Finland’s P.M. Dodges Stabbing

    Finland's Prime Minister Jyrki Tapani Katainen, right, arrives for an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. European leaders have taken a step towards the creation of a single supervisor for banks in countries that use the euro but details over when it will be up and running have yet to be ironed out. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)

    Remy de la Mauviniere

    Finland’s prime minister, Jyrki Katainen, was saved from an attempted stabbing while campaigning Monday. A government spokesman said security guards stopped a man holding a knife from reaching Katainen. The incident occurred while the prime minister was campaigning in the southwestern city of Turku in advance of Sunday’s municipal elections. No details about the attacker have been released, but the prime minister was unhurt.

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