investigating if it had any ties to deadly vehicle attacks in Spain.

- Breitbart - US

Police say Finland stabbings are terror related

Four Moroccans arrested and Interpol search warrant issued for fifth 

- Financial Times - US

Finnish police say Turku stabbings are terror related

Four Moroccans arrested and Interpol search warrant issued for fifth 

- Financial Times - US

The Latest: Finland: Turku knife attack is likely terror act

HELSINKI " The Latest on the deadly stabbing attack in the western Finnish city of Turku :2:30 p.m.The Finnish Security Intelligence Service says the deadly stabbing attack in the western city of Turku was...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

ISIS was created and funded by Israeli Intelligence, insists a Shi'ite Imam in California

As Spain and Finland cope with this week's violent attacks by ISIS sympathizers, a popular Shi'ite preacher in California who claims friendship with prominent people insists the Islamic State was created and is funded by Israeli intelligence. All of you know who established ISIS, Al-Qaeda and all of those terrorist ...

- Ya Libnan - US

Finland marks minute of silence for stabbing victims

At the market square where the attack happened, several hundred people gathered to hold a minute of silence at 10:00 am

- Zee News - IN

Italy boosts protection of art treasures after Spain attacks

ROME, August 20 — Italy today boosted terror prevention measures surrounding the country's architectural and artistic treasures and major pedestrian areas in response to the attacks in Spain, Finland and Russia. Italy has not suffered any...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Finnish police search new premises in knife attack probe

HELSINKI - Finnish police said on Sunday they had conducted searches of further premises in the city of Turku in their investigation into the country's first suspected Islamist militant attack, but had made no new arrests.

- Reuters - US

Finnish intelligence agency: Deadly stabbing in western city of Turku was "a likely terror act."

HELSINKI " Finnish intelligence agency: Deadly stabbing in western city of Turku was "a likely terror act."

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Finland killings: Briton who helped victims says he is 'not a hero'

Paramedic Hassan Zubier says he did "what he was trained for" after helping a knife attack victim.

- BBC - UK

Several people stabbed in Finnish city of Turku

Several people were stabbed in an knife attack in the Finnish city of Turku on Friday but it was not immediately clear if this was a militant action or had some other motive. The Turun Sanomat newspaper reported that at least one person was killed in the attack. Newspaper Helsingin Sanomat said eight people had been taken ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Finnish police: Stabbing investigated as possible terrorism

HELSINKI " A suspect detained for allegedly stabbing two people to death in a knife attack in the western Finnish city of Turku is being investigated for murder with possible terrorist intent, police said Saturday.The dead...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Finland knife attack kills 2 - 'IS' hit in Russia

Finland knife attack kills 2 - 'IS' hit in Russia...

- MENAFN - JO

Finnish police say Turku stabbings are terror related

Five Moroccans arrested and Interpol search warrant issued for sixth 

- Financial Times - US

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