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(ˈhɑ loʊˌnɛn, ˈhæl ə-)
Tarja, born 1943, president of Finland since 2000.
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21 (Petra)-- Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs, Ayman Safadi, on Wednesday, Finland's former President Tarja Kaarina Halonen, currently visiting the Kingdom, as part of a regional tour to highlight the Syrian refugees crisis and discuss latest developments in the Middle East.
Unite members Hille Halonen and Shirley Baah Mensah received accolades at the Mary Seacole Awards ceremony, which took place on 23 October 2014 in London.
Norwegian new age keyboardist Tron Syversen and vocalist Runar Halonen present Voices from Heaven, a therapeutic recording with wordless vocals.
Nairobi, The Coordinator of the African Alliance of Rangeland Management and Development has congratulated Tarja Halonen, former President of Finland for accepting her designation as Drylands Ambassador of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) for at least two years.
"Moving place of residence close to, or far from, a bar appears to be associated with a small corresponding increase or decrease in risky alcohol behavior," the Daily Mail quoted lead researcher Jaana Halonen, of the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health in Kuopio, as saying.
| VIENNA, Feb 9 (KUNA) -- President Heinz Fischer will travel to Helsinki on Friday for informal talks of eight European heads of state at the invitation of retiring Finnish president Tarja Halonen, according to an announcement in Vienna on Thursday.
The 63-year-old pro-European Niinisto will take over from President Tarja Halonen, on 1 March, for six years, becoming the nation's first Conservative head since 1956.
The two candidates were vying to succeed Tarja Halonen, who was not allowed to run for a third six-year term.
The 22-member Panel, established by the Secretary-General in August 2010 to formulate a new blueprint for sustainable development and low-carbon prosperity, was co-chaired by Finnish President Tarja Halonen and South African President Jacob Zuma.
Particularly, President Otunbaeva met with Prime Minister of Japan Yoshihiko Noda, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Finnish President Tarja Halonen. Bilateral ties and expansion of commercial and economic cooperation were reviewed at these meetings.
Addressing Turkish students during a gathering at Harran University in southeastern Sanliurfa province, Finland's President Tarja Halonen said there were several EU members that did not know Turkey well enough or failed to perceive the country's value for the union.
Tarja Halonen, paid an official visit to EUPOL COPPS' Headquarters, located in Ramallah, within her regional visit to Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Jordan.