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  1. UTEP women's basketball: Latvia junior Kirsteine brings hot shooting, positive attitude to MinersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    UTEP's Anete Kirsteine has played a key role on the women's basketball team. Kirsteine is a junior guard from Latvia.


  2. Worried About Moscow, Belarus's Lukashenka Drifts Toward BrusselsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | EurasiaNet

    Alyaksandr Lukashenka isn't known for waxing poetically about the Belarusian language. But that's exactly what he did at a youth gathering in Minsk earlier this month.


  3. Meet the Sussex survivors of Nazi Germany's 'final solution'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Argus

    IN THE first of a two-part extended feature on those affected by the Holocaust, ADRIAN IMMS interviews first-hand survivors of the persecution of Jews during the Second World War. The camp became a monument and reminder of the cruelty perpetuated on an industrial scale.


  4. Sharks sign free agent forward Nikita JevpalovsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | MSNBC

    Jevpalovs, a native of Riga, Latvia has 38 goals and 71 points in 45 games with Blainville-Boisbriand of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. "Nikita is a big-bodied forward who has a good combination of size and scoring ability," said Sharks general manager Doug Wilson.


  5. Sharks sign forward Nikita Jevpalovs to an entry-level contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Marin Independent Journal

    Entering Monday, Jevpalovs, 20, has 71 points in 45 games with Blainville-Boisbriand of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. His 38 goals rank second in the QMJHL, and his nine game-winning goals lead the league.


  6. Increase of Share CapitalRead the original story

    Monday | GlobeNewswire

    Riga, Latvia, 2015-01-26 15:21 CET -- Notification of significant decision of the Council meeting, which the Bank disclosed as the issuer of the financial instruments On January 12, 2015, the Council of the JSC "Rietumu Banka" made a decision on finishing of the subscription to the JSC "Rietumu Banka" dematerialized registered preference shares without voting rights of 14th issue. The 14th issue of dematerialised registered preference shares without voting rights of JSC "Rietumu Banka" were recognized as carried out in amount of subscribed and paid up 1 915 142 preference shares.


  7. Mariupol Deaths Prompt Calls for New Sanctions, NATO to Beef Up Presence on Eastern FlankRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Transitions Online

    Plus, tech companies cash out of Crimea, and a Jewish group condemns an honor given by Romania's new president U.S. President Barack Obama is prepared to tighten the screws on the Kremlin following a rocket attack on the southeastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol that killed at least 30 people, the Financial Times reports . Obama's threat comes as the United Nations, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and European Union called special meetings to discuss the 24 January attack on Mariupol, which lies outside the Kremlin-backed separatist regions of Donetsk and Luhansk.


  8. Development of ICT sector set as a priority in VentspilsRead the original story

    Monday | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    At the end of 2014, Ventspils City Council accepted the Ventspils information and communication technology sector development strategy and action plan for 2014 - 2020. Various ICT sector stakeholders - Latvian higher education institutions, municipal and ICT support organisations of Ventspils, as well as more than twenty local and international ICT companies, incl.


  9. Meet the New Prime Minister of Greece Who Has Shaken Brussels and BerlinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 |

    Following the victory of the radical left-wing Syriza party in Greece's general election, 40-year-old Alexis Tsipras was sworn in Monday as Greece's youngest prime minister in 150 years. Having rejected E.U. austerity policies and bailouts as "null and void", European leaders are watching to see if Tsipras' diplomacy is as fiery as his pre-election oratory.


  10. Luge - Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken return to winning waysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Yahoo!

    German luge pairing Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken ended a run of three races without a win to cement their place at the top of the World Cup standings. The duo had won the first four races of the season but had finished second to compatriots Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt in the Calgary sprint, Koenigssee and Oberhof.


  11. Graduates from NECCA under a really big tentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    BRATTLEBORO >> Four graduates of the New England Center for Circus Arts packed up their tights and leotards, grabbed their juggling pins and mouthsticks, and headed to Latvia to compete in the annual Riga International Circus Festival that takes place Jan. 23 through 26. The best of the best circus performers from all around the world gather under the red dome of the Riga Circus, one of Europe's oldest circuses, all skilled in diverse genres of circus arts, all vying for the coveted Golden Karl award. This is the second year NECCA has been represented in Latvia.


  12. Open World Dance Foundation Welcomes New InstructorsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 |

    Open World Dance Foundation has a passion for creating hallmark events and training programs to preserve and promote the traditions and philosophy of classical ballet training. In the summer of 2015, they will bring an illustrious group of instructors to New York unmatched by any other program and unlikely to be repeated.


  13. President: Qatar could become important export market for Latvian farmers and food producersRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Qatar could become an important export market for Latvian farmers and food producers, Latvian President Andris Berzins said during a meeting with Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah in Riga today, cites LETA.... Read more...


  14. Latvia wants to invite Lukashenka to Eastern Partnership summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Charter97

    Latvia would like the highest-level officials to represent Belarus at the Eastern Partnership summit in Riga on May 21-22. It was said today by State Secretary of the Foreign Ministry of Latvia Andrejs Pildegovics at a press conference in Minsk, Radio Svaboda reports.


  15. Rigas dzirnavnieks begins exports to ChinaRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Latvian grain processing company Rigas dzirnavnieks has launched exports to China; the very first shipment will go to Hong Kong, the company informed LETA.... Read more...


  16. Erc Registrations Break The 40 MarkRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Paddock Talk

    Just three weeks into the New Year, and the 2015 FIA European Rally Championship has received 42 confirmed registrations - with drivers coming from 20 different countries and cars from nine different manufacturers. There is a good spread of competitors across the four main classes, with quality and quantity in each category.


  17. EU chair Latvia says EU might up pressure on Russia over UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Star Online

    Latvia's foreign minister, who has a lead role in EU diplomacy, said on Friday new violence in eastern Ukraine was jeopardising a ceasefire deal with Russia and warned the EU may look at new measures to penalise Moscow. Edgars Rinkevics told reporters in Riga: "If Russia ... does not implement or does not agree to implement those agreements, and definitely we are facing the very serious situation, in that case I believe we will also have to look at EU level at what kind of additional pressure we can also have."


  18. Latvia's first 3D film "Riga-2041" screened at "Kino Citadele"Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    The first-ever 3D film made in Latvia, "Riga-2041" will be screened at "Kino Citadele" Theater from January 23, 2015, as the creative team's representative Sabine Zalite told LETA.... Read more...


  19. Nasdaq Baltic Announces the Baltic Market Awards WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | GlobeNewswire

    Tallinn/Riga/Vilnius, Baltic Market, January 22, 2015 - Nasdaq announces that the best investor relations practices among Nasdaq Baltic listed companies in 2014 were recognized and the winners of the 9th annual Baltic Market Awards were honored during the live video bridge between Nasdaq Tallinn, Nasdaq Riga and Nasdaq Vilnius. Tallinna Vesi was announced the winner in the main category "The Best Investor Relations in the Baltic" for the second consecutive year.


  20. Brzezinski: US, Allies Should Deploy Deterrent Force to BalticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Voice of America

    A former top U.S. official says the United States and its allies should deploy troops to the Baltic states to deter possible Russian aggression there. Speaking Wednesday before the Senate Armed Services Committee, former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski said he feared that Russian President Vladimir Putin might try to invade the Baltic countries in a lightning move that could take the West by surprise.