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  1. Erc Star Breen Helps Launch The 2015 Circuit Of IrelandRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    With just over five weeks to go until round three of the FIA European Rally Championship, the Circuit of Ireland Rally , Irish star Craig Breen was in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, this week to help launch the event. The talented 25-year old Peugeot Rally Academy ace from Waterford heads to his home round of the ERC lying second overall, thanks to his recent win on Rally Liepaja in Latvia, and is excited by the prospect of some serious competition ahead.

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  2. Riga to host 'Eastern Partnership survival summit'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | EurActiv.com

    Edgars RinkA"viA s, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia, didn't mince his words Thursday when he called the summit of the Eastern Partnership his country is hosting next May, in its capacity as holder of the rotating EU presidency, "a survival summit". Speaking at a public event organised by the European Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, RinkA"viA s said that three months before the Riga summit, on 21-22 May, there were "more open issues than ever".

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  3. Notification on convocation of joint stock company "Baltic Telekom"...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    Management Board of joint stock company "Baltic Telekom" calls up and announces that Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of joint stock company "Baltic Telekom" will take place on April 30, 2015 at 16.00 p.m. at the premises of joint stock company "Baltic Telekom", Rupniecibas iela 1-5, Riga, Latvia. Shareholder Registration will be open from 15.30 p.m. till 16.00 p.m. on the day of meeting - April 30, 2015 - at the venue of the meeting.

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  4. Jelgava Clinic chief Anna Ziverte charged in criminal caseRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Zemgale Region Prosecutor's Office in Latvia has launched a criminal case against Jelgava Clinic Chief of Staff Anna Ziverte, according to information at the disposal of LETA.... Read more...

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  5. Latvia's Karosta prison listed in US magazine's top 10 unusual stays - The Baltic TimesRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    The U.S. travel website and magazine Premier Travel USA has included Karosta Prison in Liepaja, western Latvia on its Top 10 list of unusu...... ... Read more...

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  6. Inara Vilkaste will give a joy to the inmates of boarding-school at...Read the original story

    Wednesday | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Book exhibition "GrA mata-2015" will become a festal occasion not only to Latvian bibliophiles, but also to children who are deprived of parental care and native home. Business-woman and public figure Inara Vilkaste invited inmates of Riga boarding-school disabled kids to attend the book exhibition On Friday, February 27. Entrepreneur is cooperating with this school for many years already; earlier the kids were pleased the most by the drawing contest.

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  7. Riga Summit must be time to change, upgrade cooperation within EPRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Trend

    ADA University and Embassy of Latvia in Azerbaijan organised a roundtable discussion on Latvian Azerbaijan dialogue on the future of Eastern Partnership and EU enlargement policy in the regional perspective of the South Caucasus. The signing of the association agreements with the three EaP countries was a historic moment, unfortunately, overshadowed by the situation in Ukraine, he said.

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  8. In Lithuania, Yiddish teacher becomes unlikely bulwark against far rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Jewish Journal

    Dovid Katz isn't typically a hard man to miss. With his bushy charcoal beard, heavy physique and trademark all-black outfits, Katz, a New York-born scholar of Yiddish, resembles a character from a Harry Potter film.

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  9. Karosta Prison in Liepaja ranked among world's Top-10 most unusual staysRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    The traveler portal "Premier Traveler" has ranked the Karosta Prison in Liepaja among world's 10 most unusual places to stay during a trip abroad, reports BC the Latvian Institute.... Read more...

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  10. Police hunt violent attacker who left Leeds victim in a coma after savage attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Halifax Courier

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A wanted violent criminal who left his victim for dead in a pool of blood after stamping repeatedly on his head and face in an unprovoked savage attack has been given a 20-year sentence.

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  11. Riga-Baku-Riga flight to be resumed in summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Today.Az

    In summer, Latvian airline Air Baltic will resume its direct flight Riga-Baku-Riga, said Kaspars Ozolins, State Secretary of the Latvian Transport Ministry. The flights from Riga to Baku will be carried out on Wednesdays at 11:45pm, and on Sundays at 9:30pm.

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  12. Porn star Tory Lane arrested over 'drunken air rage attack'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Mirror.co.uk

    The When Porn Stars Attack star was arrested and kicked off a Delta Airlines flight after lashing out at staff, it is claimed A porn star had to be restrained by police after charging at flight crew in an alleged air rage attack, it has been reported. Tory Lane, famed for starring in the When Porn Stars Attack film, saw red on a Delta flight from Atlanta to Los Angeles, kicking and screaming at passengers until she was physically restrained, Los Angeles police said.

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  13. Russian journalists go abroad to report free of Kremlin controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Sydney Morning Herald

    It's one of the classic quotes of the internet age, more than two decades old. But these days the internet can't do it by itself.

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  14. After Ukraine mediation, EU looks to embrace LukashenkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Star Online

    Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko's hosting of Ukraine peace talks may be having a side effect -- thawing relations between the European Union and a man the West calls "Europe's last dictator". A meeting in Minsk on Friday with the foreign minister of neighbouring Latvia, travelling in his capacity as chair of the EU ministerial council, marked another step in what diplomats say is an accelerating process that could see some easing of sanctions on Lukashenko and even an invitation to a May summit.

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  15. Ales Bialiatski tells Latvian foreign minister about Belarusian political prisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Charter97

    The meeting was attended by representatives of human rights organisations, including the chairman of Viasna human rights centre Ales Bialiatski . During the meeting, Ales Bialiatski focused on the fact that the human rights situation in Belarus is consistently poor.

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  16. Fitch Affirms UAB Bite Lietuva at 'B-'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Reuters

    LONDON, February 20 Fitch Ratings has affirmed UAB Bite Lietuva's Issuer Default Rating at 'B-' with a Stable Outlook and Bite Finance International BV's bonds at 'B-'/RR4. BFI's senior secured revolving credit facility has also been affirmed at 'B'/RR3.

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  17. Belarus' mediation of Ukraine peace talks thaws relationship with EURead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | DNA India

    "Europe's last dictator" helped broker Russia-Ukraine-EU talks. EU diplomats say working now to improve warm ties with Belarus.

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  18. EU no longer sees Lukashenko as 'last dictator'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | EurActiv.com

    Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko's hosting of Ukraine peace talks may have a side effect at home - helping thaw relations between the European Union and a man the West calls "Europe's last dictator". A meeting in Minsk today with the foreign minister of neighbouring Latvia, travelling in his capacity as chair of the EU ministerial council, will mark another step in what diplomats say is an accelerating process that could see some easing of sanctions on Lukashenko and even an invitation to a May summit.

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  19. France demands more EU backing for fighting militants in Africa : February 20, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Daily Times

    RIGA: France complained on Thursday that its European allies were not doing enough to help fight terrorism and instability in Africa and demanded a fairer sharing of the burden. In the last few years France has intervened militarily against al Qaeda-linked Islamists in Mali and to restore order in Central African Republic, but has struggled to rally support for EU missions from partners wary of military involvement.

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  20. Ukraine crisis: Inhabitants of the Baltic states fear that they will be next in the firing-lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Independent

    Officials and residents alike fear that Moscow may soon turn its eye to other states where a sizeable minority is ethnically or linguistically Russian Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies In the shops, restaurants and bars of Riga, the largest city of the three Baltic states, the sounds of Russian and Latvian languages intermingled as they have done for years.

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