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  1. Who benefits from a British referendum on European Union membership?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The Union Flag flies next to the European Flag outside the European Commission building in central London. The Conservative Party's victory in the British general election means that soon it will fulfill its promise to hold a referendum on Britain's continued membership in the European Union.

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  2. Baku Blasts EU 'Double Standards' On KarabakhRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

    Latvia -- President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker , President of the European Council Donald Tusk and Latvia's Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma attend a final press conference at the end of the fourth European Union eastern P Azerbaijan on Monday criticized the European Union for failing to explicitly voice support for the restoration of Azerbaijani control over Nagorno-Karabakh during last week's summit in Riga with six ex-Soviet republics. An Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry statement confirmed Baku's dissatisfaction with references to the Karabakh conflict made in the summit's concluding declaration.

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  3. EU Summit 'Step Forward' For ArmeniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Armenian Liberty

    The European Union's latest summit held in Riga paved the way for a new accord that will deepen its relations with Armenia, an EU diplomat and senior Armenian lawmakers said on Monday. They pointed to a joint declaration that was adopted in the Latvian capital by leaders of the EU member states and six former Soviet republics, including Armenia, involved in the 28-nation bloc's Eastern Partnership program.

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  4. Parliament: Archaeological findings at Bratislava Castle will be preservedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

    ARCHAEOLOGICAL finds at the Bratislava Castle will be preserved and protected, while the planned garages for which parliament has faced criticism from both experts and the general public will be built on the site as well; but in a manner that will not endanger historical artefacts. Changes presented by Parliament Office head Daniel Guspan and architect Ivan MasA r on May 22 are designed to preserve the finds.

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  5. President Kiska supported EU enlargement in RigaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

    SLOVAKIA fully supports the enlargement of the European Union, Slovak President Andrej Kiska said at the Eastern Partnership and EU summit in Riga, Latvia. He added that the vision of possible EU membership is "crucial from the point of view of implementing reforms in the due countries".

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  6. Union at PSA Peugeot Citroen Trnava announces strike alertRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

    THE TRADE union at the PSA Peugeot Citroen plant in Trnava announced May 22 that it was going into strike alert as of noon on the same day following the failure of a mediator from the Labour, Social Affairs and the Family Ministry to arrange an agreement with the employer on collective bargaining. "We're also beginning to collect signatures in order to announce a full-fledged strike," trade union vice-chairman Marek Vitek told the TASR newswire.

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  7. Premiers of Latvia and of UK: EU's four fundamental freedoms are non-negotiableRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    On May 22nd, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma held a meeting with David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, welcoming him in Riga after re-election to the post. L. Straujuma expressed gratitude to D. Cameron for the UK support to the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and informed about the most important tasks to be performed during the presidency - the Strategic Investment Plan, work on the Digital Agenda, the European Security Strategy and other issues.

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  8. Varoufakis admits taping Eurogroup talksRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis on Sunday admitted he had recorded a euro zone finance ministers meeting and criticised media for reporting "lies and innuendos" on what transpired at that April 24 Eurogroup gathering. The outspoken minister told the New York Times Magazine last week he had taped the confidential meeting in Riga, drawing criticism that he was undermining Greece's efforts to secure aid from lenders.

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  9. Latvian president says Armenia's accession to EEU 'pragmatic' decisionRead the original story

    Sunday | Groong

    Public Television of Armenia May 21 2015 Latvian president says Armenia's accession to EEU "pragmatic" decision At a meeting with Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan on the side-lines of the EU Eastern Partnership summit in Riga, Latvian President Andris Berzins said that Yerevan's accession to the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union was a "pragmatic" decision, the Armenian public TV reported on 21 May. The Latvian president also welcomed Armenia's "multilateral balanced approach", adding that the "understanding that the decision is efficient and useful is becoming increasingly clear to the EU", the TV channel reported.

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  10. Britain's foreign EU residents disenfranchised in Brexit voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Deutsche Welle

    David Cameron has given an outline of who may vote in a referendum on Britain's EU membership. The prime minister has opted for rules that exclude most voters from the 28-nation bloc who live in the UK.

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  11. Varoufakis slams media over Riga Eurogroup reportingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | EKathimerini

    Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis on Sunday admitted he had recorded a euro zone finance ministers meeting and criticised media for reporting A lies and innuendosA on what transpired at that April 24 Eurogroup gathering. The outspoken minister told the New York Times Magazine last week he had taped the confidential meeting in Riga, drawing criticism that he was undermining Greece's efforts to secure aid from lenders.

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  12. Varoufakis admits recording stormy Riga meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | West Australian

    Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis admitted Sunday on his personal blog that he recorded a reportedly stormy April 24 meeting in Latvia with his European counterparts, a precaution he often takes. "In the absence of minutes, I often record my interventions and responses on my mobile phone... to be able to recount my exact phrases and, accordingly, to brief my Prime Minister, the Cabinet, Parliament etc.

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  13. [Agenda] Migration plans and UK top the bill this WEEKRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | EUobserver

    A week shortened by the Monday public holiday will, nevertheless, be a busy one for EU lawmakers, dominated by the ongoing migration crisis in the Mediterranean sea and the UK's plans to renegotiate its EU status. The European Commission will unveil new proposals on Wednesday for EU governments to relocate thousands of asylum seekers who have arrived by boat in Italy and Greece in recent weeks.

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  14. Labour performs U turn over EU referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Western morning News

    Labour has dropped its opposition to an in/out referendum on EU membership, the party's acting leader has said. Acting leader Harriet Harman said her party would now support David Cameron's planned referendum bill, clearing a path for a UK-wide ballot by the end of 2017.

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  15. Bank of England under pressure to publish planned Brexit risks reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Business News

    The head of an influential parliamentary committee has demanded the Bank of England publish its secret probe into the impact of an EU referendum , warning that it should expect a thorough examination of the report by MPs. Andrew Tyrie, who heads the Treasury select committee, said MPs would demand to interview Sir Jon Cunliffe and other officials involved in the planned project, which was uncovered after Threadneedle Street's chief press officer accidentally emailed details to The Guardian .

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  16. The Goddess Pose: The Audacious Life of Indra Devi, the Woman Who...Read the original story

    Saturday | Cincinnati Library

    Born Eugenia Vassilievna Peterson in Riga, Latvia in 1899, the Russian aristocrat who later became Indra Devi, "the first lady of yoga", was a chameleon in constant flux with the places she lived. Her travels were perfectly timed to promote yoga in post World War II California just as the New Age of spiritualism was blossoming.

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  17. Labour in U-turn on EU referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Messenger Newspapers

    Labour has dropped its opposition to an in/out referendum on EU membership, the party's acting leader has said. Acting leader Harriet Harman said her party would now support David Cameron's planned referendum bill, clearing a path for a UK-wide ballot by the end of 2017.

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  18. Labour 'to ditch its opposition to EU poll': Acting leader Harriet ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Mail

    Acting Labour leader Harriet Harman speaks to newly-elected MPs in the House of Commons for the first time since the general election, on May 18. She is expected to announce today that Labour is ditching opposition to the in/out EU referendum Labour is today expected to say it is ditching opposition to the 'in/out' EU referendum after its Election rout. Mr Burnham said the vote, due by the end of 2017, should take place next summer to end uncertainty for business.

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  19. ECB chief calls for government reforms now, delays 'dangerous'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ECB President Mario Draghi said it was time for Eurozone governments to launch reforms, warning that growing structural differences were dangerous for the monetary union. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi during an informal meeting of Ministers for Economic and Financial Affairs in Riga, Latvia, April 24, 2015.

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  20. Tsipras Urges European Creditors to Compromise on Greek DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Washington Post

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Greek society can't absorb more austerity, and the country's creditors must compromise to break the impasse over the release of funds for its cash-strapped economy, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said.

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