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News Latvia: Latvia to increase its payment in International Financial Corporation and International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

News source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/finances/?doc=143444
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

Latvia will increase its payment into the International Financial Corporation (IFC) and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), according to the draft decision prepared by th...

News Latvia: Lukashenko: Cooperation with Latvia holds great promise

News source: http://eng.belta.by/president/view/lukashenko-cooperation-with-latvia-has-great-prospects-114870-2018/
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

MINSK, 18 September (BelTA) – Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said that cooperation with Latvia has great prospects as he appointed a new ambassador to this country on 18 September, BelTA ...

News Latvia: Sex-ed group claims MPs "turning against democracy" - Eng.Lsm.lv

News source: https://eng.lsm.lv/article/society/society/sex-ed-group-claims-mps-turning-against-democracy.a292907/
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

Eng.Lsm.lvSex-ed group claims MPs "turning against democracy"Eng.Lsm.lvPapardes zieds – Latvia's Association for Family Planning and Sexual Health – has turned to the public with an open letter, dated September 19, saying that members of the Latvian parliament are turning against the non-governmental sector and democracy ...

News Latvia: Latvia to pay 1.8 million euros to EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey

News source: http://www.poandpo.com/politics/latvia-to-pay-18-million-euros-to-eu-facility-for-refugees-in-turkey-199201868/
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

Latvia will pay almost 1.8 million euros into the European Union Facility for Refugees in Turkey over the next five years, the Latvian government decided on Tuesday. To ensure continued support for th...

News Latvia: Latvia to pay 1.8m euros to EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey - The Nation Newspaper

News source: http://thenationonlineng.net/latvia-to-pay-1-8m-euros-to-eu-facility-for-refugees-in-turkey/
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

Latvia to pay 1.8m euros to EU Facility for Refugees in TurkeyThe Nation NewspaperLatvia will pay almost 1.8 million euros into the European Union Facility for Refugees in Turkey over the next five years, the Latvian government decided yesterday. “To ensure continued support for the Syrian refugees in Turkey, Latvia will contribute ...

News Latvia: EU funding investments facilitated economic growth in Latvia by 2% of GDP in 2017

News source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/investments/?doc=143383
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

According to a report from the Finance Ministry, EU funding investments facilitated economic growth in Latvia by 2% of GDP in 2017, cities LETA. The Finance Ministry reports that Latvia's GDP in 2017, ...

News Latvia: Latvian Presidency of the Council of the Baltic Sea States gets into gear - Eng.Lsm.lv

News source: https://eng.lsm.lv/article/politics/diplomacy/latvian-presidency-of-the-council-of-the-baltic-sea-states-gets-into-gear.a292891/
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

Latvian Presidency of the Council of the Baltic Sea States gets into gearEng.Lsm.lvSeveral other Latvian experts representing various sectors are taking part in the meeting. They include Irēna Liepiņa, Deputy Chair of the Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia, who will introduce the audience to the priorities of the Baltic Sea ...

News Latvia: Montenegro to join NATO batallion deployed in Latvia – NATO general

News source: https://www.baltictimes.com/montenegro_to_join_nato_batallion_deployed_in_latvia___nato_general/
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

RIGA – Montenegro also plans to join the NATO battle group deployed in Latvia, General James Everard, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe, told journalists in Riga. The general said that he met wit...

News Latvia: New group wants annual health check for men - Eng.Lsm.lv

News source: https://eng.lsm.lv/article/society/health/new-group-wants-annual-health-check-for-men.a292885/
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

Eng.Lsm.lvNew group wants annual health check for menEng.Lsm.lv"One of the Alianse Vīriešu Veselībai's (Alliance for Men's Health, AVV) first challenges is to ensure that every male in Latvia receives a letter by mail from the national health authorities about getting a regular health check-up, including a check ...

News Latvia: Colom, Spain slip by Latvia in bounce-back win

News source: http://www.fiba.basketball/basketballworldcup/2019/european-qualifiers/news/colom-spain-slip-by-latvia-in-bounce-back-win
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

MADRID (FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 European Qualifiers) - After being handed their first defeat of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 European Qualifiers in Kiev on Friday, Spain needed a game-sav...

News Latvia: President Vējonis meets President Xi in China - Eng.Lsm.lv

News source: https://eng.lsm.lv/article/politics/diplomacy/president-vejonis-meets-president-xi-in-china.a292767/
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

Eng.Lsm.lvPresident Vējonis meets President Xi in ChinaEng.Lsm.lvLatvian president Raimonds Vējonis met his Chinese counterpart September 18 in Beijing. From 15 September to 20 September 2018 Vējonis is paying a working visit to the People's Republic of China with his meeting with Xi Jinping one of the main events.and more »

News Latvia: Arthur Analts’ Matter to Matter Installation Represents Latvia At London Design Biennale

News source: https://www.urdesignmag.com/art/2018/09/18/matter-to-matter-arthur-analts-london-design-biennale-2018/
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

London-based designer and artist Arthur Analts of Variant Studio has unveiled his interactive installation “Matter to Matter” to represents Latvia at the 2018 London Design Biennale. Latvians live in ...

News Latvia: Lithuania: Walmart to remove Soviet-themed shirts - New Jersey Herald

News source: https://www.njherald.com/article/20180918/AP/309189885
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

Lithuania: Walmart to remove Soviet-themed shirtsNew Jersey HeraldVILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Walmart has agreed to remove shirts with Soviet emblems from its online shop after three Baltic countries complained about the clothing, Lithuanian authorities said Tuesday. Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania were forcibly ...

News Latvia: Latvia World RX: Kristoffersson closes in on title with win

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/more-sports/latvia-world-rx-kristoffersson-closes-in-on-title-with-win/ar-BBNoUdQ
Publicated on: Sunday 16 September 2018

Swede Johan Kristoffersson cruised to victory in Latvia to put himself within touching distance of a second World Rallycross crown. Swede Johan Kristoffersson cruised to victory in Latvia to put himse...

News Latvia: ABLV Bank, AS in Liquidation Financial Report for 2017 - GlobeNewswire (press release)

News source: http://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2018/09/19/1572819/0/en/ABLV-Bank-AS-in-Liquidation-Financial-Report-for-2017.html
Publicated on: Wednesday 19 September 2018

ABLV Bank, AS in Liquidation Financial Report for 2017GlobeNewswire (press release)Riga, Latvia, 2018-09-19 07:45 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ABLV Bank, AS in liquidation hereby publishes the consolidated and separate annual financial report for 2017. The key financial indicators of 2017 are as follows: the bank's operating income ...

News Latvia: Latvia concludes refugee relocation program

News source: https://www.baltictimes.com/latvia_concludes_refugee_relocation_program/
Publicated on: Sunday 16 September 2018

RIGA - Latvia has concluded its EU refugee relocation program, and has taken in 374 persons from southern Europe since 2015, LETA was informed by the Office for Citizenship and Migration Affairs. Last ...

News Latvia: When Thousands Struck Back Against the USSR … by Singing - OZY

News source: https://www.ozy.com/flashback/when-thousands-struck-back-against-the-ussr-by-singing/89357
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

OZYWhen Thousands Struck Back Against the USSR … by SingingOZYAlthough its 22,000 views hint that it's more significant than a video of your average high school rock band or birthday party, they certainly don't indicate that what you're watching is footage of tiny Latvia's mass defiance of its then ruler, the ...

News Latvia: World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples - Latvia : Ukrainians

News source: http://www.refworld.org/docid/5b9fb54d7.html
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

Ethnic Ukrainians currently make up around 2.3 per cent of Latvia's population, according to 2016 official data The vast majority of Latvian Ukrainians are Russian-speaking and fall within the 'Russop...

News Latvia: The Chess Grandmaster Battling Latvian Money Laundering - OZY

News source: https://www.ozy.com/rising-stars/the-chess-grandmaster-battling-latvian-money-laundering/89410
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

OZYThe Chess Grandmaster Battling Latvian Money LaunderingOZYPensive and composed, Dana Reizniece-Ozola eyes the chessboard in thoughtful silence. When you watch the 36-year-old grandmaster deploy her pieces — a swift advance of the pawn, or a sweep of the rook — it's clear she's also a master of strategy and ...

News Latvia: Belarus appoints new ambassadors to Latvia, Finland

News source: http://eng.belta.by/president/view/belarus-appoints-new-ambassadors-to-latvia-finland-114872-2018/
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

MINSK, 18 September (BelTA) – Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has appointed new ambassadors, BelTA has learned. Vasily Markovich was named Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of ...

News Latvia: Vejonis praises Latvian language courses at Beijing International Studies University - Baltic Times

News source: https://www.baltictimes.com/vejonis_praises_latvian_language_courses_at_beijing_international_studies_university/
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

Baltic TimesVejonis praises Latvian language courses at Beijing International Studies UniversityBaltic TimesRIGA - President Raimonds Vejonis said during a meeting with Latvian language students at the Beijing International Studies University that he was very pleased with Latvian courses offered by the university, the President's Chancery informed LETA.and more »

News Latvia: Innovation Center of the University of Latvia and Microsoft Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

News source: http://www.labsoflatvia.com/news/innovation-center-of-the-university-of-latvia-and-microsoft-celebrates-one-year-anniversary
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

In the year since its creation, the Innovation Center of the University of Latvia and Microsoft (LUMIC) has facilitated the creation of various projects which bring together scientists and IT experts ...