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12 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Deal: Latvian-based manufacturer to create 150 jobs in Dublin

Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that Valmiera Glass, a Latvian-based manufacturer of fiberglass products, will locate to Dublin, creating 150 jobs and investing $20 million within five years into its first U.S.-based headquarters and manufacturing facility.

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Related Topix: World News, Nathan Deal, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Dublin, GA, US Governors, Laurens County, GA, Georgia, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA

15 hrs ago | The Baltic Times

Latvian police leave collapsed Maxima site after year long investigation - The Baltic Times

Latvian police have conducted their final day of investigations at the collapsed Maxima supermarket that killed 54 people last year.

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Related Topix: World News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

BleacherReport

Roy Jones Jr. vs. Courtney Fry: Winner, Recap and Analysis

It's a fight that few boxing fans may have asked for, but Roy Jones Jr. was determined to win it.

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Related Topix: Roy Jones Jr., World News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Baltic Times

Tel Aviv comes to Riga for spectacular beach festival - The Baltic Times

The admission will be free. We invite residents and visitors of the city of Riga, families with children, young people, older people, entrepreneurs and all those interested in discovering, getting to know and enjoy Israel's diverse cultural programme, the performance of numerous world-class bands and DJs, dancing till dawn, fashion shows, special ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Ida, MI

Journalgazette.net

Voices of Unity win gold, silver in World Choir Games

The Voices of Unity Youth Choir won gold and silver medals at the World Choir Games in Riga, Latvia, last week, the choir has announced.

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Related Topix: World News, Fort Wayne, IN

The Baltic Times

Russian-Latvian relations 'complicated' amid Ukraine crisis,...

Russian-Latvian relations have become more complicated since the conflict in Ukraine began, Russian Ambassador to Latvia Alexander Veshnyakov has said.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia,

The Baltic Times

Latvia accuses more Russian media of 'biased' reporting amid...

Latvia has placed two Russian TV channels and one radio station under review after claiming the organizations represent biased opinions on the Ukraine crisis.

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Related Topix: World News

City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Rozentale ready to assume Latvias health minister's post

Former Health Minister and former head of the Infectology Center of Latvia, currently Riga City Council member Baiba Rozentale , who will also run in the Saeima elections from Harmony's ticket, says she is ready to assume the health minister's post after the elections, reports LETA.... Read more...

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Related Topix: World News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Baltic Times

Lost luggage? We've got an app for that. Latvian couple to create...

Last year, airlines lost more than 40 million pieces of luggage. That figure is expected to climb to 70 million by 2017.

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Related Topix: World News, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

The Baltic Times

'Putin tried to intimidate me' says former president in revealing interview - The Baltic Times

Russian President Vladimir Putin attempted to intimidate and use scare tactics during meetings together, former Latvian President Vaira Vike-Freiberga has revealed.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Europe, World News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

CNN

American Represents Usa in Finals of New Wave

American representing the USA in "Finals" of New Wave: International Competition to find the best NEW POP STAR.

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Related Topix: Travel, Latvia Travel, Europe Travel, World News, University of Cincinnati

The Baltic Times

Airlines cancel Israel flights amid fighting - The Baltic Times

Latvian airline airBaltic has canceled Riga to Tel Aviv flights today amid the ongoing conflict in the country that has left hundreds dead.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News,

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Report from Riga: Voices of Unity youth choir wins gold medal in gospel music category

Editor's note: The Voices of Unity youth choir, a program of the local Unity Performing Arts Foundation on Fort Wayne, has been competing during the past week at the World Choir Games in Riga, Latvia.

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Related Topix: World News, Travel, Riga, Latvia Travel, Latvia Travel, Europe Travel, Detroit, MI

The Baltic Times

Russia summons Latvian ambassador amid Ukraine unrest - The Baltic Times

Russia has summoned Latvian ambassador to Moscow Astra Kurme after three popular Russian singers were blacklisted in Riga amid the Ukraine crisis.

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The Baltic Times

Air Baltic becomes first airline to accept Bitcoin payments - The Baltic Times

"Introducing the Bitcoin payment option is a part of our innovative approach to service with a central focus on our customer,'' said Martin Gauss, AirBaltic'' Chief Executive Officer.

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The Baltic Times

State of emergency zone increased amid swine fever outbreak - The Baltic Times

The Latvian government today declared a state of emergency in all border areas with Russia and Estonia f ollowing an outbreak of African swine fever.

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GlobeNewswire

Observation status of AS "VEF Radiotehnika RRR" supplemented with additional reason

NASDAQ OMX Riga decided on July 22, 2014 to immediately apply an additional reason for applied observation status to AS "VEF Radiotehnika RRR" due to the following reason.

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Related Topix: World News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Detroit News

The Mosaic Youth Singers of Detroit bring home the gold and silver....

The Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit's Mosaic Singers recently won gold and silver medals in the 2014 World Choir Games in Riga, Latvia.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Mosaic, Gospel, World News, Entertainment

Free Republic

World prepares to confront the threat of Russian information

Kremlin information pressure is felt not only in Ukraine. Even affluent United States has decided to review the effectiveness of the Council on Broadcasting.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Entertainment, Monsters, Television, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization),

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

World medal joy for Bradford Catholic Girls Choir

RECEPTION: Bradford Catholic Girls' Choir sang for British Ambassador Sarah Cowley at a reception held at the British Embassy in Riga, Latvia Billed as the 'Olympics for Choirs', the group sang their hearts out at the prestigious global competition held in Riga, Latvia in the Champions Category at the event.

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Related Topix: Travel, Riga, Latvia Travel, Latvia Travel, Europe Travel

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