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  1. USF baseball squad gets off to solid startRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week Buddy Putnam hit a walk-off grand slam in the seventh inning to give USF a 15-4 triumph over Cincinnati shortened by the mercy rule. [Times files ] To this point, that unmistakable ping of leather-bound ball meeting aluminum bat has been drowned out by various incarnations of March Madness on USF's campus.


  2. Lithuania's Curonian Spit: Serene strand between the watersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " At the edge of the Valley of Silence, the landscape changes so suddenly it's like strolling to another continent -- from a placid, fragrant pine forest to a soaring wall of brown sand. A short but steep 52-meter vertical climb to the top of the Parnidis Dune -- known affectionately or humorously as "Lithuania's Sahara -- reveals a sweeping view of a remarkable and soothing landscape, the Curonian Spit.


  3. JSC - Rietumu Banka" audited financial statement 2014Read the original story

    Monday | GlobeNewswire

    Riga, Latvia, 2015-03-30 15:31 CEST -- 2014 marked another successful year for the Latvian economy. Latvia joined the EUR zone on 1 January 2014 and GDP grew by an estimated 2.4 % during the year.


  4. Armenia, EU likely to sign political document in Riga - expertsRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | Groong

    Armenia, EU likely to sign political document in Riga - experts 13:14 * 29.03.15 Political scientist Levon Shirinyan and political analyst Styopa Safaryan talked to about the Eastern Partnership Summit to take place in Riga, Latvia, on Mat 21-22. Although Armenia is part of the Eurasian Economic Union , the signing of a political document in Riga is not ruled out.


  5. The cheapest destinations for a European city break revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Daily Mail

    British tourists can benefit from some bargain city breaks across Europe thanks to a strong pound and falling prices across the eurozone, a new study suggests. Deflation means prices are moderating in three-quarters of the 28 cities surveyed for the Post Office Travel Money city costs barometer survey.


  6. City break price comparison: Go east for the best value short breaks in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 |

    We reveal the 10 best value cities in Europe for a weekend getaway after comparing a basket of travel essentials including accommodation and food City break fans planning spring weekends away in Europe are quids in thanks to soaring sterling. And it's a more popular type of holiday than ever.


  7. INTERVIEW-Latvia says Russia's military rhetoric is "alarming...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | AlertNet

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  8. Announcement of the convocation of Annual Shareholder's Meeting of JSC RFFRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | GlobeNewswire

    Annual Shareholders Meeting of JSC "RIGAS FARMACEITISKA FABRIKA" will take place on 30th of April, 2015, at 10:00 am , at Tomsona Street 37, Riga in premises of 1st Medicine School. Registration of shareholders is starting from 09:40 am in the day of meeting.


  9. Time to create EU single digital market: commissionerRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | West Australian

    The European Union must act fast to create a single digital market or risk losing out to the United States and China in the global arena, the bloc's internal market commissioner said Friday. "We cannot live in a developing and digitalising world without having one single digital market in Europe," Elzbieta Bienkowska told EU competitiveness ministers gathered in the Latvian capital of Riga for informal talks.


  10. Internet enemy invited to LatviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Charter97

    The Ministry of Communication sent a list of websites that must be blocked in Belarus to Internet service providers. The most popular independent news site is among those targeted.


  11. President of Latvia: If Lukashenka arrives in Riga, I to meet with himRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Charter97

    Andris BA'rziA A stated that he was ready to hold an official meeting with Aliaksandr Lukashenka , in case he was ready to appear at the summit of the Eastern Partnership in Riga in late May. Earlier, Andrey Pildegovich , the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia, said that Latvia, taking the Presidency in the EU that year, was ready to invite Lukashenka to the summit, reports.


  12. Latvia firmly supports Moldova's reforms and moving closer to the EURead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    On 26 March, during his working visit to Chisinau, the Latvian Foreign Minister, Edgars Rinkevics, met with the Prime Minister of Moldova, Chiril Gaburici, and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and European Integration, Natalia Gherman to discuss the relations between the European Union and Moldova in the context of the Riga Summit, the internal political situation in Moldova, bilateral cooperation between Latvia and Moldova, and developments in the region, reported BC Latvian MFA.... Read more...


  13. DIARY- Top Economic Events to April 9Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Reuters

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks on "Monetary Policy" before the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Conference: The New Normal for Monetary Policy - 1945 GMT. VIENNA - Austrian Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling meets business journalists - 0900 GMT.


  14. as - Trasta Komercbanka" Council Has Elected the New BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | GlobeNewswire

    Riga, 2015-03-26 13:02 CET -- On 26 March 2015, the Council of AS - TRASTA KOMERCBANKA" elected and approved the new Board of the Bank. Five acting members of the Board will continue their work.


  15. Meeting in Riga: EU, US 'likely' to miss year-end target for free trade dealRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    The EU and United States will likely miss a year-end target in 2015 to seal the world's biggest-ever free trade deal, said current European president Latvia on March 25, informs LETA/AFP.... Read more...


  16. Notification on the convocation of the Annual Shareholders' Meeting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | GlobeNewswire

    The Management Board of joint stock company "Latvijas kugnieciba" convokes and announces that the annual shareholders' meeting of joint stock company "Latvijas kugnieciba" will take place on April 27, 2015 at the hotel "Monika Centrum Hotels", 21 Elizabetes iela, Riga, Latvia at 10.00 a.m. Shareholders' registration will be open from 09.30 a.m. until 10.00 a.m. on the day of meeting - April 27, 2015 - at the venue of the meeting. The record date for participation at the annual shareholders' meeting of joint stock company "Latvijas kugnieciba" is April 17, 2015.


  17. Star violin and piano team play on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 |

    "We are two distinctly different personalities," says violinist Vadim Gluzman, who often performs with his wife, pianist Angela Yoffe. "But ... there are many things that go unspoken, simply because we don't need to speak about them."


  18. Cups, AK-47s and abduction: why the life of a travelling coach is far from sunshine and starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Independent

    Paul Ashworth, brother of the FA's Dan, tells Sam Wallace how life in the Nigerian top flight is far from being sunshine and stars As the manager of the Nigerian Premier League team Sunshine Stars, Paul Ashworth's team travels 13 hours to some away games in a minibus without air-conditioning and he is accompanied by two guards with AK-47 guns. Three games into the current season and the league has been shut down for two weeks for the presidential elections, a period regarded as so volatile that safety cannot be guaranteed.


  19. Andris a oeAndya BoassRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Andris "Andy" Boass of Hopkinton and West Tisbury died at home, Glimmerglass, after a brief illness on March 24, 2015. He was 73. Andy was born in Riga, Latvia, on April 6, 1941.


  20. EU, US 'likely' to miss year-end target for free trade deal:Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Peninsula

    The EU and United States will likely miss a year-end target to seal the world's biggest-ever free trade deal, current European president Latvia said Wednesday. "During our presidency and during the next presidency of Luxembourg, most likely these negotiations will not be concluded," Latvia's Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics told reporters in the capital Riga, referring to talks on the controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP.