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  • iPhone 8 set to be unveiled on September 17th... ten second clip shows a dummy version (pictured) based on leaked schematics. Designer Benjamin Geskin, based in Riga, Latvia, uploaded the sneak preview to YouTube yesterday He says that the clip shows a dummy display model of the handset created in ... — Fri, 26 May 2017 19:12:40 GMT (via Daily Mail)
  • Tanker that caught fire towed to Riga portThe Zircone, the tanker on which a fire broke out yesterday as it was sailing along Latvia's western coast, was towed to the Riga port this morning, and the Latvian Transport Accident and Incident Investigation Bureau has started investigating the incident.... — Fri, 26 May 2017 12:20:25 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • Hockey | Blue Jackets sign Kivlenieks to three-year contract... r" and "goaltender of the year" awards. The Blue Jackets have two young goaltenders on their prospect list from Riga, Latvia. They drafted Elvis Merzlikins in the third-round (No. 76 overall) in 2014. — Thu, 25 May 2017 18:45:30 GMT (via The Columbus Dispatch)
  • Incoming UMaine freshman earns hockey playoffs MVP award... sellout crowd of 6,309 at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa, on Tuesday night. Tralmaks, who is from Riga, Latvia, tied the game in the second period with his 10th playoff goal. That ties the USHL record for most playoff goals. The ... — Thu, 25 May 2017 16:55:19 GMT (via Bangor Daily News)
  • Negotiations with Ryanair on opening hub in Riga continueRiga International Airport continues negotiations with Irish low-cost airline Ryanair on opening a hub in Riga, said the airport's board chairwoman Ilona Lice in an interview with the Latvian public radio on Thursday citing LETA.... — Thu, 25 May 2017 14:36:17 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • Notification on convocation of joint stock company "Latvijas balzams" ...Management Board of joint stock company "Latvijas balzams" calls up and announces that Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of JSC "Latvijas balzams" will take place on June 28, 2017 at 12 p.m. at premises of JSC "Latvijas balzams", 160 Aleksandra Caka iela, Riga, Latvia. Agenda: 1. Reports of Management Board, Council and statement of Sworn auditor, approval of Annual reports for the year 2016. — Thu, 25 May 2017 13:59:06 GMT (via GlobeNewswire)
  • Azerbaijan, Latvia to expand economic cooperationLatvia and Azerbaijan are keen to expand economic cooperation. The issue was discussed at a meeting of Baku's Ambassador to Riga Javanshir Akhundov with Azerbaijani businessmen working in this country. — Thu, 25 May 2017 10:15:47 GMT (via Today.Az)
  • Draft Resolutions of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of joint...... the year 2016 of joint stock company "Grindeks" prepared in accordance with the legislative acts of the Republic of Latvia; 2) Consolidated annual Report for the year 2016 of joint stock company "Grindeks" prepared in accordance with International ... — Thu, 25 May 2017 07:01:23 GMT (via GlobeNewswire)
  • Riga City Council banned gambling in Riga's historical center - " ban ...... of the ban rather has a positive impact on the revenues of Olympic Voodoo Casino. OEG operates 54 casinos in Latvia, out of which 7 are in the area of the ban in Riga's historical center. The revenues before gaming taxes of the Latvian subsidiaries ... — Wed, 24 May 2017 18:05:06 GMT (via GlobeNewswire)
  • Leaked video claims to show a dummy version of iPhone 8... ten second clip shows a dummy version (pictured) based on leaked schematics. Designer Benjamin Geskin, based in Riga, Latvia, uploaded the sneak preview to YouTube yesterday He says that the clip shows a dummy display model of the handset created in ... — Wed, 24 May 2017 17:48:44 GMT (via Daily Mail)
  • Russia may be using its railroad monopoly to retaliate against the BalticsRussia's state-owned railway monopoly is refusing most requests to take cargo from Russia to ports in Latvia, industry executives said, a serious blow to the Baltic state which depends on the transit trade. The monopoly, Russian Railways , has in many cases offered no explanation to customers for turning down the cargoes, mostly oil products, fertilizer, coal and metals which had previously been transported relatively easily by rail to Latvia, nine people familiar with the situation told Reuters. — Wed, 24 May 2017 14:22:23 GMT (via Silicon Alley Insider)
  • Philippines' Duterte warns terrorists: 'I'll be harsh'... MOSCOW/RIGA Russia's state-owned railway monopoly is refusing most requests to take cargo from Russia to ports in Latvia, industry executives said, a serious blow to the Baltic state which depends on the transit trade. CARACAS Venezuelan President ... — Wed, 24 May 2017 04:24:19 GMT (via Reuters)
  • Australian police did not act fast enough to deadly siege: coroner... MOSCOW/RIGA Russia's state-owned railway monopoly is refusing most requests to take cargo from Russia to ports in Latvia, industry executives said, a serious blow to the Baltic state which depends on the transit trade. CARACAS Venezuelan President ... — Wed, 24 May 2017 03:54:02 GMT (via Reuters)
  • South Korea military suspects object crossing border was North Korean balloon... MOSCOW/RIGA Russia's state-owned railway monopoly is refusing most requests to take cargo from Russia to ports in Latvia, industry executives said, a serious blow to the Baltic state which depends on the transit trade. CARACAS Venezuelan President ... — Wed, 24 May 2017 02:54:35 GMT (via Reuters)
  • Qatar says its official state news agency was hacked... MOSCOW/RIGA Russia's state-owned railway monopoly is refusing most requests to take cargo from Russia to ports in Latvia, industry executives said, a serious blow to the Baltic state which depends on the transit trade. CARACAS Venezuelan President ... — Wed, 24 May 2017 02:16:23 GMT (via Reuters)
  • U.S. rejects talks with Hungary over higher education law... MOSCOW/RIGA Russia's state-owned railway monopoly is refusing most requests to take cargo from Russia to ports in Latvia, industry executives said, a serious blow to the Baltic state which depends on the transit trade. CARACAS Venezuela's unpopular ... — Tue, 23 May 2017 23:21:46 GMT (via Reuters)
  • Rinkevics voices support for Latvia's membership of CERNLatvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics confirmed the ministry's commitment to facilitating Latvia's course towards a full membership of the European Organization for Nuclear Research during the meeting with a delegation from CERN and representatives from the Riga Technical University writes LETA.... — Tue, 23 May 2017 23:06:24 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • Brazil energy minister says he has no plan to resign amid crisis... MOSCOW/RIGA Russia's state-owned railway monopoly is refusing most requests to take cargo from Russia to ports in Latvia, industry executives said, a serious blow to the Baltic state which depends on the transit trade. CARACAS Venezuela's unpopular ... — Tue, 23 May 2017 22:36:53 GMT (via Reuters)
  • China urges North Korea talks, skirts questions on U.S. sanctions push... MOSCOW/RIGA Russia's state-owned railway monopoly is refusing most requests to take cargo from Russia to ports in Latvia, industry executives said, a serious blow to the Baltic state which depends on the transit trade. CARACAS Venezuela's unpopular ... — Tue, 23 May 2017 22:32:36 GMT (via Reuters)
  • Uber driver charged with kidnapping, assault of woman in Canada... MOSCOW/RIGA Russia's state-owned railway monopoly is refusing most requests to take cargo from Russia to ports in Latvia, industry executives said, a serious blow to the Baltic state which depends on the transit trade. ROME U.S. President Donald ... — Tue, 23 May 2017 21:29:06 GMT (via Reuters)
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